Celebrity: Harrison Ford
Date of Birth
Harrison Ford’s Net Worth: $230 million dollars
Ace American actor and film producer, Harrison Ford born on the 13th of July 1942 and well known worldwide for his starring roles as Han Solo in the Star Wars film series and the title character of the Indiana Jones film series has a net worth of $230 million dollars.
The actor who came to limelight after playing the role of Han Solo in the original Star Wars trilogy, became more famous worldwide after playing the title character in the Indiana Jones film series. He has also featured in several other action movies with dramatic roles in movies like Witness, Blade Runner, Clear and Present Danger, The Fugitive, and Patriot Games. Three of which are included in the top five box-office hits of all time.
Ford who started his acting career by traveling to Los Angeles, California for a job in radio voice-overs but failed in getting the job worked as a carpenter for the homes of George Lucas and Francis Ford Coppola who opened their door for him to play bit parts in Coppola’s The Conversation, and Apocalypse Now, later with a supporting role in Lucas’s American Graffiti.
Ford who was initially hired by Lucas to read with other actors when casting Star Wars but in the end had to cast him as Han Solo, received an Oscar and Golden Globe nomination for Witness, while also getting three Golden Globe nominations for Best Actor for Sabrina, The Mosquito Coast, and The Fugitive.
Ford who earned $65 million from the blockbuster movie Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull’s box office grosses total close to $3.4 billion, while his movies worldwide grosses exceeds $6 billion. He was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6801 Hollywood Blvd in 2003. Ford who has become the second highest grossing domestic box office star in the U.S. and is also a licensed pilot has five children. In 2010, he got married to actress Calista Flockhart, (his third marriage), before his marriage to screenwriter Melissa Mathison from 1983 to 2004.