Tom Hanks Net Worth (April, 2023): Earnings, Age, Height, Wife, Biography

Tom Hanks Net Worth: $400 million (approx.)

Net Worth:$400 Million (approx.)
Date of Birth:Jul 9, 1956
Age:66 years
Height:6 ft (1.83 m)
Profession:Film Producer, Screenwriter, Television producer, Television Director, Actor, Voice Actor, Film director, Motivational speaker
Nationality:United States of America

Tom Hanks net worth is around $400 million. Tom Hanks is a famous American actor, Film producer, screenwriter, TV producer, TV director, voice actor, film director and motivational speaker.

Tom Hanks Net Worth
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He’s best known for comedic and dramatic roles.

Thomas is considered as an American cultural icon and his films grossed over $4.9 billion dollars in North America more over his films grossed over $9.96 billion dollars globally which makes him the 4th highest actor in North America.

What is Tom Hanks Net Worth?:

Tom Hanks net worth is $400 million dollars. During his career Thomas won two Academy Awards, seven prime time Emmy awards, four golden globe awards and two screen actors guilds awards. Tom has also has been nominated for Tony award.


Tom was initially set to receive $7 million in 1993 for his role as “Forrest Gump,” but the film eventually ran substantially over budget. Tom offered to forego his income in return for “first dollar” backend points rather than risk the movie going off course. In that case, he was given a portion of the box office receipts due to Paramount before the studio began deducting costs like marketing and printing following the theatre owners’ cut.

Tom Hanks Net Worth

You already know that Forrest Gump became a huge box office success, making $700 million at the box office and an additional $100-200 million in later years through licensing agreements, VHS and DVD sales.

Tom did really well with his first dollar deal. His backside points were worth about $70 million in the first year alone, which is equivalent to almost $120 million today. It remains one of the highest acting salaries in Hollywood history and by far his greatest acting compensation.

In the time period of 1988 and 2010 he earned around $300 million dollars. After earning $20 million for each of “You’ve Got Mail,” “Cast Away,” and “The Green Mile,” Tom received $40 million for “Saving Private Ryan.”

Tom Hanks Houses:

The actor own properties in Los Angeles and Ketchum Idaho in April 1991 he and his wife Rita purchased a massive ocean front mansion in Malibu colony.

The pair spent $2.95 million dollars to acquire this property today it worth around $20 million dollars and in January 2010 they purchased a home in Pacific palisades area of L.A for $26 million dollars.

Tom Hanks House

They sold two side by side houses in palisades for 18 million dollars in May 2017. The couple reportedly owns at least five other houses in Pacific palisades the also have a ski house in Idaho. They have a real estate portfolio worth at least $150 million dollars.

Tom Hanks Biography:

BornThomas Jeffrey Hanks
July 9, 1956 (age 66)
Concord, California, U.S.
CitizenshipUnited StatesGreece
EducationCalifornia State University, Sacramento,Chabot College
Years active1977–present
Spouse(s)Samantha Lewes​​(m. 1978; div. 1987)​Rita Wilson ​(m. 1988)​
Children4, including Colin and Chet
RelativesJim Hanks (brother)Larry Hanks (brother)

His full name is Thomas Jeffery Hanks but he is also known as Tom Hanks.

Tom Hanks Biography
226312 10: Actor Tom Hanks receives his Oscar at the Academy Awards in Los Angeles, CA., March 27, 1995. (Photo by John Barr/Liaison)

He was born July 9 1956 in Concord California, making him 65 years old for this year of 2022.Hanks’ father was of English origin, while his mother was of Portuguese descent. When his parents separated in 1960, Tom moved home with their father.

Hanks frequently moved as a child; by the time he was 10, he had lived in ten different homes. At California’s Chabot College, Hanks pursued a theatre degree.

“Acting classes looked like the best place for a guy who liked to make a lot of noise and be rather flamboyant. I spent a lot of time going to plays. I wouldn’t take dates with me. I’d just drive to a theater, buy myself a ticket, sit in the seat and read the program, and then get into the play completely. I spent a lot of time like that, seeing Brecht and all that.”

