Facts of Harrison Ford
|Full Name||Harrison Ford|
|Birth Name||Harrison Ford|
|Birth City||Chicago, Illinois|
|Birth Country||United States|
|Father Name||Christopher Ford|
|Father Profession||Advertising Executive & Actor|
|Mother Name||Dorothy Ford|
|Mother Profession||Radio Actress|
|Relation With||Melissa Mathison (1983- 2004), Mary Marquardt (1964- 1979)|
|No Of Children||5|
|Awards||Academy Award Nomination,Golden Globe Award Nomination|
|Filmography||Star Wars original trilogy,Indiana Jones film series,Witness|
|Education||Maine East High School, Ripon College|
|Date of Birth||July 3,1942|
|Married Date||June 15,2010|
Harrison Ford, an American veteran actor gained wide fame for playing Han Solo in the original Star Wars trilogy (1977- 1983) & as Dr. Henry "Indiana" Jones in the Indiana Jones action-adventure film series.
The Academy Award nominee for the romantic thriller Witness (1985) is professional since 1966 & has the tag of a multi-millionaire. Well, Ford is the fourth highest-grossing U.S. domestic box-office star as of 2019 with over $5.1 billion.
How Much Is Harrison Ford's Net Worth In 2019?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, the 77-year-old American actor owns the net worth of $230 million as of December 2019. Without a doubt, Ford's acting stint of over 5 decades is the main source of his massive fortune.
So far, the veteran actor record 82 acting credits & has appeared in many commercially successful movies like Star Wars trilogy, Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), Indiana Jones film series, Patriot Games (1992), The Fugitive (1993), Air Force One (1997) and Blade Runner 2049 (2017).
From $150 Per Week To Million Dollars Paycheck
Well, Harrison started with small gigs in Dead Heat on a Merry-Go-Round (1966), Luv (1967) and A Time for Killing (1967) earning $150 per week.
And, with his growing prominence, the actor got the gateway to millions of dollars fortune, all thanks to his breakthrough as Han Solo in Star Wars (1977) alongside Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher.
Reportedly, Harrison Ford earned $1,000 per week from the first installment of Stars Wars & was nominated for Saturn Award.
Later, for its 2nd & 3rd installment The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and Return of the Jedi (1983), the Los Angeles native got the payroll of $500,000.
In 1985, Ford played Det. Capt. John Book in the crime thriller Witness that got his hands in the paycheck of $4 million & nomination for Academy Award for Best Actor.
As per Celebrity Net Worth, he made $65 million through the movie Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008) where other actors like Cate Blanchett and Karen Allen also worked.
From Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015), the American actor got a salary of $25 million & 0.5% of the gross. Well, the film also featuring Oscar Isaac, John Boyega, Daisy Ridley and Adam Driver collected $2.068 billion.
Check out the list of Harrison Ford's salary:
- Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)- $25 million + 0.5%
- Firewall (2006)- $15 million
- K-19: The Widowmaker (2002)- $25 million + 20% of the gross
- What Lies Beneath (2000)- $20 million
- Random Hearts (1999)- $20 million
- Six Days Seven Nights (1998)- $20 million
- Air Force One (1997)- $22 million
- The Devil's Own (1997)- $20 million
- Clear and Present Danger (1994)- $10 million
- Patriot Games (1992)- $9 million
- Presumed Innocent (1990)- $12.5 million
- The Mosquito Coast (1986)- $5 million
- Witness (1985)- $4 million
- Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)- $500,000
- American Graffiti (1973)- $500,000
Is 4th Highest-Grossing Actor In 2019
As reported, as of 2019, Harrison Ford records the worldwide gross of $9.3 billion while the US box-office is over $5.1 billion, making him the 4th highest-grossing actor of all time in the United States, behind Samuel L. Jackson, Robert Downey Jr. and Scarlett Johansson.
In May 2007, the American actor's total gross collection worldwide was $6 billion & the US box office recorded $3.1 billion. He was then ranked #3 highest-grossing in the US after Eddie Murphy and Tom Hanks.
What Is Harrison Currently Doing?
As of December 2019, the 6 ft. tall actor is busy with his new upcoming projects including The Call of the Wild (2020) currently under post-production, set to release on February 21, 2020.
Harrison Ford's TV series The Staircase (2020) is under pre-production. Moreover, he is set to star in the 5th installment of Indiana Jones movie franchise due for release in 2021.
Residence Worth $12.65 Million: What Other Properties He Owns?
