Thomas Jeffrey Hanks is an American Actor and filmmaker. He was born on July 9, 1956. Hanks is known for his dramatic and comedic roles in films. He is 60 years old. Tom Hanks height is 6’0’’ (183 cm). He weighs about 171 lbs or 78 Kg. His sun sign is Cancer. His chest size is 40 inches, Waist size is 34 inches, and biceps size is 16 inches. His shoe size is 11 (US). His hair and eyes color is Blue.
Tom Hanks Education
Tom Hanks attended Skyline High School in Oakland, California. After Finishing school, he continued his education at Chabot College in Hayward. For the higher study, he moved to California State University.
Tom Hanks Family
Tom Hanks father name is Amos Mefford Hanks who was an Itinerant Cook. His mother Janet Marylyn was a Hospital Worker. He has three siblings Sandra Hanks, Larry Hanks, and Jim Hanks. He has a wife Rita Wilson.
Tom Hanks House and Cars Collection
Tom Hanks Hollywood house worth $8 Million. It contains Swimming Pool and Parking Lot. He and his wife Rita Sold 2 properties and own 5 properties in Pacific Palisades. Tom Hanks car collection includes Mercedes Benz S Class, Chevy Tahoe, and Toyota Prius.
Tom Hanks Career/ Filmography
He started his career with a low budget film “He Knows You’re Alone”. He then starred in Television Shows for two to three years. He did all sort of shows. Many critics and directors appreciated his extraordinary talent and predicted that he might be a movie star in a few years.
His first successful movie came in 1988. The fantasy Comedy movie “Big” became a blockbuster and Hanks made a name for himself from there. He then did a few more financially successful movies.
His greatest success of that time came with his movie “Philadelphia” alongside Denzel Washington. The Romantic Comedy movie won Hank an Academy Award for the best actor. The movie grossed over millions of US Dollars. Hank became the superstar of Romantic Comedy Genres.
He followed that with another hit movie Forest Grump. The movie grossed over 600 Million US Dollars. The movie is still regarded as one of the best movies ever made. Hanks won his second consecutive Academy Award for the best actor. Only the second actor to do so. He then continued his career as a director and producer. He won many awards as a director as well.
Tom Hanks Net Worth
Tom Hanks net worth is recorded in 2018 is $350 Million. His highest grossing movies are The Post, The Circle, Inferno, Sully, A Hologram for the King, Bridge of Spies, Saving Mr Banks Captain Phillips, Cloud Atlas, Larry Crowne, Toy Story 3, Angels & Demons, The Great Buck Howard, Charlie Wilson’s War, The Da Vinci Code, The Polar Express, The Terminal, The Lady killers, Catch Me If You Can, Road to Perdition, Cast Away, The Green Mile, Toy Story 2, Saving Private Ryan, That Thing You Do, Toy Story, Apollo 13, Forest Gump, And A League of Their Own.
Tom Hanks Girlfriend/ Affairs
He has only some affairs with girls. He is not a playboy, he has some affairs with Samantha Lewes and Rita Wilson (Wife).
Some Interesting & Unknown Facts about Tom Hanks
- Tom Hanks hosted Saturday Night Live it makes him a member of Five Timber Club.
- He Gains 30 pounds for his role in A League of Their Own.
- Tom Hanks is a Big Fan of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999).
- His performance as Josh Baskin in Big (1988) is ranked #15, Forrest Gump in Forrest Gump (1994) is ranked #43 and Chuck Noland in Cast Away (2000) is ranked #46 on Premiere magazine’s 100 Greatest Movie Characters of All Time.
- He is the 2nd actor to win back-to-back Best Actor Oscars for Philadelphia (1993) and Forrest Gump (1994). The first was Spencer Tracy, for Captains Courageous (1937) and Boys Town (1938).