Tom Hanks Wife: Rita Wilson- Movies, Awards, Kids & Net Worth

“Run, Forrest! Run!” the iconic line is hardly forgotten by anyone, especially if you are a fan of Tom Hanks. He is one of the legendary actors who have made an impression in Hollywood. But today we will be talking about his significant other, Rita Wilson.

Let’s get to know more about Rita? Like what is her profession? And how many children does she have? If you any queries like that, then stick with us; we have gathered essential titbits about this diva. Make sure to read till the end.

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Tom Hanks wife, Rita Wilson

But first some exciting facts about Rita.

Rita Wilson: Quick Facts

Full Name: Margarita Ibrahimoff
Age: 63 years
Birth Date: October 26, 1956
Horoscope: Scorpio
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, USA
Ethnicity: Greek-American
Nationality: American
Father’s Name: Hassan Halilov Ibrahimoff
Mother’s Name: Dorothea Genkos
Education: London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art
Height: 5 feet 7 inches(170 cm)
Weight: 61 Kg(134 lbs)
Body Measurements: 34-26-36 inches
Hair Color: Light brown
Eye Color: Blue
Marital Status: Married
Profession: Actress, Singer, Producer, Songwriter
Active years: 1972-present
Net Worth: $20 million

Tom Hanks Wife-  Age, Height, and Measurements

The beautiful wife of Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson, is a fantastic person both professionally and personally. Born in the year 1956, the American actress is 63 years old at the moment. Likewise, Wilson celebrates her birthday every year on the 26th of October. Also, Rita’s birth sign is Scorpio.

It is incredible how the actress has maintained her glamourous figure even in her early 60s. Likewise, Wilson stands tall at 5 feet 7 inches(170 cm) and weighs around 61 kg(134 lbs). Not to mention, the actress has a slender figure of 34-26-36 inches having a smooth curve.

Moreover, Rita flaunts her youthful body with her eloquent fashion sense. To top it off, she has long light brown hair and stunning blue eyes.

Early Life and Education

The gorgeous wife of Tom Hanks, Rita, was born in Hollywood, California, as Margarita Ibrahimoff. Daughter of a mother, Dorothea Genkos and father, Hassan Halilov Ibrahimoff, she is American by nationality and belongs to Greece ethnicity.

Likewise, both of her parents are from Greek ancestry, which explains her sun-kissed skin and radiant beauty. Wilson was just ac child when her family moved to Bulgaria before finally settling in the states.

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Similarly, Wilson was raised in the Greek Orthodox faith as her father changed his faith upon marriage. He even changed his name to Allan Wilson. Along with her parents, Wilson has two siblings, a sister, Lily Wilson, a teacher, and Chris Wilson, who is a composer.

As for her education, the actress attended Hollywood High School and later went to the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.

Personal Life: Are Ton Hanks and Rita Wilson Still Married?- Kids

As mentioned above, Rita Wilson is the wife of Tom Hanks, one of the legendary actors of Hollywood. The veteran actor and actress tied the knot on April 30, 1988. However, the two have not mentioned much when it comes to their relationship.

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Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson

But it’s no secret that they are living a blissful life with their children. As of now, the famous duo has two children, both sons named Chester and Truman. Moreover, Wilson also has two step-children, Colin and Elizabeth Hanks, from Tom’s previous marriage.

Rita Wilson: Career and Movies

Tom Hanks is one of the veteran actors of Hollywood, known for his movies like Forrest Grump, Saving Private Ryan, and many others. Just like him, Rita is also an actress who started her career in the entertainment industry in 1972. For her debut, Wilson made a guest appearance as Pat Conway in the episode ‘Greg’s Triangle‘ on The Brady Bunch.

Likewise, she made her appearance on M*A*S*H as Nurse Lacey, not once but twice. Aside from these, Wilson also made a guest appearance in other shows such as Tales from the Crypt, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Bosom Buddies, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, and Body of Proof. 

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Scene From the movie ‘My Big Fat Greek Wedding.’ 

However, Wilson’s acting is not limited to the small screen only. One of the bonafide actresses of Hollywood, Rita has worked in silver screens as well. Some of Wilson’s notable works can be seen in movies like Volunteers(1985), The Bonfire of the Vanities(1990), Barbarians at the Gate(1993), Mixed Nuts(1994), Now and Then(1995), Sleepless in Seattle(1995), and many others.

But there’s no doubt that Rita is best known for her work in the movie, My Big Fat Greek Wedding released in 2012. It is one of the highest-grossing independent romantic comedy of all time. During her work in the film, Wilson also produced two stage productions of the play.

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After many years of acting, Rita took her much learned skills and put it into theatres. In 2006, the movie actress debuted on Broadway as Roxie Hart in the revival of the musical, Chicago.

Rita Wilson: Musical Career

Aside from acting, Wilson also had a passion for singing. As a result, the young Wilson also tried her luck in music and released her debut solo album titled AM/FM on May 8, 2012. The album was recorded and distributed from the label Decca Records. 

Moreover, Rita even performed for then US President, Barrack Obama, and his wife, Michelle, at the National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony in D.C. on December 4, 2014.

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Rita Wilson on the cover of Franklin Style Magazine

Similarly, that same year, Wilson released her second album titled, Rita Wilson. Also, in 2016, she wrote her own songs with the help of a co-writer, Kara Dioguardi. Her third album was released on September 28, 2018, with the title, Bigger Picture followed by her fourth album, Halfway to Home the next year.

Awards and Achievements

Being one of the veterans and iconic actresses in Hollywood, Rita has got many awards and accolades under her belt. For the movie My Big Fat Greek Wedding, the said actress won Visionary Award in 2003. 

Likewise, for the same movie, the young actress received the Publicist Guild of America for Motion Picture and Golden Satellite Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Miniseries.

Other than that, Rita is also the recipient of the 2016 Greek Postal Service ELTA. 

Net Worth and Income- How Much Is Rita Wilson’s Worth?

Having been in the entertainment industry for nearly 50 years, Wilson has gained both name and wealth. As a successful actress and singer, Rita has amassed the net worth of $20 million as of 2019.

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The amount comes as no surprise since Wilson had a fruitful year, both as an actress and a singer. However, Wilson has not revealed her income and assets owned until now.

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