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Tom Hardy Biography & Net Worth

Tom Hardy Net Worth

Popular Name: Tom Hardy
Real Name:
Edward Thomas Hardy
Birth Date: 15 September 1977
Birth Place:
Hammersmith, London, England
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Nationality: British
Height: 180cm
Weight: 85kg
Sexuality: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Spouse(s):
Sarah Ward (m. 1999, div. ⁠2004)​
Charlotte Riley (m. 2014)
Children: 3
Profession: Actor, Model, Producer
Years active: 1998 Till Date
Net Worth: $45 Million
Last Updated: 2020

Tom Hardy is a well-known English actor and producer. Judging from the various films he has already starred in, he is a total bad-ass and can be regarded as a highly successful movie star. Though his roles in films are not always the main ones most of the time, his performances in all of them are always impressive and he has earned a remark for his excellent ability to portray certain interesting characters. Although his career is still quite young, he has got many good roles in a good number of popular movies in the last years which have provided him with a decent fortune along the way. Here’s all there is to know about Tom Hardy net worth, biography, private life, and other interesting facts.

Tom Hardy’s Early Life

Born Edward Thomas Hardy in Hammersmith, London on 15 September 1977, he is the only child of comedy writer and novelist Edward ‘Chips’ Hardy and painter and artist (née Barrett). He grew up in East Sheen, London, and studied at Reed’s School, Tower House School,  and Duff Miller Sixth Form College. He also studied at Richmond Drama School and later at the Drama Centre London, a part of Central Saint Martins. He has revealed that he mirrored scenes from Gary Oldman while at drama school, and has named the actor as his “hero”.

Tom Hardy’s Career

Tom Hardy had a turbulent youth but it did not stop him from winning ‘Find Me a Supermodel’, a competition by The Big Breakfast in 1998 at the age of 21. He made a television show debut in 2001 by appearing in Steven Spielberg’s war series ‘Band of Brothers’. Months after his much appreciated performance in the television series, he landed his first film role in Ridley Scott’s war thriller ‘Black Hawk Down’. Although the film was criticized by military officials and other groups, his performance earned positive reviews from critics. He was next seen in the 2002 science fiction ‘Star Trek: Nemesis’ where he acted as Praetor Shinzon, the head of the Reman warriors.

In 2003, Hardy acted in the psychological thriller ‘dot the i’. He then traveled to Morocco for the film ‘Simon: An English Legionnaire’, which was a film about a young Englishman at the time of the French-Algerian conflict. In the same year, he appeared in a UK horror film titled ‘LD 50 Lethal Dose’. He then played the character of Skank in the play ‘In Arabia We’d All Be Kings’, which was performed in London. His performance in the play was reviewed as remarkable by critics, and it won him accolades as well.

In 2015, he landed roles in five films. Firstly, he acted as a Soviet secret police agent named Leo Demidov in the film ‘Child 44’. While the film failed to perform well commercially, he earned praise for his performance, as well as additional recognition. In his next film ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’, he played the role of Max Rockatansky, and when the film turned out a smashing box office hit, his performance was widely praised and his reputation as a skilled actor was extended across many countries of the world. In the same 2015, he acted in the films ‘Legend’ and ‘The Revenant’ which starred Leonardo DiCaprio.

One of Tom Hardy’s major works so far in his career is the hit war film ‘Black Hawk Down’. His performance as a gay hoodlum in the film ‘RocknRolla’ has been hailed as ‘Unique’. He also earned valuable appreciation and recognition for his performance in several television roles including in ‘Peaky Blinders’, ‘Wuthering Heights’, and ‘The Virgin Queen’.

Tom Hardy Net Worth 2020
Tom Hardy Net Worth 2020

Tom Hardy’s Movies

  • Lawless (2012)
  • The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
  • Inception (2010)
  • Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
  • The Revenant (2015)
  • Warrior (2011)
  •  Legend (2015)
  • Dunkirk (2017)
  • Black Hawk Down (2001)
  • The Drop (2014)

Awards & Achievements

Tom Hardy has been able to win a number of awards from several nominations, courtesy of his individualism and masterclass acting abilities. To date, he has received two London Evening Standard Theatre Awards, a BAFTA Rising Star Award, a British Independent Film Award, Critics’ Choice Movie Award and a Scream Award. He has been nominated for several awards including Laurence Olivier Award, Crime Thriller Award, and an Academy Award.

Personal Life & Family

In 1999, Tom Hardy got married to film producer Sarah Ward. However, they divorced five years afterwards due to his drug addiction problems. He went into rehab afterwards, and found love once more with actress Linda Park. At the end of their 1-year relationship, he started dating Rachael Speed and they had a son together before calling it quit after four years.

He has been married to actress Charlotte Riley since July 2014 and they have a child together. Hardy weighs 85kg and has a height of 180cm.

Tom Hardy Net Worth

The English actor has been a part of Hollywood for many years running. While he has mainly played minor or supporting roles in most of the films he has been a part of, he is recognized for starring in the 2018 anti-hero movie ‘Venom’ which was undoubtedly a huge success commercially.

As derived from his salary and earnings from the film industry, Tom Hardy net worth is $45 million. Asides having a wonderful work in the film business, he has also made prolific efforts in the small screen too, writing, producing, and acting in the miniseries ‘Taboo’ in 2017. He has also been able to boost his income by making adequate use of the fame he has gathered with his name and signed important endorsement contracts with several big brands. He has featured in commercials and motivational campaigns for the likes of Nike, Kleenex, Hyundai, and others. While he cannot be considered a fashion guy, Tom Hardy is a co-designer of the clothing line ‘Blag menswear collection’.

Hardy lives in a fancy house in Richmond, London that is worth around $2.5 million. He owns a $160,000 worth Audi R8 Spyder luxury sports car among other properties. If there’s more to the actor’s lifestyle and possessions, he does not brag about them or show off. He is not the regular Hollywood star type of person. He’s one of a kind.

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