Tom Hanks Net Worth $400 million
Tom Hanks salary $50,000,000
Tom Hanks Net Worth: How rich is Tom Hanks? & How much money is Tom Hanks worth? Time to find out!
Tom Hanks is an American actor and filmmaker, and his current net worth is $400 million.
Born in Concord, California as the son of Janet Marylyn, a hospital worker, and Amos Mefford Hanks, an itinerant cook, Tom grew up in a “fractured” family as he mentioned.
After his parents divorced he moved around a lot, living with a succession of step-families.
In his teenage years, he had no acting experience, and he mentioned that his acting career started when he was cast in a college play, his career started.
After the college play, he liked acting so much that he went downtown and auditioned for a community theater play. The director of that theater invited him to go to Cleveland, and there is where his acting career started.
Playing in A League of Their Own from 1992 has gotten Hanks back on the top again. But his earlier roles were not so great and he kept on improving.
The period where Hanks was at his best began in 1993, with his roles in Sleepless in Seattle and then Philadelphia.
For Philadelphia he was asked to play a gay lawyer with AIDS who sues his firm for discrimination, and most critics agreed that his portrayal got him on the list among the best romantic-comedy stars of his generation.
He lost 35 pounds and cut his hair in order to better portrayal the role, which got him the 1993 Academy Award for Best Actor.
After Philadelphia, the 1994 hit Forrest Gump followed; a successful film which grossed a worldwide total of over $600 million at box office.
Forrest Gump got him the second Best Actor Academy Award, and became the second actor to have accomplished the feat of winning consecutive awards.
After the success of Forrest Gump and Philadelphia, other blockbuster followed, such as the 1995 film Apollo 13. Critics acclaimed the film and its entire cast and also gained nine Academy Award nominations, winning two.
Then he voiced Sheriff Woody in Disney/Pixar’s computer-animated hit film Toy Story.
Today, Tom Hanks is known for his various comedic and dramatic roles, for which his net worth keeps getting bigger and bigger.
The actor is married with Rita Wilson, whom he met on the set of his television show Bosom Buddies (1980). Together they have two children and Tom has another two with his first wife, Samantha Lewes.
This wraps up our Tom Hanks Net Worth profile!