Chris Hemsworth and his wife Elsa Pataky have a special Indian connection and an emotional reason for naming their daughter India. Let’s find out why Chris Hemsworth daughter’s name is India.
Australian actor Chris Hemsworth, best known for playing Thor in Marvel’s superhero series ‘Avengers‘, has been married to Elsa Pataky for over a decade.
Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky are going strong after more than a decade of marriage. The couple first met in 2010 and became husband and wife within a few months. Their marital status came as a surprise to the fans. Now Hemsworth and Pataki have welcomed their three children. They are parents to daughter India, born in 2012, and twin sons Tristan and Sasha, born in 2014.
Hemsworth and Pataki met in 2010 through the actor’s talent agent. By September of that year, they were officially a couple, making their red carpet debut at the opening ceremony of the Los Angeles Museum of Art’s Resnick Pavilion.
India is a part of ‘Thor: Love and Thunder‘, the latest sequel to the Thor series starring Chris Hemsworth and Natalie Portman.
As soon as the news spread, Indian fans of the superhero franchise were really curious as to why an Australian actor and Spanish actress chose to name their first child after India.
Why Did Chris Hemsworth Named Daughter India?
Born on May 11, 2012, India Rose Hemsworth is the eldest of three children of the Australian-Spanish star couple. The couple named their India as a tribute to the country that holds a special place in their hearts.
Actor Chris Hemsworth says India holds a special place in his wife Elsa Pataky’s heart, which is why they have named their daughter India Rose after the country. “My wife spent a lot of time in India and that’s where the name originally came from,” Hemsworth told news agency IANS in 2019.
In 2018, Hemsworth spent some time in India while shooting for Netflix’s thriller series Extraction. “I love the place and the people. Shooting there…there were thousands of people on the streets every day and I’ve never experienced that on set. It was as scary as it was exciting because there were so many people, “he added.