Tom Skerritt has spent over a half-century in the entertainment industry. Making his professional debut in the movie War Hunt (1962), the legendary actor later became part of several iconic silver screen projects such as M*A*S*H, Alien, The Dead Zone, A River Runs Through It, and Top Gun.
His breakout performance in the acclaimed TV series Picket Fences brought him several Award nominations including twice Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead in Drama Series, winning one. He also played William Walker in Brothers & Sisters (2006-08).
What Is Tom Skerritt Net Worth?
Tom has an estimated net worth of $8 million, as per Celebrity Net Worth in 2020. He has earned the majority of his wealth from his work in both movies and TV shows.
Salary And Income Sources
Professionally turned since 1962, Tom Skerritt has already worked in dozens of successful movies and TV shows. However, the exact amount of his salary is still a little bit unclear.
As per Saalry.com, the actor/performer in the United States earns between $38k to $81k per annum.
Skerritt has also acted in a number of box office hit movies. Some of them are following,
|Movie||Budget – Box Office||Cast Members|
|M*A*S*H (1970)||$3.025 million – $81.6 million||Donald Sutherland, Elliott Gould, and Roger Bowen|
|Alien (1979)||$14 million – $203.6 million||Sigourney Weaver, Veronica Cartwright, and Harry Dean Stanton|
|Top Gun (1986)||$15 million – $356.8 million||Tom Cruise, Kelly McGillis, and Val Kilmer|
|A River Runs Through It (1992)||$12 million – $43 million||Brad Pitt, Brenda Blethyn, and Emily Lloyd|
|Up in Smoke (1978)||$2 million – $104 million||Strother Martin, Edie Adams, and Stacy Keach|
Awards And Achievements
Tom won the Primetime Emmy Award for his performance in the hit series Picket Fences. His role in the project also brought him several nominations including an Emmy Award, twice Golden Globe Awards, and three Screen Actors Guild Awards.
The actor won the Saturn Award for his work in Leverage.
Where Does Tom Skerritt Live?
Tom Skerritt has kept the information about his investment and assets quite secret. As per some sources, the actor currently resides in his Lake Washington home located in Seattle, Washington.
Sources suggest that the median price of a house in the city was $362,100 in 2018. He also owns a house on Lopez Island in the San Juan Islands.
Who Is Tom Skerritt?
Tom Skerritt was born on 25th 1993, in Detroit, Michigan, the United States. He is the son of Helen Skerritt and Roy Skerritt, a businessman. He grew up along with two older siblings.
Skerritt graduated from Detroit’s Mackenzie High School in 1953. He later enrolled at Wayne State University and then went on to study at the University of California, Los Angeles.
Wife And Children
Tom Skerritt has been married thrice. He first married Charlotte R Shanks in 1957. The couple divorced in 1972. They also have three children two sons Andy Skerritt and Matt Skerritt as well as a daughter Erin Skerritt.
He later married Susan Ellen Aran (1976-1990). The two also have a son named Colin Skerritt. For the third time, the actor tied the knot with Julie Tokashiki in 1998. They are still together.