Chris Pratt and his wife Katherine Schwarzenegger are seen house hunting in LA… after putting their Pacific Palisades mansion up for sale

Chris Pratt oozed movie star magnetism when he surfaced in Los Angeles this week with his wife Katherine Schwarzenegger.

The 44-year-old was every inch the Hollywood heartthrob in a clinging midnight blue sweater that highlighted his burly physique.

He and Katherine, who is the daughter of Arnold Schwarzenegger, looked as if they might be house-hunting as they wandered around a property with a dug-up garden.

Two months ago it emerged that the couple had put their Pacific Palisades spread on the market for an eye-watering $32 million, per Realtor.com.

That asking price is a significant markup from the $15,601,500 Chris paid when he snaffled up the house in 2018, before his marriage to Katherine.

Legging it: Chris Pratt oozed movie star magnetism when he surfaced in Los Angeles this week with his wife Katherine Schwarzenegger 

Hunk-tastic: The 44-year-old was every inch the Hollywood heartthrob in a clinging midnight blue sweater that highlighted his burly physique

Hunk-tastic: The 44-year-old was every inch the Hollywood heartthrob in a clinging midnight blue sweater that highlighted his burly physique

Since then, he and Katharine have comprehensively gutted and renovated the house, to the point the construction date on the current listing is 2021.

The showbiz hot couple married in 2019 and are now the proud parents of two daughters, Lyla, three, and Eloise, one.

In addition to his little girls, Chris also shares an 11-year-old son called Jack with his first wife, The House Bunny starlet Anna Faris. 

Katherine and Chris’ Los Angeles sighting comes after Arnie showered praise on his son-in-law during an appearance on The View. 

‘Chris Pratt, he’s a really strict father, and he’s a really good father and a good husband,’ said the Terminator beefcake earlier this month.

His own experience of having grandchildren ‘an adventure and I can play with them,’ he said, dishing that in contrast to raising his own children ‘the bottom line is that now I don’t have to be that strict!’

Arnie dished that when Lyla and Eloise come to his home, they ‘play with the animals, and I let them ride on the donkey and on the pony, I let them play with the horses and with the pig, feed the dogs and all this kind of stuff.’

He boasted that his little granddaughters ‘love me because they have cookies and they feed the cookies to the animals and then the discipline stuff my daughter has to do, and my son-in-law has to do.’

Getting a laugh from the hostesses, the Jingle All The Way star said: ‘Let Chris Pratt and Katherine have the headache of disciplining them.’

Chris’ role as a father fell under vicious public scrutiny last year, after he was deluged with backlash over an Instagram post praising Katherine. 

‘She’s given me an amazing life, a gorgeous healthy daughter, she chews so loudly that sometimes I put in my ear buds to drown it out, but that’s love!’ he wrote. 

'A really good father': Katherine and Chris' Los Angeles sighting comes after Arnie showered praise on his son-in-law during an appearance on The View

‘A really good father’: Katherine and Chris’ Los Angeles sighting comes after Arnie showered praise on his son-in-law during an appearance on The View

Daddy and daughter: The Hollywood hot couple married in 2019 and are now the proud parents of two daughters, Lyla, three, and Eloise, one; Chris is pictured with Eloise

Daddy and daughter: The Hollywood hot couple married in 2019 and are now the proud parents of two daughters, Lyla, three, and Eloise, one; Chris is pictured with Eloise 

Parenthood: Arnie said of his granddaughters: 'Let Chris Pratt and Katherine have the headache of disciplining them'; Katherine and Chris are pictured with Lyla

Parenthood: Arnie said of his granddaughters: ‘Let Chris Pratt and Katherine have the headache of disciplining them’; Katherine and Chris are pictured with Lyla

Kiddo: In addition to his little girls, Chris also shares an 11-year-old son called Jack with his first wife, The House Bunny starlet Anna Faris

Kiddo: In addition to his little girls, Chris also shares an 11-year-old son called Jack with his first wife, The House Bunny starlet Anna Faris 

On the go: Earlier on Friday, Katherine was seen starting her day with a coffee in Brentwood, before she drove to fuel up her Range Rover

Casual cool: She rocked a different outfit with baggy acid-wash jeans, a black shirt and matching jacket and a blue suede tote bag

On the go: Earlier on Friday, Katherine was seen starting her day with a coffee in Brentwood, before she drove to fuel up her Range Rover. She rocked a different outfit with baggy acid-wash jeans, a black shirt and matching jacket and a blue suede tote bag

An army of social media scolds interpreted the ‘healthy daughter’ line as a dig at Jack, who suffered a spate of medical problems after his premature birth.

Shortly after the furor, Chris gave an interview to Men’s Health and candidly discussed the toll the ‘f***ed up’ backlash took on him. 

‘My son’s gonna read that one day. He’s nine,’ said Chris. ‘And it’s etched in digital stone. It really f***ing bothered me, dude.’

The doting father confessed: ‘I cried about it. I was like, I hate that these blessings in my life are — to the people close to me — a real burden.

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