Tom Hardy is an English actor with an estimated net worth of $15 million. He was born on September 15, 1977 in London, England. He is the only child of his parents. His mother is Anne, who is an artist and painter. His father is Edward, who wrote comedy and novels. He was raised in London, and he had some seriously good schooling when he was growing up. With two parents in the business of the arts, he knew from a very young age on that he would be part of the same world. He knew he wanted to be an actor for many years, and he spent much of his time working on his skills. Some of his education included time at well-known acting schools such as Richmond Drama School and even the Drama Centre London. He is an accomplished actor with a great background and education.
When he was only 21, Tom Hardy won a competition that would change his future. He was a supermodel competitor in something called the Find Me a Supermodel competition. He was the winner, and he was then cast in a number of small television roles in the UK. His career was taking off for him there, but he still had a way to go to become the kind of household name that all actors want to become. He was given many roles, small and large, but it would not be for a bit that he would actually make it as a major player in the game. Tom Hardy finally got his big break, the role that would make him a famous face all over the world, in “The Revenant,” for which was nominated for an Academy Award.
Don’t be confused, however. Tom Hardy was in numerous projects and in some major motion pictures prior to this role, but it was this one that really made the world take note of his exceptional talents and skills. Back in 1999, Tom Hardy married a producer by the name of Sarah Ward. They were only married five years before making the decision to divorce. From there, he began dating regularly. He spent five years with Rachael Speed until 2009. They have one son together. He then began dating Charlotte Riley in 2010. They wed in 2014 and now they have a child together as of October 2015. He suffered for many years from an addiction to cocaine and alcohol, but he has worked on that and is rumored to be clean for many years now.
He is big into philanthropy with his wife, and they support some very large charities such as the Prince’s Trust as well as the Bowel Cancer UK program. He mentors and he helps to do what he can to make the world a better place. He loves tattoos and continues to have them put on his body, and he has no worry that they might eventually cost him a role if the right one comes along.
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