How Much Tom Hanks Made Working on ‘Toy Story’ and Other Disney and Pixar Projects

by Jeremy Spirogis
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You’ve received a friend on this Toy Story 4 character. The actor behind the cowboy, nevertheless, is equally as charming and heartwarming. How a lot did Tom Hanks earn from his work with Toy Story? Here’s what we find out about this Academy Award-winning actor. 

Tom Hanks attends 'Toy Story 4' photocall
Tom Hanks attends ‘Toy Story 4’ photocall | Europa Press Entertainment/Europa Press through Getty Images

Tom Hanks portrayed Woody within the ‘Toy Story’ films

He rode just like the wind proper into our hearts. Fans first met Woody over 20 years in the past, when Pixar first launched their animated film, Toy Story. They noticed him meet Bo Peep, grow to be Bonnie’s toy, and actually uncover what it means to be a friend. Tom Hanks voices this essential character, named Woody, alongside Tim Allen, who portrays the house ranger, Buzz Lightyear.

“I actually think they’re important,” Tom Hanks stated of the Toy Story movies throughout an interview with the New York Times. “It’s a disparate group of toys, but there is this sense of both true family and extended family that is representative of anybody’s life, including the little kids, who just might be delighted by toys that come to life.”

“This one’s about moving on, you know. The pairing up and the moving on that must happen in life. Because we are forever being changed,” he continued.

How a lot did Tom Hanks earn from engaged on the ‘Toy Story’ films?

According to Men’s Heath, Tom Hanks’ web price is an estimated $400 million. That, predominately, comes from engaged on films like Forrest Gump, Saving Private Ryan, and naturally, the Toy Story franchise. However, for the primary Toy Story movie, Tom Hanks solely earned $50,000, in accordance with IMDB. (This, after all, doesn’t account for inflation.)

For Toy Story 2, Tom Hanks greater than tripled his unique Toy Story wage, incomes an estimated $5 million to reprise his function as Woody. The third film within the Toy Story franchise introduced Tom Hanks a whopping $15 million.

Similarly, Tom Hanks’ co-star, Tim Allen, reportedly earned $50,000 for Toy Story. According to Showbiz Cheatsheet, “the film’s huge success meant a beneficiant increase for the voice of Buzz Lightyear. When Allen returned for Toy Story 2, he obtained a $5 million paycheck. His Toy Story 3 earnings have been greater than the primary two movies put collectively, nevertheless, at $22 million.”

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‘Toy Story 4’ and Tom Hanks earned a couple of awards and nominations lately

As the final movie within the Toy Story collection, Toy Story 4 earned the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature, bringing yet one more win for Disney and Pixar all through the 2020 award season. 

Tom Hanks picked up a couple of nominations alongside the best way, primarily for his work with A Beautiful Day within the Neighborhood, the place he portrayed the tv host, Fred Rogers. In phrases of his work with Pixar, Tom Hanks earned the Kids’ Choice Award nomination for Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie for Toy Story 3.

Disney and Pixar films, together with Toy Story and the recently-released Toy Story 4, can be found on Disney’s streaming platform. To be taught extra about Disney+ and to subscribe, go to their web site.

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