Tom Hanks Net Worth ,Money and More

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TOM HANKS Net Worth -$350 million  RTR

Profession :Actor,writer, Producer,and Director

Tom Hanks

If you are a good novel reader then you might know the famous mystery-detective novel ‘The Da Vinci Code’ written by Dan Brown. Tom Hanks is  an American Actor who is very famous for acting in the novel inspired movie ‘The Da Vinci Code(2006)’.His real name is Thomas Jeffrey Hanks,but he is best known by name ‘Tom Hanks’. He was born on July 9th 1956 in Concord,California. His father Amos Mefford and mother Janet Marylyn. Besides being an actor he is also a writer, producer, and director. 

HOW HE BECAME AN ACTOR

 Tom-Hanks--college-dropout

 Tom was not so popular in his school days, but he showed interest in participating in plays and watching dramas in theaters. Hanks studied theater at ChabotCollege in Hayward, California. And then after two years transferred to CaliforniaStateUniversity, Sacramento. He likes attending acting classes and spending a lot of time watching plays. He even started working as an intern at Great Lakes Theater festival where his 3 years work experience covered most aspects of theater production, lighting, set design and stage management. He made his first debut in the film “He Knows You’re Alone (1980)”.  He got opportunities in acting for a few Television movies which are very minor roles. He experienced many success and failures in his acting career and constantly improved his acting skills. His progression as a good actor was seen in the movie Big and since then his career reached high and emerged as a successful actor. He was best known for his roles in movies like Big, Sleepless  in Seattle, a League of Their Own, Forrest Gump, Apollo 13, Saving private Ryan, The Da Vinci Code, and Captain Philips and many more.There are too many to mention how many movies he played are. But gained success worldwide movies are Philadelphia, Cast Away, Saving Private Ryan and of course Forrest Gump. By all these successful movies Tom has gained both popularity and wealth.

EARNINGS, NETWORTH & RICH LIFE

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Tom Hanks is one of the richest actors in Hollywood. His source of net worth not only comes from acting but also producing, directing and also as screenwriter .His films have grossed over $4.2 billions at united states box office and over  $8.5billion Worldwide which makes him one of the highest grossing actors in film industry. Hanks is  one of the most famous, best-paid actor in Hollywood .He is also number-one ,most consistent box office money making star in the world .Tom Hanks  net worth is over $350 million. He spends his money on luxurious things. He is a great investor in electric vehicles and owns both TOYOTA RAV4 EVI and first production AC Propulsion ebox. A rich actor like TomHanks can buy any car but he loves having electric cars .He is  also the owner of a most expensive house in Florida.

 ACHIEVEMENTS:

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Tom Hanks wins two Oscar awards back to back as a Best Actor for his role in both the movies Philadelphia (1993)and Forrest Gump(1994) .

 He achieved many awards and rewards in his career. Hanks earned and were nominated for numerous awards. He won Golden Globe for Best Actor and an Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in Philadelphia film. He received his second Best Actor Academy Award for his role in Forrest Gump film. He has become the second actor to win back to back Best Actor Oscars .He also worked as director and writer for many TV series and films. He achieved Emmy award for his role as director and writer for the HBO television series From the Earth to the Moon, Band of Brothers, John Adams, and The Pacific for best executive producer.

PERSONAL LIFE

TOm HAnks and Rita Wilson

 Tom Hanks got married to American actress Samantha Lewes in 1978 and got divorced in 1987. When they got divorced the couple had two children, son Colin Hanks and daughter Elizabeth Ann. Later he married actress Rita Wilson in 1988. They have two children Chester Marlon and Truman Theodore. And he also has two grand children who are born to his first son Colin Hanks.

RELIGIOUS VIEWS

 TOm Hanks at Greek Orthodox Church attending Easter event

TOm Hanks at Greek Orthodox Church attending Easter event

Apart from having a family history of Catholicism and Mormonism, Hanks used to feel like burden to study bible for several years since his young age. Hank is a recent convert to the Greek Orthodox Church.

 POLITICAL VIEWS

Tom Hanks with President Barack Obama and Queen Elizabeth II during a dinner held at Winfield House, in London, England

Tom Hanks with President Barack Obama and Queen Elizabeth II during a dinner held at Winfield House, in London, England on May 25th 2011

He donated too many politicians and openly declared his support towards same sex marriage system and also environmental causes and alternative fuels. He announced his endorsement  of  Barack Obama in 2008 elections .He also narrated a Documentary film in 2012 named ”The Road We ‘ve Traveled ” which features  about all the events of Barack Obama’s presidency. And also it is well known that Tom Hanks  is close to Democratic Party, since he had made donations to support Democratic politicians , and also Democratic Party endorses him along with NASA.

OTHER ACTIVITIES

Tom Hanks with Steven Spielberg at national World War II Memorial for premiere of The Pacific movie in 2010

Tom Hanks with Steven Spielberg at national World War II Memorial for premiere of The Pacific movie in 2010

He originally wanted to be an astronaut but he couldn’t as he lacks in math. Hank is a member of NASA’s manned space program. He is a member of the national Space Society serving on the board of governors, for space advocacy. He produced the TV series from the earth to the Moon. He also co-produced and co-wrote walking on the Moon 3D an IMAX film about moon landings. He achieved Space Foundation award for creating public awareness of space programs .hanks was also inducted as honorary member of the United State Army Rangers for his realistic portrayal as Captain in the movie Saving Private Ryan . Tom Hanks also donated money in social organizations, such as HIV-AIDS organization. The asteroid 12818 Tom Hanks is named after him.

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