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Tom Hanks is an actor and filmmaker who was in Philadelphia and Forrest Gump. He is married.

Relationship Facts of Tom Hanks

Tom Hanks is married to Rita Wilson {Compare Couple}.
Tom Hanks married on April 30, 1988.
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He is father of Four (Colin Hanks, Elizabeth Hanks, Chester Marlon Hanks, Truman Theodore).
Tom Hanks is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Tom Hanks?

Tom Hanks has been married twice in his life.

He is married to Rita Wilson on 30 April 1988. Rita is an American actress. The couple together has two sons named Chester Marlon Hanks and Truman Theodore. Hanks and Rita have been married for over 29 years now and their relationship is going very well.

His first wife was actress Samantha Lewes. The couple got married on 24 January 1978. They together had two children named Colin Hanks and Elizabeth Hanks. Tom and Samantha divorced in 1987.

Health: Tom and Rita infected with Coronavirus?

Reported were that the couple has been diagnosed with the deadly coronavirus on 11th March 2020 in Australia according to the sources. The couple had a checkup after they had tiredness, body aches, chills, and slight fevers, the couple decided to get tested, and the results came back positive.

They have not updated after that. Their son Chet said that they are fine.

His first wife Samantha Lewes died on 12 March 2002.

Tom Hanks: Biography in Details

Who is Tom Hanks?

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

He is also famous for starring in several classic movies including Cast Away, The Green Mile, Saving Private Ryan, and Apollo 13. In 2016, he received a Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Barack Obama. That same year, he also received the French Legion of Honor.

Tom Hanks: Early life, Family, Parents, Siblings

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

He is the son of Janet Marylyn, a hospital worker, and Amos Mefford Hanks, a traveling cook. His mother died in 2016. Hanks’ parents divorced in 1960.

He has three elder siblings and a younger brother. His nationality is American and he is of English, Cornish, German, and Portuguese ethnicity.

In which university did Tom Hanks attend?

He attended Skyline High School in Oakland, California. After that, he studied theater at Chabot College in Hayward, California. Later, he transferred to California State University, Sacramento.

Tom Hanks later dropped out of college to focus on acting. Time Magazine named him one of the ‘Top 10 College Dropouts’.

Tom Hanks: Career, Profession, Awards

Tom began his acting career while he was in college. In 1978, he played Proteus in Shakespeare’s The Two Gentlemen of Verona. He won the Cleveland Critics Circle Award for Best Actor for his role in the play.

In 1979, Hanks moved to New York City. After that, he made his film debut in the low-budget film He Knows You’re Alone (1980). Then, he landed a starring role in the television movie Mazes and Monsters.

Since then, he has appeared in numerous movies and films. Hanks made his directing debut with his 1996 film That Thing You Do! He also produced, co-wrote, and co-directed the HBO docudrama From the Earth to the Moon.

In 2001, Hanks helped direct and produce the Emmy-Award-winning HBO miniseries Band of Brothers.

Tom also had roles in the films Catch Me If You Can (2002), The Terminal (2004), and Bridge of Spies (2015). He has been nominated for numerous awards during his career.

He won a Golden Globe Award and an Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in Philadelphia. For his role in Forrest Gump, he won a Golden Globe, an Academy Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and a People’s Choice Award.

In 2004, he received the Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award for Excellence in Film from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA). In 2014, he received a Kennedy Center Honor.

After that, he received a Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Barack Obama in 2016. He recently co-starred alongside Emma Watson in the 2017 science-fiction drama The Circle.

Salary, Net worth

Tom Hanks is one of the highest-paid actors in Hollywood. He has a net worth that is estimated to be $410 Million as of 2023. He charged $50 million for Angel’s & Demons’ sequel.

Is Tom Hanks involved in any rumors and controversies?

Famous Hollywood star Tom Hanks has been criticized a few times in his career for being racist toward fans and his co-stars. In 2016, there were divorce rumors related to his marriage.

There have been many fake stories printed in glossy magazines related to his personal life and he has also gone on to sue those tabloids. His secret vacation with Barack Obama created quite a stir.

Tom Hanks: Body measurements

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

Social media profile

Tom Hanks is active on social media. He has 9.5 million followers on his Instagram and 16.6 million people follow his Twitter account. His Facebook has 12 million fans and likes.

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