About Tommy Chong
It has been announced that the total amount of Tommy Chong net worth is as high as 8 million dollars. Tommy Chong has become well known for his involvement into comedy. In addition to being a comedian, he is also an actor and director. Moreover, he is also known to be involved into music industry. Thus, all of these mentioned involvements have added up a lot to the overall amount of Tommy Chong net worth.
The comedian was born in 1938 in Edmonton. Tommy Chong is a school drop-out as he decided to focus on his career in music, learnt how to play a guitar and joined the band called “The Shades”. Later, the band’s name was changed into “Little Daddy & The Bachelors”. Some time passed and they decided to change the name once again into “Bobby Taylor & the Vancouvers”. One of the most well known singles of the band is called “Does Your Mama Know About Me”, which landed on the 29th position in charts. Moreover, the band was also touring with a well known group called “Jackson 5”.
In addition to his work in music, Tommy Chong is also known for his comedy work. Tommy Chong worked with Cheech Marin in comedy and the duo became known as “Cheech & Chong”. Together with Cheech Marin, Tommy Chong was a nominee of Grammy Awards for Best Comedy Album two times. Thus, his involvement into comedy has also been acknowledged and recognized. In 1985, however, the duo decided to stop performing together. They stated that the reason why they stopped performing was their creative differences, because of which they started to get a lot of arguments. However, in 2008 the duo came back together as they appeared in a few tours, called “The Felimony Tour” and “Light Up America and Canada”. Thus, comedy has also increased the total size of Tommy Chong net worth.
In addition to that, he has also appeared in some TV shows. One example of them is his appearance on the TV show called “That ’70s Show”. However, he did not appear in some seasons of it because he was staying in jail. Other productions which also made him famous have been “Dharma and Greg”, “Franklin and Bash”, “McHale’s Navy”, “Miami Vice”, “Evil Bong” and “Raising Hope”, amongst many others. Thus, it has been to his career as an actor, comedian and musician, that he is so popular today.