Tom Hanks Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Net Worth & Bio




  • Tom Hanks is one of the top veteran and popular actors from the Hollywood movie industry. Besides being a highly-talented actor, Tom Hanks is also an accomplished filmmaker as well.

    Tom Hanks is renowned for starring in numerous commercially super hit and critically-acclaimed movies in his career as an actor in the American entertainment industry which spans for 35 years.

    Tom Hanks has won several prestigious awards and has had numerous award nominations to his credit till date.

    About Tom Hanks

    Bio

    Real NameThomas Jeffrey Hanks
    NicknameTom Hanks
    Date of Birth9th July 1956
    Age63
    Nationality
    American
    Religion
    Greek Orthodox
    Place of Birth
    Concord (California)
    Education
    Graduate from California State University (Sacramento, California)

    Physical Stats

    Height
    6 ft
    (183 cm) approximately
    Weight
    175 lbs
    (80 kg)
    approximately
    Hair Color
    Salt & Pepper
    Eye ColorLight Brown

    Family & Relationships

    FatherAmos Mefford Hanks
    (Cook)
    MotherJanet Marilyn Frager Hanks
    (Hospital Employee)
    Brothers

    • Larry Hanks (Older)
      (Professor)

    • Jim Hanks (Younger)
      (Actor/Filmmaker)

    SisterSandra Hanks Beniton
    (Writer)
    Marital StatusMarried
    WifeRita Wilson
    (Actress)

    Career

    Profession
    Actor/Filmmaker
    Net WorthINR 2463,00,00,000
    (USD 350 Million)
    Famous for
    MOVIES -

    Splash (1984), The Man with One Red Shoe (1985), The Money Pit, Nothing in Common (1986), Dragnet (1987), Big (1988), Turner & Hooch (1989), Joe Versus the Volcano (1990), A League of Their Own (1992), Sleepless in Seattle, Philadelphia (1993), Forrest Gump (1994), Apollo 13 (1995), That Thing You Do! (1996), Saving Private Ryan, You've Got Mail (1998), The Green Mile (1999), Cast Away (2000), Road to Perdition, Catch Me If You Can, The Terminal, The Polar Express (2004), The Da Vinci Code (2006), Charlie Wilson's War (2007), The Great Buck Howard (2008), Angels & Demons (2009), Hawaiian Vacation, Larry Crowne, Small Fry (2011), Cloud Atlas (2012), Captain Phillips, Saving Mr. Banks (2013), Bridge of Spies (2015), Sully, Inferno (2016), The Post (2017)

    TELEVISION -

    The Love Boat - "Friends and Lovers/Sergeant Bull/Miss Mother" (1980), Bosom Buddies (1980-1982), Mazes and Monsters (1982), Happy Days - "A Little Case of Revenge" (1982), Family Ties (1983-1984), Saturday Night Live (1985-2017), Tales from the Crypt - "None but the Lonely Heart" (1992), Fallen Angles - I'll Be Waiting" (1993), Shooting War (2000), Band of Brothers (2001), Big Love (2006-2011)
    First MovieSplash (1984)
    HobbiesLoves to watch baseball and soccer and collect typewriters

    Tom Hanks is a truly talented and highly popular actor from the Hollywood movie industry. Tom Hanks has starred in numerous super hit movies and has portrayed several real-life characters with utmost precision. Tom Hanks is recognized for playing ordinary people caught in extraordinary situations and mostly portrays characters that are mild and well-liked by audiences.

    Tom Hanks’ age is around 63, as Tom Hanks was born on the 9th of July, 1956 in Concord, California. Tom Hanks’ height is around 6 ft (183 cm) while Tom Hanks’ weight is around 80 kg (175 lbs). In his spare time, Tom Hanks loves watching baseball and soccer and lists collecting typewriters as being part of his hobbies.

