Elizabeth Ann Hanks Wiki: Everything you need to Know about Tom Hanks Daughter


Known to be the real life daughter of a famous film character ‘Forrest Gump’ played by famous American actor Tom Hanks, Elizabeth Ann Hanks is currently one of the important figures in the American publishing industry. She is known as EA Hanks in the publishing industry and is an active writer for several editorials including The Huffington Post.

Family Life

Born on May 17, 1982, in Los Angeles, California, Elizabeth Ann Hanks was born to the popular American actor Tom Hanks and mother actress Samantha Lewes. She has one older brother named Colin Hanks who is also an actor. Her parents got separated when she was very little. Her father Tom married singer and actress Rita Wilson in 1988 and has two step-siblings named Chet Hanks and Truman Hanks. Her mother Samantha died in 2002 and her stepmother Rita Wilson officially adopted Elizabeth and her older brother. It is reported that Elizabeth and Rita has a very close relationship and the family is happy together.


Elizabeth Ann Hanks aka EA Hanks is an actress and writer. She is recognized for her minor roles alongside her dad in the Oscar-winning movie Forrest Gump and That Thing You Do! She has appeared in a small role in the movie Forrest Gump where she can be seen as a school girl, who refused to a young Forrest Gump to sit right next to her.

She played a cameo role of a bored girl in a dress shop in the movie That Thing You Do which was written and directed by her father Tom Hanks. It was one of the real-life hit films. She has also starred in a short drama film titled ‘Anchoraged’ and can be seen in several other movies in small minor roles.

EA Hanks served as an associate news editor at the Huffington Post and is serving as the Children’s Editor at the Los Angeles Review of Books.

Net Worth

An important American figure making her identity as EA Hanks through writing, being engaged in minor roles in different movies and being the daughter of American actor Tom Hanks, she has earned plenty of riches and has become a millionaire. Her current net worth is estimated to be around $350 million.

Personal Life

Elizabeth Ann Hanks, also known as Liz, attended The Archer for Girls in Brentwood, California. She is a graduate of the University of St. Andrews in Scotland. Elizabeth Ann Hanks is living a happy life with her family. Moving on her relationship status, Elizabeth has gone completely silent and has never mentioned anything about her past or present affairs or boyfriends. She has chosen to be away from the limelight when it comes to her personal life. Therefore, it is rare that she is involved in any gossip or news.

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