Chris Hemsworth is an Australian actor. He was born on August 11, 1983 in Melbourne, Australia. His mother Leone was an English Teacher and his Father was Craig Hemsworth, a social-service counsellor. His older brother Luke and his younger brother Liam are also actors. He is of Dutch (from his immigrant maternal grandfather), Irish, English, Scottish, and German ancestry.
He grew up both in Melbourne and in the Australian Outback in Bulman, Northern territory. He went to the Heathmont College, after some time again full family went back to the Northern Territory. A few years later full family shifted to Phillip Island.
He started his acting career in 2002, in two episodes of fantasy television series, Guinevere Jones as King Arthur. Later he made an appearance in soap opera series Neighbours and one episode of Marshall Law.
Though he gave audition for the role of Robbie Hunter, in an Australian soap opera Home and Away, in 2004, eventually he received the role of Kim Hyde and joined the cast in the Sydney. He did 171 episodes of that series and left the soap on 3 July, 2007.
He got the title of Hollywood celebrity after appearing as Thor , title role of the Marvel Cinematic Universe films Thor (2011), The Avengers (2012), Thor: The Dark World (2013) and Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015). He has also appeared in the science fiction action film Star Trek (2009), the thriller adventure A Perfect Getaway (2009), the horror comedy The Cabin in the Woods (2012), the dark-fantasy action film Snow White and the Huntsman (2012), the war film Red Dawn (2012), and the biographical sports drama film Rush (2013).
In 2015, Hemsworth starred in the action thriller film Blackhat, had a comedic role in the fifth installment of National Lampoon’s Vacation series, Vacation, and headlined the biographical thriller film In the Heart of the Sea. The following year, Chris Hemsworth had a supporting role in Sony’s reboot of Ghostbusters. Chris Hemsworth also had a cameo role as Thor in Doctor Strange (2016). Chris Hemsworth will reprise his role as George Kirk in the upcoming Star Trek sequel.
Chris Hemsworth began dating Spanish actress Elsa Pataky in early 2010 after meeting through their mutual representatives, and they wed in December 2010. They have three children: a daughter born in 2012 and twin sons born in 2014. In 2015, he and his family moved from Los Angeles to Byron Bay in his native Australia.