Tom Hanks, born Thomas Jeffrey Hanks in Concord, California on July 9, 1956, has long been considered one of the top-rated actors in Hollywood. Hanks has been married twice, first to Samantha Lewes from 1978 to 1987 and then to fellow thespian Rita Wilson from 1988 to the present day. He has two children, Colin and Elizabeth Hanks, with his first wife, and has two sons, Truman and Chet, with Wilson. Hanks resides with his wife and younger children in California, where Hanks can easily commute to various sound stages where he acts, directs and produces.
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2. Income & Salary
Tom Hanks has been named the highest box office success of all time, as his work has grossed over 8.5 billion dollars worldwide. He is best known from a long and extremely successful series of movies such as Forrest Gump, Sleepless in Seattle, Big, Philadelphia, Castaway, Saving Private Ryan, The Green Mile, Saving Private Ryan, The Terminal and the Toy Story franchise, for which he voiced the main character. This is just a short list of Hanks’ many accomplishments and is in no way conclusive. His highest-paid roles to date were Forrest Gump at 70 million dollars, Angels and Demons at 50 million dollars, and Saving Private Ryan at 40 million dollars. These three roles paid so well because Hanks accepted profit sharing as part of his payment, and all three went on to be box office hits.
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3. Estimated Net Worth
Throughout the years, Hanks’ income has fluctuated based on how many projects he has been involved with per year. 2007 was his highest-earning year to date, with 74 million dollars being earned. In 2012, Hanks earned 26 million dollars and placed number 65 on the Forbes List of 100 Highest Paid Celebrities. While figures are not yet available for the whole of 2013, Hanks is involved with several projects poised for record ticket sales. Projects slated for a 2013 release are Captain Phillips, an action thriller in which Hanks is starring, and Saving Mr. Banks, a live-action Disney film in which Hanks plays Walt Disney himself. Sources have been mum about the details of Hanks’ income potential from these awaited films, but past experience suggests that he will be paid handsomely for his efforts. His net worth is often quoted as around 350 million dollars.
How much is Tom Hanks’s Net Worth? $350 Million!
Video Transcript:Tom Hanks was born as Thomas Jeffrey Hanks on July 9, 1956 in Concord, California. The actor, producer and director has two adult children, Colin and Elizabeth, who were born while Hanks was married to his first wife, Samantha Lewes. Hanks also has two sons, Chester Marlon and Truman Theodore, who he shares with his current wife, actress Rita Wilson. Hanks’ flair for acting netted him roles in several highly successful films such as ‰ÛÏPhiladelphia,‰Û ‰ÛÏForrest Gump,‰Û ‰ÛÏApollo 13,‰Û ‰ÛÏCast Away,‰Û and ‰ÛÏThe Da Vinci Code.‰Û Hanks also lent his voice talents to the creation of several animated movies like ‰ÛÏToy Story‰Û and ‰ÛÏThe Polar Express.‰Û Hanks’ work resulted in many accolades and award nominations. Hanks took the Golden Globe and Academy Awards for Best Actor for ‰ÛÏPhiladelphia,‰Û and earned an Academy Award, a Golden Globe, a Screen Actors Guild Award and the People’s Choice Award for Best Actor in ‰ÛÏForrest Gump.‰Û More recently, Hanks has earned a reputation as an accomplished producer, writer and director. His collaborations with renowned director Steven Spielberg resulted in films like ‰ÛÏSaving Private Ryan‰Û and ‰ÛÏThe Terminal.‰Û In 2010 Hanks and Spielberg teamed up to produce the HBO miniseries titled ‰ÛÏThe Pacific.‰ÛHanks is recognized as one of the highest-earning actors in movie history. As of 2014 his movies grossed $8.4 billion around the world. In 2013, Hanks’ net worth was estimated at $350 million, and by the end of 2014, some estimates had Hanks’ total wealth listed as high as $390 million.Video Credit: AlphaLife.me on YouTubehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1VcpA606oXs