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Chris Hemsworth’s wife Elsa Pataky reveals the secret to their successful 10-year marriage

Chris Hemsworth’s wife Elsa Pataky reveals the secret to their successful 10-year marriage

Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky celebrated 10 years of marriage in December.

And three months after celebrating their milestone anniversary, Elsa has shared the secret to their long and happy relationship.

The Spanish actress, 44, told Sunday Life that patience, communication and understanding are key for a successful marriage.

Revealed: Chris Hemsworth’s (right) wife Elsa Pataky, 44, (left) revealed the secret to their successful 10-year marriage in an interview with this week’s Sunday Life magazine 

‘You need to put a lot of work into marriage; I don’t think every couple is perfect,’ she said.

‘It requires patience, understanding, a lot of conversation, getting to know the other person, to know yourself and what you do wrong.It’s about not letting one’s pride get in the way.’

Elsa also explained that it’s important to spend time together as a couple without the children.

'You need to put a lot of work into marriage': The Spanish actress explained that patience, communication and understanding are essential for a successful marriage

‘You need to put a lot of work into marriage’: The Spanish actress explained that patience, communication and understanding are essential for a successful marriage

She said: ‘We make an effort to do things together without the kids. We make time for ourselves as a couple.’

Chris and Elsa met in early 2010 and married shortly after in December that year.

They welcomed daughter India Rose in 2012 and their twin sons, Tristan and Sasha, later in 2014.

Love story:u00A0Chris and Elsa met in early 2010 and married shortly after in December that year. They welcomed daughter India Rose in 2012 and their twin sons, Tristan and Sasha, later in 2014

Love story: Chris and Elsa met in early 2010 and married shortly after in December that year. They welcomed daughter India Rose in 2012 and their twin sons, Tristan and Sasha, later in 2014 

The family of five now live in Byron Bay on the New South Wales’ North Coast after relocating from Los Angeles.

In December, Chris shared a touching tribute to his wife as they celebrated 10 years of marriage.

’10 years together! ‘Looking forward to the advancements of modern medicine and science and enjoying a couple hundred more!’ the Thor star wrote.

Elsa also shared an Instagram post to celebrate the couple’s momentous occasion.

The Fast and Furious star wrote: ‘Going through ten years of photographs was almost as fun as the real thing!’

Life Down Under:u00A0The family of five now live in Byron Bay on the New South Wales North Coast after relocating from Los Angeles

Life Down Under: The family of five now live in Byron Bay on the New South Wales North Coast after relocating from Los Angeles

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