Who is Chris Tucker?
At one point in his life, Chris Tucker was the highest paid actor in Hollywood. But, Chris Tucker was no matinee idol. He was simply an entertaining comedian, with an annoying voice, an infectious smile, and a bag of witty jokes.
Chris acted alongside many famous Hollywood actors, including Charlie Sheen in Money Talks, Bruce Willis in Fifth Element, and Ice Cube in Friday. However, the one that rocketed Chris to astronomical Hollywood comedy success was his team-up with Chinese martial arts action star, Jackie Chan in the action and comedy saga Rush Hour.
Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker’s double act was much loved and very popular. As a result, Chris earned a whopping $20 million as salary for Rush Hour 2. When he made Rush Hour 3, it went up to $25 million. For a time, Chris Tucker was New Line Cinema’s highest payroll and top-billing actor.
Chris Tucker recaps his visit to china to see Jackie Chan with his son
What’s in a Name?
Believe it or not, Chris Tucker’s full name is Christopher Tucker. Shocking, right?
Age Ain’t Nothing But a Number
Chris Tucker is 52 years young.
From Sea to Shining Sea
Chris Tucker is a proud American, born in Atlanta, Georgia on August 31, 1971. As a Virgo, it’s no surprise that he’s got that certain je ne sais quoi.
Chris Tucker stands tall at 6 feet 1 inch and weighs in at a solid 185 pounds.
Love is a Rollercoaster
Chris Tucker was once married to Azja Pryor, but they called it quits in 2003. Since then, he’s been linked to a few lovely ladies, including Fox anchor Cynne Simpson and actress Indie Arie.
Chris Tucker used to be rolling in dough with a net worth of $11 million. However, it seems he may have made some mistakes with his income taxes and could be in danger of losing it all. Yikes!
How many kids does Chris Tucker have?
Chris Tucker has a son with Azja Pryor. His name is Destin Christopher Tucker, and has appeared with his father in many pictures.
Chris Tucker with his son, Destin on Instagram
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What happened to Chris Tucker?
Lots of things have happened to Chris Tucker. First, there was the issue of tax mismanagement. The celebrity now is in financial debt as he mismanaged tax payments in his heydays. Together with this problem, Chris and Netflix were sued for his Netflix comedy show special. Apparently, a fellow comedian, Terry Hodges, helped Chris in the project. However, Hodges was not paid and was not given the proper recognition for his efforts. Chris’s mounting financial problems have hindered him for a number of years now.
What’s Chris Tucker Been Up To?
Well, first he had to deal with some major tax debts. Then he had to settle with Terry Hodges, his writer and editor for his Netflix comedy special. But don’t worry, he’s also been busy supporting former President Barack Obama and hanging out with the late Michael Jackson.
How old was Chris Tucker in Friday?
When Chris Tucker starred in Friday, he was only 24-years-old. He was a young budding comedian and actor just like some of the other cast that included co-star Ice Cube. Friday was somewhat like the coming-out-party for the stars.
Chris Tucker with actor, Michael Jordan
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