Tom Cruise Net Worth

March 31, 2023
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World-renowned American actor, film producer, director and screenwriter, Thomas “Tom” Cruise Mapother IV, was born on 3 July 1962, in Syracuse, New York State, and is known for his many roles in a variety of commercially successful movies, perhaps particularly for portraying Ethan Hunt, the main character in Brian De Palma’s film series “Mission Impossible”.

So just how rich is Tom Cruise, as of early 2017? According to authoritative sources, Tom’s net worth is estimated to be over $600 million, accumulated from his involvement in the film industry, which began in the early 1980s. .


Tom Cruise Net Worth $600 Million


Tom is of distant Irish descent, and was raised a catholic, even briefly considering the priesthood. He was educated in 15 schools as his parents moved, including in Canada, Ohio and New Jersey, eventually taking an interest in drama in his mid-teens.

Tom Cruise’s professional acting career began with a minor role in the  1981 film “Endless Love”, with Brooke Shields and Martin Hewitt, then that same year Tom had a supporting role in “Taps” alongside Sean Penn and Evan Handler, which got him noticed, and in 1983 he starred in Francis Ford Coppola’s drama film “The Outsiders” with Rob Lowe, Emilio Estevez and Matt Dillon, This was followed by “Risky Business”, “All the Right Moves”, and most notably playing Pete “Maverick” Mitchell in “Top Gun”, a highly successful film directed by Tony Scott – with a budget of $15 million, the movie grossed over $356 million worldwide and certainly established Tom as a star in the industry.

Tom Cruise then went on to star in “Rain Man” with Dustin Hoffman, and “Days of Thunder” with Nicole Kidman, before in 1996 landing the role of Ethan Hunt in what became the very popular “Mission Impossible” series, among the highest-grossing of all time, accumulating more than two billion dollars at the worldwide box-office. That same year, Tom Cruise starred in the title role in “Jerry Maguire” alongside Cuba Gooding Jr., Regina King and Kelly Preston.

Tom Cruise has a very impressive CV of over 50 films; some of the more prominent that Tom has starred in include “Magnolia” with Philip Seymour Hoffman, for which Cruise received a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor, “Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles” with Brad Pitt and Antonio Banderas, which received several Oscar nominations, In 2012, Cruise added $7.5 million to his net worth from his appearance in the thriller film “Jack Reacher”, and more recently, the post-apocalyptic sci-fi film “Oblivion”, in which Cruise starred alongside Morgan Freeman and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau; saw him receive 20 million dollars, which contributed significantly to his 2013 income of 35 million dollars.

Tom Cruise’s more recent appearance is in the sci-fi movie “Edge of Tomorrow”, which has taken almost 400 million dollars at the box office, confirming Tom’s continuing audience-pulling ability; his net worth continues to grow!

Tom has an impressive list of awards won too, including Golden Globe and American Film Critics, among almost 30 in total, from double that number of nominations.

Tom Cruise is also a producer, who together with Paula Wagner co-created an independent film production company called Wagner/Cruise Productions.

In his personal life, Tom Cruise has been married three, times, firstly to Mimi Rogers from 1987 to 1990, then to Australian actress Nicole Kidman from 1990 until 2001 and with whom he has a son and a daughter, Thirdly actress Katie Holmes and Tom were married from 2006 until 2012 – they have a daughter. Tom is apparently now based in Florida.

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