Han Solo, Indiana Jones, or Harrison Ford’s net worth is estimated to be between $230 to $245 Million. With the business of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, he became the highest grosser of US-domestic box office with his movies bringing revenue of $4.7 Billion. However, he currently sits at the second rank with $4.9B while Samuel L. Jackson maintains the first position with $5.1B as per Box Office Mojo. Harrison Ford was the oldest in the Forbes list of highest paid actors 2016 with $15M for the role of Han Solo in 2015.
Born in 1942 (Chicago), his career spans for over five decades! However, he has done very few films (42) as compared to other high US-domestic grosser such as Samuel Jackson (73), Tom Hanks (48), Morgan Freeman (63), etc.
Harrison’s overall worth may not be much as compared to his other counterparts in the industry. However, in the time he earned money, he sure lived a luxurious life, with Helicopters and what not!
In his career, Harrison Ford has also been a part of many environmental movements to save nature; his contributions range from chairing organisations to hosting documentaries, to funding Archaeologists. Let’s see the earnings, investments and contributions of the American Actor, Producer and Pilot!
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Earnings adding to Harrison Ford’s net worth
Movies & TV Series
Starting his career with a lot of no-credit roles, Harrison Ford struggled to find a name in the industry. He got a $150 per week contract with Columbia Pictures which cast him into small parts. Later, he had a deal with Universal Studios.
It was only in the 1970s when Fred Roos helped him get the role of Bob Falfa in American Graffiti, that his relationship grew with George Lucas and Francis Ford Coppola (Director, The Godfather).
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Since then, his acting career has only been on the rise. He got the role of Han Solo and later became the very famous Indiana Jones. He has done the following significant movies and TV shows in his career:
- American Graffiti (1973)
- The Conversation (1974)
- Petrocelli (TV Series)
- Kung Fu (TV Series)
- Star Wars Episode IV – A New Hope (1977)
- Apocalypse Now (1979)
- Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
- Blade Runner (1982)
- Star Wars Episode VI – Return of the Jedi
- Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
- Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
- The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (TV Series, 1993)
- The Fugitive
- Air Force One
- Six Days Seven Nights (1998)
- Indiana Jones and the Kingdon of the Crystal Skull (2008)
- Star Wars: The Force Awakens
- Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
Harrison Ford has another Indiana Jones upcoming venture with Walt Disney expecting to release it in 2020.
Ford has won Saturn and People’s Choice Awards. However, he managed to get nominated for many prestigious Awards such as Golden Globe, BAFTA, etc.
The Empire and People Magazine have chosen him multiple times to feature in the Sexiest Men, Most Beautiful People in the World, and other fascinating lists.
Fun Fact: He was also given the richest male actor recognition in the Guinness Book of World Records.
He has been an Executive Producer for K-19: The Widowmaker (2002) and Extraordinary Measures (2010).
Being a celebrity with millions of following from many generations, Harrison Ford has earned from endorsements too. Some of his recent endorsements have also been for charity in-return:
- Got Milk? Ad Campaign in 2011 that he did in exchange for donation to a charity foundation (Operation Smile) that helps to cure facial deformities among children
- Ford also featured in a Japanese Advertisement for the video game Uncharted 3
- Kirin Lager – Another Japanese Based Rice Lager Style Beer Company
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Harrison Ford invested in properties in the old times. Therefore, one of the things he owns will blow your mind!
- An 800 Acre ranch in Jackson, Wyoming. However, he has donated half of it for nature reserve!
- A house in Brentwood, LA
- A 5,500 sqft. Penthouse in Chelsea’s City Prairie, NY
Harrison Ford, being a Pilot likes to own Helicopters rather than Cars. He holds the following copters:
- Ryan PT-22 Recruit
- A de Havilland DHC-2 Beaver single-engine bush plane
- 1929 Waco Taperwing open-top biplane
- A Bell 407 helicopter
Indiana Jones has given back to the society and nature in many ways. He is the Vice-Chairman of Conservation International. An organisation that works on improving the localities that have been affected by an unstable climate, insufficient food and water, etc. CI was initially started to protect biodiversity hotspots.
He is also the General Trustee of Archaeological Institute of America (AIA). He supports the organisation by helping to raise awareness about Archaeology. This is owing to his role as an Archaeologist Indiana Jones.
Harrison Ford’s net worth may be less compared to the Hollywood Stars these days. But, he has been one of the most influential personalities in the industry.
However, we don’t consider a $230 or $245 Million as less. Harrison sure has a worth which is much more than anything else, i.e. Respect from the industry. Whenever you talk of Star Wars or Indiana Jones, Harrison Ford will always be a part of the conversation.
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