*source New York magazine in 1986

Tom Hanks movies career:

Hanks relocated to New York City in 1979, and in the low-budget slasher movie He Knows You’re Alone (1980) he made his acting debut and was cast in the lead position of the television film Mazes and Monsters.

Early that year, under the direction of Daniel Southern, he received the role of Callimaco in the Riverside Shakespeare Company production of Niccol Machiavelli’s The Mandrake. Hanks was cast in the starring role of Kip Wilson in the ABC television series Bosom Buddies the following year.

He and Peter Scolari portrayed two young ad men who were coerced into dressing as women in order to reside in a low-cost all-female motel. On the game programme Make Me Laugh in the 1970s, Scolari and Hanks had previously collaborated.

Tom Hanks made a guest appearance on a 1982 episode of Happy Days (“A Case of Revenge,” in which he played a disgruntled former classmate of Fonzie) where he met writers Lowell Ganz and Babaloo Mandel who were also writing the film Splash (1984).

Tom Hanks landed the lead role in Splash, which went on to become a surprise box office hit, grossing more than US$69 million.

Hanks also had a sizable hit with the sex comedy Bachelor Party, also in 1984.In 1983–84, Hanks made three guest appearances on Family Ties as Elyse Keaton’s alcoholic brother Ned Donnelly.

With Nothing in Common (1986)—a story of a young man alienated from his father (played by Jackie Gleason)— Tom Hanks began to extend himself from comedic roles to dramatic roles.

The broad success of the fantasy comedy Big (1988) established Tom Hanks as a major Hollywood talent, both as a box office draw and within the industry as an actor.

Tom Hanks then suffered a run of box-office underperformers: The ‘Burbs (1989), Joe Versus the Volcano (1990), and The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990)

1989’s Turner & Hooch was Hanks’s only financially hit film of the period.

Tom Hanks bounced back to the top again with his portrayal of a washed-up baseball legend turned manager in A League of Their Own (1992).

Tom Hanks success “modern era” began in 1993 , first with Sleepless in Seattle and then with Philadelphia.

In Philadelphia, Hanks played a gay lawyer with AIDS who sues his firm for discrimination.

Tom Hanks won the 1993 Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in Philadelphia.
Hanks followed Philadelphia with the 1994 hit Forrest Gump which grossed a worldwide total of over $600 million at the box office.

Tom Hanks won his second Best Actor Academy Award for his role in Forrest Gump, becoming only the second actor to have accomplished the feat of winning consecutive Best Actor Oscars.

Tom Hanks’ next role as astronaut and commander Jim Lovell in the 1995 film Apollo 13 reunited him with Ron Howard.

Tom Hanks made his directing debut with his 1996 film That Thing You Do! about a 1960s pop group, also playing the role of a music producer.

Tom Hanks then executive produced, co-wrote, and co-directed the HBO docudrama From the Earth to the Moon.

In 1998, Tom Hanks’next project was no less expensive. For Saving Private Ryan, he teamed up with Steven Spielberg to make a film about a search through war-torn France after D-Day to bring back a soldier.

Tom Hanks re-teamed with his Sleepless in Seattle co-star Meg Ryan for You’ve Got Mail, a remake of 1940’s The Shop Around the Corner. In 1999, Tom Hanks starred in an adaptation of the Stephen King novel The Green Mile.Hanks also returned as the voice of Woody in Toy Story 2, the sequel to Toy Story.

In 2000, Tom Hanks starred in Robert Zemeckis’s Cast Away, for which he received a Golden Globe Award win for Best Actor and an Academy Award nomination for his portrayal of a marooned FedEx systems analyst.

In 2001, Tom Hanks helped direct and produce the Emmy Award-winning HBO miniseries Band of Brothers.

In 2001, Tom Hanks collaborated once again with director Spielberg, starring opposite Leonardo DiCaprio in the hit biographical crime drama Catch Me If You Can, based on the true story of Frank Abagnale, Jr.

Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson produced the hit movie My Big Fat Greek Wedding.

At the age of 45, Tom Hanks became the youngest-ever recipient of the American Film Institute’s Life Achievement Award on June 12, 2002.

