Tommy Chong Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 01 Jul, 2016
Facts of Tommy Chong
Date of Birth: 1938 , May-24
Age: 83 years old
Birth Nation: Canada
Name Tommy Chong
Birth Name Thomas B. Kin Chong
Nick Name Tommy
Father Stanley Chong
Mother Lorna Jean Gilchrist
Nationality Canadian
Birth Place/City Edmonton
Ethnicity White
Profession Comedian
Net Worth $ 8 million
Eye Color Light-Brown
Hair Color Dark-Brown
Weight in KG 60 KG
Married Yes
Married to Shelby Chong (m. 1975), Maxine Sneed (m. 1960)
Children Rae Dawn Chong, Robbi Chong, Marcus Chong, Paris Chong, Precious Chong, Gilbran Chong
Divorce Maxine Sneed (m. 1970)
Education N/A
Awards N/A
Movies Zootopia
TV Show Uncle Grandpa
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Tommy Chong was born as Thomas B. Kin “Tommy” Chong who was born in May 24, 1938. He is professionally working as a Canadian actor, musician and activist. This 78 years old personality originally belongs from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada and active with his professional life from past 1962. He is recognized mostly by his work in marijuana themed Cheech and Chong where he appeared along with Cheech Marin. His mother belongs from Scots- Irish ancestry and used to serve as waitress named Lorna Jean. Similarly, his father was Chinese truck driver named Stanley Chong who later immigrated to Canada and settled down over there. His nationality and ethnicity is however not known to the people.

Chong was interested in acting and music from early time. He started playing guitar for the Calgary soul group named The Shades in beginning of 1960s and then he officially started his career. He also got assigned within Gordy Records in 1965 and they signed their first album “Does Your Mama Know About Me”. His 2 of the comedy albums were later on nominated for Best Comedy Album as awarded by Grammy Awards and after its success he moved to films for further success earning. With his voice in the Lion King within the character Shenzi was also noted as his work success. He also was mentioned among one of the participant in 19th season of Dancing with the Stars in September 4, 2012 later he got eliminated in semi-finals night.

Maxine Sneed was his wife previously. They got married in 1960 but due to misunderstanding and conflicts they had divorce in 1970. He started affair with Shelby Fiddis in 1975 and they got married in the same year. Currently they seem happy with their relationship and strongly moving with successful married life. There are not rumors regarding his divorce with his wife and neither the rumor about his dead body found in a hospital is true. He is contracted by colorectal cancer and having treatment to cure it from June 16, 2015. His biography as not clearly stated about his sexuality. Currently he is busy working in latest movies hoping for best success. His inspiring quotes are inspiration for many of the people struggling in film industry. Chong loves travelling and he loves reading love novels. He is excellent cook and can make best Spanish dishes. Chong is great fan of Manchester United and he loves watching football.

Looking Chong’s body feature, he has excellent height but seems he has gained weight compared to previous year. His salary and net worth is also increased with successful order around 8 million American dollars. He is available in Twitter with his attractive tweets. Additionally he is requested for his presence in Facebook and Instagram as well. He has above 4 thousand followers in Twitter.