Christopher Hemsworth is an Australian actor.
Christopher Hemsworth is an Australian actor. He first gained prominence in Australia playing Kim Hyde in the Australian television series Home and Away (2004-2007) before starting a film career in Hollywood. Hemsworth is best known for playing Thor in eight Marvel Cinematic Universe movies, starting with Thor.
Hemsworth started his career by starring in several television series. In 2002, Hemsworth starred in two episodes of fantasy television series Guinevere Jones as King Arthur, and also appeared on the soap opera Neighbors and an episode of Marshall Law. The following year he appeared on an episode of The Saddle Club. In 2004 Hemsworth auditioned for the role of Robbie Hunter on the Australian soap opera Home and Away.
Hemsworth is one of the highest paid actors in the world. He appeared on Forbes’ list of the world’s highest paid actors in 2014, 2015 and 2018.
Hemsworth started dating Spanish actress Elsa Pataky in early 2010 and got married in December 2010. They have three children: a daughter born in May 2012 and twin sons born in March 2014.
Hemsworth was the star of the Australian Football League’s Everything’s Possible 2014 campaign. He donated his fees for his involvement in the Australian Children Foundation.