Tommy Chong net worth

Tommy Chong net worth

Net Worth: $8 Million

About Tommy Chong

Tommy Chong net worth

It has been estimated that the total size of Tommy Chong net worth is 8 million dollars. He has earned his net worth through his career as a comedian, although he is also known for some other activities, such as actor, director, writer, activist and also an occasional musician. These careers have also added up when it comes to increasing the overall sum of Tommy Chong net worth.

Tommy Chong is mostly known for his collaboration with Cheech Martin, with whom they formed a comedy duo. With him, Tommy Chong has released quite a few successful comedy albums, which are usually known as having a marijuana theme. In addition to that, he and Cheech Martin have starred in some comedies, as well. Tommy Chong has also starred in a show called “That 70s Show”, which also increased the overall amount of Tommy Chong net worth.

Tommy Chong was born in 1938 in Edmonton, Alberta. His father has Chinese origins and he immigrated to Canada from China. There, he started working as a truck driver, whereas Tommy Chong’s mother was working as a waitress.

In the 1960s, Tommy Chong got interested into music and became a member of a couple of bands.

The first band to which he belonged was called “The Shades”. Soon, when the band moved to British Columbia, they changed their title to “Little Daddy and the Bachelors”. Later, the band changed their name for quite a few more times since they finally settled on the name “Bobby Taylor and the Vancouvers”. In 1965, the band got an opportunity to sign with the branch of Motown Records, called Gordy Records. Under this record label, the band released a few successful singles until they finally stopped performing and Tommy Chong concentrated on his career as a comedian, which added huge sums of money to Tommy Chong net worth, as well.

As a comedian, as it has been already mentioned, Tommy Chong is mostly known from a duo which he created with Cheech Martin, which is known as Cheech and Chong. The duo has released a few award winning albums as well as has their own movies on which they also worked as directors or producers. Thus, it is safe to say that this involvement has increased Tommy Chong’s fame in comedy circuit, as well. In 1985, however, the duo stopped performing together. The reasons for that were that Cheech Martin wanted to concentrate on his acting career, and because the duo started to face many creative differences.

Now you have an idea why Tommy Chong net worth is this huge

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