Early Life: Chris Tucker was born in Atlanta Georgia on August 31, 1971. He’s the youngest son of Mary Louise and Norris Tucker, who owned a janitorial service. Tucker grew up in Decatur, Georgia. He was one of six children growing up, using comedy to gain attention at an early age. He was particularly drawn to the humor of Eddie Murphy and Richard Pryor and decided to move to Los Angeles after graduating from Columbia High School to become an actor and comedian.
Wealth Stats and More
What’s Chris Tucker's net worth? How wealthy is he? Below are all stats like net worth, salary, profession, and more!
|Net Worth||$5 Million|
|Date of Birth||August 31, 1971 (age 51 years)||Gender||Male|
|Height||6 ft (1.83 m)|
|Profession||Actor, Comedian, Stand-up comedian|
|Nationality||United States of America|
Net Worth of Chris Tucker
Chris Tucker net worth and salary per movie: Chris Tucker is an American comedian and actor who has a net worth of $5 million. Believe it or not, at the peak of his career in the late 1990s, Chris was the highest-paid actor in the world. After the massive success of the first “Rush Hour” movie, in 1999 Tucker negotiated $20 million to appear in the sequel. That’s the same as earning $40 million for a single movie in today’s dollars.
Chris Tucker Quotes
How is it that Chris Tucker has a net worth of $5 Million? These quotes by the actor may indicate the character traits that led to his financial situation:
I think my life is a movie and your life reflects your work.Chris Tucker
I wanted to cut down on the profanity, because I think I'm funnier without sayin' a lot of cuss words.Chris Tucker
When you're first starting out, you want to keep making good movies. When you're young and you're black, you do a bad movie and you're through.Chris Tucker
I've got a big closet of scripts, and a big stack of scripts on the side of my desk, because you get a whole bunch. Nothing's going to be perfect, and I realize that; but I am a perfectionist, so you go through a lot of stuff.Chris Tucker
You don't know who you messing with man, I slap people for fun. That's what I do man! You wanna play rough, huh, I kill for fun!Chris Tucker