Tom Hanks Biography, Movie, Networth, Age, Height & More

Biography of Tom Hanks

Tom Hanks is an American actor, producer, screenwriter, and director. He ranks among the most well-liked and recognizable movie stars in the world. He ranks as the fourth-highest-grossing actor in North America according to his films’ $9.96 billion+ global box office gross.

Tom received two consecutive Academy Awards for Best Actor for playing the lead roles in “Forrest Gump” (1994) and a gay lawyer with AIDS in “Philadelphia” (1993). Hanks has collaborated with Steven Spielberg on five movies: “Catch  Me If You Can” (2002), “Bridge of Spies” (2015), “The Terminal” (2004), “Saving Private Ryan” (1998), and “The Post” (2017).

Tom Hanks has won seven Primetime Emmy Awards for his performance as a producer in addition to two Academy Awards out of six nominations. The British Academy of Film and Television Arts presented him with the Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award for Excellence in Film in 2004.

He was nominated for a 2013 Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play for his work in Nora Ephron’s “Lucky Guy”. In 2016, President Barack Obama presented Tom with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. He will be given the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the Golden Globes in 2020.

Tom Hanks Biography

Short Information

  • Known As – Tom Hanks
  • Current Age – 66 years old as of 2022.
  • Birthdate – July 9, 1956.
  • Profession – Actor, Filmmaker

Personal Information

  • BirthName – Thomas Jeffrey Hanks
  • Known As – Tom Hanks
  • Date of Birth – July 9, 1956
  • Current Age – 66 years old as of 2022.
  • Birth Place – Concord, California, U.S.A.
  • Hometown – Concord, California, U.S.A.
  • Profession – Actor, Filmmaker
  • Zodiac Sign – Cancer
  • Religion – Greek Orthodox
  • Nationality –     American

Physical Stats

● Height –

  • in centimeters- 183 cm
  • in meters- 1.83 m
  • in feet – 6 feet.

● Weight –

  • In kilograms – 79 kgs
  • In pounds – 174 lbs

● Body Dimension

  • Chest – 40 inches.
  • Waist – 34 inches.
  • Hips – 16 inches.

● Eye Color – Moss Green

● Hair Color – Grey

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Education | Qualification

  • School – Skyline High School, Oakland, California.
  • College – California State University, Sacramento
  • Qualification – Majors in Drama

Family | Relative

  • Father – Amos Mefford Hanks
  • Mother – Janet Marylyn Frager
  • Brother – Jim Hanks, Larry Hanks
  • Sister – Sandra Hanks
  • Son – Chet Hanks, Truman Theodore Hanks, Colin Hanks,
  • Daughter – Elizabeth Ann Hanks
  • GF/BF – N/A
  • Wife – Samantha Lewes (1978-1987), and Rita Wilson (1988-Present)

Relationship Status

  • Wife – Samantha Lewes (1978-1987), and Rita Wilson (1988-Present).

Net Worth

  • Total net worth – $400 million
  • Car Collection –
  • Fiat 126
  • Chevrolet Tahoe ($30,670)
  • Toyota Prius ($24,525)
  • Toyota RAV4 ($37,680)
  • Mercedes Benz S-Class ($111,000)
  • 2012 Ford F-450 Super Duty     ($71,000)
  • 1980 Toyota FJ40 Land Cruise
  • 2015 Tesla Model S ($90,000)
  • 1992 Airstream Trailer ($150,000 – $250,000)
  • Tesla Model S P85D ($70,000 – $100,000)
  • Bike Collection – N/A
  • House –
  • LA Mansion
  • Greek Island
  • Pacific Palisades ($26 million)

Facts

  • He is a distant relative of both Mr. Rogers and President Abraham Lincoln.
  • An asteroid was named after Tom Hanks.
  • The Presidential Medal of Freedom was awarded to Tom Hanks.
  • The title of “America’s Favorite Actor” has been given to Tom Hanks.

Quotes By Him/Her

  • If it wasn’t hard, everyone would do it. It’s the hard that makes it great.
  • Never give up because you never know what the tide will bring in the next day.
  • If you’re funny, if there’s something that makes you laugh, then every day’s going to be okay.
  • Believing is seeing and seeing is believing.
  • From now on we live in a world where man has walked on the Moon. It’s not a miracle; we just decided to go.

Movies

  • Forrest Gump (1994)
  • The Green Mile (1999)
  • Saving Private Ryan (1998)
  • Toy Story (1995)
  • Toy Story 3 (2010)
  • Return with Honor (1998)
  • Catch Me If You Can (2002)
  • Toy Story 2 (1999)
  • Elvis (2022)
  • Cast Away (2000)

Television Shows

  • 1883 (2021–2022)
  • 30 Rock (2006–2013)
  • Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
  • Taxi (1978–1983)
  • Happy Days (1974–1984)
  • Family Ties (1982–1989)
  • The Naked Truth (1995–1998)
  • Bosom Buddies (1980–1982)
  • Electric City (2012)
  • Fallen Angels (1993–1996)
Tom Hanks with Awards

Awards | Achievements

Won

  • Academy Awards: Best Actor in a Leading Role (1994, and 1995)
  • Golden Globes: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama (2001, 1995, and  1994)
  • Golden Globes: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy (1989)
  • Nominated
  • Academy Awards: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role (2020)
  • Academy Awards: Best Actor in a Leading Role (1989,1999, and 2001)

Favorite Things:-

  • Favorite Food – Gyro, Japanese Cuisines
  • Favorite Color – Red, Blue
  • Favorite Movie – The Godfather, Fargo, Elephant, and Looper.
  • Favorite Book – In Cold Blood
  • Favorite Sports – Baseball, Football
  • Favorite Baseball Club – Cleaveland Indians
  • Favorite NFL Team – Oakland Raiders

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FAQ’s

Ans: Philadelphia (1993) is the greatest and Cloud Atlas is the lowest-rated movie by Tom Hanks.

Ans: Tom Hanks won an Oscar for his role in the movie Philadelphia (1993) and Forrest Gump (1994).

Ans: Tom Hanks’s net worth is to be estimated at around $400 million.

Ans: Tom Hanks’s net worth is to be estimated at around $400 million.

Ans: Tom was 63 years old when he acted in the movie “Cast Away.”

Ans: Tom Hanks is an American actor and filmmaker. He is one of the most well-known and recognizable movie performers in the world and is considered an American cultural icon. His comical and dramatic performances are well-known.

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