Tom Hardy- Bio, Wiki, Career, Age, Height, Family, Relationships, Social media accounts, Controversies, Net Worth, Awards, Facts, And More 

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Tom Hardy

The Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE) Tom Hardy is a British actor, producer, and screenwriter. He is known for his drool-worthy looks, deep personality, and iconic presence on the screen. Tom is known for his role in classical cults as well as blockbuster movies. He has performed on both British and American stages and is recognized as playing tough roles with a thirst for fight and violence. His powerful performances are in Mad Max: Fury Road (2015), Inception (2010), The Revenant (2015), and Venom (2018). Hardy is an Oscar nominee and won the British Academy Film Awards. He has been interested in acting since his younger days and carved his path in acting with his hard work and dedication. Hardy’s career was full of ups and downs and now he makes a long way through it. 

Tom Hardy Introduction


Edward Thomas Hardy was born on 15 September 1977, in the Hammersmith district of London, England. Tom Hardy belongs to a family who dedicated their lives to arts and literature and is the only child of his parents. His mother Anne is an Irish artist and painter while his father Edward Hardy is a novelist and writer. Thomas suffered from alcoholism, drug addiction, and lawbreaking during his teenage and adult years. Tom Hardy went on to pursue acting despite his demons at the prestigious Drama Centre London. His acting skills were polished due to his intense commitment. In an interview, the actor stated,

“When other schools would be doing, sort of, 30 hours, we were doing 60. And we’d be doing stuff that would prepare you in a very different way.

Tom Hardy Biography


The British superstar is active only on his Instagram account and usually interacts with his fans through them. Hardy’s posts on Instagram give a glimpse into his professional life and some personal moments of his life. Some celebrities choose not to use or maintain all social media accounts and Tom is one of them. He wants himself to be recognized for his work. 

Instagram 10M Followers
Twitter Not Available
Facebook Not Available
TikTokNot Available


The Venom actor is of British-Irish roots. He is 5’9” feet in height. He has dark brown hair and fair skin. Hardy’s blue-green eyes can speak and are prominent features of his face. He has a mustache and beard which give him an attractive appearance. Edward is frequently characterized as having a ruggedly attractive look and athletic physique. He is into workout and kickboxing.

Real NameEdward Thomas Hardy
Stage NameTom Hardy
Birthday September 15, 1977
Age 46 years old
Birthplace Hammersmith district of London, England
Present ResidenceRichmond, London
Gender Male 
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Nationality Irish, British
Mother TongueIrish, English
EthnicityIrish, British
ReligionCatholic Christian (By Birth)
Not Confirmed (In present)
School Tower House School
Reed’s School
College/University Catholic Christian (By Birth)
Not Confirmed (At present)
Qualification Acting
Occupation Acting
Net WorthUSD 55 million
Relationship Status Married
Children 3
Height 5′ 9”
Weight 75kg
Eye ColorBlue Green
Hair ColorDark Brown
Body MeasurementsChest:16
HobbiesMartial Arts
Tom Hardy Wiki


His star sign is Virgo. Virgos are analytical, hardworking, and perfectionists. Virgo is characterized by traits such as analytical thinking, hard work, and a tendency towards perfectionism. These traits are also known to manifest in leadership qualities. Virgos are a little judgmental and the biggest critics of themselves. Influential figures like Dana Hamm, Kim Namjoon, and Salma Hayek are also Virgo. 

Tom Hardy zodiac sign


Tom’s father is British and his mother is Irish. Thomas Hardy is the only child of his parents. His mother Anne is an artist and painter and his father Chips Hardy is a comedy writer and novelist. 

FatherEdward (Chips) Hardy
BrotherNot Any
SistersNot Any
Best FriendCillian Murphy
Tom Hardy family and siblings


He got his early education from Tower House School and later attended Reed’s School. Hardy joined Duff Miller Sixth Form College but dropped out due to his misconduct. He became a drug addict and alcoholic in his teenage and early adult years and also committed an offence. But with the help of rehab and self-reflection, he overcame this bad phase later. Tom studied at Richmond Drama School and the Drama Centre London and worked hard to prove himself in acting. 

Tom Hardy early life and education


In 1999, Tom Hardy married producer Sarah Ward but unfortunately, they divorced in 2004. After a year of divorce in 2005, he began a relationship with assistant director Rachael Speed during the shoot of Virgin Mary and they later had a son together before parting their ways in 2009. In the same year, he started dating actress Charlotte Riley, and they were married in July 2014. The couple has two sons together. 

WifeSarah Ward (Divorced)
Charlotte Riley (Married)
GirlfriendsRachael Speed
Children3 sons
Tom Hardy marriage


Hardy started his acting career through his role in the miniseries Band Of Brothers (2001). He also modeled before beginning his acting career and wants to become a rapper. Somehow he paused his music career. Hardy is one of the pioneers of the British film industry and has a long-spanning career. His major roles include Black Hawk Down (2001), Star Trek: Nemesis (2002), Inception (2010), The Dark Knight Rises (2012), Lawless (2012) and Mad Max: Fury Road (2014). Hardy received his first Oscar nomination for his role as John Fitzgerald in the drama The Revenant (2015) and went on to star in the Venom (2018). Most of Hardy’s roles revolve around war, violence, fighting, and gangster. 

