Tom Hanks Biography, Age, Height, Net worth and More

Tom Hanks

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Thomas Jeffrey Hanks (Tom Hanks) is an American actor and filmmaker. Known for both his comedic and dramatic roles. He is one of the most popular and recognizable film stars worldwide. Hanks is regarded as an American cultural icon.

American actor and director Tom Hanks has had a remarkable career in theatre, television, and movies. His most well-known performances are in well-liked films including “Forrest Gump,” “Saving Private Ryan,” “Toy Story,” and “Cast Away.” For his performance, Hanks has won several honors, including two Academy Awards and five Golden Globe Awards. He is regarded as one of the greatest performers of his age by the general public.

Bio/Wiki of Tom Hanks

Personal Information
Name Tom Hanks
Nick Name Tom Hankies, America’s Dad
Full Name Thomas Jeffrey Hanks
Date Of Birth July 9, 1956
Sex Male
Mother Tongue N/A
Age 67 Years
Religion/ Nationality Greek Orthodox/ American
Profession / Occupation Actor, Filmmaker
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Height / Weight 183 cm/
Debut Film: He Knows You’re Alone (1980)
TV: Bosom Buddies (1980)
Net Worth $400 million
Birthplace/ Hometown Concord, California, U.S.A.
School Skyline High School, Oakland, California.
College/University California State University, Sacramento
Educational Qualification Majors in Drama
Ethnicity Mixed (Portuguese and American)
Food Habit Non-Vegetarian
Political Inclination The Democratic Party of the U.S.A

Tom Hanks Career

In television and film, Tom Hanks began his acting career in the late 1970s with little parts. His breakthrough performance came in the 1984 box office hit “Splash,” which also netted him his first Academy Award nomination. In the 1980s and 1990s, he went on to feature in a number of popular films, including “Big,” “A League of Their Own,” “Saving Private Ryan,” and “Forrest Gump,” for which he received his first Oscar nomination for Best Actor.

Hanks maintained his high caliber of acting throughout the 2000s in a range of films like “Cast Away,” “Catch Me If You Can,” “The Terminal,” and “Saving Mr. Banks.”

Hanks has won various honors and honors over his career, including multiple Academy Honours, Golden Globes, and Screen Actors Guild Awards. He is still one of the most sought-after and renowned actors in Hollywood and is widely regarded as one of the best actors of his time. Hanks is renowned for his activism and charity in addition to his job as an actor and producer. Throughout his career, he has supported several nonprofits and worthy causes.

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Awards, Honors, Achievements Academy Awards:

  • 1994: Best Actor (Philadelphia)

  • 1995: Best Actor (Forrest Gump)

Golden Globe Awards:

  • 1989: Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy (Big)
  • 1994: Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama (Philadelphia)
  • 1995: Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama (Forrest Gump)
  • 2001: Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama (Cast Away)

Other Awards:

  • 2014: Kennedy Center Honors Medallion

  • 2016: Presidential Medal of Freedom

Tom Hanks’ early life

Tom Hanks, better known by his stage name Thomas Jeffrey Hanks, was raised in a wealthy Mormon and Catholic household in Concord, California. After his divorce when Tom was five years old, Tom grew up with his three brothers and sisters and father.

He regularly moved about as a kid, going to several schools throughout California. Despite having a challenging background, Hanks discovered his passion for acting and theatre in high school, which inspired him to enroll at Chabot College in Hayward, California. After studying there for two years, he proceeded to California State University, Sacramento, and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Drama there. He continued to pursue an acting career and rose to become one of the most well-known and prosperous actors in actors in Hollywood.

Tom Hanks’s Favorite Things

Favorite Film The Godfather, Elephant, Looper, Fargo
Favorite  Food Gyro, Japanese Cuisines
Favorite Color Red, Blue
Favorite NFL Team Oakland Raiders
Favorite Hobbies Reading, Collecting Vintage Typewriters
Favorite Baseball Club Cleaveland Indians
Favorite Destination N/A
Favorite Book In Cold Blood
Favorite Sports Baseball, Football

Family OF Tom Hanks

Family and Relatives
Father Amos Mefford Hanks
Mother Janet Marylyn Frager
Brothers Jim Hanks, Larry Hanks
Sisters Sandra Hanks
Marital Status Married
Spouse Samantha Lewes (1978-1987) Actress
Daughters Elizabeth Ann Hanks
Sons Chet Hanks, Colin Hanks, Truman Theodore Hanks
Marriage Date April 30, 1988

Tom Hanks’s Net Worth

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Tom Hanks’ net worth is estimated to be around $400 million. He earned this fortune thanks to his brilliant career as an actor, as well as his work as a producer and director. Hanks is one of the most profitable actors of all time, and many of his films generate hundreds of millions of dollars in box office revenue.

Net Worth (approx.) $400 million
Salary N/A
House N/A

Physical Appearance of Tom

Height, Weight, And Measurements
Height in Centimeters 183 cm
Height in Feet Inches 6’
Height in Meters 1.83 m
Body Measurement N/A
Weight N/A
Hair Colour Grey
Eye Colour Moss Green

Despite his success and wealth, Hanks is known for his humility and philanthropy, and he has used his fame and wealth to support a variety of charities throughout his career.


Q. How Old is Tom Hanks?

A. Tom Hanks is 66 years old and was born on 9 July 1956 in Concord, California.

Q. How many Academy Awards has Tom Hanks won?

A. Tom Hanks has won two Academy Awards, one for Best Actor in a Leading Role for “Forrest Gump” in 1994, and the other for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for “Philadelphia” in 1993.

Q. What is Tom Hanks’ middle name?

A. His middle name is Jeffrey. Tom Hanks’ full name is Thomas Jeffrey Hanks.

Q. How many children does Tom Hanks have?

A. Tom Hanks has four children; two sons and two daughters, with his wife Rita Wilson.

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