Besides looking adorable together and in anything they do, Elsa Pataky and her husband Chris Hemsworth share a whole lot of things in common. They may not be everyone’s favourite couple, but the pair sure has a lot of people in the industry and beyond who look up to them. Although Hollywood isn’t known for long-term marriages, these two have stayed together for almost a decade and there are no signs they are heading for divorce any time soon. Talking about their career, the sweethearts have come a long way, having completed numerous projects in television and movies. Apart from their on-screen roles, here are facts you need to know about Pataky and her husband, including a background knowledge of who they are.
Elsa Pataky and Chris Hemsworth – Background Information
Pataky is the daughter of a biochemist father, José Francisco Lafuente and publicist mother, Cristina Medianu Pataky. She was born Elsa Lafuente Medianu in Madrid, Spain, on 18th July 1976. She is a graduate of the Universidad CEU San Pablo, where she studied journalism and took acting classes. She has a younger half-brother called Cristian Prieto Medianu. He works as a cinematographic director.
Hemsworth, on the other hand, was born to a social-services counsellor dad, Craig Hemsworth, and English teacher mom, Leonie, on 11th August 1983, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. He had his high school education at Heathmont College, Victoria. The middle child of his parents, he has an elder brother called Luke Hemsworth and a younger brother named Liam Hemsworth. They are actors as well.
Elsa Pataky is of Spanish ancestry on her mother’s side and of Romanian and Hungarian descent on her father’s side. The actress is fluent in French, Spanish, English, Portuguese, Italian, and Romanian. Chris’s ancestry includes German, Scottish, English, Dutch/Irish (maternal lineage).
Their Career Achievements
Elsa Pataky and her husband are Hollywood performers. While the former started acting in 1997, the latter launched his acting career in the year 2002. The two boast impressive acting timeline, having played roles in successful Spanish, American, and Australian television shows through the years.
There is no doubt the couple has come a long way in the industry and has been enjoying a flourishing career individually but a look at their respective timeline shows Chris has had more acting roles than his wife. He is also an award-winning star unlike his wife, having won about five prestigious awards at events such as Peoples Choice and Teen Choice Awards. For his roles in works such as 12 Strong, Ghostbusters, Red Dawn, Thor: The Dark World, The Avengers, The Heart of the Sea, Avengers: Infinity War and many others; Chris Hemsworth bagged over twenty nominations from the movie-viewing community. His wife, however, has no documented award or nomination at the time of writing this article.
The Hollywood screen stars tied the knot in December 2010 after dating for some months. The two met for the first time through their mutual representatives in early 2010. Their wedding was attended by their friends, family, and loved ones. Since then, they have remained married and never hogged the headlines for cheating or getting involved in any sort of scandal.
Elsa and Chris share three adorable kids together. Their first fruit, a daughter named India Rose Hemsworth, arrived in May 2012 while their twin sons – Tristan Hemsworth and Sasha Hemsworth – were born on 18th March 2014.
The actor currently lives in Byron Bay, New South Wales, in Australia with his family. They moved to the area in 2015 from Los Angeles. The couple has since adjusted and has been working from there. Their home in the town is worth $8 million, according to multiple sources.
Elsa Pataky and Chris Hemsworth’s Combined Net Worth
Elsa Pataky is worth $5 million and her celebrity husband has a net worth of $90 million. Their wealth hugely stems from their involvement in the production of hits projects in Hollywood, as well as from their modelling careers. As you already know, Elsa, in addition to acting, also banks as a film producer and model. In the course of her career, she has been able to make a reasonable sum of money from these sources.
While the actress/model stands at a height of 5 feet 3 inches, her husband of almost a decade is 6 feet 3 inches tall. Regardless of this disparity, Elsa Pataky and Chris Hemsworth look good and adorable together.