Tom Hanks Biography
Tom Hanks is an American actor known for portraying the role of Sherman McCoy in The Bonfire of the Vanities. He also played the role of Jimmy Dugan in A League of Their Own. He is also known for films such as The Circle, Toy Story 4, and Bridge of Spies.
How old is Tom Hanks? – Age
The Terminal actor is 67 years old as of 2023. He was born on July 9, 1956, in Concord, California, United States, where he also grew up.
How tall is Tom Hanks? – Height
Hanks is 6 feet 0 inches (1.83 m) tall.
Tom Hanks Mother, Father – Family
Tom is the son of Amos Mefford Hanks and Janet Marylyn Frager. He was born in Concord, California, United States of America. He was brought up along with his three siblings; a sister and two brothers. They are Jim Hanks, Larry Hanks, and Sandra Hanks.
Tom Hanks Education
The comedian enrolled at Chabot College in Hayward, California, where he pursued theater. Afterward, he joined California State University, Sacramento where he also studied and graduated.
Is Tom Hanks Married? – Wife
Hanks has been married to his beautiful wife, Rita Wilson, since 1988. She is a singer, producer, and actress known for her appearances in Sleepless in Seattle, Jingle All the Way, and That Thing You Do! Previously, he was married to late actress Samantha Lewes in 1978 but divorced in 1987. She was known for films such as Bosom Buddies and Mr. Success.
Tom Hanks Children
The Road to Perdition actor is a proud father to four children named Colin, Truman, Chet, and Elizabeth Ann Hanks. It is known that Elizabeth Ann and Colin Hanks are from his prior marriage to Samantha Lewes. On the other hand, Truman and Chet Hanks are from his current marriage to Rita Wilson.
Tom Hanks Career
Tom is a vastly recognized actor known for the role of Thomas Schell Jr. in Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close. He is also known for his roles in the Robert Langdon film series and as the voice of Sheriff Woody in the Toy Story film series.
Most noteworthy, he directed That Thing You Do! and acted in Larry Crowne. He received prestigious awards including the AFI Life Achievement Award, the Kennedy Center Honor, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom. He was also honored with the French Legion of Honor in 2016, and the Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award in 2020.
Hanks starred in Sully as Chesley Sullenberger and reprised the role of Robert Langdon in Inferno. He also appeared in The Circle and voiced David S. Pumpkins in The David S. Pumpkins Halloween Special. It is known that he earned a Tony Award nomination for his performance in Nora Ephron’s Lucky Guy on Broadway.
Furthermore, he appeared in Carly Rae Jepsen’s music video “I Really Like You,” and starred in Bridge of Spies and A Hologram for the King. In addition, he has won seven Primetime Emmy Awards for producing projects like From the Earth to the Moon and John Adams.
Movies and TV Shows
- The Circle
- Cast Away
- Bridge of Spies
- A Man Called Otto
- Charlie Wilson’s War
- Sleepless in Seattle
- News of the World
- Sully: Miracle on the Hudson
- The Post
- You’ve Got Mail
- Apollo 13
- The Green Mile
- The Da Vinci Code
- Catch Me If You Can
- Larry Crowne
- Angels & Demons
- Captain Phillips
- Turner & Hooch
- The ‘Burbs
- Saving Mr. Banks
- A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
Tom Hanks Net Worth
Citing his career, Tom sits at an estimated net worth of $400 Million.
Tom Hanks Instagram
You can find and follow Hanks on Instagram using the account name: @tomhanks