IT would be tough to find someone who DOESN’T know the name Tom Hanks.
But just what are his biggest movies? And how much is he worth? We have the FULL lowdown on this Hollywood legend…
Who is Tom Hanks? What is his background?
Thomas Jeffrey Hanks, 61, was born in California on Jul 9, 1956.
He is an American actor and filmmaker.
Tom has won two Academy Awards – one for Philadelphia and Forrest Gump.
He stands at 6 Foot tall.
What are Tom’s biggest films?
Tom’s films have grossed some-more than $4.5 billion at U.S. and Canadian box offices and some-more than $9.0 billion worldwide.
He is best famous for:
- Splash (1984)
- Big (1988)
- Turner Hooch (1989)
- A League of Their Own (1992)
- Sleepless in Seattle (1993)
- Philadelphia (1993)
- Forrest Gump (1994)
- Apollo 13 (1995)
- Saving Private Ryan (1998)
- You’ve Got Mail (1998)
- The Green Mile (1999)
- Cast Away (2000),
- Road to Perdition (2002)
- The Polar Express (2004),
- Larry Crowne (2011)
- Cloud Atlas (2012)
- Captain Phillips (2013)
- Saving Mr. Banks (2013)
- Sully (2016)
- The Post (2018)
He was also the voice of Woody in the Toy Story movies.
What is Tom hanks net worth?
Tom has amassed a HUGE happening during his years as an actor.
He is worth an estimated £255million ($350million)
This is mostly down to his film roles and other endorsements.
Who is Tom Hanks married to? Does he have children?
Tom was married to American singer Samantha Lewes from 1978, but they divorced in 1987.
They had one son, actor Colin Hanks and one daughter, Elizabeth Hanks.
In 1988, Tom married singer Rita Wilson.
They have two sons.