Below is a compiled list of the most interesting facts about Chris Tucker. Check it out!
At one point in time, Chris Tucker was the highest paid actor in Hollywood.
Interesting Facts about Chris Tucker
- In 1999, he signed a two-picture $45 million deal with New Line Cinema – including $20 million to co-star in Rush Hour 2 (2001) – The second movie was Rush Hour 3 (2007).
- Graduate of Columbia High School.
- On May 25, 2005 he testified in defense of Michael Jackson during Jackson’s trial on charges of child molestation.
- On April 17, 2005, he was arrested in Georgia for reckless driving and fleeing to elude after he did not pull over right away. Sheriffs claimed he was driving 109 mph in his 2005 Bentley.
- During a 9-year period from 1998 to 2007, the only films Tucker appeared in were the three “Rush Hour” films.
- Well known for parodying the Cuban accent of the Tony Montana character from Scarface (1983).
- He has a son named Destin Christopher Tucker.
- Has Native American ancestry.
- Friends with Steve Harvey, Daryl Mitchell, and Bradley Cooper.
- Lives in Tarzana, California, Longwood, Montverde, Florida and McDonough, Georgia.
- His breakout role was Smokey in Friday.
- Stand-up comic.
Personal Quotes by Chris Tucker
I will always do stand-up, even if my acting career takes off. Stand-up is my life.- Chris Tucker
Comedy comes from a place of hurt. Charlie Chaplin was starving and broke in London, and that’s where he got his character ‘the tramp’ from. It’s a bad situation that he transformed into comedic one.- Chris Tucker
You know, we’re missing so much as African-Americans and we should be concerned about what’s going on in Africa.- Chris Tucker
A lot of directors, they’re creative, but they’re different.- Chris Tucker
I couldn’t imagine not having clean water.- Chris Tucker