Chris Tucker is an American standup comedian who also entertains people through acting. His prominence came about when he played a role of Smokey in F. Gary Gray’s Friday. He is also known for his role as Detective James Carter in the episode of Brett Ratner of the Rush Hour Film Series. Now let’s have a close look on Chris Tucker’s net worth in 2018.
Chris Tucker Early Life
Chris Tucker has a birth name of Christopher Tucker. He was born in 1971, 31st August. His place of birth in Atlanta, Georgia in the United States of America. Chris was the son of Norris Tucker and Mary Louise as father and mother, respectively. He was the last born in the family of six.
Tucker took the initiative to know that doing things with his whole heart and doing it right with no arguments either at home or in school captures the attention of oneself. He was a son of a sole businessman owning a janitorial service firm. Tucker was looked after in Decatur Georgia.
Tucker attended Columbia High School in Decatur. He later graduated from high school and moved to Los Angeles to attend the University of California to do his studies for a career in comedy and acting. Chris is of Pentecostal Christian Faith together with the rest of his family. His parent’s denomination was the church of God in Christ at Tucker’s childhood.
Tucker is a father to Destin who resides with his mother in Los Angeles. He spends his time in different known towns such as Bel Air, Las Vegas and Atlanta. Chris has got a close friendship with Rush Hour co-star named Jackie Chan. He was also a good friend of the famous singer called Michael Jackson.
He introduced him and danced with Michael Jackson at his 30th Anniversary special. Chris Tucker also appeared in Jackson’s video known as You Rock My World derived from his 2001 album known as Invincible. He was also present at Jackson’s memorial service. He got the influence to his current career from Jackson. This is evidently noted when Tucker is dancing and singing Jackson’s style and songs. Chris Tucker is a friend of Bill Clinton whom he has traveled with to abroad. He was among the delegates who endorsed Barack Obama in the primaries of 2008. Genetic makeup proved that Tucker was of African ancestry ground touching Angola and Cameroon.
Chris Tucker Career, Awards & Achievement
After the production of the film by name Money Talks, Tucker accepted Jesus Christ as his savior. This made him evade his role as the Smokey in the episode by name Next Friday and Friday After Next in 2000 and 2002, respectively. He was a star in Michael Jackson’s video known as You Rock My World and also featured in a short film of Tupac Shakur known as California Love. In 1999, 13th February Chris Tucker played in the NBA All-Star Weekend Celebrity game. He was joined by rapper Master P, NBA Hall of Fame by the name Clyde Drexler and Dominique Wilkins in the game among other celebrities.
Awards & Achievements.
Chris Tucker received the Academy Award in 2011 with his drama called Silver Linings Playbook. The following year 2012 he joined the list of Broadcast Film Critics Association award winners when he seized his for Best Cast The Silver Lining Playbook continued gaining favor and receiving awards. In 2013, Chris Tucker was honored to host the B.E.T. Awards.
The net worth of Chris Tucker
Chris Tucker has an estimated net worth of $3 million. All his wealth has come from the field of films and television entertainments. He has acted in Films and comedies for money. He has also sold films videos to accumulate the mentioned net worth. His standup comedies are top-rated and attract a big audience to fetch him much money.
Entertainments have no boundaries as to who will be entertained or not remembering Chris Tucker having a strong friendship with famous people like Bill Clinton and Barack Obama. All that is needed is a commitment in all your endeavors and being happy about one’s career. With these, you are there will be success in your plans.