The couple possesses property on the island of Antiparos and have created a bunch of movies about Greek people group, including “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” and “Mamma Mia!”
Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson are formally residents of Greece, as per the nation’s PM.
“@ritawilson @tomhanks are now proud Greek citizens!” Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis wrote in an Instagram post Sunday, close by an image of him and his significant other, Mareva Grabowski, remaining with Hanks and Wilson. Hanks and Wilson are seen holding Greek travel papers.
Hanks joined the Greek Orthodox Church after wedding Wilson, who has Greek family, in 1988. The couple possesses property on the island of Antiparos and have created a bunch of movies about Greek people group, including “My Big Fat Greek Wedding,” “Mamma Mia!” and both of the film’s continuations.
“Greece is a haven,” Hanks told columnists at the 2020 Golden Globe Awards, per CNN. “I’ve been around the world, I’ve been to the most beautiful places in the world, none of them tops Greece. The land, the sky, the water, it’s good for the soul, it’s a healing place.”
Agents for Wilson and Hanks didn’t quickly reacts to NBC News’ solicitations for input, in any case, Hanks declared via web-based networking media in January that he was “starting 2020 as an Honorary citizen of all of Greece!” after Greece’s President Prokopis Pavlopoulos marked a privileged naturalization request permitting him to guarantee Greek citizenship.
As indicated by Greek law, privileged naturalization is presented to an “foreign national who has offered special services to Greece or if his or her naturalization may serve the country’s interest.”
Prior this year, Hanks and Wilson recuperated from the coronavirus in Australia, where Hanks was recording an Elvis Presley biopic coordinated by Baz Luhrmann. The couple were the primary significant big names to freely share their coronavirus analyze.