Tom Hardy is currently one of the most popular actors in the Hollywood film industry. Known for his impressive method acting skills, which he goes to extreme lengths to perfect, Tom Hardy is one of the most talented young actors in Hollywood today.
Apart from being an actor, Tom Hardy is also a film producer in the movie industry. Prior to entering the movie industry as an actor, Tom Hardy worked as a model and also worked extensively in the American and British theater industry as well.
Apart from his popularity for being a highly-talented actor in movies and on stage, Tom Hardy is also renowned for his numerous charitable efforts, especially his activities and being an ambassador of the Prince’s Trust.
About Tom Hardy
|Real Name||Edward Thomas Hardy|
|Date of Birth||15th September 1977|
|Age (as of November 2018)||41 years|
|Place of Birth||Hammersmith (London)|
|Education||Studied at Richmond Drama School, London|
|Height||5 ft 10"
(178 cm) approximately
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Eye Color||Hazel Grey|
Family & Relationships
|Mother||Elizabeth Ann Hardy
|Net Worth||INR 221,00,00,000
(USD 30 Million)
|Famous for||Black Hawk Down (2001), Star Trek: Nemesis (2002), The Reckoning (2003), EMR (2004), Minotaur (2006), Flood (2007), Sucker Punch, RocknRolla, Bronson (2008), Thick As Thieves (2009), Inception (2010), Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, The Warrior (2011), This Means War, The Dark Knight Rises, Lawless (2012), Locke (2013), The Drop (2014), Mad Max: Fury Road, Legend, The Revenant (2015), Dunkirk, Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017), Venom (2018)|
|First Movie||Black Hawk Down (2001)|
|Favorite Actor||Gary Oldman|
|Hobbies||Reading books, watching comedy shows and camping|
Tom Hardy is recognized for his portrayal of multi-layered characters with impressive accuracy. His on-screen persona as rough and tough characters has made him millions of fans all over the world.
Tom Hardy’s age is around 41 years as Tom Hardy was born on the 15th of September, 1977 in Hammersmith, London. Tom Hardy’s height is around 5 ft 10 inches (178 cm) while Tom Hardy’s weight is around 75 kg (175 lbs). In his spare time, Tom Hardy loves to read books, watch comedy TV shows and go camping, as part of his hobbies.
Tom Hardy’s father is popular Irish comedy writer and novelist, Chips Hardy, while Tom Hardy’s mother is a painter by profession, Elizabeth Ann Hardy. Tom Hardy does not have any siblings as he is the only child. Tom Hardy’s ex-girlfriend is film director, Rachel Speed, while Tom Hardy’s ex-wife is popular actress, Sarah Ward, whom he married in 1999 and got divorced 5 years later, in 2004. Currently, Tom Hardy’s wife is Charlotte Riley, whom he is married to since 2009. Tom Hardy and his ex-girlfriend Rachel Speed have a lovely son, Louis Thomas Hardy.
Thanks to his impressive acting and rise to fame in Hollywood, Tom Hardy’s net worth today is estimated around INR 221 crores (USD 30 Million).
As for his success as a talented actor in the Hollywood movie industry, Tom Hardy has received several prestigious awards and has had numerous award nominations to his credit as well.
The list of Tom Hardy’s award-wins include winning the British Independent Film Award for Best Actor for his role in the crime-biopic, ‘Bronson’ (2009), the Scream Award for Breakout Performance – Male for his impressive acting in ‘Inception’ (2010), the 2010 BAFTA Award for Rising Star, the Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor for his excellent performance in ‘Locke’ (2014), the British Independent Film Award for Best Actor once again, and the London Film Critics Circle Award for Actor of the Year for ‘Legend’ (2015), the Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Actor in an Action Movie for his amazing role in ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ (2016), the London Film Critics Circle Award for British Actor of the Year for his excellent roles in ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ (2016), ‘Legend’ (2016), ‘The Revenant’ (2016) and ‘London Road’ (2016).
Most recently, Tom Hardy has honored with the CBE (Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) for his immense contribution to fine arts, in 2018.
Apart from having won these 8 prestigious awards, Tom Hardy has also had an impressive 31 award nominations to his name as well.
Interesting Facts About Tom Hardy
- Tom Hardy has quit smoking and drinking, and is a teetotaler now.
- Tom Hardy was only 21 years of age when he won The Big Breakfast’s Find Me A Supermodel contest, in 1998 and went on to become quite a popular model for a while.
- One of Tom Hardy’s most iconic roles was as ‘Bane’, the nemesis of Batman, in ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ (2012).
- Tom Hardy is an active social worker and an ambassador for the Prince’s Trust which is focused on providing personal development training, business start-up aid and advice as well as mentoring for UK’s youth.
- Tom Hardy is also a renowned dog lover and has appeared in several ad campaigns from PETA to promote pet adoption.