Christopher Whitelaw Pine, who is well known by his nickname Chris pine is a versatile American Actor. He is a native of California in the United States of America. He belongs to the family of actors as his father Robert Pine, is an actor and his mother, Gwynne Gilford is a former actress in Hollywood. His father played the popular role of Sergeant Getraer in drama series CHIPS. Pine’s sister Catie, also did some roles in her short acting career. His grandmother was also a Hollywood actress and his grandfather, distinctly was a Russian and attorney by profession. He spent much of his time on Hollywood Sets with his parents.
Chris has completed his bachelor degree in English literature from the University of California in the year 2002. He was also a student at the university of Leeds with English as major Subject for the duration of one year. He was keenly interested in sports in his youth but he decided to join his family business.
Chris chose acting as a profession and learned acting skills in American Conservatory Theatre in San Fransisco. In acting school he polished his skills, otherwise, he already learnt a lot from their parents. He opted the acting as a professional career in the year 2003 and choose the TV screen as a platform before appearing in Hollywood. He appeared in the series of ER in the same year. Chris also performed in the episodes of CSI: Miami and The Guardian.
Chirs used to say that he loves to carry a spiritual outlook. His friends and well-wishers address him with the nicknames Peene, Piny and Pinewood. He is popular for his symbolic glittering blue eyes. In an interview, he told to media that he followed veteran actor Paul Newman as a role model in his acting career. He also admires George Clooney lifestyle and takes inspiration from him.
Chris Pine Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $28 Million US Dollars
The net worth of Chris Pine is approximate $28 million US dollars as of 2017. He earned this much by working in successful movies like Star Trek, Unstoppable, and The princess Diaries: Royal Engagement. Star Trek series has a big impact on his net worth as the movie made him the overnight star as well as a popular name in Hollywood, and also contributed the major earning in his net worth.
Chris Pine Assets
People in the Hollywood are famous for their love towards the variety of cars. Some people love vintage collections, some go for sporty look & feel, some need cars equipped with the latest technology and some opt for a car with stylish look & design. These cars increase the brand value of celebrities as well as intensify their image in Hollywood.
Chris Pine is not an exception in this case. He also possesses the collection of few cars. He is fond of vintage as well as stylish look , which is why he has a collection of classic 1964 Porsche and Audi R8 cars. Several times he has been spotted with these cars in Los Angles.
This asset also includes a lush Mediterranean-style 1.5 acres compound in Los Angeles. Reports confirm that this 2,230 square foot beautiful home sits on a large 61,450 square foot property. It was purchased in 2010 for $3.050 million.
Chris pine Business Model
Apart from Hollywood Industry, Chris pine’s other source of earning is commercial or advertising world. Armani Group has endorsed him for their perfume advertising. He was spotted on their sets while filming Giorgio Armani Code Perfume. He prefers acting than any other stuff, even he finds himself in trouble in modelling while performing on stages for ramp walk. In his opinion, acting is much easier than modelling as acting has the barrier of lines, acting and role of the character.
It was the year of 2004, he made his first appearance in Hollywood. The film was The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement & her co-star was Anna Hathaway. Again, he appeared in the same genre with Lindsay Lohan in the movie Just My Luck. Later, he also performed a negative role in Smoking Aces (2007) which was a crime flick.
His fortunate year was 2008 when he was offered the role of Captain James Kirk in Star Trek directed by J.J. Adams. Critics welcomed the movie and Star Trek turned out a box-office hit upon its release in 2009. He became a popular star in overnight and the success of Star trek paved his way for a strong position in Hollywood.
After this, he performed in the thriller Unstoppable (2010) and was involved in a love triangle in the action movie This Means War(2012). In 2013, he again appeared as the Captain in Star Trek Into Darkness which was a reprise edition of Star Trek. In the same year, he performed the role of CIA agent Jack in the movie Jack Ryan which was based on the Tom Almost series.
All in all, the performances given by him are winning the hearts of viewers and he is gaining worldwide popularity with his hard work.
Chris Pine is currently busy in shooting of his upcoming movie in which he is playing the role wonder woman’s husband Steve Trevor. He is also busy in advertisements of Armani’s latest fragrance. However, many people are interested in what is next for him in the upcoming sequel to “Star Trek ”. People are wondering for his role of Captain Kirk in the movie as Star trek team did not reveal anything about the star-cast. Even, Chris Pine said in an interview,” Neither I received any information about this nor I heard anything on this matter”.
Almost, all his childhood passed on Hollywood sets. So Hollywood or TV industry is not a new concept for him. We can say that acting is in his blood and he proved the same again & again by his versatile performances. Undoubtedly, he has a long and successful career ahead.