Tom Hanks Net Worth

What Is Tom Hanks Worth?

Tom Hanks's Net Worth is $350 million

1979-1985

In 1978, his performance as ‘Proteus’ in Shakespeare’s ‘The Two Gentlemen of Verona’ won him the Best Actor award in the Cleveland Critics Circle.

From 1978 to 1980, he acted in various summer productions of Shakespeare’s plays and in winters, he worked for a theater company in Sacramento.

In 1979, he moved to New York with the dream of performing in Broadway. In 1980, he made his onscreen debut in the low-budget horror movie, ‘He Knows You’re Alone’. In the same year, he got a chance to perform in the television sitcom ‘Bosom Buddies’ which earned him critical acclaim.

In 1982, his guest appearance on the TV episode of ‘Happy Days’, impressed co-actor Ron Howard who invited him to star in the supporting role in ‘Splash’, a comic film in 1984 that became a great hit.

His performance as a 13-year-old boy trapped in the body of a 35-year-old man in Penny Marshall’s ‘Big’ (1988), was lauded and he soon began appearing in blockbuster hits. His notable performance in ‘Punchline’ which released in 1988, won him a Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award.

1993-2001

His major breakthrough came in 1993, when he played the role an attorney with AIDS in Jonathan Demme’s film, ‘Philadelphia’. He reduced 37 pounds for the film and his performance won him an Oscar and an MTV Movie Award.

In 1994, he played lead role in the movie ‘Forrest Gump’, an epic romantic-comedy-drama, based on the eponymous novel by Winston Groom. He won the Academy Award for his role in the movie.

In 1998, he teamed up with Steven Spielberg for the first time and performed a challenging role in ‘Saving Private Ryan’ that got him his fourth nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor.

In 2001, he caught attention of the public when he was cast in ‘Band of Brothers, a HBO mini-series and in ‘A Tribute to Heroes’.

2004-2009
In 2004, he appeared in a number of films including Coen Brothers’ ‘The Ladykillers’, Spielberg’s ‘The Terminal’ and Robert Zemeckis’ ‘The Polar Express’.

In 2006, he teamed up with Ron Howard and played the role of Robert Langdon in the film, ‘The Da Vinci Code’, an adaptation of Dan Brown’s novel of the same name. He co-produced ‘The Great Buck Howard’ (2008), where his son Colin Hanks co-starred with him.

In 2009, he played the role of the famed Robert Langdon once again in ‘Angels and Demons’, a sequel to ‘The Da Vinci Code’ that catapulted him to fame.

He was the executive producer of the 2012 film ‘Game Change’ which is about the 2008 presidential campaign

Tom Hanks Biography

Legendary actor who won back-to-back Academy Awards for Best Actor for his roles in Philadelphia in 1993 and Forrest Gump in 1994. He has starred in many other classics, including Cast Away, The Green Mile, Saving Private Ryan, and Apollo 13.

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