What’s Harrison Ford net worth and earnings in 2018? Harrison Ford is one of the highly respected and worldwide recognized actor and film producer. Ford gained worldwide recognition with two films that are Star Wars where he took the role of Han Solo and in Indiana Jones as the title character. Apart from the two films, Ford is also known for his roles in Blade Runner 1982, Blade Runner 20149 (2017), Air Force One 1997, Cows & Aliens 2011, The Expendables 3 2014 and he is the process of releasing Indiana Jones 5 in 2020.
Ford career spans of six decades and all his films have grossed over $6 billion making him the second highest grossing box office star in the United States of America. With such a profile it’s of the public interest to know Harrison Ford net worth in 2018. We shall also reveal a few things you probably don’t know about Harrison Ford.
Harrison Ford hails from Chicago, Canada where he was born in 1942. He is the son of Dorothy Nidelman and Christopher Ford who was an actress and an actor respectively. After three years, his small brother, Terrance was born. Ford accredited from Maine East High School in 1960 and later studied philosophy at Ripon College. While at school he was an affiliate of the Boy’s Scouts of America and Signs Nu clubs.
He has been married three times, but his current wife is actress Calista Flockhart whom he wedded in 2010. Today, ford is a father to 5 children where one is adopted and also has three grandchildren
Ford kicked off his acting career in 1964 after signing a $150 per week deal with Columbia Pictures to appear in the film, New Talent. After emerging successful, he was given other roles in films like Dead Heat on a Merry-Go-Round in 1966, A Time for Killing (The Long Ride Home) 1967, and Luv 1967. During the 1960’s and 1970’s, Ford appeared in TV series such as Ironsides, Love, Gunsmoke, Kung Fu, The FBI, American Style, and The Virginian. Since he was just given small roles, Ford became a carpenter in order to upkeep his family. His acting talent was later discovered by director Fred Roos who gave him an opportunity to star in the debut films; American Graffiti 1973, The Conversation 1974 and Apocalypse Now 1979.
After his success in Star Wars 1997, he also featured in its sequels; The Empire Strikes Back 1980, Return of the Jedi 1983, Star Wars Holiday Special 1978 and Star Wars: The Force Awakens 2015. Ford’s international breakthrough came as a result of starring in the debut 1984 film Indiana Jones and the Temple Of Doom alongside its aftermath Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade which debuted in 1989. He also appeared in its other sequels including the TV series dubbed The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles and the 4th film; Indiana Jones and The Kingdom of Crystal Skull 2008.
Over the years Ford has appeared in other films such as Patriot Games 1993, What Lies Beneath 2000, Hollywood Homicide 2003, Firewall 2006, and Paranoia 2013. His most recent being The Expendables 3 2014, Star Wars: The Force Awakens 2015, Blade Runner 2049 2017 and upcoming one Indiana Jones 5 2020.
On Harrison Ford Awards and Achievements, Ford has received accolades like the Saturn Award, Cecil B. Demille Award, 2 People’s Choice Award and Jules Verne Award. In 2003, he achieved a star on the Hollywood walk of fame; he has also been awarded AFI Life Achievement Award.
Net Worth, Salary & Income
Harrison Ford net worth is estimated to be around $240 million. Harrison Ford net worth fortune has been boosted by his success in the films he has played roles in and his roles in the production of some of the films. As of today, Harrison Ford films total over $6 billion worldwide making him the second highest grossing box-office star in America. Some of the films that earned him a big fat earning are Star Wars, Indiana Jones, Expendables 3, Anchorman 2, Blade Runner 2049, Cowboys & Aliens, Air Force One among others. Harrison Ford net worth also gets a boost from his production roles in numerous films.
10 Facts You Need To Know About Harrison Ford
Harrison Ford is not a new face on our screens, as he has been entertaining us for the last six decades. Irrespective of his long prosperous career here are a few things you probably don’t know about Harrison Ford.
1. At the age of 55, he pierced his ear at New York Claire’s Accessories.
2. He is a partisan and supported Donald Trump in the previous US presidential elections.
3. Did you know that he loves narrowboats?
4. As a paleontologist, he is a member of the Archaeological Institute of America.
5. Ford has two insects named after him.
6. If you aren’t aware, he is also an environmental activist.
7. He is an accredited pilot.
8. Ford has suffered a back and an ankle injury while acting.
9. His salary for playing Star Wars was $10,000 back in the 1970’s.
10. Ford owns more than 11 airplanes.
Looking at Harrison Ford net worth, you will agree with me he is one of the bankable stars and one of the best actors we have in Hollywood. We are looking forward to seeing what he has for us in 2019-2020 with Indiana Jones 5.