Our favorite Star-Lord from the Guardians of the Galaxy has come a long way from working as a stripper (okay, not for long) and a waiter (fulltime) to being one of the most recognized faces in Hollywood. He has a great personality, a phenomenal sense of humor, amazing looks, and enough acting chops to land cool roles in movies we enjoy watching so much. But do we really know enough about this guy? Simple facts often escape our attention and we end up knowing the name of that strict teacher he used to hate at school but don’t really know what’s the actor’s height or age. Here are 7 facts every fan should know about Chris Pratt.
Chris Pratt’s Age
Here’s a simple fact that every, and I mean each and every fan should know. Chris Pratt was born on June 21, 1979 in Virginia, Minnesota, which makes him 40 years of age. A great age to become an accomplished actor and father!
Chriss Pratt’s Height
Chris Pratt is around 6’2″ or 187.3 cm tall. If you’re thinking whether that’s tall or not, let me put it like this – he’s tall enough to play the lead of Guardians of the Galaxy and latest Jurassic Park!
Chris Pratt Before and After Weight Loss
Chris Pratt hasn’t really been out of gym practice ever since he lost 60 lbs to play Peter Quill in Guardians of the Galaxy. That couldn’t have been an easy task for a chubby Andy Dwyer from Parks and Rec’s. Yet it all started earlier when he was offered the role of Scott Hatteberg in Moneyball, but the director said the actor was too fat. What did Chris do? He hit the gym and kept sending update photos until he was finally cast for the role! His determination has never wavered ever since, although he had to gain and lose some weight again for different movie roles.
Highest weight: 304lbs for his role in Delivery Man
Lowest weight: 222lbs for his role in Guardians of the Galaxy
Chris Pratt’s Childhood
Chris Pratt was born as the youngest of three siblings in Virginia, Minnesota. The family later moved to Lake Stevens in Washington. Chris liked acting when he was a kid and enjoyed taking part in various plays and dinner theatre. At school, though, he was hard into wrestling and had much success winning various tournaments. He later dropped out of a community college and at one point of his teenagehood ended up homeless on Maui, Hawaii.
Chris Pratt’s Wives
Chris Pratt met his future wife, Anna Faris, on the set of Take Me Home Tonight movie back in 2007. Two years later the couple got married and had a son named Jack who was born prematurely. The two spent eight happy years of marriage, but eventually had to split as it was no longer possible to maintain the relationship. They ended up their marriage on good terms in 2017. Sometime later Chris Pratt was spotted with Arnold Schwarzenegger’s daughter, Katherine. The two announced their engagement soon enough and got married in June, 2019.
Chris Pratt’s Son
According to Chris Pratt, the whole situation with Jack being born prematurely rekindled his religiousness as he and his wife were praying together for their son’s health. Naturally, the baby boy had many health issues and underwent various operations at a very young age. Despite all the complications he has grown up to be a handsome young boy and the two are co-parenting him amicably, putting aside all the differences that made them divorce.
Chris Pratt’s Networth
As of Novermber 2019, Chris Pratt’s net worth is roughly $60 million dollars. All thanks to incredibly popular franchises of Jurrasic World and Guardians of the Galaxy that got him into the Avengers Universe! The Passengers movie was also quite successful and added $1.6 billion to Chris Pratt’s income.