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Chris Hemsworth was born in Melbourne, Australia, to Leonie (van Os), a teacher of English, and Craig Hemsworth, a social-services counselor. His brothers are actors Liam Hemsworth and Luke Hemsworth. He is of Dutch (from his immigrant maternal grandfather), Irish, English, Scottish, and German ancestry. His uncle, by marriage, was Rod Ansell, the bushman who inspired the film Crocodile Dundee (1986).
Interesting Facts about Chris Hemsworth
- Has twins with his wife Elsa Pataky born March 18, 2014, two sons Tristan and Sasha Hemsworth.
- Paid off the mortgage on his father’s house with his earnings from The Cabin in the Woods (2011).
- Ranked #7 in Glamour magazine’s list of “50 Sexiest Men” of 2013, behind his younger brother Liam Hemsworth.
- His maternal grandfather, Martin van Os, is a Dutch immigrant. The rest of Chris’s ancestry is Irish, English, and smaller amounts of German and Scottish.
- (December 26, 2010) Married his girlfriend of 10 months Elsa Pataky following a 5-month-long engagement.
- Has gained 20 pounds of muscle for the title role in Thor (2011).
- Daughter, India Rose Hemsworth, was born on May 11, 2012 in London, England.
- Currently resides in Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia.
- His uncle was bushman Rod Ansell, who inspired the film Crocodile Dundee (1986). Rod was married to Chris’s aunt (Chris’s mother’s sister), Joanne van Os, who is an author.
- Born on a Thursday, the day of the week named after Thor, a character he has portrayed.
- The last four letters of his surname are the same letters that form his most associated on-screen character’s name: Thor.
- Is incredibly close with his Thor (2011) on-screen brother Tom Hiddleston, Chris has said Tom is an honorary Hemsworth and has been adopted into the family.
Personal Quotes by Chris Hemsworth
It wasn’t until ‘Thor’ that I started lifting weights. It was all pretty new to me.- Chris Hemsworth
Eating when you’re not hungry and taking in that amount of food is exhausting.- Chris Hemsworth
I’m not into watching stuff I did last week, let alone three or four years ago.- Chris Hemsworth
I’d much rather put on weight than have to lose weight.- Chris Hemsworth
I can remember watching ‘Lord of the Rings’ and being truly regretful that I wasn’t a being in that world.- Chris Hemsworth