Chris Hemsworth Bio, Trivia, Upcoming movies 2023

Chris Hemsworth born on August 11, 1983 is an Australian actor widely recognized for his role as Thor in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). Here is a detailed biodata of Chris Hemsworth:

Full NameChristopher Hemsworth
Date of BirthAugust 11, 1983
Age39 years (as of 2023)
Place of BirthMelbourne, Victoria, Australia
Height6 feet 3 inches (191 cm)
WeightApproximately 220 pounds (100 kg)
Hair ColorBlonde
Eye ColorBlue
Chris Hemsworth Biodata

FatherCraig Hemsworth (Social Services Counselor)
MotherLeonie Hemsworth (English Teacher)
BrothersLuke Hemsworth (Actor)
Liam Hemsworth (Actor)
Family Biodata


Chris Hemsworth attended Heathmont College in Melbourne, Australia. However he did not pursue higher education and instead focused on pursuing acting.


Chris Hemsworth began his acting career in Australia with guest appearances in various television series such as Guinevere Jones and The Saddle Club. He gained popularity in Australia for his role as Kim Hyde in the long-running soap opera Home and Away which he portrayed from 2004 to 2007.

In 2009, Chris Hemsworth moved to the United States to pursue international opportunities. He auditioned for the role of Thor in the Marvel Studios film “Thor” and was ultimately selected for the iconic role. The film was released in 2011 and became a major success, propelling Hemsworth to international fame.

Following the success of “Thor,” Hemsworth reprised the role in several other MCU films including The Avengers (2012), Thor: The Dark World (2013), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Thor: Ragnarok (2017), Avengers: Infinity War (2018) and Avengers: Endgame (2019). He has become one of the key actors in the MCU, with Thor being one of the franchise’s most beloved characters.

Aside from his work in the MCU, Hemsworth has also appeared in other notable films including Snow White and the Huntsman (2012), Rush (2013), Blackhat (2015), Ghostbusters (2016), Men in Black: International (2019), and Extraction (2020), among others.

Personal Life

Chris Hemsworth is married to Spanish actress Elsa Pataky. The couple got married in December 2010 and has 3 children together:-

DaughterIndia Rose Hemsworth (born in 2012)
Twin SonsTristan and Sasha Hemsworth (born in 2014)

Chris Hemsworth is known for his dedication to fitness and maintaining a muscular physique which is evident in his portrayal of Thor. He has been named as one of the sexiest men alive by several publications.

Charitable Work

Chris Hemsworth is actively involved in various charitable causes. He has supported organizations like the Australian Childhood Foundation which focuses on protecting children from abuse and neglect. Hemsworth has also been involved in initiatives related to environmental conservation and raising awareness about climate change.

Awards and Achievements

Chris Hemsworth’s talent and contributions to the film industry have earned him recognition and accolades. Some of the awards and nominations he has received include:-

  • People’s Choice Awards:
    • Favorite Action Movie Actor (2015, 2018)
    • Favorite Movie Actor (2016)
  • Teen Choice Awards:
  • Choice Movie Actor: Sci-Fi/Fantasy (2012, 2015, 2018, 2019)
    • Choice Summer Movie Actor (2012, 2013)
  • MTV Movie & TV Awards:
    • Best Hero for “Thor: Ragnarok” (2018)
  • Empire Awards:
    • Best Actor for “Rush” (2014)
  • Critics’ Choice Movie Awards:
    • Best Actor in an Action Movie for “Thor” (2012)

Hobbies and Interests

Outside of his acting career, Chris Hemsworth enjoys various hobbies and activities. Some of his interests include:-

  • Surfing: Hemsworth grew up in Australia where he developed a love for surfing. He often enjoys catching waves in his free time.
  • Outdoor Activities: Being an outdoors enthusiast Hemsworth enjoys activities like hiking, camping, and exploring nature.
  • Fitness and Training: Hemsworth is known for his dedication to fitness and maintaining a strong physique. He incorporates various workout routines and training methods to stay in shape.
  • Travel: Hemsworth has traveled extensively due to his work in the film industry. He often takes the opportunity to explore new places and cultures.
  • Spending Time with Family: Hemsworth values spending quality time with his wife and children and cherishes moments of family togetherness.

Philanthropy and Social Causes

Chris Hemsworth actively supports several charitable organizations and social causes. Some of his philanthropic efforts include:-

  • Australian Childhood Foundation: Hemsworth is an ambassador for the Australian Childhood Foundation which aims to protect and support children who have experienced abuse and neglect.
  • Make-A-Wish Foundation: He has granted wishes for children with life threatening medical conditions contributing to the Make-A-Wish Foundation’s mission.
  • Australian Wildlife Conservation: Hemsworth has been involved in initiatives to support wildlife conservation and raise awareness about protecting Australia’s unique ecosystem.
  • Fight Against Cancer: Hemsworth has participated in events and campaigns to raise funds and awareness for cancer research and treatment.


Chris Hemsworth auditioned for the role of Gambit in the movie X-Men Origins: Wolverine but lost the part to Taylor Kitsch.

He is a fan of the rugby team Melbourne Storm and has supported them by attending their matches.

To prepare for his role as Thor, Hemsworth underwent a strict physical training regimen and gained around 20 pounds of muscle.

Hemsworth was initially considered too tall to play the character of Thor. However director Kenneth Branagh was impressed by his audition and believed he could bring the necessary presence to the role.

He had a brief cameo appearance as Thor in the 2016 film Doctor Strange, showcasing his characters comedic side.

Roles Turned Down

Chris Hemsworth has been approached for several roles throughout his career, but he had to turn down some due to scheduling conflicts or personal choices. Some notable roles he declined include:-

  • James T. Kirk in Star Trek (2009): Hemsworth turned down the role due to scheduling conflicts with Home and Away.
  • Duke in G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013): Hemsworth was considered for the role but eventually passed on it.
  • George Kirk in Star Trek Into Darkness (2013): Although he played the character in the first Star Trek film, his character’s appearance in the sequel was limited to a small cameo.
  • Christian Grey in Fifty Shades of Grey (2015): Hemsworth was one of the actors rumored to be in consideration for the role but decided not to pursue it.

Upcoming Movies

Chris Hemsworth has a number of upcoming movies including:-

  • Mad Max: Furiosa (Warner Bros., May 24, 2024): A prequel to the Mad Max films, Furiosa tells the story of the character played by Charlize Theron in Mad Max: Fury Road. Hemsworth co-stars as Immortan Joe.
  • The Electric State (Netflix, TBA): A sci-fi Western about a teenage girl who travels across the American West with a robot. Hemsworth co-stars alongside Michelle Williams and directed by the Russo brothers.
  • Twelve Eyes (Paramount Pictures, TBA): A spy thriller about a former CIA agent who is forced to come out of retirement to stop a group of international assassins. Hemsworth stars alongside Anne Hathaway and Jessica Chastain.

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