Chris Tucker, Bio, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Son, Net worth, Jacky Chan, Films, Career

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Chris Tucker Biography | Wikipedia

Who is Chris Tucker?

 Christopher Tucker as  Chris Tucker is an American Comedian and an actor. Born in Atlanta Georgia in the U.S. He made his debut as a stand-up performer on the HBO series Def Comedy Jam, Throughout the 90’s he frequently appeared in the show and became recognized for appearing in the show throughout the ’90s in comedy films Friday, which earned him Award on MTV movie nominations.

He subsequently with roles in the films to prominent and later became known for playing Detective James Carter in the Rush Hour Film Series. and also garnered a Screen Actors Guild Awards nomination for working in the Silver Lining Playbook.

Age | Birthday

How old is Chris Tucker?

Chris a comedian and an actor was born to his parents on August 31st, 1971. He is 54 years old as of 2023. He celebrates his birthday every 31st August.

Height | Body Measurements

How tall is Chris Tucker?

Tucker has an approximate height of 6 feet and 1 inch and his approximate weight is 81kg in kilograms, his other body measurements are still under review and will be updated as soon as possible.

Chris Tucker Nationality | Ethnicity

Tuckers is an American by nationality and an African American by ethnicity.

Chris Tucker Education

Chris grew up in Decatur Georgia and he studied and graduated from Columbia High School in DeKalb County Georgia, he later moved to Los Angeles to pursue his comedy and acting career. READ ALSO; Deon Cole

Chris Tucker’s Net worth

Chris gained his popularity and is still revealed as one of the greatest comedic talents in the world but at the pick of his success, he had a negative net worth, in 2021 his net worth was $ 5 million away from what his net worth could be.

When Rush Hour became a success he negotiated more than $ 60 million in contracts at the pick of his career. The information is still under review about what went on and will be updated as soon as possible.

Chris Tucker Salary

Chris got his wealth mostly from acting he negotiated around $20 million after the success of his movie “Rush Hour” later signed a contract of around $ 40 million with New Line Cinema for two movies.

Chris Tucker Family

Tucker was the last born and youngest son of Mary Louise his mother and Norris Tucker his father an independent businessman who owned a Janitorial service. Being one of six children, Tucker learned early in life that humor had the power to draw attention to himself both at school and home.

Wife

Is Chris Tucker married?

Chris married Azja Pryor a casting assistant in the year 1997 after spending 6years with the duo got divorced in 2003. Chris had concisely caught up having engagement with Fox News staff Cynne Simpson.

Son | Children

Tucker and his ex-wife Azja Pryor got married in 1997 and unfortunately divorced in 2003 were blessed with a son named Destin Christopher Tucker who was born in 1998 and as of 2021, he is 23 years old.

Chris Tucker Movie | Films in order

  • 1993- The Meteor Man
  • 1994- House Party 3
  • 1995- Friday, Panther, Dead President
  • 1997- The Fifth Element, Money Talks, Jackie Brown
  • 1998-Rush Hour
  • 2001- Rush Hour 2
  • 2007-Rush Hour 3
  • 2012-Silver Linings Playbook
  • 2016- Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk

 Tucker with Jakie Chan

Chris is a good friend with Jackie Chan a fellow Rush Hour co-star.

Chris  and Indian Arie

Indian cleared out rumor speculation that had spread out between her and Chris hat goes that both have been dating on the low for thirteen years with some fans even supplying photos that seemed to support the claim, need to say that this shocked many people.

Chris Tucker Career

Chris began showcasing his comedy skills before an audience in local Atlanta comedy clubs until he moved to Los Angeles at 19 to continue pursuing his career further as a stand-up comedian. He became a frequent performer on Def Comedy Jam. He gained greater film recognition alongside rapper Ice Cube in the year 1995 film Friday.

In 1997, he co-starred and in the same year he played a supporting role in Jackie Brown in 1998 he starred in Martial Arts Comedy along with Jackie Chan, In Rush Hour 1,2 and 3 after the commercial success of the first Rush Hour, he held out for a $20million salary for Rush Hour 2 and was paid $25million for Rush Hour 3.

He starred in Micheal Jackson’s video “You Rock My World” and made a cameo appearance in “California Love”, Chris was announced in 2007 to star in a new line drama directed by Brett Ratner and based on George Jacob’s autobiography the film was Mr. S: My Life With Frank Sinatra.

He made a comeback to stand-up comedy in 2011, and the following year he co-starred in the film Silver Lining Playword where he returned, his performance in the film was received well by both critics and audiences alike. The film received numerous nominations and awards including the Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Cast. In 2013 Tucker hosted the Bet Awards and appeared in Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk in the year 2016.