Quick facts
Birth date 23 Sep, 1961
Age 58 yrs
Occupations Television actor
Film actor
Voice actor
Film producer
Citizenship United States of America
Birth place Chicago
Gender Male
Description American actor

Chi Mcbride is American actor and he had taken a part in many movies such as Robot, Boston Public and The Terminal. Chi has over 60 credits for being an actor and for the appearance in many televisions series and movies. He now plays as Captain Lou Grover in Hawaii Five-O at CBS.

Chi Mcbride was born in the city of Chicago, in Illinois State in the year 1961. He got raised as a Seventh day Adventist. He is an African American and the name Chi is taken from Chicago, his hometown.

Chi went to Shiloh Academy which is known as Chicago SDA Academy now. It is a seventh day Adventist school. Afterwards, he graduated at the school when he was 16 years old.

At the beginning, he wanted to be a musician and he took lesson in different instruments and was singing gospel choirs in Chicago. However, after finding out that he was not into music too much, he moved in Atlanta where he found a job of working at AT&T, where he was a billing clerk.

The first song he sung was named He’s The Champ and it was a success which helped him to get the contract from Esquire Records. He then joined rhythm with blues band Covert. When he moved to live in Los Angeles, he got a guest spots at In Living Color of Fox and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air at NBC. This is how he got a career in show business and he chose a different path of his career and he was successful with it.

From his biography, Chi Mcbride appeared in many television series and they include Gone in Sixty Seconds, Roll Bounce, House, Boston Legal, God, The Devil and Bob, Dancing in September, King of The World, Golden Boy, How I Met Your Mother, Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H the John Laroquette Show, the Frighteners, What’s Love Got To Do with it among others. Chi Mcbride has been nominated for many awards. He was nominated for AFI Award, Gold Derby TV Award, TCA Award and OFTA Television Award Golden Satellite. His net worth is believed to be over 10 million dollars.

He is a tall man and had 6 feet with 4 inches. He is 90kg. He keeps his head shaved and he does have a towering height. Chi Mcbride got married and his wife is a Latino American actress named Julissa Marquez. They got a son together. It is not clear when they got married but their son was born in the year 2008. He said that he wants to be remembered by being a good father to his son and a good husband but not a person that all fans like but his family hates. He is known to have a good relationship with his wife and there are no rumors about any divorce or extra marital affairs that surround their marriage.

Last Modified: Feb 7, 2020

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