Having captivated viewers on television and film screens for decades, the 73-year-old actor and producer has landed his leading role in the upcoming season of Blue Bloods who doesn’t likely plan to slow down anytime soon. He also came into the limelight once featuring in ‘Blue Bloods’, a blockbuster shown on the CBS channel.
With his career running down three decades, the public really wants to know how much Tom earns money, what Tom’s net worth is today and how wise Tom spends money. Thankfully, this post will show you Tom Selleck’s net worth and a few things about him that you may not know. Here you go!
What Is Tom Selleck’s Net Worth?
As of this writing, Tom Selleck’s net worth is approximately $45 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. He is one of the most recognizable figures in Hollywood which ever acted in a number of television series and also films.
How Does Tom Selleck Make Money?
The major source of Tom’s worth is throughout his acting career. He has played more than 50 films and series who has made a huge name and sum from it. In 2010, Tom started starring on the television series ‘Blue Bloods’ where he earned around $200,000 per episode and worked out to around $5 million per season.
Even though Tom’s career has spanned multiple decades, however, he’s probably best known for his early roles in the 80s. Then, Tom earned $500,000 per episode at the peak of his time on Magnum P.I in 1985. The number is the same as around $1.2 million per episode in today’s dollars.
Aside from earning money through his acting career, he also earned income from commercials for deodorant products, Marlboro cigarettes and Close-Up. He was also a voice actor for numerous works.
How Does Tom Selleck Spend Money?
Just like most Hollywood actors, Tom mostly spends money on real estate, the luxurious car and ranch he owns are no exception. By 1993, Tom bought a home in Hawaii for an undisclosed fee. He lived in the home for many years before selling it for $2.48 million in 2001.
This home was renovated to attract buyers by installing a private movie theater inside the cottage. This property also features a concrete ‘safe room’ with a bank vault door.
Tom also purchased a ranch and avocado farm in California. He purchased a ranch in Ventura, California in 1998 for $5 million. The reason why Tom purchased a ranch is that he really loves the farm on the ranch and also keeps himself sane.
However, his ranch has more than its fair share of lavish features, including a heliport, swimming pools, tennis courts and a golf course complete with a practice green as well.
Before purchasing the ranch in Venture, Tom purchased an apartment in Los Angeles. Reportedly, he worked with James Blakely III to renovate this 1,800-square-foot condo into a rustic living space which looks almost like an Edwardian country villa.
Tom Selleck’s Career
Tom went into an acting career for the first time when he played a small role in television series. He appeared on the show ‘The Dating Game’ in 1965 as a college senior. Before his acting career, he became a recognizable face after appearing in commercials including Close-Up toothpaste, Right Guard Deodorant, Dubonnet, Revlon’s Chaz Cologne, and Coca Cola.
By 1980, Tom landed the role which made him famous in the hit TV series Magnum P.I. This show continued for 8 seasons shot in Hawaii. Following Magnum P.I., Tom got further fame once appearing in the films including The Love Letter, An Innocent Man, Quigley Down Under, and In & Out.
Tom then returned to television in memorable fashion once landing a recurring role in the sitcom ‘Friends’. He portrayed Monica’s ex-boyfriend in the show which earned him nominations for an Emmy Award in 2000 for Best Guest Actor in a Comedy Series.
In 1998, Tom attempted to make a comeback with a leading television role which headed up the sitcom ‘Closer’. Somehow, the series was canceled once just 10 episodes as of low ratings.
Since appearing in a slew of Westerns and other movies, Tom had more luck as his character Jesse Stone from novels by Robert B. Parker for a series of TV movies. Another success of Tom Selleck came when he joined the cast of NBC’s Las Vegas, her first major recurring TV role since Magnum P.I.
In 2010, Tom began appearing in the police drama ‘Blue Bloods’. He plays the Police Commissioner in the series and he also appeared in Boston Legal. Here are Tom’s best works during his career:
- Primetime Emmy Award (Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, 1984)
- Monte Walsh (Movie, 2003)
- Stone Cold (Movie, 2005)
Tom Selleck’s Achievement
Tom has received plenty of awards and achievements, including:
- A Gоldеn Globe Award (1985)
- Аn Еmmу Аwаrd (1985)
- Three Реорlе’ѕ Сhоісе Аwаrdѕ for Fаvоurіtе Маlе ТV Реrfоrmеr (1984 & 1884)
- Two Gоldеn Аррlе Рrіmе for Тhе Маlе Ѕtаr Оf Тhе Yеаr (1982 & 1983)
Tom Selleck’s Early Life
Thomas Willion Selleck or better professionally as Tom Selleck was born on 29th January 1945 in Detroit, Michigan. His mother was a housewife and his father was an executive and real estate investor. Tom has three siblings.
Tom graduated from Grant High School in 1962. He then won a basketball scholarship to the University of Southern California, though he initially lived with his parents as he enrolled at Los Angeles Valley College.
He took Business Administration major while studying there, however it had a chance of heart when a teacher pushed him to try acting. He had dropped out to continue a career in acting by his senior year.
Tom was also drafted into the U.S Military during this period as part of the Vietnam conflict. As of this conflict, he then served in the California National Guard from 1967 to 1973. He’s an avid outdoorsman and shooter which earns him as an outspoken member of the NRA.