Christopher Michael Pratt is an American actor. From 2009 to 2015, he became well-known as Andy Dwyer on the NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation and is now most famous for his role in Guardians of the Galaxy. (1)
Facts About Chris Pratt’s
|Estimate Net Worth||$80 million|
|Birthday||June 21, 1979|
Chris Pratt’s Appearance (Height, Hair, Eyes & More)
|Height||6 ft 2 in|
|Eye Color||Light Brown|
Chris Pratt's Net Worth
Chris Pratt is a wealthy American actor with an estimated net worth of $80 million. He became famous as Andy Dwyer on NBC’s “Parks and Recreation” which last 2015. In 2013, Chris received a Critics’ Choice Television Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series. Chris has since become one of the world’s most famous actors. “Zero Dark Thirty” and “Jurassic Park” are among Chris’ notable films. (2)
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Chris Pratt's Early Life
Christopher Michael Pratt was born in Virginia, Minnesota on June 21, 1979. His daughter works at a Safeway supermarket, and his father mined before remodeling houses. Chris’s father died of multiple sclerosis in 2014. His mother is Norwegian. When Pratt was seven years old, his family relocated to Lake Stevens, Washington. Chris finished fifth in a high school state wrestlers tournament; he later recalled being asked what he wanted to do with his life by his wrestling coach. (3)
Chris Pratt’s Education
Pratt dropped out of state university halfway through the first semester and ended up homeless in Hawaii, sleeping in a car and a tent on the beach after continuing to work as a discount ticket salesman and daytime stripper. He recalled listening to Dr. Dre’s 2001 album on a daily basis, to the point where he grew up knowing every lyric; years later, he rapped Eminem’s verses from the song “Forgot About Dre” on the spot during an interview. He worked for the Christian missionary organization Jews for Jesus while on Maui.
Chris Pratt’s Wife and Family Life
Chris met actress Anna Faris, who played his love interest in Take Me Home Tonight, on the film’s set in 2007. The couple got engaged in late 2008 and married on a whim on July 9, 2009, in Bali, Indonesia, after attending a friend’s wedding. They lived in Los Angeles’ Hollywood Hills neighborhood. Their son was born nine weeks prematurely in 2012, weighing only 3 pounds 12 ounces. Pratt mentioned that the birth of his preterm son “really defined” his faith in God after Chris and his wife “prayed a lot” about the baby’s prognosis. The couple got separated and divorced the following year.
In June 2018, Pratt began dating author Katherine Schwarzenegger. Pratt and Schwarzenegger announced their engagement on January 13, 2019. On June 8, 2019, the couple married in Montecito, California. Their first child was born in 2020. Chris Pratt was a Kennedy family member through his marriage to Schwarzenegger. Their second child was born in May 2022.
Chris Pratt’s Career
Chris was 19 years old when he was discovered by actress and director Rae Dawn Chong while waiting for orders at the Bubba Gump Shrimp Company restaurant in Hawaii. Rae Chong cast him in her directorial debut, Cursed Part 3, a short horror film shot in Los Angeles. Pratt made his television debut as Harold Brighton “Bright” Abbott on the show Everwood. Following Everwood’s cancellation, he joined The O.C.’s cast for its fourth season in the role of activist Winchester “Ché” Cook. He also appeared in the 2008 action film Wanted, where he was hit with a keyboard by James McAvoy. Pratt at the Parks and Recreation premiere in April 2009. Chris debuted as Andy Dwyer on the NBC comedy series Parks and Recreation in 2009. Originally intended to be a one-time appearance, producers liked Pratt so much that they asked him to become a series regular. This turned out to be Chris’ breakout role.
While Chris had previously been known for playing supporting roles and was best known for Chris’s portly character on Parks and Recreation, the year 2014 marked a watershed moment in Chris’ career when he starred in two big studio films. Pratt initially declined the role of Peter Quill, stating that he did not want “another Captain Kirk or Avatar moment.” Sarah Finn, the film’s casting director, suggested Pratt to director James Gunn, who had struggled to cast that role and had dismissed the idea. Despite this, Finn tried to arrange for a meeting between the two, and Gunn was convinced that Pratt was the right man for the job. Despite gaining weight for the comedy film Delivery Man, Pratt won over Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige. Pratt signed a multi-film deal with Marvel for the role.
Pratt received the CinemaCon Award for Breakthrough Performer in March 2014. He was ranked second on People magazine’s annual Sexiest Men Alive in 2014. Pratt was featured on the cover of the July 18 issue of Entertainment Weekly, which documented his body’s evolution over the previous twelve years, from 220 pounds for his role on Everwood to 295 pounds for Delivery Man to 225-230 pounds for his roles in Zero Dark Thirty and Guardians of the Galaxy. When Chris hosted the September 27, 2014, episode of Saturday Night Live, Pratt made fun of his changeable physique in a musical number he performed during his monologue. Pratt started to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his contributions to the entertainment industry on April 21, 2017, at 6834 Hollywood Boulevard. (4)
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