In 2006, he collaborated with Robert Delamare a director of Shotgun to launch an underground theater company. He directed Blue On Blue, a play written by his father and slated in it later with the name Stuart: A Life Backwards (2007). Tom also starred in the eight-part BBC One television drama series Taboo (2017). Thomas played the role of Alfie Solomons in the British crime drama Peaky Blinders (2014-2022).

Tom Hardy Career


From his iconic notorious criminal role in Bronson (2008) to the romantic role in Wuthering Heights (2009), his roles are transformative, intense, violent, and deadly. His smooth transitioning abilities between the characters captivate audiences with his raw, loud, and extraordinary talent. Let’s take a look at the films he worked in. 

Black Hawk Down2001
Star Trek: Nemesis2002
Dot The I
LD 50 Lethal Dose
The Reckoning
Layer Cake
Marie Antoinette
Scenes of a Sexual Nature
Stuart: A Life Backwards
The Inheritance
Sucker Punch
Rolla Bronson
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
This Means War
The Dark Knight Rises
Child 44
Mad Max: Fury Road London Road
The Revenant
Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Venom: Let There Be Carnage
Spider-Man: No Way Home
The Matrix Resurrections
The Bikeriders2023
Venom: The Last Dance2024
Tom Hardy films


Tom worked as an Alfie Solomons in BBC’s longest-running crime drama series “Peaky Blinders. A list of Television series in which he played a significant role and worked as a producer are as follows:

Band of Brothers2001
The Virgin Queen
Gideon’s Daughter
A for Andromeda
Cape Wrath
Oliver Twist
Stuart: A Life Backwards
Wuthering Heights2008
Peaky Blinders2014-2022
CBeebies Bedtime Stories
Great Expectations2023
Tom Hardy television


According to Investor Times, the British actor has a net worth of  USD 55 million. Right now, he is a millionaire and the most successful British actor with worldwide recognition and dedicated fandom.

Source of Income

His main source of income is several successful roles in Films and TV. He also does screenwriting and co-produces the films. Thomas owns a theatrical company as well. 

Tom Hardy source of income


Tom Hardy is not only known for his visually appealing appearance on camera but he is also vocal about various social, political, and environmental issues. Hardy became an ambassador for the Prince’s Trust in 2010. It is a UK youth charity that provides training, personal development, business start-up support, and advice. In 2012, he and his wife Charlotte Riley became financiers of Bowel Cancer UK. He also worked with PETA for animal rights.

Tom Hardy activism


Although Tom barely keeps his personal life away from the spotlight he still takes inspiration from multiple people and mentions this on various occasions. Let’s see what are his favorite things:

Favorite ColorRed
Favorite ActorGary Oldman
Johnny Depp
Brad Pitt
Harrison Ford
Favorite ActressCharlotte Riley 
Favorite MusiciansBusta Rhymes
Method Man
Steve Miller Ban
Jeff Beck 
Favorite TV ShowCome Dine With Me
Favorite MovieLa Haine
The Big Lebowski
Dog Day Afternoon
Bringing Out the Dead
Time Bandits
Favorite FoodSticky Pork Cutlets
Favorite DrinkCoffee
Red Bull
Favorite SongC.R.E.A.M
Built For This
Favorite SportsBrazilian Jiu-jitsu
Favorite Destination France
Favorite BooksOf Mice and Men
Tom Hardy favorites


The British actor and producer won Awards for his remarkable acting skills in Television and Films.

Academy Awards/ 2016Nominated
British Academy Film Awards/ 2011Won
British Independent Film Award/ 2009 & 2015Won
C21’s International Drama Awards/ 2017Won
Central Ohio Film Critics Association/ 2012Won
Chlotrudis Awards/ 2015Won
Critics’ Choice Movie Awards/ 2016Won
Houston Film Critics Society/ 2016Won
Tom Hardy Awards


  • He made an appearance in Peaky Blinders alongside Cillian Murphy. 
  • Tom Hardy idolizes Gary Oldman a veteran British actor.
  • Hardy was treated for drug addiction and alcoholism
  • Tom replaced Michael Fassbender with whom once he studied in Drama Center London, in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy.
  • Thomas won a television modeling contest in 1998.
  • He gained more than 40 pounds for his role in Bronson (2008) by eating chocolate and pizza.
  • Hardy prefers playing villains instead of heroes.
  • He is a practitioner of Brazilian jiu-jitsu and won the blue belt.
  • Edward Hardy plays with his English accents a lot so sometimes it’s hard to guess his natural accent. 
  • Edward received Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE) for his services to art and literature. 
Tom Hardy interesting facts

Why is Tom Hardy so famous?

The British actor is known for his drool-worthy looks, interchangeable personality, and incredible performances in both cult films and mainstream blockbusters.

What is Tom Hardy's most famous role?

Although he played a lot of characters, his breakthrough performance was as Eames in the sci-fi thriller Inception (2010), which brought him the attention of audiences around the globe.

Is Tom Hardy James Bond?

No, he didn't play that role instead he said that he could make the James Bond series.

Is Tom Hardy still married?

He is married to Charlotte Riley in 2014.

As a voracious reader of celeb magazines and working experience in theatre, I developed a versatile writing approach about a glamour world which is sprinkled with red carpets and artificer coffee. I'm Samia, your gaze behind the curtain of superstars, where authenticity shines brighter than glitters.

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