Chris Pratt Biography

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Chris Pratt

Quick Facts Of Chris Pratt

Celebrated Name Chris Pratt
Age 39 Years
Nick Name Chris
Birth Name Christopher Michael Pratt
Birth Date 1979-06-21
Gender Male
Profession Actor
Place Of Birth Virginia, Minnesota
Birth Nation United States
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Horoscope Cancer
Father Daniel Clifton Pratt
Mother Kathleen Louise
Siblings 2
Brothers Cully Pratt
Sisters Angie Pratt
Home Town Lake Stevens, Washington
Religion Non-denominational Christian
High School Lake Stevens High School
College / University Community college
Education High school graduated, dropped out of community college in the first semester.
Career Start 2000
Debut Movie Cursed Part 3
First Telefilm The Huntress
First Award CinemaCon Breakthrough Performer of the Year
Marital Status Engaged
Wife Anna Faris (2009-2018)
Partner Katherine Schwarzenegger (Fiancee)
Children Jack (son with ex-wife Anna Faris)
Current City Los Angeles, California
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 223 lbs (101 kg)
Body Build/Type Athletic
Chest Size 46 inches
Bicep Size 16 inches
Waist Size 35 inches
Eye Color Green
Hair Color Dark Brown
Shoe Size 13 (US)
Net Worth $40 million
Hit Movies Guardians of Galaxy franchise, Avengers: Infinity War, Jurrasic World Franchise

Chris Pratt is a popular American actor. His birth name is Christopher Michael Pratt. He is best known for his leading role as Star-Lord in Guardian of Galaxy in 2014. He also reprised the role of Star-Lord in its sequel, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.  in 2017 and Avengers: Infinity War in 2018, and will appear in its sequel, Avengers: Endgame in 2019. He has also earned recognition for his work in The Lego Movie, Jurrasic Park franchise, The Lego Movie, The Magnificient Seven, and Passengers. Earlier, he rose to prominence for his role as Andy Dwyer in the NBC sitcom, Parks and Recreation from 2009 to 2015. He got engaged to an author, Katherine Schwarzenegger, daughter of Arnold Schwarzenegger on 13 January 2019.

Chris Pratt announced his engagement with Katherine Schwarzenegger, daughter of Arnold Schwarzenegger

The 39-years old American actor, Guardians of Galaxy star, Chris Pratt has announced his engagement with the author, Katherine Schwarzenegger via his Instagram account. Katherine also announced their engagement via her Instagram account. 

They got engaged on 13 January 2019 and went to Instagram on the next day to announce it. Both the newly-weds posted the same picture on their respective accounts, where Chris wrote, "Sweet Katherine, so happy you said yes! I’m thrilled to be marrying you. Proud to live boldly in faith with you. Here we go!".

Chris is seen kissing his newly engaged fiance on the side of her forehead near the eyes, whereas Katherine outs her arm around Chris displaying the beautiful engagement diamond ring. 

The 29-years old Katherine Schwarzenegger is an author and is the daughter of Arnold Schwarzenegger and the grandniece of former US President, John F. Kennedy.

Famous For

- his role as Star-Lord in Guardians of Galaxy, Guardians of Galaxy Vol. 2, and Avengers: Infinity War.

- his role as Owen Grady ni Jurrasic World and its sequel, Jurrasic World: fallen Kingdom.

- his role as Andy Dwyer in NBC sitcom, Parks and Recreation. 

Early Life, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Religion, Ethnicity, Education, Wiki

Chris Pratt was born on 21 June 1979. His birth place is in Virginia, Minnesota in the United States. He holds American nationality. He was born to a father, Daniel Clifton Pratt and a mother, Kathleen Louise. He has 2 siblings, a brother, Cully Pratt and a sister, Angie Pratt. He belongs to White ethnicity. His zodiac sign is Cancer. His father died of multiple sclerosis in 2014. His mother is of Norwegian descent. He grew up in Lake Stevens, Washington after his parents moved there when he was 3 years old. He was raised Lutheran and later worked for Jews for Jesus. He eventually became a non-denominational Christian. 

He attended and graduated from Lake Stevens High School in 1997. He then joined a community college to study further but dropped out in the mid of the first semester. 

He started working as a discount ticket salesman and daytime stripper. He then became homeless in Maui, Hawaii and started living in a van or a tent on the beach. 

He was 19-years old when he was discovered by actress and director Rae Dawn Chong at the Bubba Gump Shrimp Company restaurant in Maui he worked.

Career Start, Everwood, Parks and Recreation, Guardians of Galaxy, Jurrasic World, Avengers, Passengers, 

Chris debut in acting came in 2000 when actress and director Rae Dawn Chong cast him the role of Devon in the short film Cursed Part 3.

He made his television debut in an episode of the 2001 television series, The Huntress.

He landed the lead role of Bright Abbot on the series, Everwood, which run from 2002 to 2006 until its cancellation.

He rose to prominence after he landed the lead role of Andy Dwyer in the NBC sitcom, Parks and Recreation from 2009 to 2015. It is considered his breakthrough in the acting career. 

