Colin Hanks

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Colin Hanks ’s Birthday Highlights

Birth Name

Colin Hanks

Eye Color


Place Of Birth

Sacramento, USA


44 years old

Birth Date

November 24, 1977

Star Sign


Colin Hanks Facts

Child Star?




Education & Qualifications

Loyola Marymount University

Net Worth

$15 million

Current Partner

Samantha Bryant


Olivia Jane Hanks, Charlotte Bryant Hanks


Tom Hanks, Samantha Lewes


Elizabeth Ann Hanks, Chet Hanks, Truman Hanks


1.9m (6'1"")



Chinese Year

Year of the Snake

About Colin Hanks

Colin Hanks is an American actor, voice actor, director, and producer.

He has appeared in many TV series and movies. Hanks has been acting since 1996, with his debut in a minor role in a film that starred his famous father.

Colin Hanks was born in Sacramento, California, on November 24, 1977. He is famous for films like 'Orange County' and 'The House Bunny' and has built a good name for himself in the film industry. Keep reading to learn interesting facts about Colin Hanks such as his birthday, net worth, age, career, and more!

Colin Hanks Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Colin Hanks’s net worth?

Colin Hanks has a net worth that is estimated to be $14.5 million.

How much does Colin Hanks earn per year?

There are no sources that have reported this information yet.

In 2009, Colin Hanks bought a modest house with two bedrooms in Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, for $1,025,000 million.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Colin Hanks?

Colin Hanks is 6 ft 2 in (187 cm) tall.

How old is Colin Hanks?

The actor Colin Hanks was born in Sacramento, California, on November 24, 1977. This makes him 44 years old as of 2022.

Childhood And Education

Colin Hanks studied at Sacramento Country Day School. He graduated from Sacramento Country Day School and joined Chapman University. However, he soon transferred from Chapman University to Loyola Marymount University. Unfortunately, he dropped out of college before he could earn a degree.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who are Colin Hanks's parents?

Colin Hanks is born into a family that has been in the showbiz for a while. His father is the legendary actor Tom Hanks, and his mother was actress Samantha Lewes. She passed away in 2002 because of bone cancer.

Colin Hanks's birthname was Colin Lewes Hanks, but he changed it after his parents married.

Colin Hanks is the firstborn of Tom Hanks. He has a sister named Elizabeth Hanks, who is an actress. Hanks has two younger half-brothers named Chet Hanks and Truman Hanks. Hanks's stepmother is Rita Wilson, who's also an actress.

Who is Colin Hanks’s partner?

Colin Hanks dated actress Busy Philipps in college.

Since 2010, he has been married to Samantha Bryant. She is a New York publicist. The couple has two daughters. Olivia Jane Hanks was born a year after their marriage, in 2011, and her sister Charlotte Bryant Hanks was born in 2013.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Colin Hanks stepped into the light with his first big-screen debut in the science fiction series 'Roswell' (1999-2001). He acted in two seasons of the show as Alex Whitman for 45 episodes. Although his first role was actually in the 1996 film 'That Thing You Do!' starring his father, he came to be known only after his debut in 'Roswell'.

Later, the director and producer took on roles in teen comedies such as 'Whatever It Takes'. Hanks also appeared in 'The O.C.' and was famous for his role in the HBO miniseries 'Band Of Brothers' as Lt. Hank Jones.

Colin Hanks has appeared in about five films alongside actor Jack Black. He first acted with Black in 'Orange County' in 2002. 'Orange County' is a teen comedy film. He then worked with Jack Black again in 'King Kong', the 2005 remake by 'The Lord Of The Rings' director Peter Jackson of the original 1933 film. Hanks had a minor cameo in Jack Black's 'Tenacious D In The Pick Of Destiny' in 2006. The duo acted together again in the 2017 and 2019 Jumanji films, which are sequels of the original 'Jumanji' in which the late actor Robin Williams starred. However, there was much talk about why Colin Hanks went unmentioned in the credits, but the reason remains a mystery.

Hanks gave voice to a character in the 'King Kong' video game adaptation in 2005. The character he voiced is called Preston.

In 2008 Hanks starred beside Anna Faris in 'The House Bunny' as her character's love interest. The same year he acted in 'The Great Buck Howard', a comedy film Tom Hanks produced. He appeared in the period drama 'Mad Men' too.

In 2009 Colin Hanks made his Broadway debut. He was cast in the play '33Variations'.

He returned to mainstream filming. He acted in 'The Good Guys' show as Detective Jack Bailey in 2010. Hanks joined the cast of 'Dexter' in season six. In 2014 he was cast as Officer Gus Grimly in 'Fargo', an FX TV series. His role in 'Fargo' earned him nominations for awards like the Critics' Choice Television Awards and the Golden Globe Awards. Hanks worked in the Comedy Central series called 'Drunk History'. He began working in it in 2015 and his role went on until 2018.

Colin Hanks took his first voice acting role in a series in 2015 for 'Talking Tom And Friends'. He voiced the main character, Talking Tom.

As a director, Hanks has worked on two documentaries. One was on a brand that originated from his hometown called 'All Things Must Pass: The Rise And Fall Of Tower Records'. He also directed a documentary about a band. It is called 'Eagles Of Death Metal: Nos Amis'.

In 2021 Hanks acted in seven episodes of 'Impeachment: American Crime Story'. There are two upcoming miniseries of his called 'The Offer' and 'A Friend Of The Family'. The former is set to release in 2022, whereas the date to be released hasn't been announced for the latter one yet. There is a lot to expect from Colin Hanks soon.

What awards has Colin Hanks won?

Colin Hanks has been nominated for several major awards for acting. He has also won a few awards and will probably receive a lot more in the coming future.

Hanks was nominated for a Golden Globe Award and a Primetime Emmy Award for his role in the American comedy series 'Fargo'. He was nominated for the Best Supporting Actor- Series, Miniseries or Television Film and Outstanding Supporting Actor categories for the two awards, respectively. He won a Spike Video Game Award for Best Cast in Peter Jackson's 'King Kong: The Official Game' of the film. He also received a Satellite Award nomination for Best Actor- Television Series or Musical for his role in 'Life In Pieces'.

Other Interesting Colin Hanks Facts And Trivia

  • Hanks has a dog named Stanley, although it isnot known what breed he is.
  • Hanks runs a company called Hanks Kerchiefs. He sells handkerchiefs that have unique prints.
  • He is a huge fan of the San Francisco Giants (baseball team), Liverpool FC (soccer team), San Francisco 49ers (football), Sacramento Kings (basketball team), and LA Kings (ice hockey team).
  • Colin Hanks is related to President Abe Lincoln via his father's side.

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