Celebrity: Tom Hanks
Date of Birth
Tom Hanks Net Worth: $350 million
Ace American actor, film director, screen writer and producer, Tom Hanks born on the 9th of July, 1956 near San Francisco, has a net worth of $350 million.
Tom Hanks who is one of the most well known, highest-regarded, and best-paid actors in the Hollywood industry studied drama in the community college and California State University at Sacramento till he was persuaded to join the Great Lakes Theater Festival, during his internship that eventually lasted for three-years.
The actor whose domestic lifetime box office gross is more than $4.1 billion, in 1980 relocated to New York City where he got the cross-dressing sitcom Bosom Buddies, that lasted two seasons, and later followed up with a series of minor film roles. Tom’s world total box office gross is approximately $8.3 billions as of December 2013 and he is even the number-one, most consistent box office money making movie star in the world.
He became more famous in 1988 after getting his big role in the hit movie Big, and since made a career of defying genre constraints, by rising to appear in several other successful movies inluding Sleepless in Seattle, Apollo 13, Toy Story, You’ve Got Mail, Saving Private Ryan, Cast Away, The Da Vinci Code, Angels and Demons, ato mention a few.
Tom who became the second actor in history to win back-to-back Academy Awards for Best Actor: in 1993 for Philadelphia, in which he played an HIV-positive attorney, and in 1994 for Forrest Gump, in which he played the title role, wrote and directed the movie ‘That Thing You Do!’ in 1996, to launch his behind the camera career and he has since directed and produced a ton of movies, like Cast Away and The Polar Express.
Hank who has four children, including actor Colin Hanks and rapper Chet Haze, got married to his first wife Samantha Lewes in 1978 but got separated from her after 9 years in 1987, to get married to fellow actress Rita Wilson in 1988.