Tom Hanks Height, Age, Bio

  • Tom Hanks
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  • Net Worth: $ 400,000,000
  • Birthday: 9 Jul 1956
  • Age: 67
  • Country: United States
  • Occupation: Actor, Producer
  • Zodiac sign: Cancer
  • Sexual orientation: Straight
  • Body Measurements
  • Height: 6.0 ft
  • Weight: 181 lb
  • Hair Color: Dark Brown
  • Eye Color: Green
  • Personal Life
  • Birth Name: Thomas Jeffrey Hanks
  • Nationality: American
  • Nickname: Tom
  • Religion: Greek Orthodox
  • Ethnicity: White. Portuguese and American ancestry
  • Family Details
  • Father: Amos Mefford Hanks (Itinerant Cook)
  • Mother: Janet Marylyn (Frager; Hospital Worker)
  • Siblings: Sandra Hanks (Older Sister, Writer), Larry Hanks (Older Brother, Entomology Professor) and Jim Hanks (Brother, Actor)
  • Distinctive Features
    • Often plays the character of an ordinary guy
    • Likable, mild-mannered and good-natured personality
    • Green eyes

Who Is Tom Hanks?

Thomas Jeffrey Hanks who is better known by his professional name Tom Hanks, was born on July 09, 1956, in Concord, California, United States.

He is one of the most well-known actors in the world, with his films having grossed over $9 billion worldwide. He is best known for the roles in movies Forrest Gump (1994), Saving Private Ryan (1998).

Top 10 Movies

    Inferno 2016
    Inferno (2016) Robert Langdon
    Bridge of Spies 2015 poster
    Bridge of Spies (2015) James B. Donovan
    Captain Phillips 2013 poster
    Captain Phillips (2013) Captain Richard Phillips
    Catch Me If You Can 2002
    Catch Me If You Can (2002) Carl Hanratty
    Road to Perdition 2002 poster
    Road to Perdition (2002) Michael Sullivan
    Cast Awaya 2000 poster
    Cast Awaya (2000) Chuck Noland
    The Green Mile 1999 poster
    The Green Mile (1999) Paul Edgecomb
    Saving Private Ryan 1998 poster
    Saving Private Ryan (1998) Captain Miller
    Forrest Gump 1994 poster
    Forrest Gump (1994) Forrest Gump
    Big 1988 poster
    Big (1988) Josh

Personal Life

Marital Status: Married.
Wife: Rita Wilson.
Children: He has four children: Colin, Chet, Truman, and Elizabeth.

  • Rita Wilson and Tom Rita Wilson (Wife) (1985-Present) They were married on 30th Apr 1988. The couple have 2 children.
  • Tom Hanks and Samantha Lewes Samantha Lewes (Ex-wife) (1975-1987) Tom Hanks and Samantha Lewes were married for 9 years. They had 2 children.


  • In 2012, he lost his dog, Monty.

    In 2012, he lost his dog, Monty.

Quotes and Sayings

  • "I know what I have to do now, I’ve got to keep breathing because tomorrow the sun will rise. Who knows what the tide could bring?" - Tom Hanks
  • "If it wasn’t hard, everyone would do it. It’s the hard that makes it great." - Tom Hanks
  • "If things were easy to find, they wouldn’t be worth finding." - Tom Hanks
  • "Dear God, thank you for my life. I forgot how big and wonderful it is." - Tom Hanks
  • "Believing is seeing and seeing is believing." - Tom Hanks
  • "Houston, we have a problem." - Tom Hanks


Tom Hanks house

Over the years, he has owned several luxurious properties in California, as well as one highly notable mansion in New York.

Location: Lattingtown, N.Y

Price: $12.5 million

Car Collection

  • Mercedes S-Class Mercedes Benz S Class
  • Chevy Suburban Chevy Tahoe
  • Toyota Prius Toyota Prius
  • Toyota RAV4 EV Toyota RAV4 EV
  • AC Propulsion eBOX AC Propulsion eBOX electric car

Hobbies and Interests

Favorite Director: Steven Spielberg.
Favorite Singers: Elvis Presley, Patrick Rondat.
Favorite Movies: The Godfather.
Favorite Food: Gyro, Japanese Cuisines.
Favorite Book: In Cold Blood by Truman Capote.
Favorite TV Show: Doctor Who (1963).

  • Collecting Vintage Typewriters
  • Reading
  • Baseball
  • Football

Facts & Trivia

  • He is suffering from diabetes mellitus type 2.

  • He is a supporter of the same-sex marriage.

  • At a young age, he wanted to become an astronaut.

  • The asteroid “12818 tomhanks” was named after him.

  • His height is 6 Feet 0 Inches (181 centimeters tall).

  • His first wife Samantha Lewes passed away.

  • He is a Democrat.

Major Awards

Academy Awards - 1995
Best Actor in a Leading Role in Forrest Gump (1994)
Academy Awards - 1994
Best Actor in a Leading Role in Philadelphia (1993)
Golden Globes - 2001
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama in Cast Away (2000)
Golden Globes - 1995
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama in Forrest Gump (1994)
Golden Globes - 1994
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama in Philadelphia (1993)
Golden Globes - 1989
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical in Big (1988)
Primetime Emmy - 2015
Outstanding Limited Series in Olive Kitteridge (2014)
Primetime Emmy - 2012
Outstanding Miniseries or Movie in Game Change (2012)
Primetime Emmy - 2010
Outstanding Miniseries in The Pacific (2010)
Primetime Emmy - 2008
Outstanding Miniseries in John Adams (2008)
Primetime Emmy - 2002
Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special in Band of Brothers (2001)
Primetime Emmy - 2002
Outstanding Miniseries in Band of Brothers (2001)
Primetime Emmy - 1998
Outstanding Miniseries in From the Earth to the Moon (1998)
Saturn Award - 1990
Best Actor in Big (1988)

Net Worth & Social Media

Net Worth $ 400,000,000