For Returning Thor's Wallet, Teen Gets $10k and Chris Hemsworth's Thanks

Chris Hemsworth, who expected to receive an empty wallet, handed over the wad of money and some "extra cash" to Tristin, who quipped: "It's empty now."

  | April 20, 2016 16:17 IST (New Delhi)
Chris Hemsworth

A still from the video shared on YouTube by Ellen.


  • Chris Hemsworth left his wallet at a restaurant on his way to the airport
  • Chris Hemsworth thanked his young fan with a letter of appreciation
  • Chris featured in movies like Thor, Avengers and Thor: The Dark World
In a lost and found story to rival the hammer of Thor in the 2011 film of the same name, actor Chris Hemsworth was separated from and then reunited with his wallet, with a little help from a 17-year-old. Chris has a massive teenaged following because of his role as Thor in the Marvel superhero movies. (Also Read: Chris Hemsworth's Daughter 'Doesn't Like' His Thor Costume)
A teenager named Tristin Budzyn-Baker found the actor's wallet in a Los Angeles eatery and, on realising it really did belong to Chris Hemsworth, told his mother: "Do you know who this is? We found Thor's wallet."
Tristin, who appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show along with the actor on Monday, added: "We were speechless. We did not know what to do."
Chris, who expected to receive an empty wallet, handed over the wad of money and some "extra cash" to Tristin on the show. Tristin quipped: "It's empty now." He also received a bunch of other rewards, including $10,000 from image publishers Shutterfly.
What else did Thor do? He wrote Tristin, who is a Boy Scout, a letter of appreciation to help him achieve Eagle Scout rank.

Chris Hemsworth, 32, has featured in movies like Thor, Avengers, Thor: The Dark World and Avengers: Age of Ultron in the role of the fictional character.

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