Family Secrets from the Hemsworth Brothers That Will Blow You Away

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Ancestry Explained

The Hemsworth family has Dutch, Irish, English, Scottish, and German ancestry. The boys’ maternal grandmother was Irish and their maternal grandfather was a Dutch immigrant.

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Born and Raised

The boys were all born (or should we say “bourne”) in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. They also lived in the Northern territory before eventually settling on Phillip Island.

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The More You Know

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  • If you sneeze while driving at 60 mph, your eyes are closed for around 50 feet.
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