It’s the ‘puny god’ himself- Tom Hiddleston. Hiddleston is a British actor mostly known for his outstanding films throughout his career. Films like Midnight in Paris, Crimson Peak, Thor, and Avengers- are examples of his work that he delivers perfectly.
However, Thor seemed to be the breaking point of his career as most people now refer to him as ‘Loki’.
Overall, Hiddleston has appeared in a total of more than forty TV shows and movies. He’s particularly a favorite among his younger fans!
As of 2021, we’re all expecting to see him in ‘Loki’, a Disney series entirely about his character from Thor and the Avengers franchise.
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Tom Hiddleston Net Worth and Overview
|Net Worth||$30 million|
|Date of Birth||9th February 1981|
|Age||40 years old|
|Source of Wealth||Acting|
|Country of Origin||England|
|Last Updated||February 2021|
Born in Westminster, London, the actor’s former name was Thomas William Hiddleston. He is a son to a stage manager and arts administrator, Diana, and James, a chemist.
In addition to that, he’s a sibling to Sarah and Emma Hiddleston. Hiddleston was brought up in Wimbledon but had to shift to Oxford with his family later.
The actor spent most of his childhood living in boarding schools that he shifted to post the divorce of his parents when he was 12.
Later, Hiddleston joined the University of Cambridge, where he acted in his first play.
Throughout college, Hiddleston appeared in multiple school plays and some miniseries as well. ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’ was one of the popular ones, in which he was hired by a talent agent.
The school plays instilled a passion for acting in him, and he decided to study acting. In 2005, he graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.
Hiddleston’s career had started during his college years, through school plays. During that time, he got signed for television series as well- Nicholas Nickleby, Conspiracy, The Gathering Storm, etc.
With his impressive delivery, he got cast for multiple feature films after graduating from acting school. Hiddleston played important roles in films like Unrelated, The Changeling, Cymbeline, Archipelago, Casualty, etc.
In addition to these, the actor also gave voiceovers and narration to several documentaries.
In 2011, the peak of his career came as he portrayed Loki in the Thor franchise.
His portrayal of the character not only mesmerized the audience but impressed the director Kenneth Branagh, as well! Branagh had boasted about Hiddleston and the actor’s promising delivery, in several interviews.
Originally auditioning for the role of the protagonist, Hiddleston didn’t know he’d be cast for the edgy antagonist instead- giving him the break of his career.
The Thor franchise was then followed by the Avengers franchise, both from the Marvel Studios. Hiddleston’s portrayal of Loki stirred emotions in all the fans’ hearts through all the movies.
However, the actor went on to play various roles- each different from the other. Movies and series like Midnight in Paris, The Night Manager, The Children’s Monologue, Kong: Skull Island, etc. helped the audience and the industry realizes Hiddleston’s versatility.
Highlights and Achievements
Apart from being the God of Mischief, the actor received multiple recognitions for his mesmerizing work throughout his career.
- Nominated in the Ian Charleson Awards for his role in The Changeling
- Won the award for the ‘Best Newcomer in Play’ in the Laurence Olivier Awards for Cymbeline.
- Nominated in the award for the ‘Best Newcomer in Play’ in the Laurence Olivier Awards for Othello.
- Won the Ian Charleson Third Prize for his role in Othello.
- Won the award for ‘Best Supporting Actor in a Play’ in the Theatregoers’ Choice Awards for Othello.
- Nominated in the Ian Charleson Awards for Ivanov.
- Nominated for the ‘Best Supporting Actor’ in the Crime Thriller Award for Wallander.
- Nominated for ‘Breakout Performance’ in the Scream Award for Thor.
- Nominated for ‘Breakthrough Award’ in the Georgia Film Critics Association for Thor, Midnight in Paris, and War Horse.
- Won the award for the ‘Best Male Newcomer’ in the Empire Awards for Thor.
- Nominated for the ‘Best Actor’ in the Evening Standard Film Awards for Archipelago.
- Nominated for the Rising Star Award in BAFTA for Thor.
- Won the Man of the Year in Glamour Awards.
- Won the award for ‘Best Villain’ in the MTV Movie Awards for The Avengers.
- Nominated for the ‘Best Supporting Actor’ in the Empire Award for Thor: The Dark World.
- Won the award for ‘Best Actor’ in the Evening Standard Theatre Award for Coriolanus.
- Nominated in the ‘Best Supporting Actor’ in the Chlotrudis Award for Unrelated.
- Nominated for the ‘Best Actor’ in the Evening Standard British Film Award for Crimson Peak and High-Rise.
- Won the award for ‘Best Actor’ in the TV Choice Awards for The Night Manager.
- Nominated in the ‘Movie Scene Stealer’ in the Teen Choice Award for Thor: Ragnarok.
- Won the ‘Best Actor in a New Production of a Play’ in the BroadwayWorld UK Awards for Betrayal.
In addition to these, Hiddleston was nominated in several other awards throughout his career.
Age, Height, and Weight
Tom Hiddleston is a 40-year-old Aquarius, with a height of 187 cm. Hiddleston weighs 75 kilograms and has a lean body.
Currently, Hiddleston has been reported to be dating his co-star from ‘Betrayal’. In the past decade, the actor was known to have dated Susannah Fielding and the famous Taylor Swift. Furthermore, Swift had written a song about their breakup- Getaway Car.
Apart from his relationship history, he is known to be a feminist in real life. He was the UNICEF ambassador once and is an Illuminating BAFTA Ambassador as of now.
In the Golden Globes Awards in 2017, Hiddleston was criticized for his speech being a little narcissistic. However, the actor had released an apology concerning the matter.
Tom Hiddleston Net Worth in 2021
Tom Hiddleston’s net worth stands at $30 million as of now. In 2021, we expect to see him portray the infamous Loki in the TV series ‘Loki’ by Disney. We’re excited, are you?