|Chet Hanks Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 10 in|
|Date of Birth||August 4, 1990|
Chet Hanks is an American actor and musician whose most notable television performances include playing the role of Blake in Empire (2018-2019), Charlie in Shameless (2016-2018), Joey Maldini in Your Honor (2020-2021), etc. Additionally, he has also starred as a student in the film Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008), Jimmy Grimm in Fantastic Four (2015), Dexter in Bratz (2007), etc. However, he has mostly gained prominence as the son of the Hollywood A-lister Tom Hanks and his wife, Rita Wilson.
Chester Marlon Hanks
Chet, Chet Haze
Los Angeles, California, United States
Chet studied at a therapeutic boarding school called the Oakley School located in Oakley, Utah. In his youth, he was sent to a wilderness therapy program for troubled teens.
Furthermore, he attended Northwestern University where he studied theater and joined the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity.
- Father – Tom Hanks (Actor, Filmmaker)
- Mother – Rita Wilson (Actress, Singer, Producer)
- Siblings – Truman Hanks (Younger Brother) (Actor)
- Others – Colin Hanks (Older Half-Brother) (Actor, Director, Voiceover Actor), Elizabeth Ann Hanks (Older Half-Sister) (Writer), Sandra Hanks Benoiton (Paternal Aunt) (Writer), Larry Hanks (Paternal Uncle) (Entomology Professor), Jim Hanks (Paternal Uncle) (Actor, Filmmaker), Amos Mefford Hanks (Paternal Grandfather), Janet Marylyn Frager (Paternal Grandmother), Dorothea Tzigkou aka Dorothy Wilson (Maternal Grandmother), Hassan Halilov Ibrahimoff aka Allan Wilson (Maternal Grandfather), Lily Wilson (Maternal Aunt) (Teacher), Chris Wilson (Maternal Uncle) (Film Score Composer)
In 2023, Chet Hanks’ net worth was $1 million according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.
Hip Hop, Rap
5 ft 10 in or 178 cm
70 kg or 154.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Chet has dated –
- Arica Kane (2014)
- Kiana Parker
- Tiffany Miles – He welcomed a daughter named Michaiah Hanks in April 2016 with his then-girlfriend, Tiffany Miles.
- Kim Zolciak-Biermann (2023) – RUMOR
- Melissa Maysing
Race / Ethnicity
He has English, Portuguese, German, Pomak Bulgarian, Greek, Welsh, Cornish, and Scottish ancestry.
Tattoos all over his body
Chet Hanks Facts
- He released the rap song White Boy Summer in 2021, which was a play on Megan Thee Stallion‘s 2019 hit song, Hot Girl Summer. The music video of the song was called out for cultural appropriation as it featured the use of marijuana with the Jamaican flag. Moreover, the song was embraced by white nationalists, including Nick Fuentes, to promote white pride, white privilege and oppose the Black Lives Matter protests.
- Chet has referred to himself as the black sheep of his family due to his controversial image and substance abuse issues, which stand in stark contrast to his father’s pristine image as ‘America’s dad’.
- In 2015, he was sought after by the British police for damaging a hotel room worth $1800.
- Chet made a cameo appearance as Bushnell in the World War II film Greyhound (2020), which starred his dad in the lead role.
- In 2020, he received Greek citizenship along with his parents for their support in helping raise awareness for the 2018 Attica wildfires.
- In 2022, Chet launched his own personal training company called HanxFit.
Featured Image by Chet Hanks / Instagram