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Colin Hanks: Overview of Tom Hanks’ Son – Acting, Filmmaking, and More

Know about Colin Hanks, the son of actor Tom Hanks. He’s an actor, filmmaker, and sports enthusiast. Discover why he changed his name and his notable roles.

Colin Hanks’ Overview – Tom Hanks’ Son

Colin Hanks is one of the four children of the Austrian-American actor and filmmaker Tom Hanks. Colin’s mother and Tom’s former spouse is Samantha Lewes.

Colin also engaged himself in acting and filmmaking which he started by making short appearances in TV series. He also did some Broadway shows later and appeared twice in the Jumanji movies. He is a sports enthusiast and was an LA King playoff correspondent for two years.

Among the four children of Tom Hanks, he is obviously the most invested in the profession which his father is known for. He has also expressed a lot of times how his father has been very supportive in what he does.

Tom Hanks has recently been diagnosed with the dreaded coronavirus. Fortunately, news reports suggest he is recovering well.


Why did Colin Hanks change his name?

Colin Hanks was born Colin Dillingham, his mother’s maiden name. However, he changed it to Hanks after his parents got married.

What does Colin Hanks do for a living?

Colin Hanks is best known as a film director, producer, writer, and voice actor. Colin Hanks earns most of his salary from acting and directing. With an entire career built on movies and films, Colin will definitely be expected to create more projects and perhaps collaborate with his father like what he did before.

His best known film roles have been in: Orange County, King Kong, The House Bunny, The Great Buck Howard, and the Jumanji film series.

His best known television performances have been in: Roswell, Band of Brothers, Dexter, Fargo, The Good Guys, and Life in Pieces.

Here Colin Hanks talks about becoming a director:



Who is Colin Hanks’s wife?

Colin Hanks married Samantha Bryant on May 8, 2010. They have two children together, Olivia Jane Hanks and Charlotte Bryant Hanks. Samantha is a publicist who was also been in a few movies. They had a small ceremony with around 150 guests.  They rented the rooftop pool at the London West Hollywood hotel in CA. Steven Spielberg made an appearance, as did other celebrities including Alyssa Milano, Reese Witherspoon and Jim Toth.



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Here Colin Hanks talks about his experience of fatherhood:


How Old Is Colin Hanks and How Much Does He Weigh?

Tom Hanks’ son was born on November 24, 1977, in Sacramento, California. Colin will be 46 years old. His Zodiac sign is Sagittarius which suggests personally he is adventurous and has good business acumen. His entreprenurial side can be seen in his business venture ‘Hankskerchiefs’ where he designs handkerchiefs in California. Here is one of his designs modelled by the adorable family doggo!



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Colin Hanks’ height is 1.87 m and he weighs 86 kilograms.

What Is Colin Hanks Net Worth

Colin Hanks’ net worth is $15 million. In 2018 he moved his family into a Studio City, CA farmhouse style home. The 4300 square foot, 5 bed, 5.5 bath house cost him roughly $2.85m and was purchased before it was even available on the open market.

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