Chris Pine is an American actor born on August 26, 1980, in Los Angeles, California. He is the son and grandson of successful actors. Pine has made several TV appearances early in his career. He played the role of Captain James Kirk in the 2009 remake of ‘Star Trek’. The role in that film made him the young actor into the Hollywood A-lister.
Chris Pine was born on August 26, 1980, in Los Angeles, California. He was familiar with the acting career from his childhood. His grandmother had played a role in ‘House of Frankenstein (1944) and ‘Em Cowboy (1942). His father, Robert Pine played a role on the popular police-drama ‘CHiPs’. Even pine mother and sister had played minor acting careers.
Pine had spent his childhood on the Hollywood sets. But throughout his youth, he was interested in the sports. But he decided to go in the family business. While he was in the University of California, Berkeley, he took the acting classes before getting graduation with the English Literature’s degree.
Pine started his acting career with the appearances in the ‘CSI: Miami’ and ‘ER, The Guardian’. He had boyish good looks and the striking blue eyes. He played a lead role in the romantic comedy and he got his feature-film debut in 2004 in ‘The Princess Diaries 2; Royal Engagement’ with Anne Hathaway. After that, he co-starred with Lindsay Lohan in ‘Just My Luck’. Later, he also got an opportunity to branch out as the villainous neo-Nazi in ‘Smoking Aces (2007)’.
In 2008, Pine got a role in ‘Star Trek’. He played a role of Captain James Kirk. After that, Pine became an overnight star.
The ‘Star Trek’ became very successful and it opened more doors for Pine. He got a role in ‘Unstoppable (2010) with Denzel Washington and in ‘This Means War (2010) with Reese Witherspoon and Tom Hardy.
In the same year, he was cast in the role of CIA agent Ryan in the Kenneth Branagh – directed film ‘Jack Ryan’.
Pine is the multiple award-winning actor. His net worth is estimated $20 million and the accumulated net worth is from the acting career.