Tom Hanks is an American actor, producer, director, and writer. The actor has done more than 50 films and has millions of fans around the world. His famous roles include Forrest Gump in the film of the same name.
Tom Hanks is a Hollywood legend for decades. He is one of the most well-known actors in the industry and has an impressive career spanning four decades. Tom Hanks is an A-list Hollywood actor and has an estimated net worth of around $400 Million.
Thomas Geoffrey Hanks was born on July 9, 1956, in Concord, California. Tom Hank’s family is settled in Oakland California. Hanks attended high school in California. He graduated in 1974 and attended Junior College in Hayward, California.
By 1980, Hanks dropped out of college. He moved to New York City and got a small role in He Know You’re Eealone. Tom Hanks starred in “Splash” with Daryl Hannah, and became an overnight star in after the film became a hit.
Tom Hanks Career
Tom Hanks made his debut at the Great Lakes Shakespeare Festival in 1977. He later moved to New York and started in the Bosom Buddies television series. The actor became more famous after starring in the movie directed by Ron Howard (Splash). Tom Hanks became popular when he played the role of a man stranded on an island in the movie (Cast Away).
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Hanks has starred in many successful films such as:
- Cast Away (2000)
- Captain Phillips (2013)
- Apollo 13 (1995)
- Saving Private Ryan (1998)
- The Green Mile (1999)
- Toy Story 3 (2010)
- Sully (2016).
Tom Hanks’ Real Estate Assets
- In 1991 Tom and his wife Rita purchased a grand ocean mansion in Uber’s exclusive Malibu Colony for $2.95 million.
- In January 2010, they bought their primary residence in the Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, for a whopping amount of $26 million.
- In May 2017, Tom and Rita sold their two homes in Palisades for $18 million.
- Tom and Rita own five other homes in Pacific Palisades and also have a ski house in Sun Valley Idaho.
Tom Hanks is one of the highest-earning actors in Hollywood. His estimated net worth is $400 Million. He earned $40 million from his movie Saving Private Ryan. The actor earned $20 million each for his movies You’ve Got Mail, Cast Away, and The Green Mile. As of 2022, his net worth is about $400 million. Hank’s earnings come from his successful film career. Tom is the #1 in box office money-making star in the history of Hollywood.
Tom Hanks’ personal life
Hanks got married to actress and producer Samantha Lewis during his college days. The couple got married in 1978. Samantha had two sons, Coleen and Elizabeth before the couple got divorced in 1987. In 1988 he got remarried actress Rita Wilson. Hanks and Wilson have two sons, Chester and Truman.