Chris Pine is an American writer best known for playing the role of James T. Kirk in the Star Trek reboot film series and Steve Trevor in the DC extended-universe.
Pine has been the recipient of Teen Choice Awards for Choice Action Movie Actor for Wonder Woman, San Diego Film Critics Society in the Best Ensemble category for Hell or High Water, and Scream Award in the category Best Actor in a Science Fiction Movie or TV show for Star Trek.
Chris Pine’s net worth is estimated at $40 million with many reports stating that he charges $5 to $10 million for big-budget films and very low fees for indie films.
Chris Pine Career
Chris Pine started his acting career in an episode of ER and simultaneously appeared on several episodes of The Guardian and CSI: Miami. In 2004, he got his first feature film role in The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement opposite Anne Hathaway.
He then starred in a string of romantic comedy films like Surrender, Dorothy (2006), Just My Luck (2006) opposite Lindsay Lohan, Blind Dating (2006), and Smokin’ Aces.
In 2009, Pine accepted the part of James T. Kirk in J.J. Abraham’s Star Trek reboot. His portrayal of Captain Kirk was critically acclaimed and he reprised the role in Star Trek Into Darkness (2013) and Star Trek Beyond (2016). But in 2018 it was reported that Pine will not be reprising the role after failed contractual negotiations.
In 2011, Pine and William Shatner shared the screen in the feature-length documentary The Captains, in which they spoke about their careers and the impact of playing Captain Kirk on their careers. In 2015, Pine starred in the indie film ‘Hell or High Water,’ with actor Ben Foster where they play brothers who have just robbed a bank.
The film premiered at the Cannes Film Festival and Pine was praised for his performance. The same year he received the Primetime Emmy Award for his voice performance on SuperMansion.
In 2017, Chris Pines starred alongside Gal Gadot in Patty Jenkin’s Wonder Woman. His performance received favorable reviews. He reprised the role of Steve Trevor in its sequel ‘Wonder Woman 1984.’
Pine lent his voice in the animated film Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, where he played a version of Spider-Man. Pine starred in the hugely anticipated psychological thriller, Don’t Worry Darlings, where he played the role of Frank, the enigmatic founder of Victory, an idealistic desert company town. Pine starrer ‘Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves’ was critically successful but failed at the box office.
Chris Pine’s Early Life
Chris Pine was born on August 26, 1980. He is the son of American actor, Robert Pine, who starred in the television series CHiPs and has made appearances in contemporary television series like The Office, Parks and Recreation, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Veep, and It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.
Pine’s mother, Gwynne Gilford is a retired actress who has appeared in A New Kind of Family, The Waverly Wonders, and The Young Lawyers. After retiring from acting, Pine’s mother became a practicing psychotherapist. Pine also has a sister who previously aced.
Pine attended the Oakwood School and got a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of California, Berkeley. Instead of finding belonging in a fraternity, Pine pursued theatre at college and became a member of the UC Berkeley Theatre Department. He also studied acting at the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco.
Chris Pine Private Life
Chris Pine is known for being very private about his romantic relationship. He rarely discusses his romantic life in interviews but it has been reported that he dated South African model Dominique Piek from 2011 to 2013 and also dated British actress Annabelle Wallis from 2018 to 2022.
Pine has stated that he is agnostic and aligns himself as a left-leaning liberal when it comes to politics. In 2016, during the American presidential campaign, Pine and his fellow co-stars on Star Trek endorsed the movement Trek Against Trump. He also released a video urging people to go out and vote. During the 2020 presidential campaign, Pine supported Joe Biden.
Chris Pine’s Net Worth
Chris Pine is an American actor who is known for acting in major blockbusters and indie films. Chris Pine’s net worth is estimated at $40 million with many reports stating that he charges $5 to $10 million for big-budget films and very low fees for indie films.
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