Tom Hanks Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family & More

Tom Hanks

Biography / Wiki

There are very few celebrities who are highly popular all over the globe. The talented actor and inspiration as well as a role model for many, Tom Hanks is one of them. One of the highest-paid all-time box office stars has earned instant stardom with his charm and upbeat attitude.

Films like ‘castaway’, ‘Angels and demons’, ‘the Da Vinci code’ are some office globally popular movies. Tom is also a known environmentalist and he has expressed his interest to invest youth sum of money for promoting electric vehicles as he realizes the need for alternative fuels.

Height / Weight / Age

Born on the 9th of July 1956, Thomas Jeffrey Hanks will turn 64 years old in the year 2020. Even at this age Tom appears to be healthy e and has a well-maintained body figure. Tom’s height measures 6 feet and his weight measures 82 kg approximately. Tom has a rare set of moss green colored eyes and his hair is of grey color probably because of his age.

Net Worth

Stars in the Hollywood entertainment industry earn a lot of money and some like Tom Hanks who have delivered some global hits are estimated to have earned a huge amount of money from these projects.

Tom lives a luxurious life along with his wife and has a lavish house and lifestyle as well. He owns some expensive cars like Mercedes Benz s Class, Chevy Tahoe, and Toyota Prius. The total net worth estimated for Tom Hanks is $350 million US dollars as of now.

Education / Family

Thomas Jeffrey Hanks was born and raised in Concord, California, USA. He is the son of Amos Mefford Hanks, who is an Itinerant Cook and Janet Marylyn who is a hospital worker. He grew up with three siblings Larry Jim and Sandra.

Tom attended the Skyline High School in Oakland and after that he went to Chabot College in Hayward, later he attended the California State University but dropped out of it.


Thomas Jeffrey Hanks

Birth PlaceConcord, California, USA
Date Of BirthJuly 09, 1956
Age63 years
HeightIn centimeters – 183 cm

In feet and inches – 6 ft

WeightIn kilograms – 82 kg

In pounds – 181 lbs

Eye ColorMoss Green
Hair ColorGrey
ProfessionActor, Filmmaker
Sexual OrientationStraight
SchoolSkyline High School in Oakland
CollegeChabot College in Hayward, California State University
ReligionGreek Orthodox
Home TownConcord, California, USA
DebutFilm: He Knows You’re Alone (1980)

TV: Bosom Buddies (1980)

Fathers NameAmos Mefford Hanks (Itinerant Cook)

Tom Hanks with his father
Tom Hanks with his father
Mothers NameJanet Marylyn (Frager; Hospital Worker)


Tom Hanks with his mother
Tom Hanks with his mother
BrothersLarry Hanks (Older Brother; Entomology Professor at the University of Illinois), Jim Hanks (Younger Brother, Actor, and Filmmaker)


Jim Hanks & Larry Hanks
Jim Hanks & Larry Hanks
SisterSandra Hanks (Older Sister, Writer)

Sandra Hanks
Sandra Hanks

Career / Fashion And Style

In the year 1978, his performance in ‘the two gentlemen of Verona’ earned good praise and the best actor award. With the dream of performing in Broadway Tom moved to New York in 1979 and made his debut in a low budget horror movie in 1980.

‘Splash’ is a comic film that was released in the year 1984 which become a great hit and featured Tom in a supporting role. When he played the role of an attorney in the movie Philadelphia, he received his major breakthrough.

His performance also won him an Oscar. His roles in the movie ‘Forrest Gump’ and ‘Saving Private Ryan’ are considered as some of his best acting portrayals. Apart from acting he has also co-produced a movie in 2008 and in 2012. In a movie named ‘Game Change’ he was the executive producer.

Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife and More

He is married to Rita Wilson and has two children. He and his wife were recently in the news as they were infected with Covid-19.

GirlfriendRita Wilson (1985–Present),


Samantha Lewes (1975–1987)

Tom Hanks with his ex-wife
Tom Hanks with his ex-wife
Marital StatusMarried
WifeRita Wilson


Tom Hanks with his wife
Tom Hanks with his wife
ChildrenSon: Truman Theodore (born on December 26, 1995),

Chester Marlon (born on August 4, 1990)

Tom Hanks with his wife & kids
Tom Hanks with his wife & kids

Favorite Things

Here we provide you the list of Tom Hanks’s favorite things.

Favorite ArtistElvis Presley, Patrick Rondat
Favorite BandAlabama Thunderpussy
Favorite BooksIn Cold Blood by Truman Capote
Favorite ColourGreen
Favorite FoodGreek Gyros

Tom Hanks

Some Interesting Facts About Tom Hanks

  • Tom Hanks is a supporter of Same-Sex marriages.
  • He is also a supporter of Democrats.
  • His first wife Samantha Lewes passed away.
  • Samantha Lewes passed away after 14 years of their divorce as she was diagnosed with cancer.
  • Tom is a member of the NSS (National Space Society).
  • Tom lost 30 lbs for his role in the movie Philadelphia (1993) and he lost 50 lbs for his role in Cast Away (2000).

  • He is a supporter of NASA’s programs and wanted to become an astronaut at a young age.
  • in the Tom Cruise movie Jerry Maguire (1996), he was offered a role initially.
  • Cleveland Indians is a baseball team hanks likes and supports.
  • Tom was voted as the 26th Greatest Movie Star by Entertainment Weekly.