Chris Tucker Net Worth

Net Worth$3 million
Date of Birth31 August 1971
ProfessionActor/Comedian
NationalityAmerican
Last Updated2020

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Chris Tucker Net Worth, How did the American comedian and actor attain his wealth? Check this article to find out more about Chris Tucker Net Worth and his career.

Chris Tucker Net Worth

Chris Tucker Early Life

He is an American actor and comedian. Chris Tucker was raised in Decatur, Georgia. After he graduated from Columbia High School, he moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in comedy and acting.

Tucker’s comedy influences were Eddie Murphy and Richard Pryor, and he was known among his teachers and high school classmates for making people laugh by doing impressions of Murphy, Michael Jackson and others.

He grew up in a Pentecostal Christian household, as his mother and father were members of the Church of God in Christ during his childhood.

Chris Tucker Career

Chris Tucker was born on 31st of August, 1971 in Atlanta Georgia. He first became known as a performer on ‘Def Comedy Jam’. His acting career started to take off in the mid-90s with roles in House Part 3 Friday and The Fifth Element.

His career gained breakthrough when he went on to co-star in Brett Ratner hit Rush Hour trilogy with Jackie Chan. In 2007, Tucker was announced to appear in the New Line drama film Mr S; directed by Brett Ratner and based on George Jacobs autobiography of working as Frank Sinatra valet during the Rat Pack era of 1953–68.

Chris Tucker Net Worth

As of today, Chris Tucker Net Worth is $3 Million. Chris Tucker Net Worth is earned from his career as an actor and a comedian. After the huge success of the first Rush Hour movie, he received $20 million to appear in the sequel. 

He earned 20% of the gross receipts of Rush Hour 3 which, when combined with his salary, made him the highest paid actor in the world at the time. 

After a series of financial mistakes, he found himself reportedly $11 million in debt. Tucker faced foreclosure on his 10,000 square foot, $6 million Florida mansion and ended up oweing the IRS $11 million in taxes for the years 2001, 2002, 2004 and 2005.

The mortgage on his Florida property was $4.4 million and Tucker stated publicly that he did not have enough income to pay his bills. He is still a viable Hollywood actor and talks are already underway for Ice Cube production company to arrange another Friday film.

Tucker received positive reviews for his performance in the 2012 Academy Award winning movie Silver Linings Playbook.

Summary: 

Chris Tucker is an American comedian and actor. He first became known as a performer on ‘Def Comedy Jam’. His career gained breakthrough when he went on to co-star in Brett Ratner hit Rush Hour trilogy with Jackie Chan.

As of 2020, Chris Tucker’s net worth is $3 Million.

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