Tom Hanks Net Worth 2023: Biography, Quotes & Top Rated Movies

Get complete details about Tom Hanks net worth in 2023, his income, assets, investments, salary, fees and other major details.

Anyone who calls themselves movie fans must have watched Tom Hanks’ movies at some point. He is a renowned Hollywood actor who has been in this industry for almost five decades now and has given numerous blockbusters on the screen. Many great offers are still pouring at him at the age of 66 given his excellent talent and skill as an actor. He is one of the richest and highest-paid actors in Hollywood and a celebrated film maker as well. Tom Hanks Net Worth as in 2023 stands close to $400 million, making him one of the wealthiest actors in Hollywood.

Two consecutive Academy Award winner Tom Hanks need no introduction in the film industry for he has given numerous memorable performance over his acting career. Philadelphia (1993), Forrest Gump (1994), Captain Phillips (2013), Saving Private Ryan (1998), Catch Me If You Can (2002), etc are some of the best movies of Hanks. For his contribution to cinema, not only did he receive praises from fans and critics but made a lot of money as well. Let us know details about Tom Hanks Net Worth 2023 and more in this article.

Tom Hanks Net Worth as in 2023

NameTom Hanks
ProfessionActor
Tom Hanks Net worth in 2023$400 million (est.)
Tom Hanks Annual income$35 million (est.)
Tom Hanks Fees per movie$25 million (est.)

Tom Hanks Biography

Tom Hanks (full name Thomas Jeffrey Hanks) was born on July 9, 1956 in Concord, California to Janet Marylyn and Amos Hanks. His mother was a hospital worker and his father was an itinerant cook. Tom is also a distant cousin of President Abraham Lincoln and children’s host Fred Rogers. After his parents got divorced in 1960, Tom went to live with his father with two elder siblings while the youngest one moved with their mother.

In 1978 Hanks married American actress Samantha Lewes and together they had one son, (actor Colin Hanks) and one daughter, Elizabeth. The couple got divorced in 1987. In 1981, Hanks met his future-wife and actress Rita Wilson on the set of TV comedy Bosom Buddies. They worked together again in Volunteers (1985) and fell in love at the set of the movie itself. Hanks and Wilson got married in 1988 and have two sons.

NameTom Hanks
ProfessionActor
Years active1977 – present
Age66 years
GenderMale
Date of birthJuly 9, 1956
Marital statusMarried
SpouseRita Wilson
No. of children4
NationalityAmerican, Greece
Height1.83 m
ParentsJanet Marylyn (mother) Amos Hanks (father)

Early Life & Career of Tom Hanks

Hanks’ parents got divorced when he was only a little boy and had to spend great amount of his childhood in moving from one house to another. He wasn’t a born actor and actually faced many troubles in landing roles in college plays. However, discovering his interest in acting and adamant to make it big, Tom auditioned for a community theater play. The play director likes hanks and invited him to go to Cleveland where his acting career started.

Tom started his career with movies like He Knows You’re Alone, Splash, Bachelor, The Man with One Red Shoe, etc. however, after giving several flops which was followed by moderate success, stature of Hanks in the film industry rose. He was finally established as a major Hollywood talent with the broad success with the fantasy-comedy Big (1988). For his performance, Hanks also earned his first nomination for Academy Award as Best Actor.

With the wide success of Sleepless in Seattle (1993) and Philadelphia (1993), modern-era rose for Tom Hanks. The super hit movie Philadelphia was followed by another blockbuster Forrest Gump (1994) which became one of the highest grossing movies of the time with a worldwide total of over $600 million. His next role as astronaut and Commander Jim Lovell in the docudrama Apollo 13 earned nine Academy Award nominations, winning two.

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Top Rated Movies of Tom Hanks

It will be very difficult to mention just a few best movies of Tom Hanks when the veteran actor has given back to back hits over years and decades. However, below listed are some of the must-watch movies of Tom Hanks that everyone will enjoy.

MovieYear of release
Forrest Gump1994
The Green Mile1999
Saving Private Ryan1998
Toy Story franchise1995-
Catch Me If You Can2002
Cloud Atlas2012
Cast Away2000
Sully2016
Captain Phillips2013
Road to Perdition2002
Philadelphia1993
Apollo 131995
Bridge of Spies2015
Big1988
Saving Mr. Banks2013

Famous Quotes given by Tom Hanks

Let us check out some famous quotes by Tom Hanks:

  • If it wasn’t hard, everyone would do it. It’s the hard that makes it great.
  • A hero is somebody who voluntarily walks into the unknown.
  • May you live as long as you want and not want as long as you live.
  • I think it’s better to feel good than to look good.
  • Human beings do things for a reason, even if sometimes it’s the wrong reason.

Highest Grossing Movies of Tom Hanks

Here are top 5 highest grossing movies of Tom Hanks of all time:

  1. Toy Story 4 (2019) — $434 Million
  2. Forrest Gump (1994) — $330.5 Million
  3. Cast Away (2000) — $233.6 Million
  4. The Da Vinci Code (2006) — $217.5 Million
  5. Saving Private Ryan (1998) — $217 Million

FAQs

What is the net worth of Tom Hanks in 2023?

Around $400 million

How much did Tom Hanks get paid for Castaway?

$20 million

Which is the highest-grossing movie of Tom Hanks?

Toy Story 4

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