Tom Hanks (born Thomas Jeffrey Hanks) is an American famous actor, director, and film producer who has appeared in several blockbuster hit movies such as A League of Their Own, Cast Away, and A Beautiful Day in the Neighbourhood. Hanks is one of the most popular and highest-paid actors in the world. As of 2022, Tom Hanks net worth is nearly about $400 million US dollars.
So, hey guys in the following article we are going to know about one of the most popular film stars in the world, Tom Hanks. We will discuss Tom Hanks’s biography, sources of income, what is the exact net worth of Tom Hanks? and how he became a number one money-making star in the world.
Thomas Jeffrey Hanks was born on 9th July 1956, in Concord, California. His mother Janet Marylyn was a hospital worker and his father Amos Mefford Hanks was an itinerant cook.
After the divorce of his parents in 1960, Hanks and his two siblings moved to Oakland, California with his father. During his high school years, he attended several auditions and also played various roles in school dramas.
He attended Skyline High School in Oakland, California, where he participated in many school plays. Later, he joined Chabot College to study theatre and after two years he moved to California State University.
In 1979, he moved to New York City to pursue his acting career. Hanks started his film career with the film He Knows You’re Alone and after that, he starred in Mazes and Monsters which was a huge success for his career.
In 1984, he caught the attention of film producers as well as film lovers with his lead role in romantic comedy movie Splash. The movie became an international box office hit and earned over $69 million alone in the United States.
After that, he appeared in several blockbuster movies such as Bachelor Party, Big, A League of Their Own, You’ve Got Mail, The Green Mile, Road to Perdition, Cloud Atlas, Saving Mr. Banks, Sleepless in Seattle, and Catch Me If You Can.
Hanks also voiced in several hit movies including Toy Story 3 and Electric City. In 2013, Hanks gain huge popularity and fanbase with the lead role in movies Captain Phillips and Saving Mr. Banks. He also received many awards and nominations for his role.
In 2019, he received an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for the film A Beautiful Day in the Neighbourhood. His upcoming movie Greyhound where he played the role of Commander Ernest Krause is releasing in 2020.
Hanks has won numerous prestigious awards and nominations that include a Golden Globe Award, an Academy Award, a People’s Choice Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award and an Oscar.
How Much Is Tom Hanks Worth?
Tom Hanks Net Worth: According to Celebritynetworth, As of 2022, the estimated net worth of Tom Hanks is roughly $400 million dollars, which is enough to make him one of the world’s best-paid actors.
He earns between $40 – $50 million every year from movies alone. His career’s first big salary was $70,000 which he was received for the movie Splash and now at this point of time, he is earning over $50 million for every single movie.
As of now, Hanks’s movies have grossed over $9.7 billion dollars worldwide. And that is enough to make him the number one most consistent box office money-making star in the world.
A huge part of Tom Hanks’ Income comes from movies, television shows, and promotional events. He also makes other millions from brand promotion, commercial ads, and other business ventures.
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Tom Hanks Age, Height, Wife, Salary:
- Age: 66 years
- Height: 6 ft (1.83 m)
- Profession: Actor, Film Maker
- Spouse (S): Samantha Lewes (1978-87), Rita Wilson (m. 1988)
- Nationality: United States of America
- Net Worth: $400 million
- Salary: $50 million