Chris Tucker Height, Age, Wiki, Bio, Net Worth, Wife


Chris Tucker is an American actor and comedian. He is best known for his roles in the films Friday (1995), Rush Hour (1998), and Rush Hour 2 (2001).

Chris Tucker with Loida Lewis


Full NameChristopher Tucker
Other Names/NicknamesSmokey, Gator
Profession(s)Actor, Comedian
Date of BirthApril 30, 1971
Age (as of 2023)52
Place of BirthAtlanta, Georgia, United States
Zodiac SignTaurus
Ancestry & HeritageAfrican American

Physical Stats

Height6’0″ (1.83 m)
Weight185 lb (84 kg)
Body MeasurementsChest: 42 in (107 cm), Waist: 32 in (81 cm), Hips: 35 in (89 cm)
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack

Family & Relationships

ParentsNorris Tucker (father), Leila Tucker (mother)
SiblingsTammy Tucker (sister)
AffairsOdessa Rae (2001-2006)
Chris Tucker with his boy

Education & Early Life

SchoolingBooker T. Washington High School
Higher EducationGeorgia State University
Early LifeGrew up in Decatur, Georgia
Early InfluencesEddie Murphy, Richard Pryor


DebutHouse Party 3 (1994)
Significant WorksFriday (1995), Rush Hour (1998), Rush Hour 2 (2001), Rush Hour 3 (2007), Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
Awards & NominationsMTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance (1996), BET Comedy Award for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture (1999, 2001)
Filmography/DiscographyFriday (1995), Money Talks (1997), Rush Hour (1998), Rush Hour 2 (2001), Rush Hour 3 (2007), Silver Linings Playbook (2012), The Book of Eli (2010), The Longest Yard (2005), American Dreamz (2006), Madea Goes to Jail (2009), Madea Goes to Wakanda (2022)
Voice WorkThe Boondocks (2005-2014), The Cleveland Show (2011-2013)
Music Videos“I’m Your Man” by Seal (1995), “Rump Shaker” by Wreckx-N-Effect (1992)
Tours & Live ShowsChris Tucker: Live (2003)
CollaborationsJackie Chan, Jackie Chan Adventures (2000-2005)
DocumentariesChris Tucker: Live (2003)
Chris Tucker with Stevie Wonder

Net Worth & Assets

Net Worth$50 million

Trivia & Miscellaneous

Hobbies & InterestsBasketball, Golf
ControversiesArrested for disorderly conduct in 1997
Philanthropy & ActivismSupports the Make-A-Wish Foundation
Public ImageKnown for his energetic and comedic performances
Personal ChallengesBattled drug addiction in the early 2000s
Notable InterviewsThe Oprah Winfrey Show (1996), The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1998)
Personal AnecdotesMet his future wife, Tameka Foster, while filming the music video for “Rump Shaker” in 1992.
Quotes“I’m not a comedian. I’m an actor who’s funny.”

Social Media & Online Presence

Instagram Handle@christucker
Twitter Handle@christucker
Facebook Handle@chris.tucker
Youtube ChannelChris Tucker
TikTok ID@christucker
Chris Tucker wearing big sunglasses

Legacy & Influence

Cultural ReferencesHis character Smokey from Friday is considered one of the most iconic characters in black comedy.
Achievements Outside Primary ProfessionIn 2013, he was awarded the BET Humanitarian Award for his work with the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
MentorshipHas mentored several young actors, including Marlon Wayans and Kevin Hart.
LegacyTucker is considered one of the most successful and influential comedians of his generation. His films have grossed over $1 billion worldwide.