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Tom Hanks Height, Weight, Age & Wife

mA Hollywood superstar, Tom Hanks has starred in countless films over the past few decades- more than eighty different roles to be exact. Just last year, the actor played the titular role in the biographical drama, Sully (2016). Interested in learning more about him? Be sure to read on below.

Tom Hanks – 2017 Facts

Real Name

Thomas Jeffrey Hanks

Nick Name

Tom Hanks

Occupation and Job

Actor, filmmaker, producer

Famous For

Tom Hanks received his first breakthrough after starring in the comedy film, Big in 1988. Since then, a string of prominent roles has brought him to the forefront of the Hollywood scene- such as the titles, A League of Their Own (1992), Forrest Gump (1994), Saving Private Ryan (1998), and Toy Story (1995).

Age – How Old is He?

He is currently 61 years old

Birthday/Date of Birth

He was born on July 9, 1956

Place of Birth/Hometown

Tom Hanks was born in Concord, California. Following his parents’ divorce in 1960, he lived with his mother in Red Bluff, California- though they moved around frequently.




He is of English and Portuguese descent

Tom Hanks Height, Weight & Body Facts

How Tall – Height in Feet

He is 5’11” tall

How Tall – Height in Meters

He is 180cm tall

Weight in Pounds

He currently weighs 230 pounds

Weight in Kilograms

He currently weighs 104kg

Body Measurements

At this time, Tom Hank’s body measurements are unavailable

Waist Size

34 inches or 86cm

Foot/Shoe Size

His shoe size is unknown at this time

Eye Color


Hair Color


Tom Hanks’ Personal Life in 2017

Is Tom Hanks in a Relationship?

Tom Hanks has been together with his wife, American actress Rita Wilson for close to three decades- they originally tied the knot back in 1988. Allegedly, the two had first met in the early 80’s while he was starring in the sitcom, Bosom Buddies.

Tom Hanks’ Girlfriends

Previously, Tom Hanks had been married to his first wife, Samantha Lewes from 1978 to 1987.


Janet Marylyn Frager


Amos Mefford Hanks


He has an older sister named Sandra Hanks.


The youngest of four siblings, he has two older brothers named Larry and Jim Hanks.


Tom Hanks has four children. With his wife Rita Wilson, the actor has two children named   Truman Theodore and Chester Marlon Hanks. From his previous marriage to Samantha Lewes, he also has a son named Colin Hanks and a daughter named Elizabeth Hanks.

High School

As a student, Tom Hanks went to Skyline High School in Oakland, CA; he later graduated in 1974.

Did Tom Hanks Go to College

After completing high school, he went to study theatre at Chabot College in Hayward, California. From there, he eventually attended California State University, Sacramento, two years later.


At this time, we do not have any details on Tom Hanks’ salary.

Net Worth

As of 2017, Tom Hanks has an estimated net worth of $350 Million.



Random Facts


In his free time, he enjoys reading and collecting antique typewriters

Favorite Food

His favorite foods include Japanese cuisine and Gyro

Favorite Actor


Favorite Book

In Cold Blood by Truman Capote

Favorite Movie

His favorite films include Boogie Nights, Fargo, The Godfather, Looper, Elephant, and A Space Odyssey

Favorite TV Show


Favorite Color

Red and Blue

Favorite Music Artists


Favorite Sports

Baseball and Football

Favorite Sport Team

The Oakland Raiders


Born on July 9, he is a Cancer

Phone Number

This information is currently unknown


This information is currently unknown

Tom Hanks’ Social Media Accounts & Usernames

Tom Hanks’ Facebook Account

Tom Hanks’ Twitter Username

Tom Hanks’ Instagram Username

Tom Hanks’ Youtube Channel

Tom Hanks is not active on Youtube

Tom Hanks’ Snapchat Username 

As far as we know, Tom Hanks is not on Snapchat

Other Interesting Facts:

  • As a teen, he was a terribly shy “geek” who was unpopular with both students and teachers
  • Growing up, he aspired to become an astronaut; though that career didn’t quite pan out, he has been a strong supporter of NASA for many years
  • Last month, he published a collection of short stories called Uncommon Type, which were inspired by his collection of antique typewriters
  • He has received several awards including the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Kennedy Centre Honors Medallion and the French Legion of Honor
  • In 2016, he made a guest appearance on the BBC Radio program, Desert Island Discs during which he has insights into his own career
  • One of the highest box-office stars in North America, his films have grossed more than $9 billion across the globe
  • In 2014, he released his own iOS app called Hanx Writer, which is meant to emulate a typewriter- it later reached number one on the app store
  • He is a descendant of the late Abraham Lincoln- through the president’s mother, Nancy Lincoln

Tom Hanks Bio – 2018 Update

Originally from Concord, California, Tom Hanks made his movie debut in the slasher film, He Knows You’re Alone in 1980. Soon afterward, he scored his first lead role in the TV movie, Mazes and Monsters (1983). From there, he gained recognition after playing the main protagonist in the movie, Splash (1984). A number of films soon followed over the next few years including, Bachelor Party (1984), Volunteers (1985), Nothing in Common (1986), and Dragnet (1987). He later received his first Academy Award nomination for Best Actor in 1988, for his stunning portrayal in the comedy, Big. Some highlights from his 90’s career include A League of Their Own (1992), Forrest Gump (1994), Toy Story (1995), and Saving Private Ryan (1998).

What has the actor been up to over the past few months? As you can probably guess, he has graced the screens multiple times this year- for instance, he starred opposite of Emma Watson in the techno-thriller, The Circle earlier this spring. Working behind the scenes, he also helped to produce the biographical spy thriller, Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House, which came out on September 29, 2017. Though not his main focus, Hanks has also appeared on television in the shows The Nineties (2017) and The David S. Pumpkins Halloween Special (2017).

In terms of upcoming projects, he will once again be voicing the character of Sheriff Woody in the Pixar film, Toy Story 4 in 2019.

Brooke Carter
Freelance writer who loves dogs and anything related to Japanese culture.


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