Tom Hanks Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 27 Mar, 2016
Facts of Tom Hanks
Date of Birth: 1956 , July-9
Age: 63 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
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
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Tom Hanks was born with his birth name Thomas Jeffery “Tom” Hanks who was born in July 9, 1956. Tom is running 59 years old in his age and his birth place is located in Concord, California of United States. This American actor and filmmaker is successful within this industry from the very long stage of time stared from 1978 and within today his success in the films like Splash of the year 1994, Apollo 13, of the year 1995 and Cast Away of the year 2000 has reached a high success within the market across. Currently Tom is living in Los Angeles and he is awarded and nominated with various achievements. Tom is the son of Janet Marylyn who was working in a hospital whereas his father was itinerant cook whose name is Amos Mefford Hanks. Tom mother and father were officially divorced in the year 1960 and he later stayed with his mother.

Tom became a part of Skyline High School located in Oakland and later he studied theater within Chabot College. But he did not stayed for a long time win Hayward therefore he came to California State University and later transferred his education over there during the very time. During the time while he was studying theatre he met Vincent Dowling and became good friends. His professional career then began while he moved across New York City in the year 1979 and he made his first entry within the movie during the very time as well. Even tom brilliant performance made him to act in one of the lead role within Bomsom Buddies which he dictates the best work he has ever done.

Tom is a very responsible father of his 4 children and his love stories are often popular among the public even he is also very open towards it. Tom for the very first time got married in the year 1978 and the name of his affair turned spouse is Samantha Lewes whom he was spending his happiest moment but this was limited for a few years which ended with the statement of divorce in the year 1987. Along with this he again got his girlfriend Rita Wilson and started their dating. This was also the condition that turned into married story in the year 1988 and within today they are living a life full of romance. His bio further indicates Rita is understandings spouse for him supportive him in his career with absence of rumors.

Tom net worth is calculated to be 390 million American dollars which is the estimated data of May 2014. It can be guesses that it is much further now in the year 2016 due to his exclusive increasing salary. The height of Tom is 6 feet tall and he falls under white ethnicity background who is a holder of American nationality. 

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