Samantha Lewes Net Worth 2021, Biography, and Marital Life Update.
Samantha Lewes Biography and Net Worth – Samantha Lewes was an American actress and she was best known for her performance in the movies like ‘Mr. Success’ in 1984 and ‘Boosom Buddies’ in 1980. She was also famous as the ex-wife of famous Hollywood superstar, Tom Hanks.
Samantha Lewes Biography
She was born on November 29, 1952, in San Diego, California, USA. Her birth name was Susan Jane Dillingham. She did not mention her parents, siblings, and childhood.
After joining an acting fraternity, she adopted her name, Samantha Lewes. She held American citizenship but her ethnicity was not known.
She had not mentioned anything regarding her college and university education.
Marriage and Divorce
It is said that before marriage Samantha Lewes and Tom Hanks were school friends. Both of them were acting students at Sacramento State University. Their friendship didn’t take too long to change them into sweethearts.
Samantha and Tom tied the knot in 1978. At the moment, Tom was 23 and Samanta was 27. They were regarded as a perfect couple of their time.
Everything was going well but however, the couple started living separately in 1984 and divorced in 1987. It is believed misunderstanding and complications led them to separation.
However, the reason was kept secret for a long time until one fine day Tom revealed it. According to Tom, loneliness played a prominent role in getting married at a very young age, and it was too early to take such responsibilities.
Tom himself was a child of divorced parents and felt guilty for his children seeing them go through the same circumstances as he did.
Samantha Lewes Net Worth
Still, from the money she made in acting and from the divorce settlement with Tom, Samantha Lewes’s net worth was projected to be around $15 million.
The lovely couple welcomed their first son Colin Hanks in 1977. After four and half years later, Samantha gave birth to a lovely baby girl, Elizabeth Hanks in 1982.
Colin Lewes Hanks is also an American actor and documentary filmmaker like his dad. He has played a role in movies like Preston in King Kong, Orange County, Troy Gable in The Great Buck Howard, and Oliver in The House Bunny.
And Elizabeth Hanks is a successful writer and editor. She was seen as a child artist in a movie but as she grew up, she had her own plans.