How did Chet Hanks become famous? How much is his Net Worth?

Chet Hanks, or Chester Marlon “Chet” Hanks, is an American actor and musician. He is most known for his repetitive roles in “Empire” and “Shameless” as the son of Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson. Other than that, Hanks is currently working in the legal drama, “Your Honor”, as Joey Maldini.

Quick facts about Chet Hanks

  • Chet was born on August 4, 1990.
  • He is from Los Angeles, California.
  • His parents are Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson.

Chet Hanks- Career Highlights


The acting career of Hanks started in early 2010, with a series of small roles in film. Subsequently, after finding sobriety, he was involved in television. Certainly, Hanks starred in the American version of “Shameless” from 2016 to 2018 as Charlie. After that, from 2018 to 2019, he played rapper Blake in Empire hip-hop drama. In 2020, Chet played Joey Maldini, the best friend of a hit/run survivor, in the Showtime courtroom miniseries “Your Honor”.

Moreover, Hanks recorded “White and Purple” under the pseudonym Chet Haze in 2011, as a student at Northwestern University. The song was a remix of the single “Black and Yellow” by Wiz Khalifa, where the texts were changed in relation to the colors of his school.

After its introduction in 2016, Hanks and Drew Arthur founded the FTRZ musical duo. Two singles (“Models” and “NowhereLand”) and the Ocean Park EP appeared in 2018. Certainly, two songs were released in 2020 under the new titles, “Harley” and “Ticket Out My Head.”

Chet Hanks: Personal Life


Hanks has a daughter with his former partner Tifany Miles, named Micaiah, who was born in April 2016. Moreover, Hanks has stated that he is thankful to his daughter and parents helping resolve his problems with drug addiction.

In appreciation of the work done by his parents to raise awareness of the Attica wildfires 2018, Hanks was granted Greek citizenship in 2020.

How much is his Net Worth?

The net value of Chet Hanks is $3 million. He has taken on roles in films such as “Shocktrooper,” “Indiana Jones” and “Crystal Skull’s Kingdom” and, most recently, “Project X,”and “If I Can’t Have You.”.

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