Quick Facts of Elizabeth Ann Hanks

  • Full NameElizabeth Ann Hanks
  • Date of Birth17 May, 1982
  • NicknameLiz
  • BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA
  • Ethnicity White
  • ProfessionActress, Writer
  • Nationality American
  • Hair colour Dark brown
  • BuildSlim
  • EducationThe Archer School for Girls, University of St Andrews
  • Online PresenceFacebook,Twitter, Wikipedia
  • Horoscope Taurus
Elizabeth Hanks

Elizabeth Hanks is an American actress and writer/editor, popular as the daughter of one of the most famous filmmaker and actor, Tom Hanks and his ex-wife, Samantha Lewes. Her parents’ fans recognized her as the next Samantha Lewes because of her mesmerizing acting skills.

She debuted her acting career in a drama film Forrest Gump in 1994. After several years later, she featured in an indie movie Anchoraged in 2015. Hanks is also a former editor and writer of The Huffington Post. She now writes articles on her blog post.

Elizabeth Hanks’s Early Life and Education:

Elizabeth Hanks was born on 17th May 1982, in Los Angeles, California, the United States of America to Tom Hanks and his late wife, Samantha Lewes. The name of her elder brother is Colin Lewes Hanks born on November 24, 1977, and is an actor and filmmaker.

Her parents got divorced in 1987, and her father married actress Rita Wilson. She also has two step-brothers from her father’s second marriage; Chester, and Truman.

Childhood photo of Elizabeth Hanks.
Childhood photo of Elizabeth Hanks.                                                                Source: Instagram

She studied at The Archer School for Girls and pursued higher education from the University of St. Andrews, Scotland. She claims herself as a food lover and basketball enthusiast.

Inside of Elizabeth Hanks’ Career

Hanks gathered huge attention since her childhood for being a daughter of Tom Hanks. As per sources, she was highly fascinated and motivated by her father’s dedication, thus decided to follow in the footsteps of her parents.

Hanks tried the role of a girl on the school bus in the award-winning American blockbuster comedy-drama movie Forrest Gump in 1994. She also appeared in the directional debut of Tom Hanks’ That Thing You Do! with her brother, Colin and her stepmother, Rita Wilson in 1996. She even appeared in the role of Paula in a short drama, Anchoraged in 2015.

Elizabeth Hanks arrived in an award function.
Elizabeth Hanks arrived in an award function.                                          Source: Dodoodad

Besides Hanks’s acting career, she linked with numerous editorials including the liberal American news “The Huffington Post.” She also writes articles for several columns and works as an associate news editor for “The Huffington Post.” She is famous as EA Hanks who served the literary review journal “Los Angeles Review of Books” as Children’s Editor.

Elizabeth Hanks’s Personal Life: Married, Husband & Children

After the death of her mother, Samantha Lewes from bone cancer in 2002, she and her brother officially adopted by her stepmother, Rita with whom she shares a good bond. She even promotes her song on her social media.

Speaking of her personal life, Hanks tried to keep everything wrapped. She did not reveal anything regarding her relationship, dating life, affairs, and past link-ups. As per some sources, she is a married woman and is happy with her anonymous husband. But as she did not reveal anything about it, it won’t be fair to call her a married woman.

Elizabeth Hanks and her father, Tom Hanks attend Dinner Party for the Tastemaker Screening of STARTER FOR 10.
Elizabeth Hanks and her father, Tom Hanks attend Dinner Party for the Tastemaker Screening of STARTER FOR 10.                                              Source: Getty Images

Other than that, Hanks hasn’t faced any controversies and rumors regarding her personal life and career. Currently, she is living in Los Angeles, California, the United States with her family and friends.

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Elizabeth Hanks Net Worth

Elizabeth Hanks is regarded as one of the richest actresses and has earned a considerable amount throughout her career. But sadly, she did not reveal the exact figure of her net worth. But, as per some online sources, Elizabeth Ann Hanks’ estimated net worth is $1 Million as of 2018.

Hanks’ movie, Forrest Gump had gross receipts of $330,252,182 in the United States and Canada and $347,693,217 in international markets, for a worldwide total of $677,945,399 worldwide against a production budget of $55 Million. So, she might receive some fruitful payrolls from the success of the movie.

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However, her father’s net worth is $350 Million as of 2019. No doubt, Elizabeth net worth is also high and will get higher in the coming days. Further, there some new and exciting projects where we could see her starring. So, her income will increase with her thriving career. She is currently living a quality life relishing a lucrative wealth from her worth.