Tom Hardy is a prominent British actor, producer and model known for his years of experience and work in the entertainment industry. He is one of the most popular British actors across the world and receives a lot of love and respect from the industry and his fans.
Tom Hardy was born on 15 September 1977 in Hammersmith, London, England to his mother Anne Barrett and father Chips Hardy. His mother worked as an artist and painter while his father worked as a novelist and writer. He is of mixed ethnicity as his mother is of Irish descent while his father is English. Tom completed his high school education at Tower House School and Reeds School in London and also attended Duff Miller Sixth Form College. He trained as an actor at the Drama Center London and Richmond Drama School.
Tom Hardy’s career
Tom began his career as a model and after winning the Big Breakfast Find Me a Supermodel contest in 1998, he began working with Model 1. He then joined the Drama Center London to work on his acting skills.
He made his debut in the 2001 film Hawk Down, and the following year he appeared as Jean-Luc Picard in Star Trek: Nemesis, followed by Dot the Eye and The Reckoning. Tom appeared in several films including LD50 Lethal Dose (2003), Marie Antoinette (2006), Flood (2007), Bronson (2008) and Thick as Thieves (2009).
In 2010 he played the role of Eames in the highly successful Christopher Nolan film Inception and continued to shine on screen with impressive performances in films such as This Means War 2012, The Dark Knight Rises 2012, Mad Max: Fury Road 2015. The Revenant in 2015 and Dunkirk in 2017.
He appeared as Robert Dudley in several television series, including 2005’s The Virgin Queen, and as Heathcliff in 2008’s Wuthering Heights, where he also met his wife. In addition, he starred in TV shows like A Andromeda 2006, Oliver Twist 2007, Stuart Life Backward 2007, The Take 2009, Peaky Blinders 2014 and many more.
Tom was appointed CBE Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 2018 for his services to drama. In the same year, he was cast as Eddie Brock in the 2018 Marvel film Venom and continued the role in the 2021 film sequel Venom: Let There Be Carnage. He appeared briefly as Eddie Brock in the 2021 film Spiderman No Way Home and will appear in more Marvel films in the future as Venom.
He currently plays Walker in the 2022 film Havoc and is also the producer of the film. He has often been expected to be the next James Bond after Daniel Craig, but his chances of getting the role are not entirely certain and he lags behind other reggae actors such as Jean Page.
tom hardy social media
Tom currently has 8.2 million followers on his Instagram account and is not active on any other social media platform.
Tom Hardy Biography
|Real Name||Edward Thomas Hardy|
|Date of birth||September 15, 1977|
|Age (as of 2022)||44 years|
|birth place||hammersmith, london, united kingdom|
|height||feet in inches – 5′ 9″ – in centimeters – 175 cm|
|weight||in kilograms – 76 kg – in pounds – 167 pounds|
|shoe size||10 (USA)|
|father||french fries hardy|
|Mother||Elizabeth Anne Hardy|
Qualification / Education
|school||Reed School, Tower House School, Richmond Drama School|
|university||Drama Center London|
|who is his wife||Charlotte Riley|
|Children||Louis Thomas Hardy|
Tom is currently married to his wife, Charlotte Riley. The two first met on the set of Wuthering Heights and got married in 2014 after years of dating. Tom currently has two children with his wife Charlotte and a son from a previous relationship with Rachel Speed. His first marriage was to Sarah Ward in 1999 but they divorced in 2004.
Tom is actively involved in promoting dog and animal welfare and also tries to network with agencies and organizations to spread his message. He is an ambassador for The Prince’s Trust, which works for personal development and start-up support. He is also a patron of Bowel Cancer UK and an ambassador for the Reorg Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Foundation.
tom hardy net worth
Tom Hardy has been in the entertainment industry for many years and has featured in various movies and television series, making a fortune. He derives most of his income from his acting career and his net worth is estimated to be around $10 million as of 2022.
facts about tom hardy
- Known to be a dog person, Tom is the owner of two rescue dogs named Max and Woodstock. However, Woodstock died of polymyositis in 2017.
- Hardy is a constant supporter of animal rights and also promotes pet adoption at PETA.
- He was known to engage in alcohol and cocaine until the age of 20.
- Tom was included in GQ magazine’s list of the 50 Best Dressed British Men of 2015.
- He was also on Debrett’s 2016 list of the most influential people in Britain.
- Tom received the London Evening Standard Theater Award for Outstanding Newcomer in 2003.
- The Mad Max Fury Road casting director opens up about how Tom and Charlize Theron’s chemistry led to their car crash.