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    Tom Hanks’ father was Amos Mefford Hanks, an itinerant cook by profession, while Tom Hanks’ mother was Janet Marilyn Frager Hanks, who worked at a hospital. Tom Hanks was the 3rd out of 4 children to his parent. Tom Hanks’ older brother is Larry Hanks, who is a professor of entomology at he University of Illinois, while Tom Hanks’ younger brother is Jim Hanks, who is an actor and filmmaker as well. Tom Hanks’ older sister is Sandra Hanks Benoiton, a famous American writer. Tom Hanks’ ex-wife is popular actress Samantha Lewes, with whom he was married from 1978 to their divorce in 1987. Currently, Tom Hanks’ wife is American actress Rita Wilson, whom he has been married to since 1988. Tom Hanks has 2 children with his ex-wife Samantha Lewes – son Colin Hanks, an actor by profession and daughter Elizabeth Hanks. Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson also have two sons – Chester Marlon ‘Chet’ Hanks, a small-time actor and rap artist as well as Truman Theodore.

    Thanks to his hugely successful acting career of over 35 years in the Hollywood movie industry Tom Hanks’ net worth is estimated to be around INR 2463 crores (USD 350 Million).

    Talking about the recognition for his impressive acting talent, Tom Hanks has won numerous prestigious awards and also had numerous award nominations to his credit as well.

    Tom Hanks was awarded with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in June of 1992.

    The list of Tom Hanks’ award-wins include winning the Academy Award for Best Actor for his impressive role in ‘Philadelphia’ (1993) and winning the Academy Award for Best Actor, again next year, for his critically-acclaimed and iconic performance in and as ‘Forrest Gump’ (1994) apart from having 3 Oscar nominations to his credit as well.

    Tom Hanks is the winner of the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for his impressive role in ‘Big’ (1989), winner of the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama for his excellent role in ‘Philadelphia’ (1993), winner of the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama for his iconic performance in ‘Forrest Gump’ (1995) and winner of the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama for his memorable performance in ‘Cast Away’ (2000) besides having had 5 Golden Globe nominations to his name also.

    Tom Hanks has won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Miniseries (as Producer) for ‘From the Earth to the Moon’ (1998), won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Miniseries, again, and also the Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or Dramatic Special (as Producer) for ‘Band of Brothers’ (2002), won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Miniseries (as Executive Producer) for ‘John Adams’ (2008), won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Miniseries (as Executive Producer), once again, for ‘The Pacific’ (2010), won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Miniseries or Movie (as Executive Producer) for ‘Game Change’ (2012) and won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Miniseries (as Executive Producer) for ‘Oliver Kitteridge’ (2015), apart from having had around 5 Emmy Award nominations as well.

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    Tom Hanks has had 1 Tony Award nomination and 4 British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Award nominations too.

    Tom Hanks won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role for his excellent performance in ‘Forrest Gump’ (1995) and won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture for ‘Apollo 13’ (1996) apart from having around 5 Screen Actors Guild Award nominations.

    Tom Hanks has also won the Saturn Award for Best Actor for his role in ‘Big’ (1988) and had 1 Saturn Award nomination later on.

    Tom Hanks also won the American Film Institute Awards’ TV Program of the Year for his ‘Band of Brothers’ (2001) and won the 2002 American Film Institute’s Lifetime Achievement Award as well as having 1 American Film Institute Award nomination earlier.

    Tom Hanks has won the American Comedy Award for Funniest Actor in a Motion Picture (Leading Role) for ‘Big’ (1989), won the American Comedy Award for Funniest Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture for his role in ‘A League of Their Own’ (1993) and again won the American Comedy Award for Funniest Actor in a Motion Picture (Leading Role) for his iconic and hilarious performance in ‘Forrest Gump’ (1995) apart from having 2 American Comedy Award nominations also.

    Tom Hanks won the Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor for his role in ‘Forrest Gump’ (1994) and won the Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor, once again, this time for his role in ‘Cast Away’ (2000) apart from having had 2 Chicago Film Critics Association Award nominations earlier on.

    Tom Hanks has had 1 Detroit Film Critics Society Award nomination and 4 Satellite Award nominations too.

