Hollywood is full to the brim with absolute heartthrobs, and it's certainly safe to say that Chris Hemsworth is up in the "Godly Tier" of these Hollywood hunks. Since playing the God of Thunder in 2011's Thor, Hemsworth has become a household name.
But after enjoying these last few busy years, the Australia-born actor has announced that the time is right to take a step back from his work and to spend more time with his family. As heartbreaking as this is for us normal folk, Chris has to do what's best for his family, which we certainly can't argue with. Read on to discover the life of Chris Hemsworth. Will we ever see him grace the presence of our screens again?
Outside of being a Hollywood star, Chris Hemsworth does some pretty amazing things. Surfing is one of his passions.
Chris began his career by appearing in small television shows.
via: Getty ImagesSome of these shows included the likes of fantasy TV series, Guinevere Jones, and popular soap opera series, Home and Away, in 2004.
Starring in Star Trek began the fantasy trend...
via: IMDBChris appeared as James T. Kirk's father, George Kirk, in the opening scenes of J.J Abram's Star Trek.
But he is known best for his role as the God of Thunder...
via: IMDBSince playing the character of Thor in the movie that was released in 2011, Chris instantly became the official heartthrob of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Chris became a Marvel sensation.
Chris certainly made a name for himself from playing Thor.Playing the character of Thor truly developed his acting career.
Chris then went on to appear in further roles...
via: IMDBAppearing in horror movie, The Cabin In The Woods in 2012 allowed Chris to take a step away from the superhero role and step into something completely different.
He also starred alongside Kristen Stewart...
via: IMDBPlaying the huntsman in Snow White and The Huntsman helped Chris to show off his acting skills in a completely different light.
Acting wasn't always on the cards for Chris, however...
According to Chris, if it wasn't acting, it would have been writing or directing.It's safe to say that we're all pretty relieved that he made the decision to grace our screens in the past few years.
But what about his personal life?
How did Chris meet his wife?
via: ShutterstockChris was introduced to Spanish actress and producer, Elsa Pataky, in early 2010 by talent agent, William Ward. A mere three months later, the couple were newly-weds.