Chris Hemsworth is one of the wealthiest actors of today. In fact, he’s one of the highest-paid actors in 2021. So, how much is he worth this 2022?
Chris Hemsworth is maybe best known for his role as Thor in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but he also has other equally successful projects that make him one of the most affluent today. From his acting career in Australia to his venture into Hollywood, here’s how Elsa Pataky’s husband begin.
The Humble Beginnings of Chris Hemsworth
The 38-year-old actor started his acting career in Australia by appearing in a number of television shows. He was seen in The Saddle Club, Guinevere Jones, Neighbors and Marshall Law.
However, his breakthrough role didn’t come until he joined the soap opera Home and Away. He managed to have a recurring role and appeared in 171 episodes, per Celebrity Net Worth.
In 2007, though, he decided to leave the show to further his career. He ventured into Hollywood and as American viewers were not familiar with Australian shows, it was a new start for Chris Hemsworth.
Come 2009; he successfully made it when he played the role of George Kirk in Star Trek. Though he only made a five-minute appearance, it was enough to get the people’s attention.
From here, a lot of doors opened for the actor. He made A Perfect Getaway after, followed by Ca$h.
His rise to international stardom came when he played his iconic role in Thor in 2011, sealing his fate as a Hollywood A-lister. It was followed by The Avengers, Thor: The Dark World, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Thor: Ragnarok, Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame.
Of course, he also made it big outside of MCU with the movies The Cabin in the Woods, Rush, and the critically-acclaimed Vacation. His other successful films are Extraction, Red Dawn, In the Heart of the Sea and more.
The Salaries that Made Chris Hemsworth Wealthy
In his about 20 years in the business, Chris Hemsworth receives some of the biggest paychecks in Hollywood.
His roles in Thor and Rush earned him $58 million. In a year, from June 2016 to June 2017, he got $30 million from his different projects.
This dramatically grew to $65 million between June 2017 and June 2018. Of course, this continued to grow and reached $75 million between June 2018 and June 2019, making him the 24th wealthiest celebrity on Forbes’ highest-paid celebrities list.
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Mind you; he was just offered $150,000 to do the first Thor movie in 2011, per SCMP. After the film’s success and his shot to fame, he was paid $30 million for the third movie, Thor: Ragnarok, in 2017.
For each Avengers’ two-part finale film, Infinity War and Endgame, he reportedly received $15 million each. So, expect him to bring more moolah home when he made Thor: Love and Thunder next year.
Besides acting, Chris Hemsworth also has lucrative deals with Audi, Lexus and Hugo Boss. Sure, these earn him a huge penny, accumulating his $130 million net worth.
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