While a child of a beloved celebrity has his perks, there is some undeniable flaws for these showbiz kidsColin Hanks, for example, once confessed to Dax Shepard Chair Expert podcast That he was the son of Tom Hanks was a blessing and a curse in Hollywood, because no one could ignore his origin.
“When I started, I was lovingly naive, thinking that [being the son of Tom Hanks] is not so important as the fact that I will benefit from the doubt that I myself was” Colin said. “And this does not happen.” He also noted that, contrary to popular belief, he did not grow up with a lot of wealth as a child, explaining that his mother, Samantha Lewis, often reminded him that she and Colin were not rich – rather, Colin father was after accumulating most of his fortune after Forrest Gumpwhen Colin was already grown.
Similarly Chet Hanks said Vice that his father supports his attempts to make a hip-hop career, which led to an increase in popularity, but said that not all roses are the son of Tom Hanks. “Sometimes in life, it can cause awkward moments,” Chet said. “As a child, people would like to make friends with me so that they can meet with my father. And they did not care about me at all. So it's just … Well, that’s with it. "