On paper, being married to Chris Hemsworth would be a dream for many women. But Elsa Pataky is the first to admit that their 10-year marriage has had “ups and downs” and takes “constant work”, as they both juggle their family needs with their demanding careers.
And over the years, there’s been countless claims from those close to the couple that their relationship is in trouble, especially since Chris has spent a large part of the past five years travelling for his career – leaving his wife in Byron Bay looking after their three children much of the time.
But now that beach paradise they call home seems to be the root of recent tension, with residents all but accusing the Hemsworth family of turning Byron into a “mini-Hollywood”. Ironically, Chris and Elsa left LA to protect their kids India, eight, and six-year-old twins Sasha and Tristan from the glare of the spotlight, but Byron locals have voiced their growing frustrations at the actor and celebrity friends like Matt Damon having a monopoly on the northern NSW town.
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