Tom Hanks Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Marriage, Family, Affairs

Tom Hanks is an American actor and filmmaker. He is one of the most famous and well-known movie stars around the world and is considered an American cultural icon.

Tom Hanks
Tom Hanks

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Tom Hanks Bio
Famous As Tom Hanks
Profession Actor, Film Maker
Age 65 years
Birthday July 9th, 1956
Birth Place Concord, California, USA
Birth Sign Cancer
Height 6 feet 0 inches (183 cm)
Weight 171 lbs (78 kg)
Body Measurements 40 – 34 – 16
Net Worth $400 million
Salary N/A
Birth/Full Name Thomas Jeffrey Hanks
Nick Name Tom
Birth Country United States
Religion Greek Orthodox
Ethnicity white
Nationality American
Body Build Hourglass
Orientation straight
Eye Color Moss Green
Hair Color Hair Color
Shoe Size 11 (US)
Dress Size N/A
Father Amos Mefford Hanks (Itinerant Cook)
Mother Janet Marylyn (Frager; Hospital Worker)
Brother Larry Hanks (Older Brother; Entomology Professor at the University of Illinois) and Jim Hanks (Younger Brother; Actor and Filmmaker)
Sister Sandra Hanks (Older Sister; Writer)
Son Colin Hanks, Truman Theodore Hanks, and Chet Hanks
Daughter Elizabeth Ann Hanks
Marital Status Married
Spouse Rita Wilson (1985 – Present)
Dating/Affairs With Samantha Lewes (1975 – 1987), Rita Wilson (1985 – Present)
School Skyline High School
College/University Chabot CollegeCalifornia State University


Tom Hanks
Tom Hanks

Early Life

Tom Hanks was born on July 9, 1956, in Concord, California, the son of Janet Marilyn, a hospital worker, and Amos Mefford Hanks, a traveling cook.


He studied theater at “Chabot College” in California, and transferred to California State University, Sacramento, two years later.


Tom Hanks is best known for his various comedic and dramatic film roles, including Splash, Big, Turner & Hooch, A League of Their Own, Sleepless in Seattle, Philadelphia, Forrest Gump, Apollo 13, Saving Private Ryan, You Have Got Mail, The Green Mile, Cast Away, Road to Perdition, and The Da Vinci Code (2006) ), as well as for his voice work in the animated films The Polar Express (2004) and the Toy Story series.


Tom Hanks films have grossed over $4.5 billion at the box office in the United States and Canada and over $9.0 billion worldwide, making him the third highest-grossing actor in North America.


Tom Hanks has been nominated for several awards during his career. He received a Golden Globe Award and Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in Philadelphia, as well as a Golden Globe Award, Academy Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, and People’s Choice Award for Best Actor for his role in Forrest Gump.

Tom Hanks
Tom Hanks

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In 2004, he was awarded the Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award for Excellence in Film from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA). In 2014, he was awarded the Kennedy Center Medal, and in 2016, he received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Barack Obama, as well as the French Legion of Honor.

Marriage Life

Tom Hanks was married to American actress Samantha Lewis from 1978 until they divorced in 1987. Together they had two children: son Colin Hanks and daughter Elizabeth Hanks. In 1988, Hanks married actress Rita Wilson, with whom he co-starred in the movie Volunteers. They have two sons.

Age, Height & Measurements

Tom Hanks is 65 years old. Tom Hanks’s height stands at 6 Feet 0 Inches (183 centimeters) and his weight is 171 pounds (78 kilograms). Body measurements 40 – 34 – 16 and Cancer of the zodiac.

Tom Hanks
Tom Hanks

Social Media Profiles

He is very active on social media. Tom Hanks has 9.3m followers on his Instagram account and 16.3m followers on his Twitter account.

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