Chuck Norris is a well known American Hollywood personality and is revered by action movie fans all over the world. He is an actor, film producer, screenwriter, author and especially a martial arts expert. He has a black belt in Taekwondo, Karate, Judo, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and his own school of fighting, called Chun Kuk Do. Many people are not aware of the fact that not only is Chuck trained in various forms of martial arts but has won several competitive tournaments at the international level. He won the Professional Middleweight Karate champion title in 1968, and held it for six consecutive years. The previous year, he has won the Sparring Grand Champions title, which he held for two. In 1969, he was awarded the karate Triple Crown for the most number of tournament wins in the year.
Chuck is synonymous with the action movies of Hollywood, and is so widely regarded that he has a meme to show for it, becoming an internet sensation. In the memes, Chuck is shown as an epitome of manliness and warlike, and anything outrageous or crazy in deed is often found with a reference to Chuck.
He is mostly known for his roles in The Way of the Dragon where he played the nemesis of Bruce and the American television series Walker, Texas Ranger where he often played the classic “invincible hero”.
Chuck has also served in the army, and curiously he learnt martial arts during this time. He worked with the US Air Force and was an Air Policeman. While he was stationed at the Osan Air Base in South Korea, he took an interest in the martial art form of Tang Soo Do, which kindled his spirit for other martial arts as well.
Chuck Norris' Net Worth in 2018
Chuck Norris’ net worth is estimated to be around $70 million. He has made most of his fortune from working in movies like The Delta Force, Code of Silence, The Octagon and the Missing in Action series. He has also written several books which have added to his fortune and is a twice New York Times best-selling author.
Chuck Norris' Earnings
It can safely said that Chuck Norris is now in retirement and the last movie that he featured was in The Expendables 2 (2012), however he did feature in a short role in tv show The Goldbergs. During the 1970s, he used to make $10,000 per movie.
Chuck Norris' Investments
Chuck owns multiple properties across the United States and often resells them for a profitable value. He sold his Dallas, TX home in 2013 for a value of $1.2 million while he sold his North Tustin estate for $3.5 million. His car collection is topped off by the classic Ford Mustang.
He is a Republican, and has donated over $32,000 for Republican candidates and organizations. He is very politically inclined and is not afraid to put forth his views.
|Age||Source of Wealth|
|78||Acting, Books, Self-made|
|Navasota, TX||178 cm|
|Married ||Make-A-Wish Foundation, Vijay Amritraj Foundation, Funds for Kids, United Way|