Who does not know Chris Hemsworth, who plays Thor in the film Avengers. How easy was it to get there? Of course not. It is not at all easy to make a name in Hollywood, but Chris Hemsworth is one of the A-listers actors in Hollywood today. So let’s know the story of Chris Hemsworth.
How did Chris get to this place?
Chris Hemsworth was born on 11 August 1983 in Melbourne, Australia. His mother, Leonie, was an English teacher, and father, Craig Hemsworth, was a social services counselor. Chris has an older brother, Luke, and a younger brother, Liam. He was raised in Melbourne and Bulman. He completed his studies at Heathmont Secondary College. Chris was very interested in surfing and football since childhood. Rather, he wanted to make a career in football, but his dream was shattered due to a shoulder injury. And after that, he turned to act.
The biggest reason why Chris got into acting was that he wanted to support his family financially. During an interview, he told that his family was going through a financial crisis, so Chris decided that he would earn money so that he could help his parents and finally he did. Chris began his acting career in the year 2002 with the character of King Arthur in the fantasy television series Guinevere Jones. He then appeared in several soap opera series such as Neighbors and an episode of Martial Law.
He then played the role of Robbie Hunter in the Australian soap opera “Home and Away” in 2004. He got recognition from this show but he did not get the respect he wanted from the film industry, so he left the show on 3 July 2007. Apart from this, did you know that Chris appeared in the fifth season of “Dancing with the Stars Australia” in which he was the partner of professional dancer Abby Rose.
How Chris got the Role of Thor
The Thor character that he is famous for today slipped away because the makers of the Marvel film franchise feared that fans would dislike him as Thor after seeing Chris Hemsworth’s dance moves. Chris appeared in Marvel Cinematics’ first film Thor in 2011. Chris and his classmate Tom Huddleston both auditioned for the character of Thor. Although Chris was chosen for the role, Tom Huddleston was chosen to play Loki. To play Thor, Chris gained 20 pounds.
Officieal Instagram of Chris Hemsworth https://www.instagram.com/chrishemsworth/?hl=en
Do you know that in Norse mythology Thor is called God of Thunder according to Old English Thursday means Thor’s day and Chris Hemsworth was born on 11th August 1983 and that day was Thursday. Perhaps the reason why this actor fits the role of Thor so well is that he has been playing Thor for the last 8 years.
Chris Hemsworth Personal life
Talking about his personal life, he married Spanish actress Elsa Pataky in the year 2010. they have three children. Marvel Cinematics fans have always wondered how strong would Thor be without his hammer? Perhaps Chris is as obsessed with his hammers as he keeps one after every movie, so the new hammers in his new movie are a bit different from the last one. Due to this he has a good collection of hammers.
Today Chris Hemsworth is one of the highest-paid actors in the world and has featured in the Forbes list of the world’s highest-paid actors in 2014, 15, and 18. In the year 2019, he was ranked 24th on the list. Among the highest-paid celebrities. Apart from this, both Chris and his brother Liam Hemsworth are spokespersons for the Australian Childhood Foundation. Under this foundation, he appeared in several videos, commercials, and fundraising events and helped raise $200,000 for the Australian Childhood Foundation.
So Friends this is the Success story of your favorite character Thor (Chris Hemsworth). Thanks for reading.