The Hollywood megastar, 27, was allegedly convinced by "chief recruiter" and co-star Hugh Jackman to appear in the commercial, which is part of a $36 million campaign.
It is unknown how much was spent on the advert but a slot at the Super Bowl can cost around $5million.
It is the federal government's most ambitious and expensive tourism campaign for a single overseas market.
Scenes of his sexy co-star and now ex-wife, Linda Kozlowski wading into crocodile-infested waters also thrilled U.S. audiences, who travelled "down under" in their thousands to see the exotic Aussie landscape.
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"Rather than creating more ads that sell Australia with a video and an inspirational soundtrack - because that stuff can just be turned into wallpaper - we wanted something that's a little bit different".
'We've already seen on digital channels and social media, we've reached over 369 million people.
Entrancing millions of people on social media and racking up hundreds of thousands of views on YouTube in the lead up to the Super Bowl, the teasers got fans very excited about the prospect of a new instalment in the Crocodile Dundee franchise. The Big Game has the largest reach of any advertising platform in the U.S., with more than 100 million Americans tuning in and many more millions globally.
Other celebrity appearances included Margot Robbie, Isla Fisher and Ruby Rose.
The internet went insane when the trailer "Dundee: The Son of a Legend Returns" starring Danny McBride went online. McBride has a better idea for a movie starring he and Hemsworth.
Chris said: "Yes, but listen".
The camera then crosses to a disapproving Hogan sitting at the bar holding a schooner of beer.