In 2004, Tom Hanks appeared in 3 films: The Coen brothers’ The Ladykillers, another Spielberg film, The Terminal, and The Polar Express.

Tom Hanks next starred in the highly anticipated film The Da Vinci Code, based on the bestselling novel by Dan Brown. The film was released May 19, 2006 in the U.S., and grossed over US$750 million worldwide.

Tom Hanks next appeared in a cameo role as himself in The Simpsons Movie,

In 2007, Tom Hanks starred in Mike Nichols’s film Charlie Wilson’s War (written by screenwriter Aaron Sorkin) in which he played Democratic Texas Congressman Charles Wilson.

In 2010, Tom Hanks reprised his voice role of Woody in Toy Story 3. In 2011, Tom Hanks directed and starred opposite Julia Roberts in the title role in the romantic comedy Larry Crowne. In 2011, Hanks starred in the drama film Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close.

Tom Hanks also starred in the Wachowskis-directed film adaptation of the novel of the same name, Cloud Atlas, and was executive producer of the miniseries Game Change.

In 2013, Tom Hanks starred in two critically acclaimed films—Captain Phillips and Saving Mr. Banks—which each earned him praise, including nominations for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama for the former role.

In March 2015, Tom Hanks appeared in the Carly Rae Jepsen music video for “I Really Like You”

Tom Hanks starred as airline captain Chesley Sullenberger in Clint Eastwood‘s Sully, which was released in September 2016.Hanks next reprised his role as Robert Langdon in Inferno (2016), and co-starred alongside Emma Watson in the 2017 science fiction drama The Circle.

Tom Hanks reprised his voice role as Sheriff Woody in Pixar’s Toy Story 4, which was released on June 21, 2019.

On April 11, 2020, Tom Hanks made his first television appearance since his COVID-19 diagnosis by hosting Saturday Night Live.In July 2020, Hanks starred in Greyhound, a war film which he also wrote the screenplay forTom Hanks starred in the western drama film News of the World, re-teaming with director Paul Greengrass.

In 2021, Tom Hanks starred in the science fiction drama Finch, directed by Miguel Sapochnik,

Tom Hanks Upcoming Movies:

Hanks will play Tom Parker, Elvis Presley’s sole manager, in Baz Luhrmann’s 2022 film Elvis. Beginning in 2020, filming took place in Queensland, Australia. Release of the movie is planned for June 2022.

Hanks was reportedly in negotiations to play Geppetto in Walt Disney Studios’ live-action Pinocchio production in November 2018.

His participation in the movie, which will be helmed by his frequent working partner Zemeckis, was formally announced in December 2020.

Hanks will play the lead role in Robert Zemeckis’ motion picture version of Richard McGuire’s graphic novel Here, which is slated for release in February 2022.

Tom Hanks Height:

Tom Hanks height is around 1.83 meters or six feet tall.

Tom Hanks Wife:

From 1978 through 1987, Tom Hanks was married to Samantha Lewes. In 1988, Tom Hanks married Rita Wilson, an actress. Tom Hanks has four kids, including rapper Chet Haze and actor Colin Hanks.

Tom Hanks Awards and honors:

Tom received a Kennedy center honor in 2014 two years later former president of United States of America, Barack Obama awarded him a presidential medal of freedom, moreover he’s also received the French Legion of honor in 2020 this successful actor received the golden globe Cecil B demille award Tom has also written a collection of short stories which he published back in 2017.

He is often compared to James Stewart more over Tom is frequently referred to as “America’s dad” he is ranked number five on the list of highest all time box office stars. He also has an asteroid named after him this asteroid is called “12818 Tom Hank”,

Back in 2003 Tom was voted number three in the countdown of the 100 greatest movie stars of all time of channel four.

More over he was ranked number 22 on vh’1 list of the 200 greatest pop culture icons of all time in 2000, 2002,and 2003 Forbes ranked him among top 10 most powerful celebrities in the world in 2019 Tom was voted number one on ranker’s list of the best actors in film history. The actor actively attends church. In march 2020 his wife Rita and Tom tested positive for covid 19.