His full name is Christopher Tucker. He is an American actor cum comedian. He became popular through his character named ‘Detective James Carter’ in the movie named ‘Rush Hour.’ During 1990, he was a regular performer in the ‘Def Comedy Jam’. He was born on 31st of August in the year 1971, in Atlanta, located in Georgia. His mother is Mary Louise, and his father is Norris Tucker, who was running some business. He completed his graduation from Columbia High School located in Georgia. Later on, he chose his career in acting and hence migrated to Los Angeles situated in California. His son’s name is Destin, who lives in Los Angeles along with his mother.
He is friends with Jackie Chan, who was also his co-star in the movie named ‘Rush Hour’ and also with the most renowned dancer in the world
. He was present along with him on his album named ‘Invincible’ that was out in the year 2001. His career boosted up when he was found in a song alongside Michael Jackson in the movie named ‘Rush Hour 2.' He was also friends with Bill Clinton and had traveled along with him and also with Barack Obama. He found out that he has three different ancestries from Africa, Europe and also from Native America when he had participated in a documentary program. He was able to find out his family tree until 1830. He was accompanied by the program host named Henry Louis Gates to Angola where a few ancestors were born. He got introduced to the Film industry through the movie, ‘House Party 3’ in the year 1992.
He became famous because of the film named ‘Friday’ released in the year 1995. In the year 1997, he acted in the movie named ‘Money Talks’ and co-starred with
and during the same year he also acted in the film named ‘The Fifth Element’, and he co-starred with
. After the movie named ‘Money Talks’ he was considered to be like a born again Cristian, and so he didn’t do any of such characters in his other films that released after that like ‘Next Friday’ in the year 2000 and ‘Friday After Next’ in the year 2002. He was the lead in the Michael Jackson’s song named ‘You Rock my World’. He also appeared in a small role in ‘California Love’. He had participated in the ‘NBA All Star’s Weekend Celebrity Game,’ held on 13th of February in the year 1999.
In the year 2007, it was declared that he would be acting in the movie named ‘Mr.S: My Life with Frank Sinatra’ which is based on George Jacob’s biography in which he had described his work as Frank Sinatra’s valet. In the year 2011, he was back to his comedy track and then in the immediately following year he had returned to the film industry through the movie named ‘Silver Linings Playbook’ which received a lot of positive reviews from the public as well as the critics. It was nominated for several awards and also received some of them. He was also awarded the ‘Broadcast Film Critics Association Award’ for this movie in the year 2012 for the category Best Cast. ‘BET Awards’ were hosted by him in the year 2013.