Mark Hamill Wiki: Net Worth, Movie, ‘Star Wars’ & Facts To Know

The “Star Wars” movie hitting the theaters again, so let’s find out a bit more about Mark Hamill, his career and net worth.

Mark Hamill’s private life

Mark Hamill is the fourth of seven children in the military family. His father was a captain in the US Army, and because of this, his family moved frequently. Hamill finished his primary school in San Diego, and he changed several high schools. In the end, in 1969, the army transferred his father was transferred to Japan, where Hamill finished the acting course. After that, Hamill decided to study drama at the Los Angeles City College and to move there permanently. The young actor then accepted many roles, to enter the Hollywood world, not even dreaming what awaited him after only a few years.

Mark Hamill has been married to the same woman for 40 years. His wife was his dentist at first, and now, they have one of the most harmonious marriages in Hollywood. They have two sons, who are actors too, and a daughter, who’s not interested in the big screen.

Mark Hamill: Career, movies, and net worth

Clearly, there were roles which are meant to be for some actors. Mark Hamill a.k.a Luke Skywalker. Every single role from original “Star Wars” became legendary, and so Hamill found his place in Hollywood and net worth lists. Mark Hamill had started his career a few years before he showed up in “Star Wars” franchise. His first appearance happened in “The Bill Cosby Show,” one of the most beloved family sitcoms of all time. Apart from that, he also starred in many movies, like “Corvette Summer,” or “The Big Red One.” Hamill also took part in various musicals on Broadway. A friend forced him to apply an audition for the role in “Star Wars.” The rest is history. Although he has achieved an enviable acting career, the public will remember Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker. After the first movie “Star Wars: The New Hope,” George Lucas directed two more sequels. “Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back,” and “Star Wars: Return of the Jedi.” A young, blue-eyed actor has become an idol of many teenagers. Hamill was on the cover of the magazines, made guest appearances in various TV shows, etc. Like Luke Skywalker, he also played a guest role in “The Muppet Show.” How big was his popularity, but also the commercial success of the movies, is best illustrated by the fact that around the world there are over 10,000 “Star Wars” fan clubs still active. One of the last Hamill engagements was the role of a climate expert in the movie “Kingsman.” Although it was a minor role, Mark Hamill showed his talent in the genre of comedy. “Kingsman” got a good critique, and it is rated as a very fun, yet at the same time, a subversive movie. Hamill current net worth is estimated at $6 million.

Hamill is a successful voice actor

Because of his specific voice, Hamill turned out to be a very good voice actor since the beginning of his career. He repeated his role Luke Skywalker in several radio adaptations of “Star Wars” films. Hamill started radio animations while he was filming “The Empire Strikes Back.” Mark Hamill played the voice role of the Joker in the animated series “Batman.” After that, there were numerous synchronizations of villains in hit series such as “The Simpsons,” “Incredible Hulk,” “Fantastic Four,” “Spider-Man,” etc. The role of Joker was repeated in the same video game.

“Star Wars” strikes again

After more than 30 years, director George Lukas has decided to return to one of the most successful film franchise of all time. He considered that after three sequels, the saga remained unfinished and would complete the whole concept after two more films. The same team of actors was engaged – the winning combination with Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, and Harrison Ford. Lucas recorded two sequels in 2015 and 2017: “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” and “Star Wars: The Last Jedi.” Although the director “refresh” his acting team with new members, the most important part of the success of the film was the actors who celebrated it at the very beginning. Both movies were decent sequels of the original, with high earnings at the box office around the world. However, George Lucas disappointed the fans when he stated that “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” probably would be the final part that he would direct. Besides, the ending of Luke Skywalker in the last movie frustrated the public, so it’s quite obvious that Mark Hamill won’t re-played his legendary role.

Sebastian Stan as a new Luke Skywalker?

According to fans of “Star Wars,” Mark Hamill is the one and only Luke Skywalker, and there’s no more discussion. However, the media noticed an incredible physical resemblance between Hamill and a young actor starring in “Captain America,” Sebastian Stan. Because of that, rumors spread that he could be new Luke Skywalker, in possible sequels of “Star Wars” saga. Stan didn’t decline that possibility, but due to his current engagements, this will not happen in the near future. Will Hamill find a decent inheritor? We’ll find out someday.