He also appeared in the minor roles from 2003 to 2013 in several films including The Extreme Team, Strangers with Candy, Walk the Talk, Wieners, Wanted, Bride Wars, Deep in the Valley, Jennifer's Body, The Multi-Hyphenate, Take Me Home Tonight, Moneyball, What's Your Number?, 10 Years, The Five-Year Engagement, Zero Dark Thirty, Movie 43, Mr. Payback, Delivery man, and Her.

His voice role of Emmet Brickowski in the 2014 film, The Lego Movie earned him recognition. He will reprise his voice role of Emmet Brickowski in the 2019 film, The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part.

He rose to prominence after he landed the lead role of Star-Lord in the Marvel's 2014 film, Guardians of Galaxy.

His role as Owen Grady in the Jurrasic Park franchise 2015 film, Jurrasic World became his commercially most successful film at the time. 

He reprised his role of Owen Grady in its sequel Jurrasic World: Fallen Kingdom in 2018. 

He later reprised the role of Star-Lord in the Guardians of Galaxy Vol. 2 in 2017 and Avengers: Infinity War in 2018. Avengers: Infinity War became the most commercial success film in his career.

He also starred in the main role in the 2016 film, The Magnificient Seven and Passengers.

He has also appeared in the series, The O.C., Mom, and voiced in the series, The Batman, Ben 10 Ultimate Alien, and Timms Valley. 

His was also featured in the video games including Ben 10 Ultimate Alien: Cosmic Destruction, Kinect Star Wars, Lego Jurrasic World, and Lego Dimensions.

He will reprise the role of Star-Lord in the 2019 film Avengers: Endgame. The movie is in post-production. 

Awards, Nominations

Chris Pratt won the CinemaCon Breakthrough Performer of the Year Award for his role as Star-Lord in the 2014 film, Guardians of the Galaxy. He also won the Detroit Film Critics Society Best Ensemble Award and Saturn Best Actor Award for the same role.

He was nominated for the Young Hollywoods Awards, Detroit Film Critics Society Awards, Critics' Choice Movie Awards, MTV Movie Awards, and Kids' Choice Awards for the same role.

He later won the Teen Choice Movie Actor: Sci-Fi Award for his reprised role as Star-Lord in the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.

He has also won the MTV Movie Best Action Performance Award for his role as Owen Grady in the 2016 film, Jurrasic World. He later won Teen Choice Summer Movie Star: Male Award for his work in Jurrasic World: Fallen Kingdom.

Marital Status, Divorce, Relationship, Engagement, Girlfriend, Children

The 39-years old actor is currently engaged to American author Katherine Schwarzenegger. They got engaged on 13 January 2019. She is the daughter of popular actor and politician Arnold Schwarzenegger and the 35th President of the United States of America, John F. Kennedy. Katherine's mother, Maria Shriver reportedly set their dates. They were first seen together in June 2018. 

Previously, Chris was married to Anna Faris. She is an American actress, comedian, voice artist, producer, author, podcaster, fashion model, and occasional singer. They first met on the set of Take Me Home Tonight in 2007. They later got engaged in late 2008 and got married in Bali, Indonesia in the following year. They gave premature birth to a son, Jack in August 2012. After 9 years of marriage, they separated in 2017 and their divorce was finalized in October 2018.

He lives in Los Angeles, California at present. 

Height, Weight, Body Measurements, Hair Color, Eye Color

Chris Pratt stands at a height of 1.88 m i.e. 6 feet and 2 inches tall. He has a body weight of 223 lbs i.e. 101 kg. His transformed his body weight from 100 kg for his role on Everwood to 134 kg for Delivery Man to 102-104 kg for his roles in Zero Dark Thiry and Guardians of the Galaxy. He has an athletic body build. He has a chest size of 46 inches, biceps size of 16 inches, and a waist size of 35 inches. He has green eyes and his hair color is dark brown. He wears a shoe of size 13 (US). 

Net Worth, Income, Source of Income

As of 2019, the net worth of American actor, Chris Pratt is estimated at around $40 million. He has earned his fortune working in several movies. His movie The Lego Movie became the third-highest-grossing film of 2014 in North America. Guardians of the Galaxy became the highest-grossing film of 2014 in North America. His movie Jurrasic World grossed $1.670 billion worldwide. Avengers: Infinity War became the fourth film and the first superhero film to gross over $2 billion worldwide, as it grossed $2.04 billion worldwide.

Did You Know?

  • His mother used to work at a Safeway supermarket.
  • His father used to work in mining and remodeling houses.
  • He finished high school state wrestling tournament in the fifth place.
  • He speaks German fluently.
  • Chris and his ex-wife both collected dead bugs before they met and combined their collections after marriage.
  • He lost 14 kg of his weight for the 2011 film, Moneyball.
  • Pratt initially turned down the role of Star-Lord in the 2014 film, Guardians of Galaxy.
  • In 2014, he was ranked at number 2 on People magazine's annual list of Sexiest Men Alive.
  • He hosted the "Chris Pratt/Ariana Grande" episode of Saturday Night Live in 2014.
  • In 2015, Time named Pratt one of the 100 most influential people in the world on the annual Time 100 list.
  • In April 2017, he received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame located at 6834 Hollywood Boulevard.
  • Chris, along with other superheroes starring film, Avengers: Infinity war is the third most expensive films ever made and the first superhero film to gross $2 billion worldwide.

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