Tom Hanks and Wife Rita Wilson Tested Positive For COVID-19, Now Recovered

On Wednesday, March 11, Tom Hanks (age 63), one of the most internationally beloved actors, shared on Twitter to announce that he and his wife, actress and singer Rita Wilson (age 63), caught the COVID-19 coronavirus while traveling in Australia for work, marking Hollywood’s first high-profile case of the outbreak. Hanks was preparing for the shooting of the new untitled Elvis Presley biopic by director Baz Luhrmann when both he and his wife started to show cold and flu symptoms. The couple soon tested positive for the novel coronavirus and confirmed they are isolating themselves during their recovery period.