August 2, 2021

Why Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson became citizens of Greece

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Image source, Kyriakos Mitsotakis

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Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson posed with their new Greek passports next to the prime minister and his wife.

With the passport in the hands of his new fellow citizens, the prime minister wrote: “They are now proud Greek citizens.”

Kyriakos Mitsotakis published a photo over the weekend in which he appears with his wife and the actor couple Tom Hanks y Rita Wilson, who carried their new passports.

The meeting took place over the weekend in Paros, located on an island in the Aegean Sea.

Hanks, Wilson and their children they obtained Greek citizenship for the couple’s activism to help those affected by a devastating forest fire that occurred near Athens in 2018.