Chuck Norris net worth, How did the actor acquire his wealth? Check this article to find out more about Chuck Norris Net Worth, his career and relationship.
About Chuck Norris
Chuck Norris is an American martial artist, actor, film producer and screenwriter from Oklahoma.
After working in the United States Air Force, he won a lot of martial arts championships and eventually opened his own school of fighting named Chun Kuk Do.
As of 2019, Chuck Norris net worth is $70 million. Read on to find out more about Chuck Norris net worth.
|Full Name:||Carlos Ray Norris|
|Profession:||Professional Actor/Martial Artist|
|Date of Birth:||March 10, 1940|
|Net Worth:||$70 million|
Chuck Norris Early Life and Career
Carlos Ray Norris was given birth to on the 10th of March, 1940, in Oklahoma, America. He was the eldest son of Wilma and Ray Norris. His father who did odd jobs, such as, mechanic, bus and truck driver, was an alcoholic.
He attended North Torrance High School. He was a shy and average student who did not think much of himself.
Norris began his career in the United States Air Force as an Air Policeman in 1958. He was sent to Osan Air Base in South Korea where he became interested in martial arts. He began training in Tang Soo Do and earned a black belt in that art.
Norris opened a chain of Karate schools numbering more than 30 schools spread over different cities during the 1960s. He was very famous as an instructor and had a lot of celebrity students like Steve McQueen, Bob Barker, and Priscilla Presley.
By the late 1960s, he had worked on his technique and won the Professional Middleweight Karate champion title on 24 November 1968; he would defend this title five more times till 1974.
In 1990, he created the martial art style, Chun Kuk Do which is based on the Tang Soo Do art form. The Korean term Chun Kuk Do is loosely translated as ‘The Universal Way’ in English. The United Fighting Arts Federation (UFAF) holds the Chun Kuk Do world championship tournament in Nevada.
In 1990, he became the first-ever Westerner in the history of Tae Kwon Do to be given the rank of 8th Degree Black Belt Grand Master.
Chuck Norris Net Worth
As of 2019, Chuck Norris net worth is one of the highest among actors in the world, with a net worth of $70 million.
Chuck Norris Personal Life
Chuck Norris is a martial art expert who has appeared in a number of action films and television roles. He is most famous for being a martial artist and for founding his own school of martial arts, Chun Kuk Do.
In addition to being a martial artist and an actor, Norris is also a well-known author of Christian books.
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