Tom Hanks
Tom Hanks
Celebrated Name: Tom Hanks
Real Name/Full Name: Thomas Jeffrey Hanks
Parents: Father – Amos Mefford Hanks
Mother – Janet Marylyn Frager
Age: 63 years old
Birth Date: 9 July 1956
Dead or Alive: He is Alive and Kicking, Not Dead.
Birthplace: Concord, California, United States
Education: Skyline High School in Oakland, California: Chabot College in Hayward, California: California State University, Sacramento
Nationality: American
Ethnicity: Mixed (English, Cornish, German, and Portuguese)
Religion: Believe in God
Height: In centimeters – 183 cm
In meters – 1.83 m
In Feet Inches – 6 feet
Weight: In Kilograms – 80 kg
In lbs – 176 lbs
Body Type: Average
Famous For: One of the most critically acclaimed actors in Hollywood
Profession: American actor and filmmaker
Net Worth in 2019: $450 Million
Last Updated: 11th December 2019

Tom Hanks is a household name in the filmmaking world, and he is one of the most famous, victorious, highest-rated and best-paid actors, producer, director, and screenwriter in Hollywood. Tom Hanks aka America’s Dad has played leading roles in many films, television shows and theatre over the four decades he has graced our screens.

Some of the movies that he has played a role are Big 1988, Apollo 13 1995, Cast Away 2000, Cloud Atlas 2012, Phillips 2013, The Terminal 2004, The Post 2017, White House 2017 and dozens of others.

Considering Hanks box office gross in the U.S is over $5 billion and in the world over $10 billion then how much fortune has he accumulated over the years. Today we shall look at Tom Hank’s biography, his net worth in 2019 and also reveal a few things you probably don’t know about Tom Hanks.

Bio-Wiki, Real Name, Birthday, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity & Religion

Thomas Jeffrey Hanks was the name given to him by his mother Janet Marylyn and Amos Mefford Hanks back on 9 July 1956. He has three elder siblings and a younger brother. He was raised up by the father after his parents divorced. His nationality is American and he is of English, Cornish, German, and Portuguese ethnicity. Hanks’ family religious history was Catholic and Mormon, he has characterized his teenage self as being a “Bible-toting evangelical” for several years.

Education: School, College, University

He attended Skyline High School which was based in California then later joined Chabot College although later he was transferred to California State University. During his college years, he met Vincent Dowling who gave him an internship position in the Great Lakes Theater Festival where he learned a lot about theatre-making him drop out of school to pursue his acting career.

Age, Height, Weight, Body Measurements, Dead or Alive

Tom Hanks was born on 9 July 1956, making him 63 years old as of 11th December 2019. He is alive and kicking, not dead. His height is 6 feet tall, and he has a body weight of 80 kg. His body type is Average.

Is Tom Hanks Married? Affair, Dating, Girlfriend, Wife & Children

Before Hanks met his wife, Rita Wilson, he had married actress Samantha Lewes in 1978 and together they had a son and a daughter though they divorced in 1987. Currently, Hanks is the husband of actress Rita Wilson whom he married in 1988, and together they have two sons.

Tom Hanks And His Wife, Rita Wilson
Tom Hanks And His Wife, Rita Wilson

Relationship Statistics

Marital status: Is he married/divorced/single or in a relationship? Married
Does he have any relationship affair? No
Who is he Dating in 2019? Name of Girlfriend: N/A
Is Tom Hanks Gay? No
Who is his Partner? N/A
Who is his current wife in 2019? (Name) Rita Wilson (m. 1988)
Who is his Ex-Spouse(s)‎? (Name) Samantha Lewes (m. 1978–1987)
Does he have any children? Yes (Colin Hanks, Chet Hanks, Elizabeth Ann Hanks, Truman Theodore Hanks)

Professional Career

Hanks started off his career in theatre when he dropped out of college but in 1979 he made his film debut with the film He Knows You’re Alone in 1980. What followed was a role in Mazes and Monsters 1980, and Bosom Buddies sitcom aired on ABC. His very first success came when he took the lead role in the Splash film which grossed $69 million and Bachelor Party in 1984.

As years went by Hank’s stature in the film industry rose, and he made a name for himself as a major Hollywood talent when he played a leading role in Big 1988. What has followed since then is a success in the many films in which Hanks has played a role either as an actor, film producer, director, or screenwriter.

Some of the films that Tom Hanks has played a role in and they achieved commercial success are A League of Their Own 1992, Philadelphia 1993, Apollo 13 1995, The Da Vinci Code 2006, Toy Story 3 2010, Saving Mr. Banks 2013, Captain Phillips 2013, Inferno 2016, The Circle 2017, Who Brought Down the White House 2017, The Post 2017 among many others.

Currently, he is set to release two films in 2019 that’s Greyhound and Toy Story 4. Apart from films and television shows Hanks has a collection of short stories book titled Uncommon Type which was published in 2017.

Awards & Achievements

On awards & achievements, Tom Hanks films have grossed over $9 billion globally, and he is the third highest all-time box office star in the northern region of America. America’s Dad has been awarded numerous awards among them being Kennedy Center Honors Medallion, Presidential Medal of Freedom, French Legion of Honor, 2 Academy Awards, 4 Golden Globes, 7 Emmy Awards, among others.

Tom Hanks Net Worth and Salary in 2019

Tom Hanks Net Worth
Tom Hanks Net Worth

As of December 2019, Tom Hanks’s net worth is estimated to be about $450 million. The source of Tom Hanks’s net worth figures is his film career earnings where he has made money as a film actor, film director, film producer, and screenwriter. Hank is ranked as one of the most bankable Hollywood stars in the world considering his films have grossed over $5 billion in the United States and at a global level over $10 billion. In the recent release on the list of world’s highest-paid actors, Tom Hanks featured position 12 earning around $30-$35 million on an annual basis.

10 Lesser-Known Facts you need to know about

We all agree that a film can’t be poignant, it can’t be epic nor can it be heroic if it doesn’t feature our star Tom Hanks whom we have known for decades to take a journey to space, win wars, and survive not only in the jungle but even in an empty island full of danger. However, regardless of how familiar, you think you know him, here are a few things you probably don’t know about Tom Hanks.

1. He has hosted “Saturday Night Live” 8 times now.

2. For his role in “A League of Their Own,” he had to gain around 30 pounds, and he did it through the assistance of an ice cream shop. Just wondering what did they put?

3. When Hank won Two Oscars for his roles in Philadelphia in 1993 and Forrest Gump 1994, he became the second actor in history to win the awards back to back.

4. Do you know the youngest person in history to ever receive the American Film Institute Life Achievement Award? Its Tom Hanks back in 2002.

5. Did you know that there exists an asteroid 12818 Tomhanks which is usually named after him back in 1996?

6. When he was a teenager what do you think was Tom Hanks’s works? He sold peanuts and popcorn.

7. Unfortunately, he has diabetes type 2.

8. What’s your hobby? Tom Hanks is buying typewriters and collecting them.

9. For his role in the film “Cast Away,” he had to gain 50 pounds.

10. Tom Hanks’s all-time favorite EPL soccer team is Aston Villa.

Definitely, without a doubt, Tom Hanks is one of the best actors we have on the planet and co looking at Tom Hank’s worth in 2019 affirms my point. We can’t wait to see what he has for us in 2019 considering Toy Story 4 is on the way most likely Tom Hank’s net worth in 2019 will read a higher figure.

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