After tough couple of years, Chris Hemsworth celebrates wife’s birthday with emotional message

Chris Hemsworth is perhaps one of the most well-known faces in his generation of actors. He is married to Elsa Pataky and recently celebrated her birthday by writing a sweet message for her.

Given it has been a tough time for the family recently, it is nice to see them celebrating something.

Chris Hemsworth was at the top of his career, acting in multi-million dollar projects when he received some news that stopped him in his tracks. The actor found out he was at a heightened genetic risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease.

The actor’s genetic results revealed that he had two copies of the APOE4 gene. This increases a person’s chance of developing Alzheimer’s disease by eight to twelve times. According to the Mayo Clinic, this can also be an indicator of the early onset of the disease.

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While 25% of the world’s population carries one copy of the gene, a rare 2-3% carry both copies; Hemsworth is one of them, having inherited a copy from each of his parents.

39-year-old Hemsworth found out about his genetic predisposition in the most heartbreaking way. He was filming for a Disney+ documentary series called Limitless, in which the actor looked at ways to prolong his life and become healthier. During testing, he found out about his heightened predisposition to Alzheimer’s disease.

He told Variety Fair that this was his “biggest fear”, but it did not totally come out of the blue; it’s already in his family. Hemsworth’s grandfather was currently undergoing treatment for his Alzheimer’s diagnosis.


“It really triggered something in me to want to take some time off. And since we finished the show, I’ve been completing the things I was already contracted to do,” he finished.

After wrapping up Limitless, the actor decided to take a break. He said, “I’m going home and I’m going to have a good chunk of time off and just simplify. Be with the kids, be with my wife.”


And it seems Chris Hemsworth is making the most of his time off by truly focusing on his family. His wife, Elsa Pataky who is known for her role in Fast and the Furious celebrated her 47th birthday and Hemsworth was there to make it all the more sweeter for her.

He posted a sweet birthday wish for her on Instagram which read, “Happy birthday to my partner in crime, love you always, here’s to many more 😘😘😘 @elsapataky,”

The first video in the carousel Instagram post shows Pataky sitting at a table with a cake in front of her as everyone sings happy birthday. “Happy Birthday”, the actor jokes at the end of the video, adding, “That’s cake number 73.” 


In the second picture after this video, the couple snuggles close to one another as they hold the cake. The third and fourth pictures both feature Pataky next to a cake and dessert, respectively, both commemorating her birthday.

39-year-old Hemsworth and Pataky have been married since 2010 and share three children together. Their eldest daughter India their twins, Sasha and Tristan. 

The couple is incredibly supportive of one another. Pataky said in a recent interview how Chris Hemsworth helped her train to be in the best shape for a role. She said, She added, “Of course, Chris was holding my hand ’cause he knows and he’s done this before, so he had a lot of advice for me,” referring to the strict exercise regime she had to follow.


We are so happy to see this family enjoying one another company and celebrating themselves. Share this piece with others so they can know the Hemsworth-Pataky clan is doing well.