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Sandra Hanks Biography

Updated On 25 Jun, 2017 Published On 25 Jun, 2017
Sandra Hanks

Facts of Sandra Hanks

Family Name : Hanks
Birth Country : United States
Height : 5 Feet 2 Inch

Relationship short Statistics of Sandra Hanks

What is Sandra Hanks marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Divorce
How many children does Sandra Hanks have ? (name): 0 Children
Is Sandra Hanks having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Sandra Hanks Gay ? No

An author, cafe owner, and writer, Sandra Hanks was born in Concord, California. She is a daughter of Janet Marylyn Frager (née Frager: died 2016), a hospital worker, and Amos Mefford Hanks, an itinerant cook.Her book titled ‘Papaya and other seeds,’ is a collection of short stories. Sandra's other works include ‘Female Nomad and Friends’ and ‘It All Changed in an Instant’ and are in anthologies.

Early Life and Education

Sandra Hanks also known as Sandra Hanks Benoiton grew up with her three siblings including Larry Hanks, an entomology professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, Tom Hanks, an actor and filmmaker and Jim Hanks, a movie producer.

Her mother was of Portuguese descent, her family's surname was "Fraga," while her father had English ancestry. Her parents divorced in 1960.

She along with her brother went with her father, while the youngest, Jim Hanks remained with mother in Red Bluff, California.


Sandra Hanks worked as a bartender, a dental nurse, a rock band manager, a counselor for heroin abuse, a TV news presenter, business owner and radio show host. However, her real passion was in writing.

By the age of ten, Hanks already moved to ten different houses. She along with her brother Tom Hanks lived in England for a while, then moved and opened a café in Baie Lazare and also built a house. 

Her best seller was an adoption guide titled “The Guide to U.S. infant adoption,”. The book talks about step-by-step protocol and state-by-state regulations to be observed during adoption.

Hanks worked as a professional blogger for a number of companies and later started writing in Paradise Preoccupied. Well, Sandra is enjoying her life away from the big cities and bright lights.

Personal Life

Sandra Hanks was previously married to Benoiton, a Seychelles citizen in the Dorset Constabulary. However, the pair divorced and now Sandra is a single woman.

She adopted her first child when she was seventeen and adopted her last when she was fifty-five.



Sandra has an estimated net worth of $200 thousand. She earns this money with her books and by blogging.

Sandra Hanks Married

Marriage with Benoiton

Sandra Hanks was previously married to Benoiton, a Seychelles citizen in the Dorset Constabulary. She has not revealed much about her marital life. She has two children, both adopted.

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