- Name: Chuck Norris
- Age: 78 years old
- Height: 5ft 10in (178 cm)
- Occupation: Actor
- Net Worth: US $70 Million
- Status: Alive
Chuck Norris is an American actor and martial artist known for the hit television series Walker, Texas Ranger. He was born Carlos Ray Norris on March 10, 1940 in Ryan, Oklahoma. He moved to California at an early age and attended the North Torrance High School. He served as a Air Policeman in the United Air Forces from 1958 to 1962.
Norris opened several karate schools in the 1960s and taught celebrities like Steve McQueen, Bob Barker and Priscilla Presley. He was a fierce competitor who participated in various martial arts tournaments. He won his first Professional Middleweight Karate championship title in 1968, a title he would defend for six consecutive years. He earned his 8th Degree Black Belt Grand Master of Tae Kwon Do in 1990. He developed his own martial arts fighting style, hun Kuk Do, that same year. He was honored with the ‘Golden Lifetime Achievement Award’ in 2000 by the World Karate Union.
Norris made his movie debut in the 1969 film, The Wrecking Crew. He co-starred in the 1972 film ‘Way of the Dragon’ starring Bruce Lee. He went on to play his first starring role as “John Dawes” in the 1977 action film, Breaker! Breaker!. He later starred in the commercially successful Missing in Action films. His other notable films include Code of Silence (1985), The Delta Force (1986), and Firewalker (1986). He starred on the CBS television series Walker, Texas Ranger for eight seasons (1993-2001).
Chuck Norris is 5ft 10in tall and he’s of English, Scottish, Welsh and German ancestry. His net worth is estimated at $70 million. Norris was married to first wife “Dianne Holechek” from 1958 to 1988. They had two children Mike and Eric. He married second and current wife “Gena O’Kelley” in 1998. They welcomed twins Dakota and Danilee in August 2001. Chuck Norris is not dead despite several death hoaxes circulating online. The actor is very much alive.
Chuck Norris Age, Birthday, Salary, Wiki
- Birth Name: Carlos Ray Norris
- Birthday: March 10, 1940
- How Old : Age: 78 years old
- Place of Birth: Ryan, Oklahoma, United States
- Zodiac Sign: Pisces
- How Tall : Height: 5ft 10in (178 cm)
- Occupation: Actor, Martial Artist
- Years Active: 1968–present
- Net Worth & Salary: US $70 Million
- Marriage(s): Dianne Holechek, Gena O’Kelley
- Death-O-Meter: Alive