Tom Hanks Shocking Biography, Age, Height, Wife, Movies and Net Worth

Tom Hanks Shocking Biography, Age, Height, Wife, Movies and Net Worth

This biography of Tom Hanks provides detailed information about his childhood, life, Age, Height, Wife, kids, Parents, achievements, works, timeline, movies, Facts and Net Worth.

Full Name : Thomas Jeffrey Hanks

July 9, 1956 (age 63)

  • American
  • Greek (honorary)
  • Actor
  • filmmaker
Years active 1977–present
Net worth $390 million (May 2014)
  • Samantha Lewes
    (m. 1978; div. 1987)
  • Rita Wilson (m. 1988)
Children 4, including Colin Hanks
Awards Academy Awards
BAFTA Film Awards
Emmy Awards (Primetime)
Golden Globe Awards
Screen Actors Guild Awards
Tony Awards


Who is Tom Hanks?

Tom Hanks is an American actor and filmmaker. He is a legendary actor who won back-to-back Oscar for Best Actor for his role in Philadelphia in 1993 and in the Forrest Gump in 1994.

He is also known for appearing in several classic films, including “Going Away”, “Green Mile”, “Saving Ryan” and “Apollo 13.” In 2016, he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama. In the same year, he also received the French Medal of Honor.

Tom Hanks Wife and Relationship

Tom Hanks has been married twice in his life. The couple married on January 24, 1978. They have two children together, named Colin Hanks and Elizabeth Hanks. Tom and Samantha divorced in 1987. His first wife Samantha died on March 12, 2002.

He married his second wife, Rita Wilson on April 30, 1988. Rita is an American actress. The couple have two sons together, Chester Malone Hanks and Truman Theodore. Hanks and Rita have been married for more than 29 years and their relationship has grown well.


Tom Hanks Biography, Age, Height, Wife, Movies and Net Worth

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson attend the -Academy Awards ceremony in – Los Angeles on Feb. 9, 2020

Health: Tom Hanks and Rita were infected with coronavirus

According to sources, the couple was diagnosed with a deadly coronavirus in Australia on March 11, 2020. When they felt tired, painful, chilled and slightly fevered, they were examined, and the couple decided to be examined and the results returned to positive. They have not been updated since. Their son Chet said they were fine.

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Early life of Tom Hanks, childhood

Tom was born in Concord, California on July 9, 1956, Thomas Jeffrey Hanks.

He is the son of hospital staff Janet Marylyn and travel chef Amos Mefford Hanks. His mother died in 2016. Hanks’ parents divorced in 1960.
He has three elder brothers and one younger brother. His nationality is American, he is of British, Cornish, German and Portuguese descent.

Tom Hanks Education

He attended Skyline High School in Oakland, California. He then studied drama at Chabot College in Hayward, California. He later transferred to California State University in Sacramento.
He later dropped out of college to focus on acting. Time magazine named him one of the “Top Ten Dropouts.”

Tom Hanks’ career, professionalism, award-winning

Tom started his acting career when he was in college. In 1978, he played Proteus in Shakespeare’s Two Gentlemen in Verona. For his role in the play, he won the Cleveland Critics Circle Award for Best Actor.
In 1979, Hanks moved to New York City. He then made his debut in the low-budget movie “He Knows You Alone” (1980). He then played the lead role in the TV movie Maze and Monsters.


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Since then, he has appeared in many movies and films. Hanks relies on his 1996 movie “That Thing!” He also produced, co-edited and directed the HBO documentary “From Earth to the Moon.”

In 2001, Hanks helped direct and produce the Emmy-Award-winning HBO miniseries Brothers.
Tom has also played roles in the films “Catch Me” (2002), “The Pier” (2004) and “The Spy Bridge” (2015). He has been nominated for numerous awards throughout his career.

Tom Hanks Captain Phillips (Movie)

Tom Hanks Captain Phillips (Movie)

For his role in Philadelphia, he won the Golden Globe and the Academy Award for Best Actor. For his role in The Forrest Gump, he won the Golden Globe Award, the Academy Award, the Film Actors Guild Award and the People’s Choice Award.
In 2004, he won the Stanley Kubrick British Film Award at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA). In 2014, he was honored with the Kennedy Center.

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He was later awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama in 2016. He recently co-starred with Emma Watson in the 2017 science fiction Circle.

Tom Hanks Salary and net worth

Tom is one of Hollywood’s highest paid actors. His net worth is estimated at $ 350 million. He charges $ 50 million for a sequel to Angels and Demons.

Tom Hanks House

Tom Hanks House

Rumors about Tom Hanks, controversial

Hollywood star Tom Hanks has been repeatedly criticized during his career because of his racism in fans and co-stars. In 2016, there were rumors of divorce about his marriage.

There are many glossy magazines related to his personal life with false stories printed, and he continues to sue the tabloids. His secret holiday with Barack Obama caused a sensation.


Tom Hanks weighs 78 kg and is 6 feet tall. He has brown hair and blue eyes. His shoe size is 11.

Social Media Profile

Tom Hanks is active on social media. He has 3.4 million followers on Instagram and 14.1 million followers on his Twitter account. He has 7.3 million followers on Facebook.


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