Chet Hank Biography

Chet Hanks, popularly known as Chet Haze, is the son of veteran Hollywood actor Tom Hanks. Let’s take a look at his family, personal life, controversies, career, etc.

Quick Facts

Birthday: August 4, 1990

Nationality: American

Famous: American Men Leo Men

Age: 29 Years, 29 Year Old Males

Sun Sign: Leo

Born in: Los Angeles, California

Famous as: Tom Hank's Son


father: Tom Hanks

mother: Rita Wilson

siblings: Colin Hanks, Elizabeth Ann Hanks, Truman Theodore Hanks

U.S. State: California

City: Los Angeles

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education: Northwestern University

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Chet Hanks, popularly known as Chet Haze, is the son of veteran Hollywood actor Tom Hanks. Chet has often made headlines for his personal life rather than his professional life. He is well-known for his multiple relationships and has often been termed as a ‘troubled man’ by the media. In an effort to change this image, he posted a video on Instagram, claiming that he has changed his ways. He also admitted that he had fathered a daughter, without revealing much about the mother of his child. Chet tries hard to keep his daughter away from limelight and rarely talks about her in public. As far as his professional life is concerned, Chet has appeared in a few movies, playing minor roles. He has a career in music, and one of his most popular tracks is titled as ‘Do It Better.’ He also featured in the music video of the song.

Through the Lens of Media
  • Being the son of a famous actor, Chet started hogging the limelight right from his childhood. When he started making headlines for all the wrong reasons, he became even more popular as controversy’s favorite child. He also became infamous for being involved in multiple relationships.
  • He created ruckus when he used the ‘N-word’ in one of his Instagram videos. Chet posted a music video in which he had used the ‘N-word.’ He also made a few racist comments against black rappers, which stirred up many controversies. But he simply kept defending his act and said that it was okay to use the ‘N-word.’
  • Rapper Scrilla King, who had collaborated with Chet on many occasions, accused him of hurting the sentiments of black rappers. However, his statement was brushed aside as a mere publicity stunt for his then upcoming album.
  • Chet then tried clearing the air by saying his intention was not to hurt any community. He also posted an apology video on his Instagram page, but it was not convincing enough, as he continued to defend his act. The controversy, which turned out to be the worst in Chet’s career, ended his six year long friendship with Scrilla King.
  • Prior to this controversy, Chet had made headlines for his drug abuse and addiction. He started using cocaine since his early teenage years and was also involved in drug peddling. He has been to many rehab centers and has undergone numerous therapies to cure his addiction. After curing himself of his addiction, he took to social media to narrate how he managed to recover. He thanked his mother and brother for helping him overcome his difficulties and problems.
  • He seemed calm and composed in the video and after a few days, he spoke about his drug addiction in an interview. He seemed happy and excited about starting a fresh chapter in his life, which according to him would be free of bad habits, selfish behavior, poor choices, draining relationships, self-doubts, and fear.
  • Chet even spoke about his daughter and credited her for bringing stability to his life. He considers her to be his lucky charm and said it is because of her that he is trying to stay sober. However, Chet refrains from talking much about his daughter as he tres to keep her away from limelight. Though he had initially hesitated to disclose the name of his daughter’s mother, he later confirmed that Tiffany Miles is the mother of his child. He is now no more in a relationship with Tiffany.
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Professional Life
  • After starting his life afresh, Chet has begun to follow in his father’s footsteps as he is focusing more on his acting career. He had previously taken up minor roles in movies, such as ‘Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull,’ ‘Larry Crowne,’ and ‘Project X.’
  • He did play a noticeable role in the 2015 film ‘Fantastic Four’. In addition to his acting career, Chet is doing quite well in the field of music. One of his most famous songs is titled ‘Do It Better.’ He also featured in the music video of the song.
Personal Life & Family
  • Chet Hanks was born Chester Marlon Hanks on August 4, 1990, in Los Angeles, California, United States. His father Tom Hanks is a well-known Hollywood actor, while his mother Rita Wilson is an American actress, singer, and producer. Chet has a younger brother named Truman Theodore Hanks, who was born in 1995.

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