Big Concerts confirmed today that Chris Tucker best known for playing the role of Detective James Carter in ‘Rush Hour’ will be bringing his comedy tour to South Africa…
He will be performing in three cities:
- Cape Town on 7th November 2018 at Grand Arena, GrandWest
- Durban on 9th November 2018 at the Durban ICC
- Johannesburg on 10th November 2018 at the Ticketpro Dome.
Presented by Comedy Central, Heart FM, East Coast Radio, Kaya FM and Channel 24. Another Big Concerts Experience.
Chris Tucker became a favourite 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 which also celebrated its 20th Anniversary in 2015.
Films have grossed over a billion dollars at the box office
In 1997, Tucker embarked on his first production as executive producer and co-starred in the hit movie, Money Talks with Charlie Sheen and shortly after appeared in the highly successful Luc Besson’s ‘The Fifth Element’. In 2006, Tucker negotiated an unprecedented $25 million salary to appear in Rush Hour 3, which made him the highest paid actor in Hollywood.
Chris Tucker co-starred in the 2013 Oscar nominated film Silver Linings Playbook with Robert DeNiro, Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper. In 2015, his first stand-up film, Chris Tucker Live was released exclusively on Netflix. To date
Tucker has starred in films that have collectively grossed over one billion dollars in box office sales world-wide. He is currently on a successful US and international 2017 comedy tour, receiving rave reviews from all over the world.
Outside of comedy, Tucker is a dedicated humanitarian spending much of his spare time travelling around the world, doing philanthropic work to make a difference through his Chris Tucker Foundation.