Quick Facts of
- First NameChuck
- Last NameNorris
- Net Worth$70 million
- Careermartial arts
Chuck Norris is regarded as one of the greatest fighters in the martial arts, winning the first World Middleweight Karate Championship title in 1968. He continued his victory five more times until his retirement in 1974. He is also a founder of Chun Kuk Do school.
Since the 1960s, Norris is embarked on various karate studios as well as taught many known celebs, including late actor Steve McQueen. McQueen was also the one who first encouraged and suggested to Norris (his then-teacher) to make some gigs in the acting field.
Making his professional debut as one of the main villains in 1972 action film Way of the Dragon opposite his friend and fellow actor Bruce Lee, Chuck has since been the part of many other acclaimed action and martial arts films.
The flamboyant personality Norris is also a bestselling author who has penned twice New York Times Best Sellers, The Secret of Inner Strength: My Story and Times Best Seller, Black Belt Patriotism: How to Reawaken America.
What Is Cuck Norris Net Worth?
Chuck Norris has $70 million net worth as per Celebrity Net Worth. The significant portion of his wealth came from his work in dozens of commercially successful movies.
Here is the list his salary he received from the projects,
|Breaker! Breaker! (1977)||$10,000||George Murdock|
|Good Guys Wear Black (1978)||$40,000||Anne Archer, Soon-Tek Oh, and Dana Andrews|
|A Force of One (1979)||$125,000||Clu Gulager and Ron O’Neal|
|An Eye for an Eye (1981)||$250,000||Christopher Lee and Richard Roundtree|
In 2012, the actor was cast in a movie The Expendables 2 alongside Jason Statham, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren, Randy Couture, Liam Hemsworth, and Terry Crews. The film grossed more than $315 million worldwide.
One of the most successful multifaceted personalities, Chuck Norris, is also known for his charity work. In 1990, he founded Kick Drugs Out of America (now called Kick Start Foundation), aiming to help young people against their addiction through martial arts training and many other programs.
Norris also supports many other entities such as Vijay Amiritiraj Foundation and Kids Wish Network.
Chuck Norris’ North Tustin Home On The Market For $3.5 Million
Chuck Norris put his house nestled in the Dallas neighborhood of Northwood Hills on the market for $1.2 million in late-2012. Built-in 1975, the house is spread out in the 7,362 square feet space and has 4 bedrooms, 7 full baths and 2 half baths.
A sparkling pool, 3-car garage, and media room are other highlights of the mansion.
The martial arts pro, Norris, listed his rustic estate in North Tustin for $3.5 million in early-2016. The four-bedroom house with a total of 5,50ne0-square-feet of living space was built in 1977.
Norris rides Ford Mustang.
Short-Bio Of Chuck Norris
Chuck Norris was born on 10th March 1940 in Ryan, Oklahoma, to Wilma Scarberry and Ray Norris. His father was a World War II Army soldier.
He grew up along with his two siblings; a brother Aaron Norris and Wieland Clyde Norris. He graduated from Eastfield College.
Wife And Children
Chuck Norris has been married twice. He first tied the knot with Dianne Holechek on 29th Dec 1958. The couple has two sons, Mike Norris (b 4rth October 1952), an actor, and Eric Norris (b 20th May 1964), a former stock car racing driver.
Following their divorce in 1989, Norris married his second wife, Gena O’Kelley, 23 years Norris’ junior on 28th November 1998. She gave birth to their twins Dakota Alan (boy) and Danilee Kelly, on August 30, 2001.