Tommy Chong is known as a Canadian-American actor, musician, cannabis rights activist and comedian. He is most famous for the Cheech & Chong comedy albums and movies.

Background and Age

Thomas Bing Kin Chong was born on May 24, 1938 in Edmonton, Canada. He is the son of Lorna Jean and Stanley Chong. His mom was a server while his father was a Chinese truck driver. Chong and his folks lived in Calgary where they settled in a traditionalist neighborhood in a house his father purchased. His father was an injured World War II veteran and there was a veteran clinic in Calgary.

He went to class for quite a while before he dropped out of high school when he was only 16. Without having something genuine to do, he took to music by playing the guitar for profit. He joined a Calgary soul band called The Shades in 1960. By 1963, together with Bobby Taylor one of his band members, they opened a Vancouver club named Blue Balls.

Career and Net Worth

There has never been a superstar who has pushed for the legalization of cannabis as much as the comedian and actor known as Tommy Chong. He turned out to be progressively popular for his pot-themed Cheech and Chong comedy collections and motion pictures. He was completely dedicated to what he accepted ought to be the privilege of individuals to claim and utilize cannabis without fear of going to jail.

That' 70s Show was a sitcom on American TV that was initially broadcast on Fox from August 23, 1998, to May 18, 2006. The series concentrated on the lives of a gathering of six high school companions living in Wisconsin. Topher Grace, Mila Kunis, Ashton Kutcher, Danny Masterson, Laura Prepon, Wilmer Valderrama were the principle high school cast members. Chong was a key addition to the cast as an elder stoner named Leo that the audience adored very much.

Chong was asked to play a character known as Pineapple on a new show called the Masked Singer in 2019. In October 2019, the dedicated fans of the Masked Singer were sad when one of the panelists, Jenny McCarthy stated on Twitter that the show was going on a break.

Marriage, Wife and Kids

Tommy Chong has been married twice in his life. At first, he was married to Maxine Sneed. Together, they invited two little girls, Rae Dawn and Robbi Chong into the world. Due to problems, they couldn't proceed with their relationship and separated following 10 years of marriage in 1970.

In 1975, he got married to Shelby Fiddis in Los Angeles. They brought forth two boys Paris and Gilbran and a little girl Precious Chong. In 1978, he adopted Marcus Wyatt.

Last Modified: Oct 13, 2021

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