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Quick Timeline Of Harrison Ford
Two of the iconic movies of all time, Indiana Jones and Star Wars propelled Harrison Ford's fame to an unthinkable status. From $10,000 to $300 million, Ford came a long way and found success along with glory in Hollywood. Today he is one of the most bankable stars of all time.
Harrison is mostly known for his role as Han Solo in Star Wars, titular role of Indiana Jones, among other characters. With a career spanning over six decades, Ford has collaborated with influential filmmakers such as George Lucas, Steven Spielberg, Ridley Scott, etc. Stay with us to know about his personal life and wealth.
Harrison Ford Wife
The 78-year-old, Harrison has been married three times. His third and current wife is an actress, Calista Flockhart. The couple entered a relationship after first meeting at the 2002 Golden Globe Awards. After eight years, Ford and Flockhart married on June 15, 2010, in Santa Fe, New Mexico. As of 2021, the couple has been together for nearly two decades.
Do you know Ford and Calista have an age gap of 22 years? They don't have any biological children. However, they have a son, Liam Flockhart (b: 2001), who was adopted by Calista before she met Harrison. Further, the family lives on a 800-acre ranch in Jackson, Wyoming.
Talking about Ford's wife, Calista now rarely makes appearances in movies. However, she frequently appears in commercials. She appeared as the comedic celebrity spokesperson for Smokeball, a legal practice management software company.
As mentioned, Ford was twice married before he met Calista. His first wife was Mary Marquardt. They remained married from 1964 until their divorce in 1979.
Their two sons, Benjamin Ford (b: 1966) and Williard Ford (b: 1969) are successful. Benjamin is a chef/restaurateur who co-owns Ford's Filling Station. Meanwhile, Willard is a clothier who owns Strong Sports Gym.
Harrison's second wife was late, Melissa Mathison, a screenwriter. They married in 1983 and divorced in late 2000. Their son, Malcolm (b: 1987) is a musician, while their daughter, Georgia (b: 1990) is an actress.
Harrison Ford's Stunning Net Worth
Harrison Ford has a stunning net worth of $300 million as per celebrity net worth. He made such a vast fortune from starring in movies like Star Wars and Indiana Jones. Ford is constantly placed on the list of highest-grossing domestic box office stars of all time. Actor Robert De Niro also has a stunning fortune of $500 million.
Ford began his career with minor uncredited roles and doing radio voice-overs. Later he even worked as a self-taught professional carpenter. As of 2021, Ford's films have grossed over $5 Billion at the U.S domestic box office.
Salaries from Star Wars, Indiana Jones, and Other movies
From 1966-1974, Ford had very small roles in films. While working on George Lucas' 1973 film, American Graffiti, Harrison earned just $500 per week. Then in 1977, he was cast as Han Solo in the epic space opera film, Star Wars. Ford's salary was $10,000.
Watch an interesting interview of Harrison on Jimmy Kimmel!
For reprising his role as Han, Ford earned $100,000 for The Empire Strikes Back and $500,000 for The Return of the Jedi. In 2015 for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Harrison received $15 million to reprise his role as Han. Additionally, he had a small percentage of the box office gross as well.
Indiana Jones is a movie that catapulted Ford's success to another level. As per reports, Harrison and executive producers George Lucas and Steven Spielberg each earned $65 million from the 2008 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.
Besides Star Wars and Indiana Jones, Harrison also earned a lucrative sum of money from different movies. For the 1992 movie, Patriot Games, he earned $9 million. For the 1994 Jack Ryan sequel, he received $10 million. Similarly, he earned $20 million each for The Devil's Own, Air Force One, Six Days Seven Nights, etc.
Ford's Movies Grossed over $9 Billion Worldwide
The professional acting journey of Harrison Ford is truly amazing. It is hard to know that the actor nearly left acting in his early start. Today a few of his movies are listed on the highest-grossing films of all time. The total of Harrison's movies grossed over $9.3 Billion worldwide, similar to another legendary actor, Tom Hanks.
Let's take a look at some of Harrison highest-grossing films:
|1977||Star Wars: A New Hope||$775.8 million|
|1980||The Empire Strikes Back||$550.9 million|
|1983||Return of the Jedi||$475.3 million|
|1989||Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade||$474.3 million|
|2008||Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull||$790.7 million|
|2015||Star Wars: The Force Awakens||$2.068 billion|
Now with such an amazing portfolio, there is no doubt that Harrison is one of the bankable stars of all time. At 78, he is still active in the entertainment industry. Recently, Disney announced that the actor will once again reprise his role as adventurer Indiana Jones for the fifth and final episode.
Harrison and his wife, Calista's primary residence is the 800-acre ranch in Wyoming. As per property records, he still owns three other homes in Los Angeles. In 1983, Ford bought a house for $1 million in Brentwood. In 2012, he sold the house for $8.2 million.
In 2011, the couple spent $12.6 million on a different Brentwood home. Likewise, he listed a penthouse for $16 million in 2010, which he had bought in 2001 for $5.3 million.
Those who are familiar with Harrison knows the actor is a licensed pilot of fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters. He owns at least nine planes and helicopters. Besides, he has a stunning collection of luxury cars and motorcycles as well.
Let's take a look at Ford's aircraft collections which he keeps at Santa Monica airport. The most impressive plane he owns is a 2009 Cessna Citation Sovereign which cost $18 million. A few other aircraft include Cessna 208B Grand Caravan, DHC-2 Beaver, Beechcraft B36TC Bonanza, etc.
Talking about cars, Ford owns 1966 British Racing Green Austin Healey 3000, Vintage Jaguar XK140, Mercedes SL Convertible, etc. While he stays in Wyoming, Ford makes his helicopter available for fire and other emergency rescues.