Tom Hanks Net Worth

Tom Hanks Net Worth $370 Million

Thomas Jeffrey Hanks or known as Tom Hanks was born on July 9 1956. He is an actor, writer, producer and director. A very successful actor, Hanks' films have grossed over $8.5 billion worldwide, with $4.2 billion at the US box office. This astounding figure makes him one of the highest grossing actors in history. Early in his career, he was only paid $800 for He Knows You’re Alone (1980). In, Big a 1988 movie, he was paid $1,750,000. 

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As the years go by, his earnings increase dramatically. His salary for Saving Private Ryan (1998) was $40 Million, The Green Mile (1999) was $20 Million and for Forrest Gump, Hanks was paid a whopping amount of $70 Million. Hanks is well known for his roles in Sleepless in Seattle, Forrest Gump, Saving Private Ryan, You've Got Mail, The Polar Express, Toy Story, Big, A League of Their Own, The Green Mile, Cast Away and The Da Vinci Code. Besides acting, Hanks had also collaborated with the famous director Steven Spielberg on Saving Private Ryan, Catch Me If You Can, The Terminal and the 2001 mini-series Band of Brothers. In 2010, Hanks and Spielberg also produced the mini-series The Pacific.

Hanks career as an actor has been a great one. His work has earned him nominations and many awards. He has won a Golden Globe for Best Actor and in 1993 and 1994, he made history by winning the Academy Awards for Best Actors for two straight years, making him the second actor in history to win back to back this award. Hanks has also won a Screen Actors Guild Award, a People's Choice Award for Best Actor for his role in the movie Forrest Gump and the Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award for Excellence in Film from the BAFTAs.

Hanks is married to Rita Wilson whom he married in 1988 and the couple have 2 sons, Chester Marlon born 1990 and Truman Theodore born 1995. Hanks have made many donations to Democratic politicians and is a supporter of President Obama. He narrated a video titled The Road We've Traveled that was created by Obama for America. With awards for Best Actor and a net worth of $370 Million, Tom Hanks career as an actor is definitely a success!

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