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Full NameChris Tucker
First NameChris
Last NameTucker
Birth NameChristopher Tucker
ProfessionComedian and Actor
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityAfro-American
Birth CityAtlanta, Georgia
Birth CountryUnites States of America
Father NameNorris Tucker
Mother NameMary Tucker
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Networth3000000
SibilingsDexter Tucker, Tammye Stocks
FilmographyRush Hour,Rush Hour 3
EducationColumbia High School
Height185 cm
Networth$3 M
Twitter Profile
Insta Profile
Date of BirthAugust 31,1971
Age48 years
Networth
Year2019
Amount$3 million
Currencyusd

What Is The Net Worth Of American Comedian Chris Tucker?   

As of 2019, Chris has a net worth of $3 million. Best known for the role of Detective James Carter in Rush Hour film series, Chris Tucker is an American stand-up comedian. He is also renowned for his works in House Party 3, Friday, Rush Hour 3, and more. 

He has not only collected fortunes but also a huge amount of fame. Learn more about his assets, house, cars, and lifestyle. 

Net Worth of $3 Million- Income Sources, Career, And Salary

Tucker performed frequently on Def Comedy Jam at the initial stage of his career. He made his professional debut from the 1994 film House Party 3 and gained recognition in the film industry. He then co-starred in Money Talks alongside Charlie Sheen (owns $10 million net worth). 

In 1998, Chris appeared in the martial arts action comedy Rush Hour trilogy portraying  the role of LAPD detective James Carter alongside Jackie Chan.   

Chris Tucker in Rush Hour with alongside actor Jackie Chan
Chris Tucker in Rush Hour with alongside actor Jackie Chan

Moreover, Chris signed a $40 million two-movie contract with New Line Cinema including Rush Hour 3 and an unnamed future film. 

No doubt his acting and comedy career earned him a massive fortune, but unmanaged financial flow led his worth to drop deep down.  

As per Celebrity Net Worth, Chris has a net worth of $3 million as of June 2019. On the other hand, The Richest estimated his fortune to be in minus, i.e. $-11.5 million.

Back in his career height, Tucker's net worth was as high as of Hollywood stars Patrick Swayze, Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson are worth meanwhile.  

How Much Chris Tucker Earned From Rush Hour Film series? 

As a cast of the 1998 film Rush Hour, Chris Tucker made a a successful career boost up alongside payroll. Later, the actor appeared in its sequels Rush Hour 2 (2001) and Rush Hour 3 (2007).  

Chris Charged $3 million for Rush Hour in 1998
Chris Charged $3 million for Rush Hour in 1998

Check out his salary for the movie Rush Hour and its trilogy:

Film                       Earnings              
 Rush Hour (1998)$3 million
Rush Hour 2 (2001)$20 million
Rush Hour 3 (2007)$25 million

Moreover, Tucker also made 20% of the gross receipts of Rush Hour 3, which made a collection of $258 million.

Also, see his salary from other movies:

  1. Friday (1995)- $15,000
  2. Dead Presidents (1995)- $25,000
  3. Money Talks (1997)- $2 million

Career Insight: Notable Films

Apart from Rush Hour, he has appeared in the music video You Rock My World by Michael Jackson as well as California Love by Tupac Shakur

In 2007, he appeared in the film Mr. S: My Life which is based on George Jacob’s autobiography. He made his stand-up comedy comeback in 2011. The following year he appeared in the film Silver Linings Playbook alongside Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, and Bradley Cooper. 

His notable film credits are Friday, Dead Presidents, The Fifth Element, Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk, and television credits include Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper, Diary, African American Lives, and more. 

Did You Know? Chris received $1 million for his three-hour stint at the 2013 BET Awards. 

Chris Tucker Was Highest Paid Actor in 1990s

Chris was once the highest paid actor in the industry. At the time when Rush Hour 3 was in pre-production, Chris reportedly charged a total of $25 million to portray James Carter.

Also, he had a contract to receive 20% of the gross income of the movie. Likewise, for another project during the time, he was proposed to receive $15 million as his salary.

Rush Hour 3 collected $258 million in total and it was made at the budget of $140 million.

Endorsements Deals, Social Media Profiles, And Charity

Besides his career, Tucker also earns a decent sum of money from his sponsorship and deals. To date he has endorsed several popular clothing and footwear brands. 

He is active on social media like Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram with thousands/millions of followers. 

As per Influencer Marketing Hub, he earns around $2,585 to $4,308 per sponsored post from Instagram.  

Likewise, he is also low-key involved in various types of philanthropic works with Prostate Cancer Foundation and others.   

Assets, Lifestyle, House, Cars, Insurance, Tax, Charity, And Expenses

The Rush Hour actor surely lived a lavish lifestyle until the $14 million debt caught his throat. Well, Tucker bought a mansion worth of $6 million in Florida in 2011.  

Tucker sold his California home for $2.1 million
Tucker sold his California home for $2.1 million

Similarly, he sold his 6,300 sq. ft. California home for $2.1 million. He had purchased the house for $1.1 million in 1996.  

Tax Issues

Talking about his tax payment details, he has not been up-to-date while paying his taxes to the government. He is reported to owe $11.5 million to the Internal Revenue Service as federal income taxes for the year 2001, 2002, 2004, and 2006.  

Similarly, the state of Georgia filed a tax lien against Tucker for $592,594 for 2007. Well, Tucker is in debt of $12 million in total.

Sources cite that if the movie Rush Hour 4 makes a considerable acclaim, then Chris Tucker's pocket might fill up with fortune, ultimately clearing his debts.

Chris Tucker’s Personal Life- Age, Height, Family, Girlfriend, and Education

Christopher Tucker was born on 31st August 1971 in Atlanta, Georgia to mother Mary Louise, and father, Norris Tucker. He grew up alongside his five siblings in Decatur, Georgia

He attended Columbia High School and later moved to Los Angeles to pursue his career in acting and comedy. 

Marriage, Divorce, And Children

Tucker is a divorcee and father to one children. He was married to his then-wife Azja Pryor. Their wedding took place in 1997 in midst of family and friends. Together they shared one son. 

They were married for 22 years before ending their marriage in 2003. Besides this, Tucker is not involved in extra affairs. 

Age And Height

As of 2019, Tucker is 48 years old and stands 6 feet 1 inch (185 cm) tall in height.

Updated On Fri Oct 25 2019 Published On Fri Jun 21 2019 By Emerald Thapa

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