Tom Hanks Net Worth - 2022

Thomas Jeffrey Hanks was born in Concord, California on July 9, 1956.

Hanks' mother is of Portuguese descent and his father is of English descent.

His parents divorced in 1960 and Tom lived with their father. 

During his childhood, Hanks moved frequently, living in 10 different houses by the age of 10.

Hanks studied theater at Chabot College in California. In 1986 he told New York magazine:

Tom Hanks began his acting career in 1978 when he starred in the film "Two Gentlemen of Verona", for which he won the award for best actor.

In 1978 he acted in several summer productions of Shakespeare's plays and worked for a theater company in the winter.

He made his first film debut in 1980 when he starred in the film 'He Knows You're Alone'.

The following year, Hanks had the opportunity to star in the television sitcom 'Bosom Buddies', which earned him critical acclaim. 

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 praised and he soon began appearing in blockbuster hits. 

Hanks lost 37 pounds for the film, and his performance earned him an Oscar and an MTV Movie Award. 

In 1994, Hanks played Forrest Gump, for which he won an Oscar for his role in the film.

As of September 2022, Tom Hanks’ net worth is roughly $400 Million.