Elizabeth Ann Hanks Biography

Elizabeth Ann Hanks is a daughter of a famous actor Tom Hanks. She is not famous only because of her dad. Unlike many other “famous children” she has worked really hard to make a name for herself. She was an actress known only for a couple of movies like “Forest Gump – angry girl on the bus”, “That thing you do! – Bored girl in dress shop” and a new movie called “Anchoraged”. Apart from that, she is a writer and she goes under the pseudonym, EA Hanks.


Elizabeth Ann Hanks and Colin Hanks, her brother

Elizabeth Ann Hanks Age

Elizabeth Ann Hanks was born on May 17th, 1982 in Los Angeles, California, United States of America. That makes Elizabeth Ann Hanks 35 years old at the time of writing this article.

Elizabeth Ann Hanks Partner and Family

Elizabeth Ann Hanks is the second child of the famous actor Tom Hanks and American actress Samantha Lewes (“Mr. Success”, “Bosom Buddies”). She has a brother Colin Hanks (born 1977) and two step-brothers: Chester Marlon “Chet” Hanks and Truman Theodore, born in 1995. Her parents divorced in 1987 and her mother died of bone cancer in 2002.

Elizabeth Ann Hanks has a really good father – daughter relationship with her father Tom Hanks. They travel together, and they even visited Malta in 2012, when they were finally caught together strolling down the seaside. That is one of the rare occasions in which you can see some of the private moments of these famous actors and public personalities. They both live far from the public eye and Malta was one of those places on Earth where they could feel “normal” again. Nobody was looking at them as famous and nobody even approached to them.

The relationship she has with her brothers and her stepmother is unknown but there are some posts she regularly makes on Twitter in which she mentions them or hints something which only they can understand. That could be a sign of the tight bonds her father managed to create among the members of his family.


Elizabeth Ann Hanks and Tom Hanks

Elizabeth Ann Hanks Education And Career

Elizabeth Ann Hanks is a very important figure in editing. She goes by E.A Hanks when she takes credit for her work. She is the former associate news editor at the Huffington Post and she is currently a Children’s Editor of the Los Angeles Review of Books. Aside from that, she used to work alongside her father Tom Hanks on a couple of projects but that haven’t gotten her too far in the world of acting. Those roles were very small, and you cannot say even that they were episodic.

According to “The Guardian”: “Elizabeth Ann Hanks pseudonym EA Hanks is a writer based in Los Angeles, Formerly a staffer at Vanity Fair Magazine and an associate news editor at the Huffington Post, she has also contributed to Time.com, Vanity Fair.com and is at work on her first novel for Random House.
Taken from the “The Guardian” official website.

So the main focus of Elizabeth Ann Hanks career is still writing. One of the best and most sincere works she has ever done and she is still doing it daily is her blog. That is the place where you can find anything she wants to get off her soul (or mind). That is the exact place in which we were able to find out that she is very close to finishing the Novel she was writing for quite some time now. She said:”I have a book I am very nearly done with after Too Long and I am waiting to hear if I get to write a movie for someone.
Published on July 31st, 2016

For whom is she going to write a movie, we don’t know. For now, let us leave those details as pure rumors since she hasn’t stated the time frame in which she is going to finish the book and “soon” is really something we don’t want to mess with.

In 2001 Elizabeth Ann Hanks graduated from the Archer School for Girls in Brentwood, California. She attended the University of St. Andrews in Scotland, and she took the English Language as her major. It is unknown whether she graduated or not.

Elizabeth Ann Hanks – Forest Gump

The interesting thing about Elizabeth Ann Hanks is that she had a minor role in one of her father’s greatest movies Forest Gump. She was a girl on the school bus that drove little Forest from his house to his school. She was the one who didn’t want to let him sit near her.


Forest Gump movie

Net Worth and Salary

Since Elizabeth Ann Hanks is a member of one huge family of actors and she is a proclaimed writer, her wealth is measured in hundreds of Millions of dollars. At this moment Elizabeth Ann Hanks Net Worth is over $300 Millions.


In this world of sexual and gender freedoms, we are never sure about someone’s sexuality. There are no photographs on any of the social media, and Hanks family is very closed towards the social media. There are plenty of photographs but none of those photographs on Twitter, Instagram or Tumblr really show anything which can be used in determining someone’s orientation. So, for now, we say that Elizabeth Ann Hanks is straight.


Elizabeth Ann Hanks, Tom Hanks’ daughter

Elizabeth Ann Hanks Ethnicity

Elizabeth Ann Hanks is Caucasian by ethnicity and she is a citizen of the United States of America. There are no other references.

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Born:,May 17th. 1982.
Net Worth:,$300 Millions
Hair Color:,Red
Eye Color:,Blue
Married to:,Not married yet
Affair with:,N/A
Birth Sign:,Taurus
Education:,graduated from the Archer School for Girls in Brentwood

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