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Tommy Chong Net Worth
Net Worth:
$8 Million
Date of Birth
May 24, 1938
Place of Birth
Edmonton
Profession
Actor, Musician, Screenwriter, Comedian, Film Director, Television Producer

Tommy Chong Net Worth – Tommy Chong is a Canadian comedian, actor, musician and director who has a net worth of $8 million. Born in Edmonton in 1938, Tommy Chong dropped out of high school to begin playing the guitar and joined The Shades. The Shades would eventually become Little Daddy & The Bachelors and later, Bobby Taylor & the Vancouvers. Their single, "Does Your Mama Know About Me", climbed to number 29 on the charts and the group toured with The Jackson 5 during the '60s. Chong teamed up with Cheech Marin to form the dynamic comedy duo Cheech & Chong. Together, they were nominated twice for Grammy Awards for Best Comedy Album. Cheech & Chong broke up in 1985, citing creative differences, but would reunite in 2008 for tours "Light Up America and Canada" and "The Felimony Tour". Chong appeared as a recurring character on That '70s Show, but missed several seasons while he was jailed. His TV and film credits include appearances on Dharma and Greg, Miami Vice, Franklin and Bash, Raising Hope, Evil Bong, and McHale's Navy. A documentary about his life, a/k/a/ Tommy Chong, debuted at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2005. In the early 2000s, Chong was involved in two investigations, Operation Headhunter and Operation Pipe Dreams, both meant to track drug trafficking and the sale of bongs in the United States. Chong pled to distributing bongs and water pipes online and was sentenced to nine months in prison. He has two children from his first marriage, and three biological children from his second union to Shelby Fiddis. The couple also adopted their fourth child. Chong became a naturalized U.S. citizen during the 1980s, is an active marijuana supporter and has battled prostate cancer. In 2014, Chong appeared as one of the cast members competing for the mirror-ball trophy on the hit television series, Dancing With the Stars.

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Tommy Chong

Thomas B. Kin "Tommy" Chong is a Canadian comedian, actor, writer, director, activist, and musician. He is well known for his marijuana-themed Cheech & Chong comedy movies with Cheech Marin, as well as playing the character Leo on Fox's That '70s Show. He became a naturalize...
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Date of Birth
  • May 24, 1938
Nicknames
  • Thomas Chong B. Kin
  • Thomas B. Kin Chong
  • Chong
  • Thomas Chong
  • Tommy
Ethnicity
  • Canadian-American
  • Chinese Canadian
Height
  • 6 ft (1.85 m)
Nationality
  • United States of America
Country
  • United States of America
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