Louis Thomas Hardy

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Sun Jun 26 2022
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When celebrity couple gives birth to their child, the celebration becomes a part of their well-wishers and fans. Likewise, the media went crazy after Tom Hardy and his then-girlfriend, Rachael Speed, gave birth to their son, Louis Thomas Hardy.

You must be aware of the multi-talented British actor, Tom Hardy, who is known for his roles in hit films such as The Dark Night Rises, The Revenant, Venom, among others. Similarly, Rachael is an assistant director. In this article, we will know about their son, Louis, and his parents' relationship. Louis is Tom's first child, and he was born in 2008.

Know about Louis's father and Mother

Louis's parents, Tom and Rachael Speed, first met on the sets of the 2005 BBC's miniseries, 'The Virgin Queen.' In the series, Hardy played the character of 1st Earl of Leicester, while Louis' mother Rachael was the series' assistant director. The couple began dating in early 2006.

Tom Hardy with his second girlfriend Rachel Speed
Image: Tom Hardy with former lover Rachel Speed 
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The 11-year-old, Louis, is just two years away from becoming a teenager. Hence, he might be studying in one of England's reputed schools. So, are his parents still together? No, as of now, Hardy and Speed are no longer together. They separated in 2009 just a year after Louis' birth.

Born with a Silver Spoon: Know Louis' Parents' Work

Many people think that kids who are born into a wealthy family has a lavish lifestyle. And if your father is Tom hardy who has a giant net worth, then life must be pretty easy. Yes, Louis, as a celebrity kid, definitely enjoys his luxury.

Tom Hardy with his look-alike son, Louis Thomas Hardy
Image: Father Tom Hardy with his look-alike son, Louis Thomas Hardy.
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Let's know about Louis' parents' net worth. Well, the 42-year-old actor and producer, Tom Hardy, has appeared on several critically and commercially successful films. Tom has a net worth of $30 million. The primary source of his earnings is acting and producing movies.

Some of Tom's highest grossing movies are listed below:

YearMoviesBox-Office Collection
2008Bronson$2.3 million
2010Inception$829.9 million
2012The Dark Knight Rises$1.084 billion
2015Mad Max: Fury Road$374.7 million
2015The Revenant$533 million
2017Dunkirk$526.9 million
2018Venom$856.1 million

Apart from acting in big-screen, Hardy also appears on small screens. He appeared in the BBC One's period crime drama, Peaky Blinders alongside Cillian Murphy, Helen McCrory, among others.

Further, Louis' mother, Rachael, has worked as a second assistant director in several TV movies and shows.

Louis's father, Tom Hardy's Past Life

The actor who regularly appears on the list of beautiful and influential people was once an intense user of crack cocaine. Also, he was addicted to alcohol. Hardy never hesitates to talk about his past addiction, which he began during his early 20s. However, he later checked into rehab and has been sober for a very long time.

Tom Hardy, the 42-year-old British actor has battled his way through alcohol and crack-cocaine addiction.
Image: One of the most talented British actors, Tom Hardy, was once addicted to crack cocaine and alcoholism.
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Currently, Tom is one of the active charitable person who is an ambassador for the Prince's Trust. Also, he became Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 2018.

Tom's Past Marriages and Current Affairs

In 1999, Hardy married producer, Sarah Ward but they divorced in 2004 after five years of the marital bond. Afterward, his relation with Rachael Speed lasted for four years.

Tom Hardy's current wife, Charlotte Riley is an actress and the couple has two children.
Image: Tom Hardy and his second wife, Charlotte Riley. The actor couple married in 2014 and has two sons.
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Just a year after he became father, Hardy began dating actress Charlotte Riley whom he met on the set of 2009 British TV series, Wuthering Heights. The couple exchanged their wedding vows in July 2014.

Hardy and his second wife, Riley, welcomed their first child, a daughter in October 2015. Similarly, they became parents again after a son named, Forrest was born in December 2018.


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