Chris Tucker
Chris Tucker
Full Name/Real Name: Christopher Tucker
Celebrated Name: Chris Tucker
Parents: Father- Norris Tucker
Mother – Mary Louise
Age: 48 years old.
Birth Date: 31 August 1971
Dead or Alive: He is alive and kicking, Not Dead.
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Education: Columbia High school
Height: In centimetres – 184.2 cm
In meters – 1.85 m
In Feet Inches – 6’ 1”
Weight: In Kilograms – 83 kg
In lbs. – 183 lbs.
Nationality: American
Ethnicity:  African-American
Religion: Christianity
Famous for: Best known for starring at the popular movie Rush Hour
Profession: Actor and Comedian
Net Worth in 2019: -$14 million
Last Updated: 14th December 2019

You won’t believe, but, shockingly, Chris Tucker was once the highest-paid actor in Hollywood back in 2007. The man behind the success of Rush Hour and a well-known stand-up comedian eventually found to be drowning in a pool of debt.

The highest-paid actor of the yesteryears is now struggling to pay back taxes worth $14 million wringing around his neck. Yet, Tucker is still at his best form.

Chris is best known for starring in the Rush Hour series that won him and Jackie Chan with an MTV Movie Award. Also, he has acted in Hollywood movies such as ‘House Party 111’, ‘Friday’, and ‘Money Talks.’

You must be curious to know that even after working for so many movies, what happened to Chris Tucker’s net worth?

Well, Today, we shall analyze Chris Tucker’s biography, his personal life (affair, girlfriend, married, wife, and children), career highlights, his net worth & salary, and also look deeper on a few things you probably don’t know about Chris Tucker.

Bio-Wiki, Real Name, Birthday, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity & Religion

Born as Georgia Christopher Tucker, the man celebrates his birthday on the 31st of August 1971. Tucker was raised by Christian parents Norris Tucker and Mary Louise in Decatur Georgia, alongside five other siblings, among whom he was the youngest of them all. Tucker’s father worked as an independent businessman for a self-owned janitorial service.  Talking of his nationality, he is an American, while his ethnicity is African American, and he is also a devout Christian.

Age, Height, Weight, Body Measurements, Dead or Alive

Chris Tucker was born on 31 August 1971, making his age 48 years old as of 14th December 2019. Chris is very much alive and not dead. His height is 6 feet 1 inch (184.2 cm) tall, and he has a body weight of 83kg (183 lbs.). As long as the actor remained in the limelight, he has maintained his body well with regular exercises.

 Education: School, College, University

The African- American witty comedian completed his graduation from Columbia High school, after which he moved to Los Angeles in a wish to carve out a name in the world of humor. His early childhood days were tough in terms of financial condition.

Is Chris Tucker Married? Affair, Dating, Girlfriend, Wife & Children

Chris Tucker With Ex Wife, Azja Pryor
Chris Tucker With Ex-Wife, Azja Pryor

Chris Tucker is presently unmarried, but he has had a fair share of affairs and breakups during his early career.  Previously, he was married to Azja Pryor, with her Tucker has a son named Destin Tucker, who lives with his mother in Los Angeles. After his separation with his wife Azja, he dated Vanessa Mendoza in 2005, and then in 2007, he had an affair with Indie Arie. Currently, Tucker is now single.

Relationship Statistics

Marital status? Is Chris Tucker married/divorced/single or in a relationship? Single
Does he have any relationship affair? No
Who is he dating in 2019? Name of girlfriend: N/A
Is Chris Tucker Gay? No
Who is his Partner in 2019? N/A
Who is his Ex-Spouse(s)‎? (Name): Azja Pryor
Who is his current wife in 2019?(name) N/A
Does he have any children? Yes (Destin Tucker)

Professional Career

Tucker started his career by performing stand-up comedy in ‘Def Comedy Jam’ followed by some appearances as a rapper on the American sitcom television show ‘Hanging’ with Mr. Cooper.

In 1992, he got an opportunity to enact a role in the film House Party 3 and later got a chance to share screen space with Ice Cube in the film ‘ Friday. Having received much positive response from the critics for his role in the movie, he embarked on his career with movies like Money Talks and Fifth Element, where he worked alongside famous stars Bruce Willis and Charlie Sheen.

