This article will answer every question you have about Tom Hardy. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about him.
- What does Tom do for a living?
- Who are Tom’s parents and siblings?
- What are Tom’s interests and hobbies?
- Is Tom married or does he have a girlfriend/ boyfriend?
- Does Tom have any children?
- Where is Tom now?
- How tall is Tom?
- How much money does Tom earn?
- What is Tom’s net worth?
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Who is Tom Hardy?
Edward Thomas Hardy is a famous English actor, producer, writer, and former model. He made his film debut in Ridley Scott’s Black Hawk Down (2001). Since then, he has been nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, two Critics’ Choice Movie Awards, and two British Academy Film Awards. And has received the 2011 BAFTA Rising Star Award.
Tom has appeared in films such as Star Trek: Nemesis (2002), RocknRolla (2008), Bronson (2008), Warrior (2011), Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011), Lawless (2012), This Means War (2012), Locke (2013), The Drop (2014), and The Revenant (2015). For his performance in the films, he received a nomination for an Academy Award. He portrayed “Mad” Max Rockatansky in Mad Max: Fury Road in 2015 and both Kray twins in Legend.
Hardy has appeared in three Christopher Nolan films which are: Inception (2010) as Eames, The Dark Knight Rises (2012) as Bane, and Dunkirk (2017) as an RAF fighter pilot. He starred as both Eddie Brock and Venom in the 2018 anti-hero film Venom and its sequel Venom: Let There Be Carnage (2021).
Hardy has television roles including the HBO war drama mini-series Band of Brothers (2001), the BBC historical drama mini-series The Virgin Queen (2005), Bill Sikes in the BBC’s mini-series Oliver Twist (2007), Heathcliff in ITV’s Wuthering Heights (2009), the Sky 1 drama series The Take (2009), and as Alfie Solomons in the BBC historical crime drama series Peaky Blinders (2014–present). Hardy has also performed on both British and American stages.
He was appointed for the Laurence Olivier Award for the most promising newcomer for his role as skank in the production of Arabia, we would be all kings (2003). For this role, he was awarded the 2003 Evening Standard Theatre Award for Outstanding Newcomer for his performances in both “In Arabia We’d All Be Kings”, and “Blood”. He is also active in charity work and is an ambassador for the Prince’s Trust. Tom was appointed a CBE in the 2018 Birthday Honours for services to drama.
How Old Is Tom Hardy?
He is 44 years old as of February 2022, having been born on September 15, 1977, in Hammersmith, London, England. Hardy shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Sommer Ray, Jenna Marbles, Prince Harry, Felix Lee, Sarah Conder, and many more.
Tom Hardy Family
Who are Tom Hardy’s Parents?
He was born to Edward John “Chips” Hardy (Father) a British novelist, playwright, and screenwriter. And Elizabeth Anne Hardy (Mother) was a painter and an artist.
Does Tom Hardy have Siblings?
He doesn’t have a sibling as he is the only child of Elizabeth and Edward.
Tom Hardy Education
He received his high school education at Tower House School, Reed’s School, and Duff Miller Sixth Form College. Later that, he studied at Richmond Drama School and the Drama Centre London.
Tom Hardy Marital Status
He has been married to the love of his life Charlotte Riley. They married in July 2014. Hardy was previously married to Sarah Ward in 1999 but divorced in 2004. He has also been in relationships with, Linda Park (2003-2004), Rachael Speed (2004-2009), and Kelly Marcel.
Tom Hardy Kids
He has a son with Rachael Speed by the name of Louis Thomas Hardy born on April 8, 2008. He also has two children with Charlotte Riley, the first one born in October 2015 and the second in December 2018.
Tom Hardy Career
At the age of 21, in 1998, he won The Big Breakfast’s Fund Me a Supermodel competition. In September 1998, he joined Drama Centre London. Hardy made his feature film debut in Ridley Scott’s war thriller Black Hawk Down (2001). Also in 2002, he appeared as the Reman Praetor Shinzon, a clone of USS Enterprise Captain Jean-Luc Picard in Star Trek: Nemesis.
The following year Tom traveled to North Africa for Simon: An English Legionnaire and also appeared in the film Dot the i. After a visit to Africa, he then returned to the United Kingdom to feature in the horror film LD 50 Laethal Dose (2003). For his Outstanding Newcomer performances in “Blood” and ” In Arabia, We’d All Be Kings”, he was awarded the 2003 London Evening Standard Theatre Award. Tom appeared with Emilia Fox in the BBC mini-series “The Virgin Queen” (2005) as Robert Dudley, a childhood friend of Elizabeth I.
Hardy appeared in BBC Two’s drama based on a true story “Stuart: A Life Backwards” in 2007. In the film, he plays the role of Stuart Shorter, a homeless man who had been subjected to years of abuse and whose death was possibly a suicide. In September 2008, Hardy appeared in Guy Ritchie’s London gangster film, RocknRolla. He then starred in Martina Cole’s four-part TV drama, The Take on Sky One in June 2009, as alcohol and drug-fuelled gangster. Due to this role, he gained himself a Best Actor nomination at the 2009 Crime Thriller Awards. Early 2010, Hardy starred in The Long Red Road at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago. He appeared in the film, Warrior, which was released on September 9, 2011, by Lionsgate Films. In 2014, Tom appeared in the crime film, The Drop alongside James Gandolfini.
He also joined the cast of the BBC crime drama second series, Peaky Blinders. In 2015, Hardy starred in five films. The first, Child 44, Mad Max: Fury Road, Legend. For his portrayal of the Kray twins, he won Best Actor at the British Independent Film Awards on December 7, 2015. And received his first Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor on January 14, 2016, for his performance in The Revenant. Tom starred in the film Venom in 2018, as the title comic book sometime hero, Eddie Brock, and the symbiote Venom. In 2019, he served as an executive producer in the 2019 BBC/FX three-part miniseries A Christmas Carol. Hardy starred in Josh Trank’s Al Capone biopic Capone in 2020.
He became an ambassador for the Prince’s Trust in 2010. A UK youth charity that provides training, personal development, business start-up support, advice, and mentorship. Hardy and his then-girlfriend, actress Charlotte Riley, became patrons of Bowel Cancer UK in 2012. He became lead ambassador in December 2018, for the “Reorg Brazillian Jiu-Jitsu foundation”. Hardy is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioner and in December 2020, he was awarded his blue belt.
Tom Hardy Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 5ft 9inches (1.75m) and a weight of 75kgs (165lbs).
Tom Hardy Salary and Net Worth
He has an annual salary of $2 million and a net worth of $ 45 million.