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Chris Hemsworth Feels 'Gross' About His Wealth, Says He Doesn't Want His Kids to 'Feel Like They're Privileged'

Chris Hemsworth Feels 'Gross' About His Wealth, Says He Doesn't Want His Kids to 'Feel Like They're Privileged'

Chris Hemsworth is opening up about raising kids as a celebrity.

During a recent interview with GQ Australia, the 35-year-old actor opened earning a reported $31.5 million last year – and how it’s affected being a parent.

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“I feel gross about it,” Chris said about wealth. “I remember saving up for a surfboard when I was younger. The surfboard was 600 bucks and I saved up for a whole year with Dad’s help. I didn’t even want to surf on it for fear of damaging it. It taught me so many lessons about appreciation and working hard for something.”

Chris and wife Elsa Pataky are parents to three children – India, 6, and 4-year-old twins Sasha and Tristan and they want their kids to grow up reaping the rewards of hard work.

“When I think about my kids, I don’t want them to miss that joy. Elsa and I talk a lot about how we instill that same appreciation and respect for things, Chris said. “I don’t want them to feel like they’re privileged in any way. The fact that we have money and their parents are famous, that somehow they’re special, that scares me because we grew up with no money.”

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  • plez

    Someone who feels gross about being rich does not have a mega mansion built in Australia.

  • greppinwolf
  • millerz

    LOL Yeah sure he feels gross about it! The monstrosity of a house he just built is the only thing he should feel gross about. I mean if you work hard and earn a great living just own it man, these headlines are hilarious though. Boo Hoooo

  • millerz

    And juSt to add to my last post you’re not going to raise humble kids in the house you’re building Chris lol just saying

  • Mara

    Easy fix. Just give most of your money to charity.

  • marti

    Good parenting. Kudos

  • Ash

    Haha exactly!

  • oscir

    isn’t feeling gross about wealth, privileged?

  • KS_in_TP

    You ungrateful buffoon. No one is making you stay wealthy. If you feel gross about it,, then give it away to the thousands of charities for children and the poor. Asshat!

  • Sprite

    I only ever bought cheap surfboards when I was younger, and dungers to patch up. My dad once found a damaged cornet and had it fixed up for us to practice on, the solder was silver tho and not gold, the dents just added to the charm !

  • Calamity

    My thoughts exactly. It’s ridiculous.