Chris Hemsworth: the heartthrob actor from the land down under. Hemsworth was born in Melbourne, Australia on August 1, 1983 and is the middle child of three boys. He rose to major success in 2011 when he took on the role of Thor in the Marvel Studios film of the same name.
Hemsworth began acting in 2002. It was only the beginning for a fantastic acting career for the Australian-native actor. He eventually had to move to the United States in order to secure film work, but ever since he picked up Thor’s Hammer in 2011, he has since moved back to Australia as securing work is no longer an issue for him.
With that in mind, you may be wondering how much Chris Hemsworth is worth today.
As of 2018, Chris Hemsworth is worth $60 million.
Let’s take a look at how he made his millions, shall we?
In 2002, Hemsworth began his acting career by starring in two episodes of the fantasy television series, Guinevere Jones, as King Arthur. He additionally made appearances in the soap opera, Neighbours, and Marshall Law.
Hemsworth was also a contestant on the fifth season of Dancing With The Stars Australia and was partnered with professional dancer, Abbey Ross. After six weeks, Hemsworth was eliminated from the dance show.
In 2009, Hemsworth portrayed James T. Kirk’s father, George Kirk, in the opening scenes of Star Trek. In the same year, he played the character, Kale, in the thriller, A Perfect Getaway. In 2010, he played Sam in the movie, Ca$h: the first film he ever shot when he arrived in the United States. He had only been in the country for six weeks when he auditioned for the role.
In 2011, he took on the role of Thor in the 2011 Marvel Studios film, Thor. He returned to the role in the 2012 film, The Avengers, as one of the six superheroes who were sent to defend Earth from his adopted brother, Loki, who was played by Tom Hiddleston.
In 2013, he starred in the sports drama, Rush. He also returned to his role as Thor in the sequel, Thor: The Dark World. He was also named by People as 2014’s “Sexiest Man Alive.”
In 2015, Hemsworth starred in the film, Blackhat and reprised his role as Thor for the fourth time in a sequel to the The Avengers, Avengers: Age of Ultron. He additionally starred in the comedy film Vacation, alongside Ed Helms. His last movie for 2015 was In The Heart Of The Sea, which was based on a book of the same name by Nathaniel Philbrick.
2016 – 2017
Hemsworth reprised the role of Eric in The Huntsman: Winter’s War and was also given the role of Kevin the receptionist in the 2016 adaptation of Ghostbusters. He is currently set to return to his role of Thor for a fifth time in Thor: Ragnarok, which is scheduled for a 2017 release, and Avengers: Infinity War Part 1 (2018) and 2 (2019).
In short, there’s a lot of money to be made in these Marvel superhero movies – and Chris Hemsworth has certainly capitalized on their popularity.
Thor star Chris Hemsworth is planning to take a year off soon to spend some quality time with his family.