Fans are eager to know about Chris Hemsworth’s net worth and salary as he is one of the most marketable actors in the industry. Chris is a 40-year-old Australian actor who is known for his role as “Thor” in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). Chris also proved his versatility as an actor by performing various roles in films beyond the superhero persona.
Chris Hemsworth was born on 11 August 1983 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. His parents are Leonie Hemsworth, an English teacher, and Craig Hemsworth, a social services counselor. Chris has two brothers, his elder brother is Luke (42) who is also an actor, and the Hunger Games famous Liam Hemsworth.
Chris completed his graduation from Heathmont, Victoria, and also studied American English at Screenwise Film & TV School for Actors in Sydney, Australia. Chris started his acting career with Australian television in 2002. He was featured in soap operas and shows like Neighbors, Marshall Law, and The Saddle Club but his role as Kim Hyde in “Home and Away” gave him the recognition he wanted. Finally, he was cast as “Thor” in 2011 and he never looked back on his career.
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Chris Hemsworth’s Net Worth, Cars and Watch Collections:
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Chris Hemsworth’s net worth is $130 million. Of course, Chris belongs among the top-league Hollywood actors who draw a big paycheck in the industry. He was ranked 24th on the list of 100 highest-paid celebrities by Forbes in 2019.
Source of Income:
There are several ways in which Chris Hemsworth earns money.
Acting is one of the major sources of Chris’ earnings. Being one of the most popular actors in the world, Chris earns a handsome amount for the movies. You can assume his popularity with the example of “Extraction,” which received almost 99 million views in its first four weeks on Netflix. It is reported that Chris charges around $20 million for each role.
How Much did Chris Hemsworth earn from “Thor”, “Avengers Endgame” and “Extraction 2”?
It was reported that Chris earned approx $150,000 for the first “Thor” movie. The amount seems less because that time there was no guarantee of its success. But following the success of Thor, Chris’ salary was rocket-high for “Thor: The Dark World” ($37 million) and “Thor: Ragnarok” ($30 million).
Following the success of Thor, Chris also featured in the Avengers series. He earned a base salary of $15 million for the “Avengers: Infinity War” (2018) and in that year Chris earned $64.5 million overall. In the next year, for “Avengers: Endgame,” Chris received $15 million, and in 2019 he became the 24th highest-paid celebrity according to Forbes by earning a whopping $76.4 million that year.
Chris Hemsworth also starred in Netflix’s “Extraction” which was a big success for him. It is reported that Hemsworth will earn $20 million for Netflix’s “Extraction 2” (2023).
Being one of the most popular figures, Chris has many endorsement deals by his name. He had a seven-figure endorsement deal with Hugo Boss and TAG Heuer. Chris also appeared in the commercials for brands like Audi, Lexus, and Dr. Pepper.
Chris launched a fitness app along with his fitness trainer Luke Zocchi in 2019. It is one of the most successful fitness apps in the market. Hence, the income from the app cannot be underestimated. The valuation of the company is more than $200 million.
4. Thor Franchise:
Hemsworth became a household name after featuring as “Thor” in 2011. Since then he has been an integral part of the franchise. It is reported that he was paid profit shares of approximately 4% to 5% by Marvel Studios for starring in Avenger movies and other individual films.
5. Social Media:
Chris is a very popular name even on social media. On Instagram, he has 57.6 million followers and brands pay him around $105k for every sponsored post.
6. Production Company:
Chris and producer Ben Grayson launched Wild State, a multi-platform production company that signed a deal with National Geographic and Disney+ to create adventure, exploration, travel, and science programming. Chris also cofounded Thematic Entertainment, an Australian-based production company, which produces content for films and television.
Assets of Chris Hemsworth:
In 2013, Chris purchased a home in Malibu’s Point Dume neighborhood for $4.8 million from Australian icon Paul Hogan. Three years later, he sold the house for $7 million, which was actually $500,000 above asking. However, in Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia, Chris purchased another home for $15 million and today the estimated worth of the house is approximately $30 million.
Chris paid another $15 million for the 1,300-acre property in northeast Tasmania which has two miles of ocean frontage.
Chris owns many exotic cars in his garage. Some of them are Audi R8 V10 (£175,000), a Cadillac Escalade (£75,000), Mercedes C63 AMG (£90,000), Mercedes V250d (£50,000) and a Audi Q7 (£75,000).
Chris Hemsworth also has a nice watch collection. Some of his most exotic watches are TAG Heuer Carrera Automatic Chronograph CBN2012.FC6483 ($5,900), Bvlgari Octo Finissimo Skeleton 102946 ($53,000), Rolex Day-Date Platinum 228236 ($98,000), and Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Selfwinding Chronograph 26331OR ($120,000).
Having such a huge net worth, Chris Hemsworth loves to travel the world with his family and friends in his private jet whenever he has time.