Chris Tucker net worth: American actor and stand up comedian, Chris Tucker has a net worth of negative $11.5 million.
The famous stand-up comedian and an actor of Hollywood, Chris was born on August 31, 1971 in Atlanta, Georgia in a well-off family of businessman father, Norris Tucker. The exceptionally talented comedy actor is most famous for his commercially hit role in Rush Hour film series where he plays detective James Carter.
Tucker started his journey to stardom with frequent performances on Def Comedy Jam which gained him recognition as a stand-up comedian. He later jumped to Hollywood with the movies like House Party 3, Friday, Money Talks etc. but rose to fame when he played the movie Rush Hour alongside the martial artist and world renowned actor, Jackie Chan.
With the commercial success gained by the first Rush Hour movie, it went on to give two more sequels which made Chris into a multi-millionaire in one shot. For the movie Rush Hour 2, Chris was paid a whopping amount of $20 million and the pay took height with the third Rush Hour movie which paid him $25 million and also 20% of the gross of this movie.
With this success, Chris not only earned a pile of money, but also a permanent place in the hearts of his fans and followers, which can be proved by the number of awards he won and was nominated to. Some of the awards that Chris garnered for his contribution in Hollywood are MTV Movie Award for best On-screen Duo, Kid’s Choice Award for Favorite Movie Actor, etc.
This talented actor recently got critical acclaim for his part in the award-winning movie Silver Linings Playbook and also earned him Broadcast Film Critic’s Association Awards for Best Cast. With this, he has proved and pleased his fans with the fact that he is here to stay.
As we still wait for the release of Rush Hour 4, this star is going through some financial troubles, despite his millions of earnings. Owning various houses and multi-million dollar mansions in different parts of USA has become quite costly for this Aston Martin Vanquish rider.
The proud father of a son, Chris has been in a dip regarding his finances as he had some issues with tax avoidance and mortgages. That is why, he has a net worth of – $11.5 million, as of now, but this does not mean that he will be in loss forever. He has new movies coming up and with some control over his finances being a multi-millionaire once again is not so far for Chris.
Quick Facts about Chris Tucker
Full Name: Christopher Tucker
Profession: Actor, Stand-up Comedian
Height: 6’1” (185 cm)
Weight: 89 kg (195 lbs)
Ethnicity: African American
Date of Birth: August 31, 1971
Place of Birth: Atlanta, Georgia
Marital status: Single
Astrological sign: Libra