Who Is Chris Pratt? Check-Out Real Name, Net-Worth, Awards And Quotes

Birth Name: Christopher Michael Pratt

Nickname/Stage Name: Chris Pratt

Birth Date: June 21, 1979

Genres: Action, Comedy, Sci-fi

Occupation: Actor

Years Active: 2000 till Present

Net Worth: $60 million

Latest Film: The Tomorrow War

Personal Life

Chris Pratt was born in Virginia, Minnesota, the youngest of his parents’ children. He met actress Anna Faris in 2007 and they became engaged in late 2008. They married in Indonesia in July 2009. Their son Jack was born in August 2012.

Pratt and Faris split in 2017 and the actor started a relationship with author Kathrine Schwarzenegger in June 2018. Their engagement was announced in January 2019 and they tied the knot in June of the same year. Their child Lyla Maria was born in August 2020.

The movie star is a non-denominational Christian.

Education

He graduated from Lake Stevens High School in 1997 and dropped out of community college midway through his first semester.

Career

Pratt was discovered by actress and director Rae Dawn Chong at the age of 19 when he was waiting tables at a restaurant. He was cast in her directorial debut, the short horror film Cursed Part 3.

He played Bright Abbott in the series Everwood and joined The O.C. in its fourth season, portraying the character of activist Winchester ‘Che’ Cook. He also made a brief appearance in the 2008 action film Wanted alongside James McAvoy.

His breakthrough role came in 2009 when he started playing Andy Dwyer in the NBC comedy series Parks and Recreation. He was next seen in Moneyball (2011).

The actor portrayed a Navy SEAL in Zero Dark Thirty (2012) and starred opposite Joaquin Phoenix in the sci-fi drama Her (2013).

Pratt’s career experienced a turning point when he was cast as Peter Quill/Star-Lord in the Marvel film Guardians of the Galaxy (2014). He would reprise the role in several other MCU movies.

He was cast as the lead in Jurassic World (2015), playing Owen Grady, a dinosaur expert. He reprised the role in Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2015).

Pratt was among the ensemble cast of the western The Magnificent Seven (2016) and voiced the character of Emmet in The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part (2019).

He also provided his vocal talent to the Disney animated film Onward (2020), alongside Tom Holland.

Awards

CinemaCon Award (2014)

Detroit Film Critics Award (2014)

Saturn Award (2015)

MTV Movie Award (2016)

Teen Choice Award (2018)

Kids’ Choice Award (2019)

Quotes

“You can pour melted ice cream on regular ice cream. It’s like a sauce.”

“The only way physical comedy works is if you don’t see it coming. And the harder the fall, the funnier it is. You have to really take some shots, and I’ve walked away with some bumps and bruises.”

“My favourite way to blow off steam is to sing obnoxiously loud in the shower.”

“I married way out of my pay grade. I have no idea how that happened.”

Trivia

He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. It was unveiled on April 21, 2017.

Once worked as a stripper before his career took off.

Before his career breakthrough, he had no home and lived in his van.”

Has starred in two films with Morgan Freeman in which he was abducted by tough women to fulfill an extraordinary destiny; Wanted (2008) and The Lego Movie (2014).

Movies

Cursed Part 3 (2000)

The Extreme Team (2003)

Walk the Talk (2007)

Wanted (2008)

Moneyball (2011)

Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

The Lego Movie (2014)

Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

Jurassic World (2015)

Passengers (2016)

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)

Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018)

The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part (2019)

Avengers: Endgame (2019)

Onward (2020)

The Tomorrow War (2021)

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