Who is Chris Pratt?
Chris Pratt is an American actor and director well-known for his roles in movies like “Guardians of the Galaxy”, “Jurassic World” and Paramount Picture’s production “Tomorrow War”.
Chris Pratt‘s full name is Christopher Michael Pratt. He was born on June 21, 1979, in Virginia, Minnesota, United States. Pratt is 42 years old as of May 2022. When Chris Pratt was seven years old, his family moved to Lake Stevens, Washington. His mother, Kathleen Louis worked at a Safeway supermarket, while his father, David Clifton Pratt worked in mining and remodelling houses.
Sadly, his father passed away in 2014 due to multiple sclerosis. Chris Pratt grew up alongside his two siblings – his brother Sgt. Cully Pratt served in the U.S. Army and his sister, Angie Pratt works in the entertainment industry.
Chris Pratt’s marriage and wedding
Chris Pratt has been married twice. As of the time of publishing this article, Chris Pratt is happily married to Katherine Schwarzenegger and the union is blessed with two children. According to reports sighted by DNB Stories Africa, Pratt was previously married to American actress, Anna Faris. Their marriage lasted for eight years and produced one child, before it ended in 2017.
About Chris Pratt’s current wife – Katherine Schwarzenegger
Katherine Schwarzenegger is the current wife of Chris Pratt. She is an American author and animal rights activist. She has written many books on self-image, forgiveness, and finding direction after school.
Katherine’s full name is Katherine Eunice Schwarzenegger Pratt. She was born on December 13, 1989, in Los Angeles, California, United States. She is 32 years old as of May 2022. According to reports sighted by DNB Stories Africa, Katherine Schwarzenegger is the eldest child of Austrian-born actor, politician and former governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and his ex-wife Maria Shriver, an American journalist and author. Katherine Schwarzenegger is of Irish and German descent through her maternal grandparents.
According to reports, Katherine Schwarzenegger’s grandmother Eunice Shriver is the younger sister of the 36th President of the United States, President J.F. Kennedy, while her grandfather, Sargent Shriver was a U.S Ambassador to France.
In 2012, Katherine Schwarzenegger graduated from the University of South Carolina where she majored in Communication. After graduation, she released a book titled “I Just Graduated – Now What”. The book serves as a survival guide for recent college graduates.
How Chris Pratt and his current wife – Katherine Schwarzenegger met
Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger met in a church in 2018, one year after Chris and his ex-wife Anna Faris announced they were ending their marriage. In June 2018, it was reported that Chris and Katherine had been on several low-key dates and had been in communication for a couple of months. On December 12, 2018, Chris Pratt confirmed their relationship on Instagram with a heart-warming caption he posted on Katherine’s birthday.
Thrilled God put you in my life. Thankful for the laughs, kisses, talks, hikes, love, and care.
On June 28, 2019, the couple tied the knot in an intimate ceremony at San Ysidro Ranch in Montecito, California.
About Chris Pratt’s first wife – Anna Faris
Anna Faris is the ex-wife of American actor Chris Pratt. She is an actress, comedian, podcaster, writer, singer, and film producer. Anna’s full name is Anna Kay Faris. Anna Faris was born on November 29, 1976, in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. She is 45 years old as of May 2022. Anna Faris attended the University of Washington where she earned a degree in English Literature.
About Chris Pratt’s marriage with ex-wife – Anna Faris
According to information sighted by DNB Stories Africa, Anna Faris was previously married to American actor Ben Indra in 2004, five years before her marriage to Chris Pratt. However, the marriage was short-lived because it only lasted three years.
Anna Faris and Chris Pratt met in 2007 at the table read of the movie “Take Me Home Tonight” where their characters were love interests. Shortly after, they started dating and got engaged in 2008. The former couple got married on July 9, 2009, in a small ceremony in Bali, Indonesia. Two years after their marriage, they welcomed a son, Jack, who was born on August 25, 2012, and suffered a cerebral haemorrhage.
In 2017, Chris Pratt and Anna Faris announced they would be putting an end to their eight-year marriage through a statement posted on Instagram that reads:
Anna and I are deeply sad to announce we are legally separating. We tried hard for a long time and we are disappointed, but our son has two parents who love him very much and for his sake, we will keep this situation as private as possible. We will cherish our time together and continue to have the most profound respect for each other.
Although fans had hoped that the two would get back together, all hopes were dashed when they finalised their divorce in 2018. According to reports sighted by DNB Stories Africa, Anna Faris is currently married to American cinematographer, Michael Barrett while Pratt has remarried Katherine Schwarzenegger.
Chris Pratt’s children
As of the time of publishing this article, Chris Pratt has three children – two from his current wife Katherine Schwarzenegger, and one from his ex-wife, Anna Faris.
His first son, Jack Pratt is the son from his previous marriage with Anna Faris. He was born on August 25, 2012, and he is 9 years old as of May 2022.
His daughter, Lyla Maria Schwarzenegger Pratt is from his current marriage with Katherine Schwarzenegger. She was born on August 10, 2020, and is a year old as of May 2022.
Chris Pratt and Katherine welcomed a newborn baby into their family in May 2022. The excited parents took to Instagram to announce the arrival of their daughter who was born on May 21, 2022.
We are so excited to announce the birth of our second daughter, Eloise Christiana Schwarzenegger Pratt. We feel beyond blessed and grateful. Love, Katherine, and Chris.
Chris Pratt’s son – Jack Pratt’s health condition
Jack Pratt was born prematurely (9 weeks early) and he spent a month in a newborn intensive care unit. Doctors later informed Jack’s parents, Chris and Anna, that the boy had suffered severe cerebral haemorrhage (brain bleeding) and could become developmentally disabled. Jack Pratt, who is now 9 years old, has been doing just fine except for some minor vision problems and weakness in his leg muscles.
Chris Pratt’s rumoured relationship with Jennifer Lawrence
In 2016, rumours circulated in the media that Chris Pratt and American actress Jennifer Lawrence had an on-set love affair while he was still married to his ex-wife, Anna Faris. Pratt and Lawrence played lovers in the 2016 science-fiction romance film – “Passengers”.
The rumours died down at one point but were revived in August 2017 when Chris and Anna announced they were going their separate ways. Fans trolled Jennifer Lawrence, stating that it was the affair she had with Chris that crashed his marriage.
While in the media heat for the alleged relationship, Jennifer Lawrence addressed the rumours, stating clearly that she wasn’t in a relationship with Chris Pratt. Anna Faris also addressed the cheating rumours, revealing that although the rumours made her feel insecure, Jennifer Lawrence hadn’t done anything wrong.