Tom Hardy

Tom Hardy

Tom Hardy
Quick Facts About Tom Hardy
Celebrated Name Tom Hardy
Age 46 years old
Nick Name Weasel
Birth Name Edward Thomas Hardy
Birth Date 1977-09-15
Gender Male
Profession English actor
Nationality English
Place of Birth London, England
Ethnicity English-Irish
Religion Atheist
Horoscope Virgo
Father Edward "Chips" Hardy
Mother Elizabeth Ann Hardy
School Tower House School
College Duff Miller Sixth Form College
Sexualorientation straight
Marital Status married
Wife Charlotte Riley
Children 3
Net Worth $55 million
Salary $15 million annually
Height 5 ft 9 inches
Weight 76 Kg
Body Build/Type Muscular
Shoe Size 10 (US)
Hair Color dark brown
Eye Color blue

Tom Hardy, an English actor, is well-known for portraying the role of Eddie Brock a.k.a. "Venom" in the 2018 American superhero film "Venom" derived from Marvel Comics of the same name. He is also known for his most iconic role, "Mad" Max Rockatansky, in the 2015 Australian movie "Mad Max: Fury Road". Hardy is one of the most well-known British actors globally, and he’s adored and respected by both the industry and his fans.

Who is Tom Hardy?

Tom Hardy is an English actor and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioner. He is among the highest-paid actors in the world. He is the recipient of the 2011 BAFTA Rising Star Award. He has been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, two Critics' Choice Movie Awards, and two British Academy Film Awards.  

Hardy is an alumnus of Richmond Drama School and the Drama Centre London. He joined Drama Centre London in September 1998 and begin performing as a stage actor. He then started acting around 2000 and made his television debut in the miniseries Band of Brothers (2001). He made his feature film debut in Ridley Scott's war thriller Black Hawk Down (2001) 

He made his breakthrough appearance in Inception (2010) alongside Leonardo DiCaprio, Cillian Murphy, and Ken Watanabe. The film went on to become one of the top 25 highest-grossing films of all time, earning eight Oscar nominations and four wins. Hardy worked again with Christopher Nolan in The Dark Knight Rises (2012), playing the villain ‘Bane opposite Christian Bale.

His most iconic role, however, came in 2015 with the release of Mad Max: Fury Road. From 2014 to 2022, he played the role of Alfie Solomons in the BBC historical crime drama series "Peaky Blinders" (2014–2022). For his future projects, there's a rumor that he's coming back to play "Mad Max: The Wasteland" and of course the most awaited one "Venom 3".

Tom Hardy makes a surprise appearance at a martial arts tournament. He secretly entered the 2022 Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Open Championship in Milton Keynes and won all his matches. 

When was Tom Hardy born?

Tom Hardy was born on 15th September 1977 in the Hammersmith district of London, England. His birth name is Edward Thomas Hardy. His birth name is Edward Thomas Hardy. He holds an American nationality and belongs to the English-Irish ethnicity. His star sign is Virgo. He slowly moved from the Christian teachings of his boyhood to become a thoughtful atheist. 

Hardy was born as the only child of his father, Edward "Chips" Hardy, a British novelist, playwright, and screenwriter, and his mother, Elizabeth Ann Hardy, a painter. He was brought up in East Sheen, a suburb in southwest London where he attended the Tower House School. He completed his higher secondary education at Duff Miller Sixth Form College.

Who is Tom Hardy's wife?

Tom Hardy has been married two times in his life. His first marriage was to Sarah Ward, a film producer in 1999. After living as a couple for four and half years they divorced in 2004 without having any child. The following year after the divorce from Ward, he begins dating Rachael Speed, an assistant director with whom he met on the set of The Virgin Queen in 2005.

While not married, the love birds even had a son named Louis Thomas Hardy in April 2008. In 2009, Their relationship turned cold and got separated after Rachael found Hardy's romantic connection with an English actress. That year, Hardy began a relationship with actress Charlotte Riley after they met on the set of the British series Wuthering Heights.

They were married in July 2014. Together, Tom shares two children with his wife Charlotte Riley whose names and genders he has never publicly confirmed. 

How much is Tom Hardy's net worth?

As of September 2022, the net worth of Tom Hardy is estimated to be $55 million. He has accumulated most of his income through his acting career. For his role in the movie, he charges around $10 million to $15 million. He reportedly earned $7 million to play the main protagonist Eddie Brock in 2018's Venom and $17 million for Venom 2.

Reports state that the actor will earn a massive $20 million to reprise his role in Venom 3. With these massive earnings, he owns a £3.5million home in South West London. His car collection is full of Audis, and the best one is his 2013 Audi RS 5. Other includes a black Audi R8 and Audi Q8. 

How tall is Tom Hardy?

Tom Hardy is 5 ft 9 inches tall and his body weight is 76 Kg. He has an average build and an attractive Muscular body. His body measures 45-34-16 inches (Chest-Waist-Biceps). He wears 10(US) size shoes. He looks really handsome in his short raised hairstyle which is apparently dark brown in color. His stubble-bearded style provides him with gentlemanly looks. He has a pair of Sparkling blue eyes.

Facts About Tom Hardy

  • #1Hardy has performed on both British and American stages.
  • #2He was appointed a CBE in the 2018 Birthday Honours for services to drama.
  • #3He is an ambassador for the Prince's Trust.
  • #4He is active in charity work.
  • #5Gary Oldman is his acting idol.
  • #6Hardy won The Big Breakfast's Find Me a Supermodel competition at the age of 21.
  • #7He is an avid Brazilian jiu-jitsu practitioner.
  • #8He holds the rank of blue belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu.
  • #9He won gold in the 2022 UMAC Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Open Championships in September 2022.
  • #10Hardy has suffered from dysthymia.