Tommy Chong Young, Married, Wife, Children and Net Worth

Posted On: 31 Dec, 2014

Tommy Chong Young, Married, Wife, Children and Net Worth

Quick Facts

Date of Birth May 24, 1938
Age 82 Years 9 Month(s)
Nationality Canadian
Profession Comedian
Wife/Spouse Maxine Sneed(div), Shelby Chong
Girlfriend No
Ethnicity White
Is Gay/Lesbian No
Divorced? Yes(once)
Married Yes
Net Worth $8 Million Dollars
Height 6 feet 1 inches(185 cm)
Weight N/A
Children/Kids Rae Dawn Chong, Robbi Chong, Marcus Chong, Precious Chong, Paris Chong, Gilbran Chong

“The trouble when you're doing something illegal is that you know what you're doing. You're lying to your parents; you're lying to your kids. The only person you can't lie to is yourself.”

Thomas B. Kin Chong, also known as Tommy Chong, was born in 24th of May, 1938 in Edmonton, Alberta. He is a Canadian actor, comedian as well as musician. He has also directed many movies which have been successful in the international market as well. He is best known for his role in “That ‘70s Show” as Leo which was broadcasted from the Fox channel.

Though his parents were never involved in the acting field, he made a dream to play in the movies and become a successful actor. He has been actively involved in this field from 1962 and he is still working actively and enthusiastically. He made his debut in the TV shows from “Playboy Comedy Roast for Tommy Chong” in 1986. This show became very famous and he got offers from many other TV shows as well. In 1994, he appeared in “The George Carlin Show” where he played the role of Rhodes. He has worked in many successful TV shows as well such as “Code Monkeys”, “George Lopez”, “Sliders”, “South Park” and “The Simpsons”. Lately, he has been appearing in “Raising Hope” and “The Millers”.

He has played various roles in the movies as well. His successes are measures with respect to both his acting in the movies and the TV shows. He made his debut in the movies from “Up in Smoke” in 1978. Because of his unique way of presenting himself, he became popular over the night. He has played many small roles in more than 50 movies. Some of his internationally successful movies are “Evil Bong”, “Best Buds”, “American Drug War” “Half Baked” and “McHale’s Navy”. Besides acting, he has also given voice to many songs as well as characters in the animated movies. He has been working in this area for more than 50 years and he has never thought of leaving it till his death.

He is a tall guy with the height of 5 feet 10 inch tall. He got married for the first time in 1960 to Maxine Sneed. The couple has got two children. But her wife filed a divorce in the court in 1970 and they got separated. He got married for the second time to Shelby Chong in 1975. This couple has got 3 children and they are happily living with their family till now. Altogether, he has 5 children in which 3 are the daughters and two are sons. There has once been a rumor that he is dead because of a cancer in 1990s. It got spread through the internet. He has been included in many controversies and has the highest record of prison arrest for the drug use. Because of these reasons, he has been appearing in the news time and again.

He has the net worth of $125 million. He is very popular in the social sites as well. He has got large number of followers in the twitter alone. Before his acting, he has performed in many stages as a comedian. His comedies are available in the web as well. If you are his real fan, you can follow him in the social networking sites such as twitter, Facebook and Instagram. His full biography is available in Wikipedia as well as IMDB.