Chris Tucker Net Worth

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Chris Tucker Net Worth
Net Worth:
-$11.5 Million
Date of Birth
Place of Birth
Comedian, Actor, Stand-up comedian

Chris Tucker net worth: Chris Tucker is an American comedian and actor who, thanks to some financial and tax issues, has a net worth of negative $11.5 million. Born in Atlanta Georgia on August 31, 1971, Chris Tucker first became known as a performer on "Def Comedy Jam". His acting career began to take off in the mid-90s with roles in "House Party 3″, "Friday", and "The Fifth Element". Tucker's career went to the stratosphere when he went on to co-star in Brett Ratner's hit "Rush Hour" trilogy with Jackie Chan. After the massive success of the first Rush Hour movie, Tucker demanded and received $20 million to appear in the sequel. He then negotiated a $40 million two-movie contract with New Line Cinema of which $25 million would be his salary for Rush Hour 3. Tucker also received 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.

Unfortunately Chris Tucker's luck has not been so good as of late. Tucker is currently facing¬†foreclosure¬†on his 10,000 square foot, $6 million Florida mansion and owes the IRS $11 million in taxes for the years 2001, 2002, 2004 and 2005. The mortgage on his Florida property is $4.4 million and Tucker has stated publicly that he does not have enough income to pay his bills. Chris is still a viable Hollywood actor and talks are already underway for Ice Cube's production company to arrange another "Friday" film. On July 30th 2012, Ice Cube announced in a radio interview: "He's given us every indication that he's gonna be in it… I'm almost finished with the script. So as soon as we finish the script, fast motion on it."

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Chris Tucker

Christopher "Chris" Tucker is an American actor and comedian. He is best known for playing the role of Smokey in Friday and as Detective James Carter in the Rush Hour film series. Tucker became a frequent stand up performer on Def Comedy Jam in the 1990s. He has also appeare...
Comedian / Actor / Stand-up comedian
Date of Birth
  • 1971-08-31
  • Christopher Tucker
  • Christopher "Chris" Tucker
  • Christopher Andrew Tucker
  • African American
  • 6 ft (1.83 m)
  • United States of America
  • United States of America
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Notable Appearances
  • Dead Presidents
  • Friday
  • Jackie Brown
    Beaumont Livingston
  • Money Talks
    Franklin Hatchett
  • Rush Hour
    Detective James Carter
  • Rush Hour 2
    Detective James Carter
  • The Fifth Element
    Ruby Rhod
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