Elizabeth Ann Hanks Biography

It seems that Elizabeth Ann Hanks is not at all serious about a career in Hollywood. Though if we trace back, then surely she appeared in a couple of movies as a child actress. It includes Forrest Gump (1994), and That Thing You Do! (1996), for which, she was even admired for her acting skills. However, her recent project just includes “Anchoraged”, a 2015 short drama. So unlike her father, Tom Hanks, she seems to shy away from a full-fledged movie career.

Born on 17 May 1982, Elizabeth Ann Hanks spent her formative years in Los Angeles, California, USA. She is the daughter of Samantha Lewes and Tom Hanks. Niece of Jim Hanks, Elizabeth has always been a quiet and shy girl from an early age. After completing her formal education from The Archer School for Girls in Brentwood, California, she got enrolled at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland.

Following her mother’s death in 2002, she became quite lonely however with support from her family, she recovered.

At present, she works as a Children’s Editor of the Los Angeles Review of Books while previously she was associate news editor at the Huffington Post. Though her father may a jaw-dropping net worth, still E.A Hanks has chosen to earn her fortune. There is not much info available about her relationship status. However, reports do suggest that she is yet not married and is single.

Hanks is a foodie, as “Frostsnow” suggests and loves to play basketball in her free time. Her personal fortune is somewhere near $ 200k.

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Elizabeth Hanks in the movie Forrest Gump

Elizabeth Ann Hanks Family:

Tom Hanks (Father): American actor and filmmaker, Tom was born on July 9, 1956, in Concord, California. He began his career in 1978 and first appeared in the movie “He Knows You’re Alone(1980)”. Since then the veteran actor has appeared in numerous movies and shows. His movies have done a worldwide business of over $ 9 billion till date.

Samantha Lewes(Mother): Born in San Diego, California, on November 29, 1952, Samantha Lewes is known for movies like Bosom Buddies (1980) and Mr. Success (1984). She was married to Tom Hanks from 1978 till 1987.

Colin Hanks(Brother): Colin Lewes Dillingham popular amongst fans as Colin Hanks was born on November 24, 1977. The only son of Tom and Samantha, he began his career with the movie “That Thing You Do!(1996)”.

Rita Wilson(Step-Mother): Greek American artist, Rita Wilson was born on October 26, 1956. She has appeared in a couple of movies and also works as a producer.

“Chet” and Truman Theodore Hanks(Step-brothers): Chet and Truman Theodore were born in 1990 and 1995 respectively. Chet is an actor while Truman Theodore is currently a student.