Samantha Lewes: Bio and net worth of tom hanks wife

Samatha Lewes was an actress in Bosom Buddies and Mr. Success movies. She was also Tom Hanks first wife, a famous Hollywood superstar.

Samantha Lewes: Bio and net worth of tom hanks wife
Samantha Lewes

Profile summary

  • Name: Samantha Lewes (Susan Jane Dillingham)
  • Date of birth: November 29, 1952
  • Place of birth: San Diego, California, United States
  • Father: John Raymond Dillingham
  • Mother: Harriet Hall Dillingham
  • Spouse: Tom Hanks (from 1978 to 1987)
  • Children: Elizabeth Ann Hanks, Colin Hanks
  • Occupation: Actress

Samantha Lewes was born as Susan Jane Dillingham on November 29, 1952, in San Diego, California to John Raymond Dillingham(father) and Harriet Hall Dillingham. Tom Hanks wife began acting at a young age and started appearing in television series. She became very famous after marrying Tom Hanks.

Samantha attended Sacramento State University, where she met Tom Hanks. She got married to Tom Hanks in 1978 but in the year 1987 that was on March 19, Tom and Samantha got divorced. However, they both had two beautiful children called Elizabeth Hanks and Colin Hanks. The children are also into the acting business.

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In 2019 during one of Tom Hanks interview, he revealed how he regrets his action towards his children as at the time he was n his twenties. Below is what he said;

 “I start thinking about mistakes I made with my own kids and not explaining things or not being there for them,” the A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood actor said. “Or being so preoccupied with other things that are going on in our adult world. My son Colin was born when I was very young. As well as my daughter, but that means we have this gestalt understanding because they remember when their dad was just a guy trying to, you know, make the rent. My other kids, they were born after I had established a beachhead in every way. And so their lives were just different.”

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Samantha Lewes biography

Samantha Lewes net worth 2021

Samantha Lewes net worth was estimated at $1 million before her death. A wealth she acquired from acting though she was a single mother of two children. Tom Hanks’ net worth on the other hand is estimated to be $350 million.

Tom Hanks first wife Samantha Lewes died on March 12, 2002, in Sacramento, California, and was buried there. The cause of Tom Hanks first wife’s death was reported to be bone cancer that affected her lungs and brain. She died at the age of 50 years.

Samantha Lewes Movies

Samantha Lewes starred in movies that include Mr Success, Bosom Buddies, Forrest Gump, Catch Me If You Can, Philadelphia, and Cast Away.

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