Chris is the father of a son named Destin Christopher Tucker and he was born in 1998. The actual information about his mother is unknown but it is said that these days he is living with his mother in Los Angeles. His nationality is American and he is of black ethnicity.
Chris was raised in Decatur, Georgia. There he attended Columbia High School and he also completed his high school graduation from there. Later on he began his career as a standup comedian. He was aged 20 years old when he became the regular performer at the Def Comedy Jam. In 1992, he made his acting debut by starring the role of a rapper in an American television sitcom Hangin' with Mr. Cooper. Next year he was seen playing the role of MC in Hall in an American superhero comedy film The Meteor Man. After he portrayed the role of Smokey in the movie Friday, he got nominated in MTV Movie Award from different categories. His breakthrough role as an actor came in the late 1990s and that was after he starred the role of Detective James Carter in an American-Chinese buddy action comedy film Rush Hour. For this role he earned the salary of $3,000,000. He is also renowned for his role in the movies like Rush Hour 2, Rush Hour 3, Silver Linings Playbook and so on. His net worth is $11.5 million.