Rita Wilson

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Actress, Singer, Songwriter, and Producer (1956)
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Relationship Timeline Of Rita Wilson

Husband : Tom Hanks
Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson married in 1988

Who is Rita Wilson?

The 62-year-old, Rita Wilson is an American actress, songwriter, and producer who is also famous for her relationship with actor, Tom Hanks. As of 2019, the duo is married for over thirty years. Further, Rita Wilson has appeared in the films like It's Complicated, Sleepless in Seattle, Now and Then, etc. Additionally, she has produced several films including My Big fat Greek Wedding and Mamma Mia.

Rita and her spouse, Tom Hanks are one of the Hollywood's most famous celebrity couple with a combined net worth of $450 Million. In March 2019, Rita received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, while her spouse Tom Hanks is a multiple Emmy award winner. Further, the couple share two children from their marital solidarity.

Young Rita Wilson when she was 14 years old. Rita Wilson age, husband, net worth, Tom Hanks, Kids
Image: Young Rita Wilson when she was 14 years old

Rita Wilson was born as Margarita Ibrahimoff on October 26, 1956, in Hollywood, California, the United States. As of 2019, Rita's age is 62 years and her birth sign is Scorpio. She was born to a Greek mother, Dorothea and a Pomak father, Hassan Halilov Ibrahimoff. Recalling her childhood, Wilson said:

"My mother is Greek and my father is Bulgarian. I am a first-generation American and native Los Angeleno. I was born and raised in Hollywood."

Talking about Rita Wilson's education, she attended Hollywood High School in California and later studied at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA) in England.

Wilson began her career with a guest appearance on The Brady Brunch. She has appeared in several movies such as Sleepless in Seattle, Now and Then, The Story of Us, Raise Your Voice, It's Complicated, Larry Crowne, etc among others.

Wilson produced the 2002 independent romantic film, My Big fat Greek Wedding which became the highest-grossing independent films of all time.

Apart from her acting career, Rita is also a singer and songwriter. On March 29, 2019, she released her fourth album, Halfway to Home which included "Throw Me a party", a song inspired by her survival from breast cancer.

Rita Wilson Husband and Kids

Rita Wilson is a married woman and is a mother of two children. Wilson and her husband, Tom Hanks first met on the set of TV comedy Bosom Buddies in 1981. Later, in 1985, they co-starred in the film Volunteers. At that time, Tom was the husband of his college sweetheart, Samantha Lewes.

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson at their wedding. Rita Wilson relationship
Image: Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson at their wedding

After dating for few years, Rita and Tom married on April 30, 1988, in a lavish ceremony. After 30 years of their marriage, they are in still in love and supportive of each other. The newly weds couple also attended the red carpet at the 1989 Academy Awards.

On August 4, 1990, Hanks and Wilson welcomed their son, Chester "Chet" Marlon Hanks. Similarly, their second child, Truman Theodore Hanks was born on December 26, 1995. Besides, Rita is the step-mother of Tom's two children; Colin Hanks and Elizabeth Hanks from his previous marriage.

Rita Wilson and Tom Hanks Personal Life 

It takes a lot of passion and affection for a couple to work on their relationship. And the husband-wife duo, Rita and Tom clearly falls in this category. After thirty years of their togetherness, the longtime lovers still looks fresh as ever.

Moreover, Tom and Rita are extremely supportive of each other. They attend red carpets, programs, charities and functions together. Also, the pair dedicate their achievements to each other. For his role in Philadelphia, Hanks received his Best Actor gold statuette and dedicated his oscar win to his wife.

Tom Hanks first marriage to Samantha Lewes

Before marrying actress Rita Wilson, Tom was married to actress, Samantha Lewes. The couple married in 1978. They had two children, Colin Hanks (son) and Elizabeth Hanks (daughter). Unfortunately, Tom and Samantha divorced in 1987 after nine years of their marital solidarity.

Tom Hanks and his first wife Samantha Lewes
Image: Tom Hanks and his first wife Samantha Lewes

The exact reason for their divorce is still behind the curtains, however, as per sources their marriage began to fell after Tom met Rita Wilson in 1981. Sadly, Samantha died in 2002 because of bone cancer.

How much is Rita Wilson Net Worth?

As of 2019, the Sleepless in Seattle star, Rita Wilson has a stunning net worth of $100 Million. She owes her fortune to the long journey in Hollywood as being a producer, singer, and actor. Most of her movies have collected a massive revenue at the Box-office which helped to boost her net worth. For your information, some of Hollywood's decent earning actresses are Jocelyn Howard, Sheree Zampino, Alex Sykes, etc among others.

Meanwhile, her spouse, Tom Hanks has a net worth of $400 Million. He is a multiple award winning actor best known for movies like Splash, Big, Forrest Gump, Apollo 13, Saving Private Ryan, Sully, etc among other blockbuster movies. In addition, Hanks is the founder of a television production company and record label called, Playtone.

Rita Wilson and Tom Hanks Properties, Real Estate

In 1991, Tom and Rita bought a large oceanfront mansion in the Malibu Colony for $2.95 Million. As of 2019, the house is worth $20 Million. Similarly, in 2010, the couple spent $26 Million to acquire their primary residence in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles.

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson's House in Palisades. Tom Hanks Net Worth, Rita Wilson Net Worth
Image: Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson's House in Palisades

In May 2017, the husband-wife duo sold their two side by side homes in the Palisades for $18 Million. For your information, they own at least five other homes in the Pacific Palisades. Apart from the properties in Los Angeles, Tom and Rita own a ski house in Sun Valley Idaho.

Rita Wilson and Tom Hanks $26 Million Mansion. Rita Wilson and Tom Hanks Properties
Image: Rita Wilson and Tom Hanks $26 Million Mansion

For your information, the couple's real estate asset portfolio is worth at least $150 Million. With this kind of wealth, there is no doubt that the couple has a lavish lifestyle.

Rita Wilson Height, Weight, and Body Measurements

The beautiful actress, Rita Wilson stands at the height of 1.72m (5 feet 6.5 inch) and has a body mass of 146 lbs. Similarly, she has a body measurement of 35-27-37 inches. Even at the age of 62 years, Rita has well maintained her physique and follows a healthy lifestyle. Further, she has blue eyes and blonde hair.

Rita Wilson on Social Media

The famous actress, Rita Wilson has a huge fan following on social media apart from her onscreen popularity. As of July 2019, Wilson has over 475k Instagram followers, with nearly 427k Twitter followers, respectively. Similarly, her Facebook account has nearly 100k followers.

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