Tom Hanks Biography
Tom Hanks was born on July 09, 1956, in Concord, California, US. He is an American actor and film director. Similarly, he is best known for appearing in films including, Big (1988), Volcano (1990), Radio Flyer (1992), Forrest Gump (1994), Apollo 13 (1995), Saving Private Ryan (1998), Toy Story 2 (1999), Cast Away (2000), The Terminal (2004), The Da Vinci Code (2006), Cars (2006), Evan Almighty (2007), My Life in Ruins (2009), Small Fry (2011), Captain Phillips (2013), Saving Mr. Banks (2013), and Sully (2016).
He is also known for appearing in many TV series including Saturday Night Live, Tales of the Crypt (1992), Band of Brothers (2001), The Pacific (2010). Furthermore, he has received a Kennedy Center Honor, a Presidential Medal of Freedom from the then-President Barack Obama and the French Legion of Honor.
Regarding his family, his father’s name is Amos Mefford Hanks whereas his mother’s name is Janet Marylyn Frager.
Hanks attended Skyline High School. Similarly, he studied theatre at Chabot College and later transferred to California State University.
Hanks stands at a height of 6 feet 0 inches and weighs around 78 Kg. Likewise, he has brown hair and blue eyes.
He is in a long marital affair with Rita Wilson. The couple tied the knot in 1988 and also welcomed two sons: Chester Marlon on August 4, 1990, and Truman Theodore on December 26, 1995.
He was previously married to American actress Samantha Lewes. They had exchanged their vows in 1978 and had one son, Colin Hanks who is an actor born in 1977 and a daughter, Elizabeth Hanks in 1982. However, they divorced in 1987.
He has an estimated net worth of $ 390 million.
- Full Name: Thomas Jeffrey Hanks
- Age: 63
- Profession: Actor and Film Director
- Birth Date: July 09, 1956
- Birth Place: Concord, California, US
- Zodiac Sign: Cancer
- Nationality: American
- Father’s Name: Amos Mefford Hanks
- Mother’s Name: Janet Marylyn Frager
- Height: 6 feet 0 inches
- Weight: 78 Kg
- Hair Color: Brown
- Eye Color: Blue
- Net Worth: $ 390 million