Chris Hemsworth’s huge $267million payday: Thor star partners with Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos’ brother Mark in Centr app deal
Chris Hemsworth can now add fitness mogul to his resume.
Private equity firm HighPost, founded by David Moross and Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos’ brother Mark, has acquired the Thor star’s health and fitness app Centr.
Bloomberg reported on Friday that Centr is worth US $200million (AU $267million), making it a huge payday for the 38-year-old Australian actor.
Chris Hemsworth’s huge $267million payday: Thor star (pictured), 38, has partnered with Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos’ younger brother Mark in Centr app deal
HighPost have also acquired Inspire Fitness – a company that produces weights, rowing machines and other fitness-related equipment.
They will combine both Centr and Inspire Fitness, making it a premium destination for the health and fitness-minded.
Chris is the second largest shareholder behind HighPost.
Moross said in a statement obtained by Bloomberg: ‘We see an opportunity to take Centr, which is already very profitable, to the next level.
Acquisition: Private equity firm HighPost, founded by David Moross and billionaire Jeff Bezos’ brother Mark (pictured far left with Jeff), has acquired the Thor star’s health and fitness app, Centr. HighPost have also acquired Inspire Fitness and will combine the companies
‘Our model shows subscribers growing to 700,000 in four years, but I think it’s going to be much bigger than that.’
Chris said in an official statement: ‘Centr was created to provide people with carefully curated and integrated fitness, nutrition, and mindfulness programs, guiding beginners and more experienced users in achieving their unique health and fitness goals.
‘I look forward to partnering with HighPost and Inspire to continue the success of Centr, inspire people to lead healthier and more active lives, and increase our strong subscriber base worldwide by developing outstanding new content and expanding our offerings.
‘I would like to thank the teams at FLG and Loup for their many contributions to Centr and for their ongoing support.’
According to Man of Many last year, Chris’ net worth is estimated to be around US $130million (AUD $173million).
Still having an active role: Chris is the second largest shareholder behind HighPost
He’s also estimated to have seven-figure endorsement deals with TAG Heuer and Hugo Boss, and lives in a sprawling $30million Byron Bay mansion with his family.
The wife of actress Elsa Pataky shared the news on his Instagram page on Friday.
Alongside an article revealing the news, Chris wrote: ‘Get ready for @centrfit 2.0!
‘Thrilled to be working with Mark Bezos, David Moross and the entire HighPost team. As well as combining forces with first-in-class equipment manufacturer @inspirefitnessofficial.
‘Huge thanks to all Centr members who’ve been with us along the way and excited for the future of the platform and app.’
Enthusiasm: The wife of actress Elsa Pataky shared the news on his Instagram page on Friday. ‘Thrilled to be working with Mark Bezos, David Moross and the entire HighPost team. As well as combining forces with first-in-class equipment manufacturer @inspirefitnessofficial’
In a statement shared with Daily Mail Australia in January, Chris said he wants to help others live ‘healthier and happier long-term’.
‘This is the team that helps me live the way I want to live, and be the best I can be,’ Chris said.
‘With Centr, I’m able to share that with people all over the world. And now, we’re sharing that for a lifetime. This is about living healthier and happier for the long-term.’
Buff: Chris is known for his incredibly ripped physique, keeping in shape for his starring roles in the hit Marvel franchise Thor and Netflix’s Extraction