Date: Friday September 15, 2017
Time: 8:00 PM
Comedian - Actor - Producer - Humanitarian
Chris Tucker comes to make Corpus Christi laugh on September 15. After his trip to Corpus Christi in 2014, he was met with a full house and his upcoming tour is sure not to disappoint. An international award-winning actor and comedian best known for playing the role of Detective James Carter in the Rush Hour film series.
He became a favorite on Russell Simmons’ HBO Def Comedy Jam in the 1990s and came to
prominence in his first starring role, the 1995 film cult classic Friday starring alongside
Ice Cube. In 1997, Tucker was an executive producer and co-starred in the hit movie,
Money Talks with Charlie Sheen and then appeared in the highly successful Luc
Besson’s The Fifth Element. In 2006, he negotiated an unprecedented $25 million salary
to appear in Rush Hour 3, which at the time made him the highest paid actor in Hollywood.
His first stand-up movie, Chris Tucker Live, is available exclusively on
Netflix, and marks the first project that Tucker has starred in and produced through his
own company, Chris Tucker Entertainment.
Chris Tucker co-starred in the 2013 Oscar®- nominated film Silver Linings Playbook
with Robert DeNiro, Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper. To date, Tucker has starred
in films that have collectively grossed over one billion dollars in box office sales
worldwide. His most recent project, Ang Lee’s Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk was
recently released in theaters in November 2016.
Outside of comedy, Tucker is a dedicated humanitarian, spending much of his spare time
traveling around the world, doing philanthropic work to make a difference through his
Chris Tucker Foundation.
Twitter: https://twitter.com/christuckerreal (christuckerreal)
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/christucker/ (ctuckerworld)
Tickets go on sale Friday, July 14 at 10:00am. Get your tickets at ticketmaster.com, the American Bank Center box office, or by phone at 1-800 -745-3000.