Chris Tucker And Jackie Chan In Rush Hour
Chris Tucker And Jackie Chan In Rush Hour

Tucker’s breakthrough in career was when he worked together with Jackie Chan in 1998 and grabbed a consecutive opportunity to work in the ‘Rush Hour sequels’ that earned him more than $20 million, followed by a nationwide recognition. Since then, he received massive fame in the Hollywood industry, worked for a dozen movies such as the award-winning movie ‘Silver Lining Playbook.’

Awards & Achievements

Awards may not be the epitome of recognition of an actor in the industry, but it adds weight to his or her star image. Over a long-spanning career, Chris won several awards that he and his fans will treasure throughout life.

It was in 1999, that he won the MTV music awards for the best on-screen duo, along with Jackie Chan for Rush Hour. Next, it was in 2002, that again he was nominated for MTV Movie Award for the best fight along with Jackie Chan, and it was inevitable that they won. In the same year, Chris won two more awards one was Kid’s choice award for Favourite Movie Actor and Teen Choice award for Choice Movie Actor.

As said in the beginning that awards are always a bonus for recognition in the industry, but Chris Tucker’s name and fame is primarily because of his performance, dedication, and constant love and support from his fans.

Chris Tucker Net Worth and Salary in 2019

Chris Tucker Net Worth
Chris Tucker Net Worth

One cannot talk about crème de la cream of the entertainment industry without having mentioned the name of Chris Tucker, who was once the highest-paid actors of his era. But it’s unfortunate that as of December 2019, Chris has negative -$14 million net worth after making a series of financial blunders which reported $14 million of debt against him today.

After a series of financial mistakes, Tucker found himself reportedly $11 million in debt in 2011. He faced foreclosure on his 10,000 square foot, $6 million Florida mansion, and ended up owning the IRS $11 million in taxes. The mortgage on his Florida property was $4.4 million. Currently, as of 2019, the amount Chris Tucker owes the IRS is over $14 Million

Rumors claimed that if Rush Hour 4 ends up releasing at a certain point, it will be a blessing to Chris’s wallet.

12 Lesser-Known Facts you need to know about Chris Tucker

Chris Tucker is not a new figure to the Americans, and today he is an eminent personality. Many of you might have heard about him for years with a perception that you might know him well. But, here are a few things/facts you probably don’t know about your favorite star, Chris Tucker.

1. Rumors claimed that Tucker had an affair with news anchor, Cynne Simpson and that they secretly tied a knot, which later turned out to be false, though.

2. The main reason Tucker took a break from the movies was to diversify his career in the comedy genre.

3. Chris Tucker after sky-rocketing his fame with Rush Hour, he took some time to be seen in some unexpected places such as music videos of Michael Jackson’s ‘You Rock My World’ and Mariah Carey’s ‘Shake it off.

4. He was famous for making a cameo appearance in Tupac Shakur’s music video, ‘California Love.’ Still, it is one among the lesser-known facts that Tucker almost died during the cameo shoot.

5. He was a close friend with late Michael Jackson, he testified as to the final witness in defense of Jackson’s child.

6. Tucker has contributed to many charitable organizations like the ‘American Foundation for AIDS research,’ ‘US doctors for Africa,’ and ‘Britticares International.’

7. He is the founder of the non- profit organization known as ‘Chris Tucker’s Foundation.’

8. There are some talks that a fourth Rush Hour sequel will be released starring Tucker titled ‘Grumpy Old Rush Hour.’

9. He played a role for himself in the Netflix Stand up Special ‘Chris Tucker Live’ in 2015, highlighting his comic talents.

10. Chris earned almost $20 million for the Rush Hour 2 sequel. That was probably his highest-earning from any such series.

11. He received $25 million in salaries for Rush Hour 3, which was possibly out earning salary even more than Will Smith.

12. His son Destin is following his Dad’s steps of movie-making.

Chris Tucker’s throughout his career has always been a comic charm in Hollywood. He made his fans fall for his uniquely striking appeal through his stand-up comedy performance.  Although he is not seen much in movies recently, yet he seems to be doing quite well in his comic performances, and we wish him all the luck for the success of Rush Hour 4 sequel.

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