Who is Tom Hardy?
Tom Hardy is an English actor who is well-known for playing the role of Eddie Brock in the 2018 American superhero movie, ‘Venom’. He has also starred in the 2015 Australian post-apocalyptic action movie, ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ in which he played the lead role of Max Rockatansky. He stole the limelight and grabbed a Critics Choice award for the role. Likewise, he can also be seen in movies like the 2015 biographical crime thriller movie, ‘Legend’ where he portrays the role of Ronald Kray and Reginald Kray and in the 2008 British biographical crime movie, ‘Bronson’ where he appeared as Charles Bronson and Michael Peterson.
|Full Name||Edward Thomas Hardy|
|Date of Birth||15 September 1977|
|Birth Place||Hammersmith, London|
|Parent(s)||Anne Barrett and Edward ‘Chips’ Hardy|
|Occuaption||actor and producer|
|Spouse(s)||Sarah Ward(m.1999, div.2004)
|Net Worth||$45 million.|
Tom Hardy’s full name is Edward Thomas Hardy. He was born on 15 September 1977 in Hammersmith, London to his mother, Anne Barrett who was an artist and a painter, and to his father, Edward ‘Chips’ Hardy who was a comedy writer and a novelist. He was the only child of his parents and was raised in East Sheen, London.
Age, Height, and Weight
Tom Hardy holds an English nationality and belongs of British descent through his father and of Irish descent from his mother. Besides this, he stands at a height of 5 feet and 10 inches (1.78m/178cms) tall and weighs around 75kgs (165lbs). He has a muscular body figure with a pair of hazel grey colored eyes with dark brown colored hair. Besides this, he is currently 43 years old with the zodiac sign of Virgo.
Tom Hardy received his high-school education from the Tower House School located in East Sheen before being transferred to Reed’s School in Cobham, Surrey, and then to the Duff Miller Sixth Form College. For further studies, he studied at the Richmond Drama School in Richmond.
Tom Hardy was formerly engaged and married to producer Sarah Ward back in the year 1999. The couple stayed together till 2004 and then separated. He was later involved with assistant director Rachael Speed with whom he had a son in 2008. A year later, the two separated, and Hardy was involved in a relationship with actress Charlotte Riley. The two of them got married in the year 2014 and were blessed with their first son in 2015 and with their second son in 2018. The couple has been together ever since and has also adopted two rescue dogs.
Tom Hardy is active on Instagram. His Instagram account (@tomhardy) has over 6.8 million followers.
Tom Hardy made his debut as an actor when he played the role of Lance Twombly in the 2001 war movie, ‘Black Hawk Down’. Following this role, he went on to play the roles of Pascal Dupont in ‘Deserter’ and Shinzon in ‘Star Trek: The Nemesis’. In the year 2003, he played in movies like ‘The Reckoning’ as Straw, ‘Dot the I’m as Tom and ‘LD 50 Lethal Dose’ as Matt. Likewise, he has also starred in movies like ‘EMR’ and ‘Layer Cake’ in 2004, ‘Marie Antoinette’, ‘Minotaur’ and ‘Scenes of a Sexual Nature’ in 2006, ‘Flood’, ‘WΔZ’ and ‘The Inheritance’ in 2007, ‘Sucker Punch’, ‘RocknRolla’ and ‘Bronson’ in 2008 and ‘Thick as Thieves’ and ‘Perfect’ (short movie) in 2009.
Moreover, he played the roles of Eames in ‘Inception’ (2010), Dan in ‘Sergeant Slaughter: My Big Brother’ (2011), Ricki Tarr in ‘Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy’ (2011), Tommy Riordan Conion in ‘Warrior’ (2011), Tuck Hansen in ‘This Means War’ (2012), Bane in ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ (2012), Forrest Bondurant in ‘Lawless’ (2012), Ivan Locke in ‘Locke’ (2013), Bobby Saginowski in ‘The Drop’ (2014).
Further Leo Demidov in ‘Child 44’ (2015), Max Rockatansky in ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ (2015), Mark in ‘London Road’ (2015), Ronald Kray and Reginald Kray in ‘Legend’ (2015), John Fitzgerald in ‘The Revenant’ (2015), Farrier in ‘Dunkirk’ (2017), FN-926 in ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ (2017) and Eddie Brock in ‘Venom’ (2018) along with star Michelle Williams. His recent work of 2020 includes ‘Capone’ where he plays the lead role of the notorious American gangster, Al Capone. He is also repeated to star as Eddie Brock in the 2021 American superhero movie, ‘Venom: Let There Be Carnage.’
Tom Hardy has appeared on television alongside his movie career. He has appeared for an episode each in series like ‘Band of Brothers’ (2001) and ‘Driven to Extremes’ (2013) and has appeared for multiple episodes in series like ‘Colditz’ and ‘The Virgin Queen’ in 2005, ‘Cape Wrath’ and ‘Oliver Twist’ in 2007, ‘Wuthering Heights’ in 2008, ‘The Take’ in 2009, ‘Poaching Wars’ in 2011, ‘Peaky Blinders’ from 2011 till present, ‘CBeebies Bedtime Stories’ in 2017 and ‘Taboo’ from 2017 till present. He has also appeared in television movies like ‘Gideon’s Daughter’ in 2005, ‘A for Andromeda’ and ‘Sweeney Todd’ in 2006, and ‘Stuart: A Life Backwards’ in 2007.
Tom Hardy has been awarded the British Academy Film Awards’ Rising Star Award in the year 2011. He has also won the British Independent Film Award’s Best Actor award for his work in ‘Bronson’ in the year 2009 and his work in ‘Legend’ in the year 2015. Likewise, he has also won one C21’s International Drama award, one Central Ohio Film Critics Association award, one Chlotrudis Award, and one Golden Carp Film award.
As of the year 2020, Tom Hardy has an approximate net worth of approximately $45 million.