BMI Film & TV Awards and Golden Boot Awards winner, Chuck Norris is a famous American actor, film producer, and screenwriter. He is popular for his appearance as Ranger Cordell Walker in the TV series Walker, Texas Ranger. He is also a martial-art artist and the former US Air Force army.
Chuck Norris Early Life, Education
Calm and ebullient, Chuck Norris was born as Carlos Ray Norris on 10 March 1940 in Ryan, Oklahoma, the United States of America to Wilma (née Scarberry) and Ray Norris.
He was raised in Kansas California by his mother. He is an American citizen and is of Irish-Cherokee-Indian descent.
On 29th of December 1958, Chuck married his long-term girlfriend Dianne Holechek. Chuck and Dianne were to be dating for several months before marriage.
As a loving husband and wife, they welcomed their first child in 1963. They were looked happy together, but this wedding ended in divorce in 1989.
While Chuck was in a relationship with Dianne Holechek, he had an extramarital affair with his girlfriend. From this extra affair, he became the father of a daughter, Dina in 1964. He met his daughter Dina when he was 26.
Chuck spent a single life for several years after his first married life dissolved. Later he was found with Gena O'Kelly, a former model, and an actress. They married on the 28th of November 1998.
After Chuck's parents divorced he began living with his mother. Because of this poor financial condition, he suffered a lot while he was a child. When he was 18 years old, he joined the United States Air Force as Air Policeman. He was sent to Osan Air Base in South Korea and there he became fascinated in tangsudo.
Career & Net Worth
Norris also served at the "March Air Force Base" and then in 1962, he received an honorable discharge. To express his talent in martial arts, he started Karate schools in several parts of the United States. Initially, he was not so good on martial arts, but later in 1967, he won the match against Lewis, Skipper Mullins, Arnold Urquidez, Victor Moore and much more.
In 1969, he became the champion of Karate's Triple Crown. In 1969, he debuted in the entertainment industry by starring in the movie The Wrecking Crew. In 1972, he portrayed the role of Colt in the movie Way of the Dragon.
Likewise, In 1984, he appeared in the movie Missing in Action and the next year in Missing in Action 2: The Beginning. For his role in the movie An Eye for an Eye, he earned the salary of $250,000. His net worth is $70 Million.