Death Cause of Samantha Lewes, Bio, Ex-Husband, Kids, Movies

Facts of Samantha Lewes

Full Name:Samantha Lewes
Birthday:November 29, 1952
Birthplace:San Diego, California,
Country:The United States of America
Sun Sign:Sagittarius
Husband:Tom hanks
Net Worth:$15 million
Height:5 feet 4 inches
Parents:John Raymond Dillingham and Harriet Hall Dillingham

Samantha Lewes, a late actress became popular as the ex-wife of Tom Hanks.

What was Samantha Lewes’s Nationality?

Samantha Lewes was born on November 29, 1952. Lewes was a native of San Diego, California, the United States of America. At the time of her death, Samantha was only 50 years old. Lewes used to celebrate her birthday with her close ones on the 29th of November. By birth, Lewes’s star sign is Sagittarius. Susan Jane Dillingham is her birth name.

She was born as the daughter of John Raymond Dillingham (father) and Harriet Hall Dillingham(mother). Her father was a US marine and her mother was an English teacher by profession. After the divorce of her parents in 1962, she was raised by her mother only.

By nationality, Samantha had citizenship in the United States she used to be of the white ethnic locality. Moreover, Samantha practices Christianity religion. She completed her education at Sacramento State University.

Who did Samantha Lewes marry?

Samantha was living a single life at the time of her death. Previously, she tied the wedding knot with Tom Hanks. Tom is a professional actor, director, and producer. By age, Samantha was four years older than Tom. They met each other for the very first time in high school and later started dating each other.

Samantha Lewes with her ex-husband
Caption: Samantha Lewes with her ex-husband (Source: HiTNG)

On January 24, 1978, they exchanged marriage vows in presence of their close ones. At the time of her marriage, Samantha even welcomed her elder son. After staying as a married couple for 10 years, they decided to get divorced. On March 19, 1978, they officially got divorced.

Who is Tom Hanks?

Tom is an American actor and filmmaker. On July 9, 1956, Tom was born in Concord, California, United States of America. Thomas Jeffrey Hanks is his birth name. 66 years old Tom became popular after playing in the recognizable films Bosom Buddies (1980–82).

Samantha Lewes's ex-husband
Caption: Samantha Lewes’s ex-husband (Source: Encyclopedia Brittanica)

Some of his popular movies are Forrest Gump, Elvis, Splash, Bachelor Party (1984), Volunteers (1985), The Money Pit (1986), and so on.

How many children does Samantha Lewes have?

Samantha was the mother of two children. With Tom, she gave birth to a son and daughter. Elizabeth Hanks and Colin Hanks is the name of her children.

Samantha Lewes's ex-husband and son
Caption: Samantha Lewes’s ex-husband and son (Source: UPROXX)

On May 17, 1982, Elizabeth was born. Colin was born on November 24, 1977. Both of them are actors and actresses by profession. Olivia Jane Hanks and Charlotte Bryant Hanks are her grandchildren welcomed by Elizabeth and Colin respectively.

What was Samantha Lewes’s Net Worth?

At the time of her death, Samantha had an estimated net worth of $15 million. This was the outcome of her profession as an American actress. In the United States, the annual salary of an actress is around $43k so, Samantha might have earned this range of money every year.

Samantha Lewes's ex-husband with car
Caption: Samantha Lewes’s ex-husband with the car (Source: InsideHook)

Her ex-husband, Tom Hanks has an estimated net worth of $400 million. He has gained this money from his acting, directing, and producing career. Annually, he earns $25 million as his film salary.

What car does Tom Hanks drive?

Tom has a huge collection of cars. Some of his cars are Fiat 126, Chevrolet Tahoe, Toyota Prius, Toyota RAV4, Mercedes Benz S-Class, 2012 Ford F-450 Super Duty, 1980 Toyota FJ40 Land Cruiser, 2015 Tesla Model S, and 1992 Airstream Trailer. He often drives his car himself.

Where is house Tom Hanks located?

Tom is living in his lavish mansion which is located in Pacific Palisades. he bought it for $26 million in 2010. He also owns different mansions in Malibu, California, Sun Valley, Idaho, and even in Greece. The house covers an area of 14,513 square feet and features four bedrooms and five bathrooms.

How tall was Samantha Lewes?

Samantha stood at a tall height of 5 feet 4 inches and her weight was around 55 Kg.36-26-37 inches was the body measurement of Samantha and she used to wear a bra size of 34B. She had a beautiful pair of blue-colored eyes and her hair was red in color and her shoe size is 8(US).

How did Samantha Lewes die?

Samantha died due to bone cancer. She was only 50 years old at the time of her death. On March 12, 2002, Samantha left this world in Sacramento, California, United States.

After the divorce, she was diagnosed with cancer and at the time of her death cancer has affected both her lungs and brain.  Samantha’s body is buried at East Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Sacramento.

Acting Career of Samantha Lewes

  • Samantha was an actress by profession.
  • In 1981, she made her acting debut in the sitcom Bosom Buddies in an episode named Cahoots as a guest.
  • She also shared the screen with Donna Dixon, Holland Taylor, and Telma Hopkins in the sitcom.
Samantha Lewes with her ex-husband
Caption: Samantha Lewes with her ex-husband (Source: Gossips Diary)
  • Then after four years, she played the role of a customer in the telefilm Mr. Success which was produced by Jack Shea in the year 1984.
  • In the film, she got the opportunity of playing with James Coco, Patrick Cochran, and Viveka Davis.