Rita Wilson
Rita Wilson
Real Name/Full Name Rita Wilson
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Rita Wilson
Birth Place: Hollywood, California, USA
Date Of Birth/Birthday: October 26 1956
Age/How Old: 67 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 172 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 6″
Weight: In Kilograms – 61 Kg
In Pounds – 135 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Light Brown
Parents Name: Father – Allan Wilson
Mother – Dorothy Wilson
Siblings: Lily Wilson, Chris Wilson
School: Unknown
College: Unknown
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American-Greek
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Boyfriend: Tom Hanks
Husband/Spouse Name: Tom Hanks
Kids/Children Name: Chet Hanks, Truman Hanks
Profession: Actress, singer, songwriter, and producer
Net Worth: $120 million
Last Updated: July 2024

If you are an avid follower of Tom Hanks, then you must know about Rita Wilson, you also must know about their love story. Rita is one of the most famous American actresses. She has acted in movies like Volunteers, Sleepless in Seattle, Now and Then, Jingle All the Way, Runaway Bride, It’s Complicated, Larry Crowne, and The Story of Us. She has also performed on Broadway and has also produced several movies. She has also released many albums like AM/FM, Bigger Picture, Rita Wilson, and many more. She has even received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Well, how well do you know about Rita Wilson? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Rita Wilson’s net worth in 2024, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Rita Wilson to date.

Biography and Early Life

Rita Wilson was born in Hollywood, California, and she grew there. Her mother was a Greek, and she was raised in Greece. Her father then was a Bulgarian Muslim, and he was then born in Oraio in Greece. Father’s family later moved to Bulgaria when he was a child, and then he moved to the US in the year 1949.

Later, he got converted from Islam to Orthodox Christianity when he got married and then changed his name to Allan Wilson in 1960. She was then raised as the Geek Orthodox. His father was Bulgarian, but he could also speak Russian, Polish, Turkish, Greek, and Italian and French.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Rita Wilson in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Rita Wilson’s age is 67 years old as of today’s date 20th July 2024 having been born on 26 October 1956. Though, she is 5′ 6″ in feet and inches and 172 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 135 lbs in Pound and 61 kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Blue and hair color is Light Brown.


The school and university of Rita Wilson is still unknown. But she has graduated from university.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Rita Wilson With Husband Tom Hanks
Rita Wilson With Husband Tom Hanks

Rita got married to the actor Tom Hanks in the year 1988, and they also have two sons whose names are Chester and Truman. She also has two stepchildren whose names are Colin and Elizabeth Hanks. She also has two grandchildren today.

She has also been a member of the Greek Orthodox Club for a long time. In 2015 she was even diagnosed with breast cancer, and she did also underwent a double mastectomy and then had reconstructive surgery. Then she returned to her Broadway show, Fish in the Dark after one month of hiatus.

In March 2020, it was announced by Tom Hanks that the couple had contracted the COVID-19 and they were also experiencing some of the minor symptoms. Later they both were admitted to the Gold Coast University Hospital and later on March 27 they both returned their home and followed the March Quarantine.

Later they both decided to donate their blood antibodies for the virus research.

She was also an activist, and in 2015, she even signed an open letter on the one campaign that had been deliberately collecting the signatures. This letter was addressed to Zuma and Angela Markel. She has also been in Philanthropy for a very long time and has been supporting Cancer research. She and her husband have been honoured with many awards and achievements for their support of the community.

Is Rita Wilson Lesbian?

No, Rita Wilson is not Lesbian as she has been married to Tom Hanks for a long time and also has two children with him. She also has two stepchildren from Hank’s previous marriage.

Professional Career

She was first seen on TV as she appeared on The Brady Bunch and she did an episode in 1972. There she played Pat Conway. She was then seen in many sitcoms including, Bosom Buddies and Three’s Company. She was then seen in HBO’s show, From the Earth to the Moon where she did the role of Susan Borman, the wife of Astronaut Frank Borman.

She was also the producer of the My Big Fat Greek Wedding for which she introduced Nia Vardalos. This was the highest-grossing independent film of all time. She has even produced many stages two shows and also produced the My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 in which she acted too.

She recorded the debut solo album AM/FM which was then released on May 8, 2018. This was released on the Decca Records label. This album featured the classics, and it attained a proper amount of success. Till now, she has recorded many albums and many songs.


Rita Wilson has been nominated for many awards, but she has won few. She has won Satellite Award for Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Glamour Award for the Crusaders, and the PGA Visionary Vanguard Award. She has been honoured by many cancer research institutes.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Rita Wilson in 2024

Rita Wilson Net Worth
Rita Wilson Net Worth

As of 2024, the total net worth of Rita Wilson is estimated to be around $120 million which when combined with the net worth of Tom Hanks arouses to over $400 million. She has earned a good amount of wealth from his movies.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • She has beaten cancer as once she was diagnosed with breast cancer.
  • She has been trained classically for acting.
  • She has been married for a long time as she got married to Tom in 1988.

This was all about one of the most notable and famous actresses of all the audience loved by the audience. She has produced some of the great movies like My Big Fat Greek Wedding, and it was one of the best independent movies ever produced. Rita Wilson is an inspiration for many young aspiring artists today.


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