Talking Tom and Friends is a familiar animation. Whenever the series is mentioned, a lot of people recall Tom the lead role. Colin Hanks is the voice behind this lead role. Colin Hanks is a well-known documentary filmmaker and actor. He is best known for voicing Tom and appearing in multiple famous films. Collin is the son of the famous actor, Tom Hanks. Read on to discover career, early Life, awards and the net worth of Colin Hanks in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Colin Lewes Dillingham was born in 1977, 24th November. His place of birth was Sacramento, California in the United States of America. Colin’s mother and father are Susan Dillingham and Tom Hanks, respectively. His mother was an actress and producer. Susan died of bone cancer in 2002. He has three siblings, Elizabeth, Chester Marlon Hanks and Truman Theodore Hanks. Tom Hanks later married Rita Wilson after his first wife’s death.
He went to Sacramento Country Day School. After graduation, Hanks went to Chapman University. However, he left the University for Loyola Marymount University. Despite attending two universities, Hanks never acquired any degree.
Colin Hanks in his college life dated Busy Phillips. Their relationship ended years later. In 2009 after dating for a while with Samantha Bryant the two got engaged. They got married in 2010, 8th May. The couple has two kids. Their eldest daughter was born in 2011 while the youngest was born in 2013. Hanks is a big baseball fan who supports the San Francisco Giants.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Colin Hanks kicked off in the filming industry in 1996. In 1999, he managed to earn himself a role in Roswell as Alex Whitman. At the same time, he appeared in two comedy series, Get Over It and Whatever It Takes. He later starred in The OC and Band of Brothers. In 2002 he acted in Orange County. In 2008, for the first time appeared in one of his dad’s productions, The Great Buck Howard. One year later he became a director of the famous documentary; All Things Must Pass.
Hanks appeared in multiple films and television series. In 2014 after performing in Fargo, Colin was awarded two awards, Primetime Emmy Award and Critic’s Choice Television Award. His documentary was a great success having received funding for its campaign. In the recent past, Hanks starred in Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle.
Net Worth & Earnings
Colin Hanks net worth is $18 million. This net worth has been amassed from his multiple films, comedy series and television series. He has also directed a famous documentary that recorded great success. Some of his movies have earned his awards that have contributed to his net worth. In addition to that, he has been a voice actor in several animation series. All these have contributed a portion, to sum up, this considerable net worth.
The surrounding people may influence the career path you take. Being born by an actress and actor played a prominent role in Hanks’ career. His parents were great influencers to why he settled for filming.