Tom Hanks Answer To Why His 28-Year Marriage Has Lasted

Tom Hanks is one of the best actors of our generation. He has starred in critically-acclaimed films such as Saving Private Ryan, Philadelphia, and Catch Me If You Can.  Hanks has reached people all over theth world with his heartfelt, passionate performances.

Hanks has played an important part in being a wonderful role model.  While many of the celebrities in Hollywood are more concerned with themselves, Hanks is likable, approachable, and an all-around great guy.

More importantly, he and his wife Rita Wilson have been married for 28 years, which is quite remarkable when you always have the spotlight highlighting your every mistake and move.

Hanks was recently asked why his marriage has worked.


“When we first looked at each other there was definitely a kind of a, ‘Hey, this is the place!’ I felt that anyway. I think the end result is that we got married for all the right reasons.”


When asked to elaborate further, Hanks responded, “We just like each other. You start there.”


“Life is one thing after another and its actually more pleasant to be able to go home with someone you like to spend time with in order to get with it,” he says.

They are a great model for young couples to look up to, thanks Tom and Rita!

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