Chris Tucker. Picture: Supplied

International award-winning actor and comedian Chris Tucker is coming to South Africa.

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.

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 worldwide. 

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.

Cape Town

Date: Wednesday, 07 November 2018

Venue: Grand West, Grand Arena

Ticket Price:  From R460, tickets available from www.bigconcerts.co.za starting Thursday 2nd August at 9 am

Durban

Date: Friday, 09 November 2018

Venue: Durban ICC

Ticket Price: From R345, tickets available from www.bigconcerts.co.za starting Thursday 2nd August at 9 am

Johannesburg

Date: Saturday, 10 November 2018

Venue: Ticketpro Dome

Ticket Price: From R460, tickets available from www.bigconcerts.co.za starting Thursday 2nd August at 9 am