    Tom Hanks won the Empire Award for Best Actor for his memorable role in ‘Saving Private Ryan’ (1999) and also had 2 Empire Award nominations later.

    Tom Hanks also won the MTV Movie Award for Best Performance for his role in ‘Philadelphia’ (1994) apart from having had 11 MTV Movie Award nominations and 3 London Film Critics Circle award nominations and 3 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Award nominations too.

    Tom Hanks is the winner of the People’s Choice Award for Favorite Actor in a Dramatic Motion Picture for ‘Forrest Gump’ (1995), winner of the People’s Choice Award for Favorite Actor in a Dramatic Motion Picture for ‘Apollo 13’ (1996), winner of the 1998 People’s Choice Award for Favorite Motion Picture Actor, winner of the 1999 People’s Choice Award for Favorite Motion Picture Actor and winner of the 2001 People’s Choice Award for Favorite Motion Picture Actor, winner of the People’s Choice Award for Favorite Motion Picture Star in a Drama for ‘Cast Away’ (2001), winner of the 2004 People’s Choice Award for Favorite All-Time Entertainer and also winner of the People’s Choice Award for Favorite Dramatic Movie Actor for ‘Sully’ (2017), apart from having had 6 People’s Choice Award nominations till date.

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    Tom Hanks is also the winner of the Producers Guild of America’s Outstanding Producer of Long-Form Television (as Executive Producer) for ‘The Pacific’ (2011) and winner of the 2011 Producers Guild of America’s Lifetime Achievement Award as well as winner of the Producers Guild of America’s Outstanding Producer of Long-Form Television (as Executive Producer) for ‘Game Change’ (2013) apart from having had 1 San Diego Film Critics Society award nomination and 2 St. Louis Gateway Film Critics Association award nominations as well.

    Besides these, Tom Hanks has also won the 1988 Golden Apple Award for Star of the Year, won the Silver Bear for Best Actor for his role in ‘Philadelphia’ (1994), won the Awards Circuit Community Award for Best Actor, won the National Board of Review Award for Best Actor and won the Jupiter Award for Best International Actor for his performance in ‘Forrest Gump’ (1994), won the Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Chemistry (shared with Wilson the volleyball) and won the Jupiter Award for Best International Star, again, for his excellent solo performance in ‘Cast Award’ (2000).

    In addition, Tom Hanks has won the Hollywood Film Awards’ Best Hollywood Actor award for ‘Road to Perdition’ (2002), won the Bambi Award for Best Film – International for ‘The Polar Express’ (2004), won the 2004 BAFTA Los Angeles Britannia Award for Excellence in Film, won the Palm Spring International Film Festival’s Chairman’s Vanguard Award for his role in ‘Captain Phillips’ (2014), won the Hollywood Film Awards’ Best Hollywood Actor award and won the Palm Springs International Film Festival’s Icon Award for his performance in ‘Sully’ (2016) and also won the National Board of Review Award for Best Actor, more recently, for his role in ‘The Post’ (2017).

    Interesting Facts About Tom Hanks

    • Tom Hanks is a teetotaler and does not smoke nor does he drinks alcohol.
    • Tom Hanks is one of the handful of actors from around the world who justify their acting fee of over USD 20 Million for every movie.
    • Tom Hanks is also a renowned social activist who regularly raises awareness about supporting same-sex marriage, use of alternative fuel and saving the environment.
    • Tom Hanks has often been called the modern James Stewart, thanks to his impressive acting skills which are also cloaked under a quiet and shy demeanor.
    • Tom Hanks had to work as a bellman at a hotel as well as selling peanuts at the Oakland Coliseum before finding work as an actor.
    • Tom Hanks often stars in iconic roles in super hit movies which have been directed by award-winning Hollywood director, Steven Spielberg.
    • Tom Hanks has the honor of having an asteroid named after him – ‘12818 TOMHANKS’.
    • Tom Hanks is also a huge fan of Doctor Who TV series and loves to watch ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’ regularly and even has desire to star in one of the episodes in the show.

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