Tom Hardy is an acclaimed English actor and producer who achieved international fame with his appearances in movies such as Inception, The Dark Knight Rises, The Revenant, and Mad Max: Fury Road. He is also known for his starring roles in television including Band of Brothers, The Virgin Queen and Peaky Blinders. He won the London Evening Standard Theatre Award for Outstanding Newcomer for his performances in both In Arabia We’d All Be Kings and Luca in Blood in 2003.
Edward Thomas Hardy
Actor, Film Producer, Former Model
Birthday / Date of Birth
Tom Hardy was born on September 15, 1977 in Hammersmith, London, England, UK.
He’s currently 41 years old.
He is of Irish and English descent.
For education, Hardy attended Reed’s School in Surrey and Tower House School in London, England. He later studied dramatics from Richmond Drama School, and finally from the Drama Centre London.
- Father – Edward “Chips” Hardy (Author)
- Mother – Anne (née Barrett) (Painter)
- Siblings – None
Tom Hardy was married to Sarah Ward from 1999 to 2004. He them married actress Charlotte Riley in July 2014 after dating for five years. They welcomed their son in October 2015.
Hardy also has a son named Louis Thomas Hardy (b. April 8, 2008) from his ex-girlfriend Rachael Speed.
- In feet – 5 feet 9 inches
- In centimeters – 175 cm
- In meters – 1.75 m
- In Kilograms – 76 kg
- In Pounds – 167 lbs
- Deep raspy voice
- Muscular physique
- Full lips and blue-green eyes
Tom Hardy made his acting debut as Spc in Ridley Scott’s war thriller Black Hawk Down. He was credited as Thomas Hardy in the film.
Hardy got his first acting job in Steven Spielberg’s war series Band of Brothers in 2001, in which he played John Janovec in episodes titled “Why We Fight” and “Points”.
Some of his remarkable appearances in film include his roles in Black Hawk Down, Star Trek: Nemesis, Lawless, The Revenant, Mad Max: Fury Road, Legend, and Inception.
Coming to television, his notable works include Band of Brothers, The Virgin Queen, Wuthering Heights, and Peaky Blinders.
Tom Hardy Favorites
- Favorite Drinks – Tea, coffee, Red Bull, Coca Cola
Tom Hardy Net Worth
Tom has a net worth of $30 million dollars.
Social Media Profiles
- Instagram – tomhardy
Tom Hardy Facts
At age 21, Tom Hardy won The Big Breakfast’s Find Me a Supermodel competition in 1998.
His start in show business began when he won a role in the award-winning HBO-BBC miniseries Band of Brothers.
He won the 2003 London Evening Standard Theatre Award for Outstanding Newcomer for his performances in “Blood” and “In Arabia, We’d All Be Kings” performed at the Royal Court Theatre Downstairs and Hampstead Theatre.
In 2013, Hardy was ranked at #17 on Empire Online list of the 100 Sexiest Movie Stars.
Hardy was addicted to alcoholism and crack cocaine in his early-to mid-twenties, after which he battled them with rehab and has been sober since 2003.
Hardy was named one of GQ magazine’s 50 best dressed British men in 2015.
He is considered as one of the highest profile actors in contemporary British popular culture, and was featured on Debrett’s 2016 list of the most influential people in the United Kingdom.
Hardy was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2018 Birthday Honours for services to drama.
He loves Jiu Jitsu and Capoeira.
He and Leonardo DiCaprio are friends since they starred together in Inception (2010) and it was him who convinced Hardy to read the screenplay of The Revenant (2015) and take the role of John Fitzgerald.
He was considered for the role of John Connor in Terminator Genisys (2015), but it was later played by his co-star Jason Clarke.
Hardy was ranked at #1 on IMDb’s “Top Stars” in 2012, 2015 and 2017.
He has got loads of tattoos on his body. He once revealed that he inks one after finishing a project or when he goes through something. His first tattoo was on the right bicep about fighting leprechaun. He got it done at the age of fifteen and it was all done to respect her mother’s Irish heritage.
In 2018, he was cast as Eddie Brock / Venom in the superhero film, Venom, based on Marvel’s character of the same name.