Elizabeth Ann Hank is an American actress famous for her roles in Forrest Gump alongside her father, Tom Hanks. She made it big in the industry with her mesmerizing performance in acting. Some of her movies are That Thing You Do and Anchoraged. Currently, she is engaged in the writing field.
Early Life and Education
Elizabeth was born on 17 May 1982 to actor Tom Hanks and actress Samantha Lewes. Her nickname is EA Hanks. She was born and raised in Los Angeles, California along with her brother Colin Hanks. Colin is also an actor by profession.
Hanks mother Samantha died in 2002 due to bone cancer. She went in shock after her mothers demised and finally recovered with the support of her family.
Later, her father Tom married Rita Wilson a Greek American artist and a producer. She has two stepbrothers from her step-mother namely Chet and Truman Theodore Hanks. Chet is an actor whereas Truman is currently a student.
Elizabeth attended University of St. Andrews in Fife, Scotland. She graduated from The Archer School for Girls in Brentwood, California.
Brought up in the razzle and dazzle of acting, Elizabeth got interested in acting from the very early age. She made her appearance in several films performing minor roles. Her father is a great inspirer for her in the acting field.
As a child actress, Hank appeared in Forest Gump in 1994 and That Thing You Do! in 1996. She was praised by all for her amazing acting skills. Her latest work includes Anchorage, a short drama released in 2015.
Elizabeth joined the Huffington Post as an associate news editor. Currently, she is engaged in editing field at Los Angeles Review of Books as a Children’s Editor.
Elizabeth is secretive about her personal life. However, according to her Facebook profile, she is married. Though she is very private about her husband, the couple seems happy together with no rumors of a divorce.
Being born in the family of celebrities, Elizabeth always lived a lavish and comfortable life. She earns a pretty good amount from her professions as well. She has an estimated net worth of $350 million.