Chris Evans is an American actor and filmmaker best known for his superhero roles as the Captain America in Captain America and Avengers films and Human Torch in Fantastic Four film series. In addition to these roles, he has played lead roles in films like Gifted, Before We Go, Sunshine, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World and Snowpiercer.
Christopher Robert Evans
Chris Evans was born on 13 June 1981, in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
He’s currently 37 years old.
He is half Italian and half Irish on his mother’s side.
Evans graduated from Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School and later studied acting at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute.
- Father – G. Robert “Bob” Evans III (Dentist)
- Mother – Lisa Marie (née Capuano) (Artistic Director at the Concord Youth Theater)
- Siblings – Scott Evans (Younger Brother) (Actor), Carly (Older Sister), Shanna (Younger Sister) (English Teacher)
- In feet – 6 feet
- In centimeters – 183 cm
- In meters – 1.83 m
- In Kilograms – 88 kg
- In Pounds – 194 lbs
Chris Evans’s first credited appearance in a film was as Judd in the 2000 American family drama film, The Newcomers.
In 2000, Evans played Cary Baston in the American comedy-drama series, Opposite Sex. His performance in the series earned him rave reviews and took him to the limelight.
He made his Broadway debut as Bill in Lobby Hero at the Helen Hayes Theatre.
Playing superhero roles as Johnny Storm / Human Torch in Fantastic Four (2005) and Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007), and Steve Rogers / Captain America in Captain America: The First Avenger (2011) The Avengers (2012), Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Captain America: Civil War (2016), and Avengers: Infinity War (2018).
Chris Evans Favorites
- Favorite Food – Pizza
- Favorite Music Genre – Classic Rock
- Favorite Singer – Michael Jackson
- Favorite Movies – Braveheart (1995), Hurlyburly (1998), The Royal Tenenbaums (2001).
- Favorite TV Shows – The Simpsons (1989)
Chris Evans Net worth
Chris Evans has a net worth of $50 million. He lives in Los Angeles and owns a Ferrari among other top-notch cars.
Chris Evans Facts
Evans modeled for “Tyler” in Hasbro’s board game Mystery Date in 1999.
He was named among People magazine’s “Hottest Bachelors” in 2006.
Evans was ranked #18 on E! Television’s 2006 101 Sexiest Celebrity Bodies.
In 2011, Chris Evans received the Scream Award for Best Superhero for his role in Captain America: The First Avenger.
In 2015, he won the People’s Choice Awards for Favorite Action Movie Actor for Captain America: The Winter Soldier.
He is a strong supporter of LGBT rights.
He has a Bulldog named East, who is also half American and half English.
He initially turned down the role of Captain America as he did not want to get locked into a single long-term project. He signed a six-movie contract with Marvel which ended with the first part Avengers: Infinity War.
He has a great interest in the philosophies of Buddhism.
Evans is a fan of the New England Patriots.