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Chuck Norris

Martial artist
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Net worth 2018: $70 Million
Industry: Sportspersons
Residence: Ryan, Oklahoma, United States
Country: United States
BirthDay: 10 March 1940
Sigh: Aries
Height: 1.78 m
Education: North Torrance High School, Torrance, CA (1958)

Chuck Norris was bornon 10 March 1940 in Ryan, Oklahoma, United States, American, is Martial artist. Carlos Ray “Chuck” Norris is a martial art expert who has appeared in a number of action films and television roles. He is most famous for being a martial artist and for founding his own school of martial arts, Chun Kuk Do. For this highly respected individual, who grew up as a mediocre and shy child who was not in the least athletically inclined, name and fame seemed to be a farfetched dream. While serving in the United States Air Force as an Air Policeman he was stationed at the Osan Air Base in South Korea where his interest in martial arts began. He began training in Tang Soo Do and earned black belts in that art which paved the way for him to become a martial artist. He went on to open a chain of Karate schools after his discharge from the Air Force and founded his own martial arts school, the Chun Kuk Do. In his illustrious career as a martial artist, he has scored victories over renowned experts like Skipper Mullins, Victor Moore and Steve Sanders. He not only won the Professional Middleweight Karate champion title, but also held it for six consecutive years. In addition to being a martial artist and an actor, Norris is also a well known author of Christian books.


$70 Million


A television movie, ‘Walker, Texas Ranger: Trial by Fire’ was made in 2005 which was based on the popular television series of the same name


His second marriage was to former model Gena O’Kelley in 1998


He starred in the long-running action crime drama television series, ‘Walker, Texas Ranger’ which ran for eight seasons from 1993 till 2001


In 1990, he became the first ever Westerner in the history of Tae Kwon Do to be given the rank of 8th Degree Black Belt Grand Master


He appeared in a series of action films that included ‘The Octagon’ (1980), ‘Lone Wolf McQuade’ (1983), ‘Code of Silence’ (1985), and ‘Hero and the Terror’ (1988)


He had his first starring role in the 1977 action film ‘Breaker! Breaker!’ in which he played a trucker whose friend is killed by a policeman


He appeared as Colt in Bruce Lee’s directorial debut, ‘Way of the Dragon’ in 1972


He made his acting debut in 1969 in the movie, ‘The Wrecking Crew’


By the late 1960s, he had worked on his technique and won the Professional Middleweight Karate champion title on 24 November, 1968; he would defend this title five more times till 1974


He started working for the Northrop Corporation after being discharged in 1962


He opened a chain of Karate schools numbering more than 30 schools spread over different cities during the 1960s


He began his career in the United States Air Force as an Air Policeman in 1958

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