Who is Harrison Ford's wife? Bio, Career in Movies, Net Worth, Son, Childhood, Facts
Who is Harrison Ford?
Harrison Ford is an American actor and film producer, well - known for featuring Indiana Jones as Han Solo in the Star Wars movie series. He was ranked No. 1 in the 1997 All Times Top 100 Movie Stars list.
The Early life of Harrison Ford
Fig: Harrison Ford in his childhood
Harrison was born in Chicago, Illinois, on July 13, 1942. He was born to a father, former actor, and advertising executive John William Ford, and mother, former radio actress Dorothy Ford, and grew up with his siblings. He was active in America's Boy Scouts during Ford's very young age and earned second-highest rank.
Fig: Harrison Ford in his young age
Harrison graduated from Maine East High School in Park Ridge and pursued his bachelor's degree in philosophy from Ripon College in Wisconsin. During his college senior year's final quarter, he took a drama class to overcome his shyness and eventually became fascinated with acting. In college, he was a member of Sigma Nu Fraternity. He also shared that he was bullied at school.
In the Career of Harrison Ford
Fig: Harrison Ford in movie 'A Time for Killing' during 1967
While attending high school, Ford was the first student to broadcast voice on WMTH radio station in his high school and was also the first sportscaster in his senior year. Being fascinated with acting, he traveled to Los Angeles and signed a $150 per week contract with Columbia Pictures Harrison's first credited role was in the 1967 Western movie, 'A Time for Killing'. After several years of hard work, he enhanced his reputation through utstanding mid-1980s acting with significant roles in several movies and tv series.
Harrison Ford featured in several Hollywood blockbuster movies such as Apocalypse Now, Presumed Innocent, The Fugitive, Air Force One, American Graffiti, Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back, The Conversation, and much more in his six decades professional career. Ford won twice the Saturn Awards for Best Actor and twice the People's Choice Awards for Favorite Motion Picture Actor, in addition to being nominated for several prestigious awards. He also received the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 2002 Golden Globe Awards and was presented with a star at the "Hollywood Walk of Fame" on June 2, 2003.
Net worth of Harrison Ford
Ford earns a good amount of money in his career. He has a $1 million Gerard Colcord house in Brentwood and a $1.2 million estate in Los Angeles. He also owns a $1.5 million Selling value penthouse in New York City and $8.2 million house designed by Gerard Colcord in Brentwood, Los Angeles. He is also the owner of $1.3 million property in British Columbia.
Harrison earned $20 million per film with 15 percent of the gross take of the film at its peak at the box office. According to several sources, it is found that Ford's films box office grosses total over $4.7 billion, along with $6 billion worldwide gross collections. As of 2019, his current net worth is estimated at around $235 million.
In the Personal life of Harrison Ford
Harrison has been a successful actor since the mid-1980s but one of Hollywood's most private actors. First, he married Mary Marquardt in 1964 and welcomed two children named Benjamin and Willard. The couple ended their relationship after fifteen years of marital relationship and finalized their divorce in 1979. Second, in 1983, Ford married Melissa Mathison, the screenwriter. The couple also welcomed two children named Malcolm and Georgia. Unfortunately, the marital relationship between Harrison and Melissa was also unable to last long and divorce in August 2001.
Fig: Harrison Ford with his wife Calista Flockhart
After two unsuccessful marriages, Ford began dating Calista Flockhart with whom he met at the 2002 Golden Globes Award. The couple tied their knot on June 15, 2010, in Santa Fe, New Mexico, after Ford proposed Calista on the weekend of Valentine's Day in 2009. They've adopted a son, Liam. Harrison and Calista are living happily together with their children.
Facts about Harrison Ford
- He was People magazine's Sexiest Man Alive in 1998.
- He received the Life Achievement Award from the American Film Institute in 2000.
- Harrison Ford never signed a contract for his Star Wars trilogy roles.
- He has eight to nine motorcycles, four or five BMWs, a few Harleys, a few Hondas and love to do adventure.
ActorFilm ProducerHarrison FordJohn William FordDorothy FordMary MarquardtMelissa MathisonCalista Flockhart