Christopher "Chris" Tucker is an American actor and comedian who is widely known for portraying the role of Detective James Carter in the Rush Hour franchise movie (1998, 2001, 2007) alongside, Jackie Chan.
Additionally, Mr. Tucker has a net worth of $5 million today. In fact, he has also played on Friday (1995), Silver Linings Playbook (2012), Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk (2016), and so on.
Christopher "Chris" Tucker is an American actor and comedian. He has worked in movies, TV Shows, as well as in music videos. According to Celebrity Net Worth, Chris Tucker has a net worth of $5 million today.
After the grand success of Rush Hour, he signed a contract to receive an amount of $20 million to work in the Rush Hour sequel. At that time, he used to have a salary amount of $25 million for Rush Hour 3. Similarly, Chris earned 20% of gross i.e. $50 million from the Rush Hour franchise.
Christopher began performing and showing his talent to the audiences in local Atlanta comedy clubs, After that, at the age of 19, Tucker moved to Los Angeles to pursue his stand-up career. He started performing on Def Comedy Jam in 1992.
In 1992, Tucker made his debut appearance in one of the episodes of the TV Show, Hangin' with Mr. Cooper as a Rapper. Then, he hosted the 32nd NAACP Image Awards in 2001. Similarly, he made a guest appearance in Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Celebration in 2001.
Likewise, Chris had hosted the 33rd NAACP Image Awards (2002), 36th NAACP Image Awards (2005), BET Awards 2013, 2nd Annual Urban One Honors (2020), etc. Furthermore, he played in TV Shows like Diary (2001), African American Lives (2006), and Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich (2020).
Besides acting, Christopher has also featured in several music videos. Some of his music videos are Nuttin' But Love (1994), Keep Their Heads Ringin' (1995), California Love (1995), Feel So Good (1997), You Rock My World (2001), and Shake It Off (2005).
Chris Tucker's Net Worth first movie was The Meteor Man where he played the role of MC in mall in 1993. Moreover, he has also worked in movies such as House Party 3 (1994), Panther (1995), Dead Presidents (1995), The Fifth Element (1997), Jackie Brown (1997), Silver Linings Playbook (2012), Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk (2016), and so on.
In fact, Chris made his breakthrough with the 1995 movie called Friday in the role Smokey where he was nominated for MTV Movie Award thrice. Additionally, the Money Talks (1997) star is best known for playing the role of Detective James Carter in the Rush Hour franchise movie (1998, 2001, 2007) along with the well-known actor, martial artist, and stuntman, Jackie Chan.
In 2011, IRS and California tax filings revealed that Chris Tucker Net Worth owed them taxes worth $11 million which increased to $14 million by 2014.
Finally, his taxes were settled in 2014. he had to sell his 8000 square foot mansion which he bought in 2007 for $6 million.
Similarly, he also sold a 6,399 square foot home in Tarzana, California for $2.1 million which he bought in November 1996 for $1.1 million. Likewise, he also sold another home in 2009 for $3 million which was bought for $2.4 million.
Christopher "Chris" Tucker was born on 31st August 1971 in Atlanta, Georgia, the United States. He was born as the youngest son of Mary Louise and Norris Tucker.
His father was an independent businessman who owned a janitorial service. The graduate of Columbia High School was married to his ex-wife, Azja Pryor in 1997 with whom he has a son named Destin. The former couple separated after 6 years in 2003.
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