- Name: Tom Hardy
- Age: 39 years old
- Height: 5ft 9in (176 cm)
- Occupation: Actor
- Net Worth: US $30 Million
- Status: Alive
Tom Hardy is an English film, television and stage actor. His screen credits include Inception (2010), The Revenant (2015) and Mad Max: Fury Road (2015). He co-created and starred in the drama series, Taboo (2017). Hardy was born Edward Thomas Hardy on September 15, 1977 in Hammersmith, London. His mother, Anne, is an artist, and his father, Edward, a novelist and comedy writer. He’s an only child. Hardy grew up in East Sheen, London, where he attended Tower House School. He studied drama at the Richmond Drama School followed by the Drama Centre London.
Hardy experimented with modeling prior to his acting career. He made his television debut in 2001 in the HBO miniseries, Band of Brothers. He was cast as “John Janovec” for three episodes. That same year he was featured in Ridley Scott’s war thriller, Black Hawk Down (2001), starring Josh Hartnett. Hardy played the villain “Shinzon” in Star Trek: Nemesis (2002) opposite Patrick Stewart. Other early films include LD 50 Lethal Dose (2003) with Katharine Towne, and Marie Antoinette (2006) with Kirsten Dunst. Hardy’s stage credits include In Arabia We’d All Be Kings, Blood, and The Man of Mode. He was nominated for a Laurence Olivier Award in 2004 for most promising newcomer.
Hardy was cast as “Handsome Bob”, a gay gangster, in Guy Ritchie’s RocknRolla (2008). He gained roughly 40 pounds for the role of “Charles Salvador” in the biographical drama, Bronson (2008). That performance earned him a British Independent Film Award for best actor. Hardy held prominent roles in Christopher Nolan’s films, Inception (2010), The Dark Knight Rises (2012) and Dunkirk (2017). He starred as “Max Rockatansky” in George Miller’s action film, Mad Max: Fury Road (2015). Other selected films include This Means War (2012) with Reese Witherspoon, Lawless (2012) with Shia LaBeouf, and The Revenant (2015) with Leonardo DiCaprio.
Hardy along with his father Chips Hardy and screenwriter Steven Knight created the drama series, Taboo. The show premiered on BBC One and FX in January 2017. It was renewed for a second season in March 2017. In 2014, Hardy was added to the main cast of the crime-drama series, Peaky Blinders. He was cast as “Alfie Solomons”, the leader of a Jewish gang. Hardy was tapped for the title role in the upcoming Sony Spider-Man spin-off, Venom. The film is slated for release in late 2018.
Tom Hardy is 5ft 9in tall and he’s of English and Irish descent. He has an estimated net worth of $30 million. Hardy was married to producer ‘Sarah Ward’ from 1999 until their divorce in 2004. He then dated actress Linda Park for one year. Hardy and then girlfriend Rachel Speed welcomed a son, Louis Thomas, in 2008. The two separated in 2009. Hardy wed second wife ‘Charlotte Riley’ in July 2014 after 5 years of dating. The couple welcomed their first child, a son in October 2015.
Hardy struggled with alcohol and crack cocaine abuse much of his early life. His addiction resulted in a failed first marriage. However, the actor turned his life around by checking himself into rehab in his mid 20s.
Tom Hardy Age, Birthday, Wiki
- Birth Name: Edward Thomas Hardy
- Birthday: September 15, 1977
- How Old : Age: 39 years old
- Place of Birth: Hammersmith, London, United Kingdom
- Zodiac Sign: Virgo
- How Tall : Height: 5ft 9in (176 cm)
- Occupation: Actor, Producer
- Years Active: 2001-present
- Net Worth 2017: US $30 Million
- Marriage(s): Sarah Ward, Charlotte Riley
- Death-O-Meter: Alive