Tim Allen

Inside Biography

American actor Timothy Alan Dick is known widely with his stage name as Tim Allen. He is an actor and comedian, who has been nominated in Golden Globes 5 times, including one win. His acting skills can be seen in movies like The Santa Clause trilogy, Big Trouble, The Shaggy Dog, and Wild Hogs. He also has given his voice in the Toy Story franchise.

Net Worth of $80 Million

The 66-year-old actor, Allen, has been active in Hollywood films and television series for more than four decades. From his acting career, he has gathered $80 million net worth.

The major part of his net worth is generated from his career as an actor. Allen has appeared in various television series and silver screen movies and collected a huge salary from his work-some of them are listed below.

  • Home Improvement (Series)-$200,000 per episode with an executive consultant fee 1996
  • Toy Story 1995 (Movie)-$50,000
  • Toy Story 2 1999 (Movie)-$5,000,000
  • Galaxy Quest 1999 (Movie)-$2,000,000
  • Joe Somebody 2001(Movie)-$12,000,000

Tim Allen appeared in movies which done well business well commercially. Here are some of his works.

Movie Released Year Star-Cast Budget  Box Office Collection
The Santa Clause 1994 Judge Reinhold, Wendy Crewson, and David Krumholtz. $22 million $189.8 million
Toy Story (Voice) 1995 Tom Hanks, Don Rickles, and Jim Varney $30 million $373.6 million
Toy Story 2 (Voice) 1999 Joan Cusack, Kelsey Grammer, and Don Rickles $90 million $497.4 million
Toy Story 3 (Voice) 2010 Tom, Hanks, Jeff Pidgeon, and Ned Beatty $200 million $1.067 billion
Toy Story 4 (Voice) 2019 Annie Potts, Tony Hale, and Keanu Reeves $200 million $1.072 billion

Tim also owns a house that spreads in 5,808 sq ft and features three bedrooms and four bathrooms. He bought the house for $2.15 million (approx) in December 1999. Previously, he owned a 2,604 sq ft-house with three bedrooms and bathrooms, which he sold in 2016 for $1.755 million, $195k less than the asking price.

Tim Allen is pa s sionate about cars, he owns all those cars which he had collected as a toy in his childhood.

Some of the cars he owns are listed below:

  • 1933 Ford Roadster
  • 1968 Chevrolet Camaro 427 COPO
  • 1955 Ford Customline
  • 1956 Ford F-100 Custom Pickup
  • 1946 Ford Convertible
  • Moal Roadster Special
  • Chevrolet Volt
  • 1964 Chevrolet Chevelle SS
  • Big-Block Volkswagen Bug
  • Dodge Demon
  • Corvette ZR1

Born in Denver, Colorado

Tim Allen was bron Timothy Alan Dick on 13th June 1953 in Denver, Colorado, United States of America. Allen holds American nationality and is of the White ethnicity.

Tim Allen was born one of six children of Martha Katherine and Gerald M. Dick. After his father's death, his mother remarried and settled in Birmingham, Michigan. He grew with his five siblings and three more siblings from his stepdad's previous relationship.

Tim went to Seaholm High School in Birmingham, where he was interested in theater and music cla s ses. After completing his education, he went to Central Michigan University, however, dropped from there to join Western Michigan University.

Allen received a Bachelor of Science degree in communication in radio and television production with a minor in philosophy and design in 1976. Allen was awarded an honorary fine arts degree and the Distinguished Alumni Wards from Western Michigan in 1998.

Tim Allen Won a Golden Globes

Tim Allen debuted in 1988 with a small role in the movie Tropical Snow. He made his television debut from the main role of Tim Taylor in Home Improvement in 1991. After three years, he got the major role of Santa Claus in the movie The Santa Clause. A year later, he won the Golden Globes Award for his role in the television series Home Improvement.

He voiced for the character Buzz Lightyear in a movie Toy Story in 1995 and continued to work as a voice artist in other installments of Toy Story. 2004, he was introduced to Hollywood Walk of  Fame at 6834 Hollywood Boulevard for his contributions to the film industry.

Tim Allen Hollywood walk of fame SOURCE: Pinterest

In 2011, he got the main role as Mike Baxter in the small screen project, Last Man Standing.

Tim also gave his voice in various video games, including Home Improvement: Power Tool Pursuit and Buzz Lightyear, in 5 different video games. As of 2019, he gave his voice in the animated feature film Toy Story 4.

Happily Married to Actress Jane

Tim Allen is married twice and has two children. He is currently married to actress Jane Hajduk, with whom he tied the knot on 7th October 2006 in a small wedding ceremony in Grand Lake, Colorado.

Tim with his wife Jane Hajduk SOURCE: Getty Image

Allen and Hajduk welcomed their first child, a daughter Elizabeth in 2009. The couple lives a happily married life with their daughter.

Previously, Allen was married to his high school sweetheart Laura Deibel. The ex-lovebirds who got married on 7th April 1984 gave birth to a daughter Katherine Allen. After a years-long marital relationship, the couple divorced on 1st March 2003.

Besides, the actor spent 28 months in jail for possession of drugs and drug-dealing starting in 1978.

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