Chet Hanks - Updated Jun 2024

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Chet Hanks

Chet Hanks is a popular American Actor and Musician. Chet Hanks is widely known for his character as rapper Blake in the hip-hop musical drama television series titled Empire.

Early Life and Childhood

Chet Hanks was born on August 4, 1990, in the city of Los Angeles, California, United States. His age is 32 years as of 2023 and his full name is Chester Marlon Hanks.

Similarly, he is American by nationality and Christian by religion. Moreover, his zodiac sign is Leo which belongs to the element of Fire, according to astrologers.

He was born to actor Tom Hanks (father) and actress Rita Wilson (mother). Likewise, he has three siblings and they are Colin Hanks, Truman Hanks, and Elizabeth Ann Hanks.


In terms of his educational background, he has done his schooling at Oakley School in Oakley, Utah. Later, he studied theater at Northwestern University. However, his additional academic credentials are unavailable on the web.

Career and Professional Life

Moving on to his career, his acting career began in 2007 playing the character of Dexter in the film Bratz. After achieving sobriety, he worked in television in the latter half of the decade.

On the American version of Shameless, he played the role of Charlie, the father of Sierra Morton’s child, from 2016 to 2018. Similarly, from 2018 to 2019, he portrayed the character of rapper Blake in the hip-hop drama series titled Empire.

In 2020, he appeared in a World War II film Greyhound starring his father. Later that year, he starred in the Showtime courtroom miniseries titled Your Honor in the role of Joey Maldini, the best friend of a hit-and-run victim’s brother.

Musical Career

He recorded a song titled White and Purple while he was a student at Northwestern University in 2011. The song was a remix of Wiz Khalifa’s single titled Black and Yellow, in which he changed the lyrics to reflect his school colors.

After meeting together in 2016, Hanks and Drew Arthur formed the musical duo named FTRZ. They released two singles “Models and NowhereLand” and the “Ocean Park EP” in 2018. Likewise, the duo has also released two tracks titled “Harley” and “Ticket Out My Head” in 2020.

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Caption: Chet Hanks in the music video. Source: The News

Brand Endorsements

Aside from his earnings from acting, he is also associated with endorsing brands such as Harley Davidson, Vika, Lucky Speed Shop, Cuffaro, etc. Moreover, he appeared in several commercials which have contributed to his net worth.

However, no information is available on the web regarding the other brands he has cooperated with or not. Furthermore, we may see him associated with some more brands and supporting their products in the coming days.

Awards and Nomination

Hanks has not been associated with or won any kind of awards and hasn’t received any prestigious title yet. However, his best form has yet to be acknowledged by his audience and he still has much more to do. Furthermore, we believe that his talent will earn him several awards in the future.

Chet Hanks – Net Worth 2023

Hanks has an estimated net worth of approximately around $4 million. Similarly, his source of income is mainly his acting profession. However, his weekly and monthly wages are unknown.

Additionally, he has worked very hard since his childhood to achieve this fame. Also, he is active in his career and is on the way to raising his net worth in the future.

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Caption: Chet Hanks posing for the photo. Source: Instagram

Relationship Status

Hanks may be single and not dating anyone right now. Moreover, he is quite happy being single at the moment. There has been much interest in who he might be dating, but he has never disclosed any information about this.

However, in the past, he was in relation with his then-girlfriend Tiffany Miles. They have a daughter named Michaiah who was born on April 2016.


Chet Hanks was listed as wanted by British police in 2015 after causing $1800 in damage to a hotel room. That year, he also entered rehab for cocaine addiction. On March 26, 2021, he posted a video declaring a “White Boy Summer” on Instagram.

While the video received mostly positive feedback, merchandise released by him was criticized for using a font similar to those used by white nationalist groups. On August 10, 2021, he shared a video on Instagram urging viewers to get vaccinated against COVID-19 and he received backlash comments on social media.

Body Measurements

Talking about his height he is 5 Feet 10 inches tall and weighs 74kg. Similarly, he has a good physique but his accurate body measurements are unknown. Moreover, he has beautiful hazel eyes and brown hair.

Also, his dress size is 8 and his shoe size is 11(US). Moreover, he follows a solid workout and diet plan and a balanced lifestyle to maintain his body measurements.

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Caption: Chet Hanks posing for the photo. Source: Instagram

Chet Hanks – Social Media

Chet Hanks is very popular on social media and his fans love him for the positive influence he has on them. He is active on Instagram, where he likes to post snaps of his latest photo shoots with his lovely family and friends.

He has 533k followers on Instagram and owns an Insta account @chethanx. Similarly, his Twitter handle is @CHETHAZE with 26k followers. He has a @chethanx359 YouTube channel with 21.9K subscribers.