Tom Hardy: Bio- Height, Weight, Age, Personal Life, Career, and More

Edward Thomas “Tom” Hardy, born on September 15, 1977, in Hammersmith, London, is a versatile actor and producer known for his exceptional talent. Standing at approximately 5′ 10″ and weighing around 165 pounds, Hardy boasts a chest measurement of 45 inches, a 33-inch waist, and 16-inch biceps. With captivating hazel grey eyes and dark brown hair, his striking appearance is just one facet of his appeal.

Tom Hardy: Actor Extraordinaire
Tom Hardy: Actor Extraordinaire

Hardy’s career took flight with his debut in the 2001 film “Black Hawk Down,” but it was his roles in plays like “Blood” and “In Arabia We’d All Be Kings” that earned him recognition, including the 2003 London Evening Standard Theatre Award for Outstanding Newcomer. His portrayal of Bane in “The Dark Knight Rises” and Eames in “Inception” further solidified his status as a Hollywood heavyweight.

Real NameEdward Thomas “Tom” Hardy
ProfessionActor, Producer
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)178 cm / 1.78 m / 5’ 10”
Weight (approx.)75 kg / 165 lbs
Body Measurements– Chest: 45 Inches
– Waist: 33 Inches
– Biceps: 16 Inches
Eye ColourHazel Grey
Hair ColourDark Brown

Personal Life

  • Date of Birth: September 15, 1977
  • Age: 40 Years (as of 2017)
  • Birthplace: Hammersmith, London, UK
  • Zodiac Sign: Virgo
  • Nationality: English
  • Hometown: London
  • Schools: Reed’s School in Surrey, Tower House School in London, Richmond Drama School, London
  • College: Duff Miller Sixth Form College, London
  • Educational Qualifications: Not Available
  • Debut Film: “Black Hawk Down” (2001)


  • Father: Chips Hardy (Novelist and Comedy Writer)
  • Mother: Elizabeth Anne Hardy (Painter)
  • Siblings: None
  • Religion: Not Known
  • Ethnicity: Irish


  • Watching Comedy Shows
  • Camping
  • Reading Books


  • In 2015, Tom Hardy criticized a reporter for asking about his sexuality.

Favourite Things

  • Beverages: Tea, Coffee, Red Bull, Coca Cola
  • Destinations: London, Como region in Italy, Béziers, Nîmes, Sommières, and Arles in the South of France
  • Club: The Groucho Club, London
  • Actor: Gary Oldman

Personal Life: Girls, Affairs, and More

  • Sexual Orientation: Bisexual
  • Marital Status: Divorced
  • Affairs/Girlfriends:
    • Sarah Ward, Actress (1999-2004)
    • Rachael Speed, Director (2008)
    • Charlotte Riley, Actress (2009-Present)
  • Wife/Spouse:
    • Sarah Ward (1999-2004)
    • Charlotte Riley (Married in 2014)
  • Children:
    • Son: Louis Thomas Hardy
    • Daughter: None

Style Quotient

  • Cars Collection: Audi R8 Spyder, Camero

Money Factor

  • Net Worth: $15 Million

Tom Hardy: Lesser-Known Facts

  • Tom Hardy is of Irish descent and was raised in East Sheen, London.
  • He won The Big Breakfast’s Find Me a Supermodel competition at the age of 21 in 1998.
  • Hardy received the 2003 London Evening Standard Theatre Award for Outstanding Newcomer for his performances in plays like “Blood” and “In Arabia We’d All Be Kings.”
  • He portrayed the supervillain Bane in “The Dark Knight Rises” (2012), the final film in Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Trilogy.
  • In 2010, Hardy won a BAFTA Rising Star award for his role as Eames in Christopher Nolan’s “Inception.”
  • He received a Best Supporting Actor nomination for “The Revenant.”
  • Hardy has a son named Louis Thomas Hardy, born in 2008, with his girlfriend Rachael Speed, whom he met in 2005 on the set of “The Virgin Queen.”
  • He battled addiction issues, including cocaine use, in his formative years.
  • In 2015, GQ named Hardy among the 50 best-dressed British men.
  • During the filming of “Bronson,” Hardy met Charles Salvador, Britain’s most notorious prisoner.
  • Hardy appeared in a PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) advertisement promoting pet adoption.
  • In 2010, Hardy became an ambassador for The Prince’s Trust, a prominent UK youth charity providing personal development, training, business start-up support, advice, and mentoring.