Tom Hanks Net Worth, Bio, Age, Body Measurement, Family and Career

Tom Hanks (Full Name is Thomas Jeffery Hanks) is a well known leading and Oscar-winning actor of Hollywood. He was born in Concord, CA, on July 9, 1956. His age is 64 years. He is a well-known and most famous actor in Hollywood.

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Tom Hanks has the starring role in most of the famous films. In the 90’s, he started comedy roles and work in drama as a leading actor. He is well-known for his comedies as well as dramatic roles.

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NEW YORK, NY – JANUARY 09: Actor Tom Hanks attends the 2018 The National Board Of Review Annual Awards Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on January 9, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

Broken Family

Tom Hanks has spent most of his childhood with his father, Amos Mefford Hanks. His father was an itinerant cook and was mostly of English ancestry while his mother is from Portuguese, but they got divorced.  He grew up in a broken family. This is the reason he used to live with his father.

He was a confused child back then because of the situation he faced from his childhood. He has not any kind of experience in the acting career. In his college life, he wants to have parts in the play. But the college never cast him.

Education and Start of Career

He did majors in Dramas at California State University. He did his graduation in 1974 as he was very passionate about acting. To start his career, he went to Downtown and gives audition for community plays.

Later on, the director of the play invites him. He was asked to go to Cleveland and start his career. He was certain to adopt acting as a career after he watched and read the performance of The Iceman Cometh in 1946. Thomas converted this into a theater program at California State University.

In 1977, Tom Hanks was signed up to be a part of the Great Lakes Shakespeare Festival, which was held in Lakewood, Ohio. For the next three years in summers, Hanks acts in the various production of Shakespeare’s play. In winters, he worked in Sacramento, as the backstage worker for a community theater company.

After many flops and less amount of success, he struggled a lot in many movies to be known. In 1982, He was first known by the director Ron Howard as he was a co-star of Happy Days, but now he is a director.

Tom Hanks got a part as a supporting role in the movie, which in times went to John Candy. Hanks get the lead role in “SLASH” (1984). The movie was a real surprise hit. This was huge success for Tom Hanks and gave him fame in the industry.

Tom Hanks First Award

In 1988, by the director Penny Marshall, he was casted in the star-making movie named “Big.”

His performance was incredible in that movie. Both the critics and the audience loved his performance. Because of his incredible performance, Tom Hanks won his first Academy Award as the best actor.

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His Married Life

In 1977, when he was a student, he becomes very close to Susan Dillingham, who was his classmate too. She was an actress herself. They got married in 1978. They had one son and one the daughter. But sadly, both got a divorce in mid of the 1980s.

Tom Hanks did not bear this and go for therapy. Later on, he again gets married to Rita Wilson, who was his colleague. Tom and Rita got married on April 30, 1988; they have two sons Chester and Truman Theodore.

Tom Hanks Body Measurements

His weight in Kilograms is 77, and in Pounds is 170 lbs.

Height in Feet’s is 6′ and in meters is 1.83 meters.

His Chest is 40 inches, Bicep is 16 inches, Waist is 34 inches, and Shoe Size is 11.

Tom Hanks Personal Details

Real NameThomas Jeffrey Hanks
Age64 Years
Date of BirthJuly 9, 1956
Place of BirthLos Angeles, California USA
Marital StatusMarried
Profession / OccupationActor, Filmmaker

Tom Hanks Body Stats

Height6' inches
Weight77 kg
Body Type Slim
Chest Size40 inches
Biceps16 inches
Waist34 inches
Eyes ColorMoss Green
Hair ColorGrey
Shoe Size11
Dress SizeUnknown

Tom Hanks Family Details

Spouse / Wife NameSamantha Lewes m. (1978-1987), Rita Wilson m. (1988)
Father NameAmos Mefford Hanks

Mother NameJanet Marylyn Frager

ChildrenColin Hanks, Truman Hanks, Chet Hanks, Elizabeth Ann Hanks
SiblingsJim Hanks, Sandra Hanks, Larry Hanks

Tom Hanks Net Worth

He is an actor and a producer. Everybody loves the way he acts, right? He worked in various famous movies including the Da Vinci Code and Angel Forrest Gump & Demons. In Toy Story 3, he did voice-over of Woody, which helped the movie to get the highest gross of that year with 1 billion dollars.

Tom Hanks net worth is 400$ million. He is one of the highest-paid actors working in Hollywood. His lifetime box office gross income is around 4.6 billion dollars.

Some Of The Surprising Facts That Fan Might Don’t Know About Hanks:

  • Apollo 13 was released in 1995. Because of his remarkable work, NASA named an asteroid “12818 tomhanks” to give him honor.
  • Before starting his career, he used to sell popcorns and peanuts at Oakland Coliseum.
  • Tom was one of the younger actors to receive AFI’s honor.
  • He did the voice-over of Woody in Toy Story 3.
  • The movie he directed as debut includes his wife Rita Wilson, and you can spot his two children Colin and Elizabeth Hanks as well.
  • Tom Hanks converted his religion into Greek Orthodox before marrying Rita Wilson.


Above all, Tom Hanks is a well-known actor for winning Oscar back to back for two years. He belongs to a broken family. Tom got married to Susan Dillingham and got divorced in 1987. In 1988 Tom and Rita Wilson got married. His voice-over in Toy story as Woody is worth the performance. His net income is 400 billion dollars. Thanks for visiting us!

Updated: February 2, 2021 — 2:12 pm