Chris Tucker

Birth Day August 31st, 1971
Birth Place Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Age 50 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Virgo

Chris Tucker is an American actor and comedian who begins his career as a stand-up performer on the HBO comedy series Def Comedy Jam in the 1990s. After that, he appeared in several movies and TV series which are mentioned below. Presently, he is widely known for the role of Detective James Carter from Rush Hour and its sequels. It makes him quite famous publicly and economically. Maybe he had faced some obstacles in the entertainment industry during his career. Once he revealed in his interview that he refrains from using harsh profanity in his performances due to his Christian faith. Let's know more about him through this article.


Early Life

Chris Tucker was born in Atlanta, Georgia, the United States to his parents in the year 1971. Currently, he aged 50 years old. His nationality is American and belongs to the Afro-American ethnicity. He follows Christianity and his birth sign is Virgo. Similarly, his parents are Norris Tucker and Mary Louise Tucker. His father is a businessman and janitorial service owner while his mother's profession is yet to be disclosed. He has altogether five siblings. They are Dexter Tucker, Tammye Stocks, Darryl Jones, Norris Tucker, Jr., and Lacretia Tarver.

For education, he was graduated from the Columbia High School in DeKalb County, Georgia. He then moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in comedy and acting.

Personal Life

Chris Tucker was a married man. He was previously married to her long-term girlfriend named Azja Pryor who is a casting director by profession. The couple exchanged their wedding vows in 1997. After a year, They blessed a son named Destin Christopher Tucker. Sadly, the couple ended their relationship in 2003 after six years of marriage. The reason behind their separation is still unknown. 

Presently, he was in a romantic relationship with a celebrity named India Arie. The lovebirds in a relationship since 2007 and still going on. Let's see what will be happening in the future. Either they were hitched up or separated like his other girlfriends. Until then stay with us for new updates. Before India Arie, he was linked with several celebrities like Gelila Asres, Nia Long, Kelly Rowlamd, and Vanessa Mendoza (2005).

Net Worth

Chris Tucker has been a part of the entertainment industry since 1993. He gave his almost 29 years in the field as an actor. Thus, he would earn the sum of a good amount of money and fame throughout his career. Based on some online sites, his estimated net worth is said to be $5 million at present. However, his salary and other financial details are not public yet.

Body Measurement

Chris Tucker has an average body build with a height of 6 feet 1 inch. He weighs around 81 Kg. Similarly, he has a pair of dark brown eyes and short-cropped black hair color. Further, he has no tattoos on his body. He has a high-pitched voice and affable smile.

Filmography

Movies

  • The Meteor Man (1993) - MC in Mall - Uncredited
  • House Party 3 (1994) - Johnny Booze
  • Friday (1995) - Smokey
  • Dead Presidents (1995) - Skip
  • House Party 3 (1995) - Johnny Booze
  • The Fifth Element (1997) - Ruby Rhod
  • Money Talks (1997) - Franklin Hatchett
  • Jackie Brown (1997) - Beaumont Livingston
  • Rush Hour (1998) - Detective James Carter
  • Rush Hour 2 (2001) - Detective James Carter
  • Rush Hour 3 (2007) - Detective James Carter
  • Silver Linings Playbook (2012) - Danny McDaniels
  • Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk (2016) - Albert

TV Shows

  • Hangin' with Mr. Cooper (1992) - Rapper - Episode: "Please Pass the Jock"
  • Def Comedy Jam (1992) - Himself - 2 Episodes
  • 32nd NAACP Image Awards (2001) - Host - TV Special
  • Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Celebration (2001) - Himself - Guest
  • Diary (2001) - Himself - Episode: "What About Me?"
  • 33rd NAACP Image Awards (2002) - Host - TV Special
  • 36th NAACP Image Awards (2005) - Host - TV Special
  • African American Lives (2006) - Himself - 4 Episodes
  • BET Awards 2013 (2013) - Host - TV special
  • Chris Tucker – Live (2015) - Himself - Netflix Exclusive Standup Special
  • 2nd Annual Urban One Honors (2020) - Co-Host - TV Special
  • Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich (2020) - Himself - Archive Footage

Music videos

  • 1994: "Nuttin' But Love (Heavy D)" - Heavy D & the Boyz
  • 1995: "Keep Their Heads Ringin'" - Dr. Dre
  • 1995: "California Love" - Tupac Shakur featuring Dr. Dre & Roger Troutman
  • 1997: "Feel So Good" - Mase
  • 2001: "You Rock My World" - Michael Jackson
  • 2005: "Shake It Off" - Mariah Carey

Awards and Nominations

  • Won (1998): Blockbuster Entertainment Award - Favorite Duo - Action/Adventure (with Jackie Chan) - Rush Hour
  • Won (1998): MTV Movie Award - Best On-Screen Duo (with Jackie Chan) - Rush Hour
  • Won (2001): Kids Choice Awards - Favorite Movie Actor - Rush Hour 2
  • Won (2001): Teen Choice Award - Choice Movie Actor - Comedy -  Rush Hour 2
  • Won (2001): MTV Movie Award - Best Fight (with Jackie Chan) - Rush Hour 2
  • Won (2012): Broadcast Film Critics Association Award - Best Cast - Silver Linings Playbook
  • Nominated (1995): MTV Movie Award - Best Comedic Performance - Friday
  • Nominated (1995): MTV Movie Award - Best Breakthrough Performance - Friday
  • Nominated (1995): MTV Movie Award - Best On-Screen Duo (with Ice Cube) - Friday
  • Nominated (1997): Razzie Award - Worst New Star - The Fifth Element
  • Nominated (1997): Razzie Award - Worst New Star - Money Talks
  • Nominated (1998): Image Awards - Outstanding Lead Actor in a Motion Picture - Rush Hour
  • Nominated (1998): Kids Choice Awards - Favorite Movie Actor - Rush Hour
  • Nominated (1998): MTV Movie Award - Best Comedic Performance - Rush Hour
  • Nominated (1998): MTV Movie Award - Best Fight (with Jackie Chan) - Rush Hour
  • Nominated (2001): BET Award for Best Actor - Rush Hour 2
  • Nominated (2001): Kids Choice Awards - Favorite Male Butt Kicker - Rush Hour 2
  • Nominated (2001): MTV Movie Award - Best Comedic Performance - Rush Hour 2
  • Nominated (2001): MTV Movie Award - Best Musical Sequence - Rush Hour 2
  • Nominated (2001) - MTV Movie Award - Best On-Screen Team (with Jackie Chan) - Rush Hour 2
  • Nominated (2001): Teen Choice Award - Choice Movie: Chemistry (with Jackie Chan) - Rush Hour 2
  • Nominated (2001): People's Choice Award for Favorite On-Screen Match-up - Rush Hour 2
  • Nominated (2001): MTV Movie Award for Best Fight - Rush Hour 2
  • Nominated (2007): People's Choice Award - Favorite On-Screen Match-up (with Jackie Chan) - Rush Hour 3
  • Nominated (2007): MTV Movie Award for Best Fight (with Jackie Chan and Sun Mingming) - Rush Hour 3
  • Nominated (2012): Screen Actors Guild Award - Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Silver Linings Playbook

Books

  • Rush Hour

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