|Net Worth:||$400 Million|
|Date of Birth:||July 9, 1956 (67 years old)|
|Height:||6 ft (1.83 m)|
|Profession:||Motivational speaker, Film Producer,Actor, Voice Actor, Film director, and Screenwriter, Television producer, and Television Director|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
What is Tom Hanks’ Net Worth and Salary?
Tom Hanks is an American producer, Director, Actor, Voice Actor, and Film director who has a net worth of $400 million. He is unquestionably among Hollywood’s most well-known, respected, and wealthy actors.
Throughout his career, Tom has generated more than $4.6 billion in domestic box office income. His worldwide box office revenue as of this writing is almost $9.7 billion. Also, he consistently earns the most money at the box office, ranking first worldwide.
On July 9, 1956, Tom Hanks was born and raised near San Francisco. He studied acting at California State University, Sacramento, and a community college before being convinced to sign up for a three-year fellowship with the Great Lakes Theater Festival.
After he was offered a co-starring role in the two-season cross-dressing sitcom Bosom Buddies in 1980, he eventually moved to New York City. He soon played a number of small roles in subsequent movies.
In 1988, Tom Hanks received widespread acclaim for his performance in the blockbuster film Huge. He started his career by disregarding limitations imposed by genre.
Later, he appeared in a number of well-known films, including Sleepless in Seattle, Apollo 13, Toy Story, You’ve Got Mail, Saving Private Ryan, Cast Away, The Da Vinci Code, and Angels and Demons, among others.
Tom won back-to-back Best Actor Academy Awards in 1993 and 1994, making him just the second artist in history to accomplish this feat. His portrayal of an HIV-positive attorney in the movie Philadelphia earned him an award in 1993.
He was honored in 1993 for his performance as an HIV-positive lawyer in the film Philadelphia. He won in 1994 for the film Forrest Gump, in which he portrayed the lead character.
In That Thing You Do!, which he also produced, Hanks launched his career as a producer and director in 1996. Cast Away and The Polar Express are only two of the films he has since directed, and produced.
Highlights of Salary
Tom’s income from movie salaries alone is quite impressive. From 1988 to 2010, he received approximately $300 million, which amounts to $450 million when adjusted for inflation.
Over the next decade, he earned at least $100 million more. Altogether, Tom has earned a minimum of $400 million from his movie salaries throughout his career without taking inflation into account.
It’s important to note that this figure doesn’t include any payments he received for producing and directing or any residuals.
Back in 1984, Tom’s breakout role in “Splash” earned him a sizable paycheck of $70,000, which translates to approximately $172,000 today when adjusted for inflation.
After a period of four years, in 1988, he received an impressive $1.75 million for his starring role in “Big,” which would be equivalent to about $4 million today.
Tom earned $5 million from “Punchline” in 1998; that sum is now $11 million. His income remained extraordinarily high beginning in the late 1980s.
For instance, he was paid $40 million for “Saving Private Ryan” and each of the films “You’ve Got Mail,” “Cast Away,” and “The Green Mile” brought in $20 million.
Da Vinci Code Salaries
Tom Hanks was paid $18 million for his role in 2006’s “The Da Vinci Code.” He received $25 million for starring in its 2009 sequel, “Angel & Demons,” and another $25 million for his role in the trilogy’s final installment, “Inferno,” which was released in 2016. Altogether, Tom Hanks earned a total of $68 million for his portrayal of Robert Langdon in these films.
The Forrest Gump Salary
With his role in “Forrest Gump” in 1993, Tom was initially projected to make $7 million. The movie had at some point during production greatly exceeded its allotted budget.
Tom offered to forgo his income in return for “first dollar” backend points rather than risk the movie-going off-course.
He was given a portion of the box office earnings due to Paramount in that case after the theater owners had taken their cut and before the studio began deducting expenditures such as marketing and printing.
Forrest Gump eventually became a huge box office success, collecting $700 million at the box office and an additional $100-200 million over time from licensing agreements, VHS, and DVD sales.
Tom had gotten a great deal on his first dollar deal. His backend points were equivalent to almost $70 million in the first year alone, or over $120 million in today’s dollars. One of the richest acting salaries in Hollywood history, it is still by far his biggest acting salary.
Tom Hanks was previously married to Samantha Lewes from 1978 until 1987. In 1988, he tied the knot with actress Rita Wilson, to whom he is still married.
Together, they have four children, including Colin Hanks, who is also an actor, and Chet Haze, who is a rapper.
Milestones in Tom Hanks’s Net Worth
Tom was initially included in Celebrity Net Worth in October 2009. We estimated his wealth at $150 million at the time. Tom Hanks has a $400 million net worth as of right now.
uses quotation marks “There isn’t a lot of mystery surrounding me. My work is glamorous and receives a ton of scorching interest.
Yet, completing the real task need the same dedication and passion as any job you love, whether you’re a skilled pipefitter or a highly imaginative artist.”
“Everyone would do it if it weren’t challenging. It’s the difficulty that makes it so great.”
Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson acquired an oceanfront mansion in Malibu Colony for $2.95 million in April 1991 from director John Frankenheimer.
Today, the property is estimated to be worth at least $20 million. In January 2010, the couple purchased their primary residence in Pacific Palisades for $26 million.
In May 2017, Tom and Rita sold two adjacent homes in the Palisades for $18 million. The buyer, who remains anonymous through a San Francisco-based lawyer and LLC, demolished the properties to make way for a large single mansion. The couple also owns a minimum of five other homes in the Pacific Palisades area.
In addition to their Los Angeles properties, Tom and Rita possess a ski house in Sun Valley, Idaho. The combined value of the Hanks/Wilson real estate holdings is worth at least $150 million.
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