Harrison Ford: Here's how much the Indiana Jones and Star Wars actor earns from his outstanding career

Discover how much Harrison Ford, legendary interpreter of Indiana Jones and Han Solo, makes.

Find out Harrison Ford's net worth
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Find out Harrison Ford's net worth

Harrison Ford is undeniably one of the most iconic actors of his generation, thanks to his legendary roles in franchises like Indiana Jones and Star Wars. But beyond his cinematic fame, one question remains: how much money does this talented actor have? Harrison Ford has built an impressive career over the span of decades, and his iconic roles have earned him worldwide recognition.

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In this article, we take a look at Harrison Ford's fortune, what he has brought to Hollywood and his accumulated earnings over the years. Get ready to discover the financial heights reached by this legendary actor and the extent of his success.

Harrison Ford's fortune

Harrison Ford's fortune is estimated at several hundred million dollars (about $300 million according to Celebrity Net Worth), making him one of the richest actors in Hollywood. Indeed, in 2016, he became the most profitable actor bringing in $4.71 billion to the film industry. It is thanks to an exceptional career which spans over five decades that the actor has accumulated a colossal wealth.

His iconic roles in blockbuster films such as Indiana Jones and Star Wars have earned him considerable income, through upfront fees and profit sharing. Outside of these franchises, Harrison Ford has also starred in many other successful films, solidifying his financial position.

Despite his wealth, Harrison Ford is known for his modesty and discretion when it comes to money, focusing more on his acting and philanthropic commitments, including the fight for climate and nature conservation.

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Harrison Ford's immense acting career

Harrison Ford's career is truly legendary. He has become a movie icon thanks to his notable roles and undeniable talent. The actor's first major breakthrough came with his portrayal of Han Soloin the Star Wars saga, which brought him international fame and a devoted fan base. His charismatic and rebellious character captivated audiences around the world.

However, Harrison Ford did not want to be confined to one iconic role. He also played the famous archaeologist-adventurer Indiana Jones in the successful saga of the same name, becoming one of the most iconic heroes in the history of cinema.

Beyond these two legendary franchises, Ford has demonstrated his versatility by starring in a multitude of other acclaimed films, exploring different genres such as thrillers, drama and science fiction. His natural charisma, unique style and ability to bring memorable characters to life have made him one of the most respected actors in the film industry. His longevity in the industry is a testament to his undeniable talent and ability to reinvent himself while captivating audiences.

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Star Wars, Indiana Jones, Blade Runner... Harrison Ford's filmography

During his decades-long career, Harrison Ford has not been idle. Indeed, although he rose to fame at thirty-ish, the actor has starred in more than sixty films and a few television series and movies. Here is a non-exhaustive list of the main films in Harrison Ford's filmography, most of which contributed to his personal fortune:

  • American Graffiti (1973) by George Lucas
  • The Conversation (1974) by Francis Ford Coppola
  • Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) by George Lucas
  • Apocalypse Now (1979) by Francis Ford Coppola
  • More American Graffiti (1979) by Bill L. Norton
  • Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) by Irvin Kershner
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) by Steven Spielberg
  • Blade Runner (1982) by Ridley Scott
  • Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) by Richard Marquand
  • Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984) by Steven Spielberg
  • Witness (1985) by Peter Weir
  • Frantic (1988) by Roman Polanski
  • Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) by Steven Spielberg
  • Presumed Innocent (1990) by Alan J. Pakula
  • Regarding Henry (1991) by Mike Nichols
  • Patriot Games (1992) by Phillip Noyce
  • The Fugitive (1993) by Andrew Davis
  • Clear and Present Danger (1994) by Phillip Noyce
  • Sabrina (1995) by Sydney Pollack
  • Air Force One (1997) by Wolfgang Petersen
  • Six Days, Seven Nights (1998) by Ivan Reitman
  • Random Hearts (1999) by Sydney Pollack
  • What Lies Beneath (2000) by Robert Zemeckis
  • K-19: The Widowmaker (2002) by Kathryn Bigelow
  • Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008) by Steven Spielberg
  • Crossing Over (2009) by Wayne Kramer
  • Morning Glory (2010) by Roger Michell
  • Cowboys & Aliens (2011) by Jon Favreau
  • The Expendables 3 (2014) by Patrick Hughes
  • The Age of Adaline (2015) by Lee Toland Krieger
  • Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015) by J. J. Abrams
  • Blade Runner 2049 (2017) by Denis Villeneuve
  • Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker (2019) by J. J. Abrams
  • The Call of the Wild (2020) by Chris Sanders

And his acting career is not over because Harrison Ford will pick up Indiana Jones' features in the franchise's fifth film Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny, directed by James Mangold, which will come out in June 2023.

Harrison Ford was announced as taking part in the new Marvel film Captain America: New World Order by Julius Onah scheduled for 2024, in the role of Thunderbolt Ross. The same year, he will play that same character in the film Thunderbolts by Jake Schreier.

This article has been translated from Gentside FR.

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