Tom Cruise needs no introduction. In his career spanning for almost four decades, the man has achieved unparallel success. Through his impeccable actions skills, he made himself a household name. He is so perfect in his game that even at the age of 58, seems no ‘Mission: Impossible‘ for him.
Whenever Tom’s name comes to our mind, the wealth factor strikes us hard. Just look at his filmography, you will find some monumental blockbusters in the list. The list comprises films like Mission: Impossible series, Top Gun and much more. With such a credibility and box office pull, the actor has always played smart in terms of making money.
Yes, he’s pretty smart as he had been part of some lucrative box office deals. It’s simply amazing to take a look at the actor, who made his debut (Endless Love) with a $30K salary and went to grab some historical deals. Coming straight to his last release, Mission: Impossible – Fallout, Tom Cruise was paid an upfront fee of $28 million. And of course, the action star got hugely benefitted with backend profit sharing.
From $30K to $28 million; simply unbelievable!
Speaking of Mission: Impossible- Fallout box office performance, the film made $791 million globally.
Meanwhile, to nail Ethan Hunt to the perfection, Tom Cruise invested his around 2,000 hours to become a certified pilot of the helicopter. In Mission: Impossible- Fallout, there’s an important helicopter sequence and the actor wanted to give it all. Speaking about the same, Airbus Chief Instructor Tim McAdams had said, “There are very few students who have [Tom’s] level of dedication and focus.”