Currently, Harrison Ford lives in Los Angeles, California with his third wife Calista Flockhart. He bought the LA property spread on 13,767 square feet with 7 bedrooms & 9 bathrooms, in April 2012 for a reported $12.65 million, bargaining 20% on the asking price of $15.895 million.
Formerly, the Star Wars actor also owned a Gerard Colcord-designed home in Brentwood, LA ((had bought in June 1983 for $1 million) which he sold on May 30, 2012, for $8.195 million to Kevin Reilly, the TNT President.
The property later exchanged hands in 2016, after the Snapchat founder Evan Spiegel bought it for $12 million.
Moreover, the Indiana Jones star sold his 5,664 square foot penthouse in lower Manhattan, New York in 2012 for $15 million. Actually, Ford bought the condo for $5.295 million in October 2001 & placed it on the market asking $16 million in December 2010s before slipping it for 6.25% less.
Property Holdings By Harrison Ford
Well, Harrison still owns a mansion in Vancouver, British Columbia, at Bowen Island in Canada. Upon the request of his girlfriend Calista Flockhart (now wife), the actor unloaded $13 million for the waterfront property in 2006 while he was filming Firewall.
Ford also has ownership of an 800-acre ranch in Jackson, Wyoming, the USA.
In Los Angeles, the actor owns an additional 2 houses: 3, 530 sq. ft. house in Encino bought in 1997 for $1.515 million and another 3 bedrooms & 2 bathrooms property in Rancho Park, bought in 1985 for $78,045.
Cars & Bike Enthusiast And Collection of Air-Crafts
The multi-millionaire actor is fond of lavish rides & owns a collection of expensive wheelies from the classic Triumph bike to Jaguar XK140 to eco-friendly Tesla Model S
Here is the list of his cars & bikes collection:
- Triumph Classic (bike)- Costs $14,000 in average
- BMW F650 GS (bike)- $10,000
- BMW R1200GS (bike)
- Triumph Daytona (bike)
- Harley Davidson
- Mercedes Benz E-Class Wagon
- Mercedes Benz S-Class
- 1966 Austin Healey 300
- Jaguar XK140
- Tesla Model S
Moreover, the licenses pilot for fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters, Harrison Ford owns some costly collection of jets:
- Cessna Citation Sovereign 680 ($18.79 million)
- 1955 DHC-2 Beaver
- Aviat A-1C-180 Husky
- Cessna 525B Citation Jet 3 (can cost $4 million- $7.9 million)
- Pilatus PC-12
- Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
- 1929 Waco Taperwing
- Bell 407 (helicopter)- $3.1 million
An avid supporter of charity program, Star Wars: Force for Change, the American actor has associations with 18 charitable organizations for causes like AIDS & HIV, animals, human rights, environment, and health.
Well, the vice-chair of the non-profit environmental organization Conservation International has donated over $100 million for conservation partners around the world.
He supports African Rainforest Conservancy, Oceana, Elton John AIDS Foundation, Make-A-Wish Foundation, Peace Over Violence and many more.
Married Thrice: Father Of 5 Children
Born on July 13, 1942, the Los Angeles, California native married three times in his life & divorced with two. From his marriages, Harrison shares 5 children, 2 with first wife, 2 with second & 1 with the third.
At the moment, he enjoys a blissful relationship with his third wife Calista Flockhart, an American actress. The duo met at the 2002 Golden Globe Awards and started dating soon after.
Harrison Ford proposed Calista on the Valentine's Day weekend in 2009 and later exchanged vows on June 15, 2010, in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
As for a fact, the actor doesn't share a biological child with his actress wife but shares Flockhart's adopted son Liam (born in 2001 & was adopted by the 'Ally McBeal' actress).
Prior to his present spouse Calisa, the Witness actor already witnessed 2 failed marriages. Firstly, Harrison was in a marital relationship with Mary Marquardt until they divorced after 15 years of marriage (June 18, 1964 - October 3, 1979).
While together, they became parents to chef-restaurateur Benjamin Ford (born in 1966) and clothier Willard Ford (born in 1969).
Later, Ford married TV screenwriter Melissa Mathison, his second wife, on March 14, 1983. Together, they welcomed 2 children: actor/musician Malcolm Ford (born in 1987) and actress Georgia Ford (born in 1990). On January 6, 2004, Ford & Mathison divorced.
Did you know? Carrie Fisher, in her 2016 autobiography 'The Princess Diarist' stated about her short-lived romantic relationship with Harrison Ford while filming 'Star Wars' in 1976.