Rita Wilson is an American actress, singer, songwriter, producer, and philanthropist. The multi-facet personality also recognized for being the spouse of world-class actor Tom Hanks. Recently in the 2020 Pandemic, she and her husband have tested positive while shooting for Tom’s upcoming film Elvis and both were admitted to the Gold Coast University Hospital.
Following that, the couple returned home to Los Angeles and decided to donate their blood antibodies for virus research. Moreover, she had appeared in several movies and dramas including Volunteers (1985), Now and Then (1995), Jingle All the Way (1996), The Story of Us (1999), Runaway Bride (1999), and It’s Complicated (2009). Wanna know more about her personal and professional life, keep on scrolling over.
Caption: Rita Wilson and Tom Hanks
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Rita Wilson: Bio, Family, Education
The actress was born on 26 October 1956 as Margarita Ibrahimoff in Hollywood, California, the USA. She is the daughter of parents Dorothea Tzigkou and Hassan Halilov Ibrahimoff. Wilson has a mixed ethnicity of Greek and Bulgarian Muslim. She raised in Sotirë near Dropull i Sipërm in Albania, close to the border with Greece. When she was a kid, her family moved to Bulgaria and then the US in 1949.
She further holds a nationality of America. She has two siblings: Lily Wilson and Chris Wilson. Regarding her education, she finished her schooling at Hollywood High School. She later attended and graduated from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.
Rita Wilson: Career & Life Achievements
She started her acting career on the Brady Bunch in 1972 as a guest appearance in one of the episodes. Since then, she has appeared in numerous movies and dramas including Volunteers, Barbarians at the Gate, The Bonfire of the Vanities, Mixed Nuts, Jingle All the Way, Runaway Bride, Invisible Child, The Story of Us, Raise Your Voice, and It’s Complicated.
Wilson has debuted as a singer as well and released solo album ‘AM/FM’ on 8 May 2012. Following that in 2014, she performed and host at the National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony in Washington in front of President Obama and Michelle Obama. She also began writing her own songs in 2016 and released her second album ‘Rita Wilson’ in the same year. She later released two more albums 2018 ‘Bigger Picture’ and 2019 ‘Halfway to Home’.
Rita Wilson: Personal Life & Husband
Moving toward her personal life, as mentioned above the popular actress is also recognized as the wife of talented actor Tom Hanks. The couple married on 30 April 1988. They first met in 1981 on the set of television comedy Bosom Buddies and later reunited in 1985 and started to date. Together they had welcomed two sons: Chester and Truman Hanks. The couple also became grandparents.
Additionally, she also became the step-mother of two Colin and Elizabeth Hanks from her husband’s past relationship. Moreover, Hanks previously married American actress Samantha Lewes in 1978 and divorced in 1987. Coming to the present, Rita and Tom rumored to have the verge of separation but it confronted as a rumor.
Caption: Rita Wilson and husband Tom Hanks
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Rita Wilson: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
The actress has been maintaining a hefty amount from her career as an actress. Therefore, she has a net worth estimated at around $100 million from her career as a leading and supporting acting works. On the other hand, her husband Tom has an estimated net worth of around $400 million. Further, she along with her husband has a bought luxurious mansion worth $26 million in California.
She has personal and verified accounts on different social media platforms. She has an Instagram account @ritawilson with 1 million followers. On Twitter, she goes by the handle @RitaWilson with 102.7k followers. Also, she has a Facebook account under her name with more than 232k followers.
Rita Wilson: Body Measurements
The actress has a slim and attractive body that stands to a tall height of 5 feet 11 inches or 1.80 meters. Her banana-shaped figure weighs 56 kg and measures 33-24-35 inches of the chest-waist-hips respectively. She has hazel blue eyes color and dark brown hair color.