Quick Facts of Thomas Jeffrey Hanks
|Full Name||Thomas Jeffrey Hanks|
|Date of Birth||1956 /07 /09|
|Spouse||Samantha Lewes (m. 1978; div. 1987), Rita Wilson (m. 1988)|
|Education||California State University|
|Online Presence||Facebook, Twitter, Instagram|
|Net Worth||$390 million|
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Short Description of Tom Hanks:
Tom Hanks is an actor and Filmmaker from the United States of America. The back to back Academy Awards winning legendary actor Tom is known for his roles in the films such as Philadelphia, Forrest Gump, Cast Away, The Green Mile, Saving Private Ryan, and Apollo 13.
Hank is also awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom of the then president of Barack Obama, in the year 2016. In the same year, Tom was honored with the French Legion of Honor.
Hanks belongs to the American nationality of the mixed ethical background. Hanks celebrates his birthday on 9th of July every year. His Zodiac sign is Cancer.
Early Life and Education:
Recalling his early life, Tom Hanks was born on 9 July 1956, in Concord, California, the USA as Thomas Jeffrey Hanks to the parents, Janet Marylyn, a hospital worker, and Amos Mefford Hanks, a traveling cook. He grew up with his four siblings, and his mother died in the year 2016.
Regarding his education, Hanks joined Skyline High School in Oakland, California and went to Chabot College in Hayward, California. He dropped out the California State University to take his acting classes.
In the year 1978, Hanks appeared in the Shakespeare’s The Two Gentlemen of Verona and won the Cleveland Critics Circle Award for Best Actor. After that, Tom made his film debut with the film He Knows You’re Alone and appeared in the series Mazes and Monsters.
After that, he appeared in That Thing You Do!, From the Earth to the Moon, and Band of Brothers. Some of his films are Catch Me If You Can, Bridge of Spies, Philadelphia, and Forrest Gump. Tom has received a Golden Globe, a Screen Actors Guild Award, a People’s Choice Award, and Academy Award for his roles in Forrest Gump.
Similarly, for Philadelphia, Tom is awarded a Golden Globe Award and an Academy Award for Best Actor. In the year 2016, Hanks has received a Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Barack Obama. Currently, Tom is busy with the science fiction drama The Circle along with Emma Watson.
Tom Hanks is a married man and he has married twice in his life. Firstly, he was married to actress Samantha Lewes on 24 January 1978 and have two children. They divorced in 1987 and Samantha died in 2002.
With his second wife, actress Rita Wilson, Hanks has two sons. They tied the knot on 30 April 1988. They are together for 29 years. Hanks has straight sexual orientation.
Statistics and Net Worth:
Tom Hanks has an average body with the height of 6 feet and weight of 78 Kg. Hanks has Brown hair and Blue eyes color. His net worth is estimated to be $390 million. Tom is active via, Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.