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Tom Hanks Biography

Tom Hanks

Facts of Tom Hanks

Date of Birth: 1956 , July-9
Birth Nation: Canada
Height: 6 Feet
Name Tom Hanks
Birth Name Thomas Jeffrey Hanks
Nick Name Tom
Father Amos Mefford Hanks
Mother Janet Marylyn Frager
Nationality Ameriacn
Birth Place/City Concord, California
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Net Worth $ 390 million
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Dark-Brown
Weight in KG N/A
Famous for Actor, filmmaker
Married Yes
Married to Rita Wilson (m. 1988), Samantha Lewes (m. 1978)
Children Colin Hanks, Chet Hanks, Elizabeth Ann Hanks, Truman Theodore Hanks
Divorce Samantha Lewes (m. 1987)
Education Chabot College
Awards Academy Award for Best Actor 1995
Movies Forrest Gump 1994
Siblings Jim Hanks

Quick Timeline of Tom Hanks

1956 Mother from Portuguese ancestry
1978 End of First marriage
1988 Married in April 1988
1957 Guest Host in Saturday

Detail Timeline of Tom Hanks

July 9 , 1956

Mother from Portuguese ancestry

Tom Hanks father was a worker in a hospital similarly his mother was an itinerant cook whose names are Janet Marylyn and Amos Mefford hanks. Hanks mother belongs from the Portuguese ancestry. His grandparents were belonging from the United Kingdom.

January 24 , 1978

End of First marriage

After marrying his first wife in 24 January 1978, they were happy with their relationship but unfortunately got divorced unfortunately got divorced with their mutual conflict that arrived everyday as their obstacles in the life with high misunderstanding.

April 30 , 1988

Married in April 1988

After ending the very first relationship Hank was not ready and willing for getting into another relation. But meeting Rita, he changed his mentality and got married in 30 April 1988. Currently they are satisfied with 2 children and married life. 


Guest Host in Saturday

During the year 1957, he was also been seen as a guest host upon the Saturday night live. During the times, his time for appearances was waited for the long time and he used to make a grand entry, for which his fans were eagerly waiting. 


Tom Hanks was born with his birth name as Thomas Jeffery Hanks who was born on July 9, 1956. He was born in Concord, California of the United States popular with his professional career as an American filmmaker and actor.

He is also remembered with his character in Splash that came across during the year 1993. Currently, he is living in Los Angeles of California and active from the past 1978 in the film industry.

Due to his popularity, he was featured in Stephen Colbert's show, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert which has starred high prolific people such as  Rick LaginaJon Stewart, and Whoopi Goldberg.

Hanks after his very long story of affair finally got married with Samantha Lewes who is an American actress. They got married in the year 1978 but unfortunately ended their relationship with divorce in the year 1987.

They were the father and mother of 2 children whose names are Colin Hanks and Elizabeth Hanks. Their son was born in 1977 and later after breaking their relationship Hanks again got married with Rita Wilson in the year 1988. This couple also bears 2 children with proper salary and the net worth of Hanks in May 2014 data estimated as 390 million American dollars.