|NET WORTH:||$350 Million|
|Source of Wealth:||Actor, Filmmaker|
|Born:||July 9, 1956|
|Birth Name:||Thomas Jeffrey Hanks|
Tom Hanks is an American-Greek actor and filmmaker. He is best known for his comedic and dramatic character in his movies and was regarded as an American cultural icon. He was recognized as the fifth-highest-grossing actor in North America, grossing more than $4.9 billion, and more than $9.96 billion worldwide.
Tom Hanks was born on July 9, 1956 in Concord, California. His parents, Janeth Marylyn, a hospital worker, and Amos Mefford Hanks a itinerant cook. Hanks parents got divorced, Tom went their father together with his 2 other siblings, while their youngest sibling remained with their mother. His family moved into several places and lived in 10 different houses. He acted in school plays while attending High School in Oakland, California, and studied theater at Chabot College in Hayward, California which later on dropped out in college to pursue his career.
Tom Hanks's Career
Hanks started his film debut in low-budget film He Knows You're Alone(1980) and secured a role in a television movie Mazes and Monsters. Hanks role in Forrest Gump grossed a total of over $600 million at box office worldwide, after his role in Philadelphia.
In 1996, Hanks made his directing debut with his film That Thing You Do!. Later on, Hanks and producer Gary Goetzman created Playtone, a record and film production company. He also voiced as Woody in the film Toy Story 2, the sequel of Toy Story.
Hanks starred in the highly anticipated film The Da Vinci Code that grossed over $750 million worldwide. He appeared in a cameo role as himself in The Simpsons Movie. Hanks has received numerous award nominations and made a two consecutive wins for Best Actor for Philadelphia and Forest Gump. He also received 12 Primetime Emmy Award nominations for his work on television that includes 7 wins for his work as a producer on his various works. Hanks also practices transcendental meditation and take part in a dinner for veterans victims for post-traumatic disorder.
Adam Sandler's Personal Life
Hanks was married to Samantha Lewis, an American actress, in 1978 and eventually divorced in 1987. They had one son and one daughter. In 1981, Hanks met Rita Wilson which is a member of the Greek Orthodox Church. Hanks first converted into Wilson's faith, and married her after. They have two sons and and lives in Los Angeles, California and Ketchum, Idaho.
On March 12, 2020, Hanks announced that he and his wife tested positive for Covid-19 during the pandemic while shooting a film in Queensland, Australia. On March 16, Hanks and his wife got released from the hospital, and later on, returned to Los Angeles, California following the quarantine protocol.
Adam Sandler's Net Worth
Tom Hanks is one of the most famous, and best-paid actors in Hollywood. He is also the number one most consistent box office money maker in the world. With an estimated net worth of $350 million.