Chris Tucker

  • Celebrity
  • Birth Name: Christopher Tucker
  • Birth Place: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Comedian, Writer
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Fast Facts

  • Got his start performing stand-up comedy in Atlanta.
  • First broke onto the scene with performances on Russell Simmons' Def Comedy Jam and a small but memorable part in House Party 3.
  • Received the ShoWest Comedy Star of the Year award in 2002.
  • Toured Africa in 2002 with U2's Bono, as well as other humanitarian celebrities, to further educate and mobilize efforts to help stabilize the AIDS/HIV epidemic, starvation, hunger, and disease that has become so prevalent in Africa.
  • After finishing 2001's Rush Hour 2, took a six-year hiatus from films until he reprised the role of James Carter in Rush Hour 3 in 2007.
  • Returned to the comedy stage with a multicity stand-up tour in 2011.


  • 2012, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Nominee


  • Norris Tucker — Father
  • Darryl Jones — Brother
  • Norris Tucker — Brother
  • Dexter Tucker — Brother
  • Lacretia Tarver — Sister
  • Destin Christopher Tucker — Son
  • Mary Tucker — Mother
  • Tammye Stocks — Sister
  • Azja Pryor — Ex-significant Other