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Carlos Ray “Chuck” Norris (Ryan, March 10, 1940) is an actor, martial artist, film producer and American writer.
A shy teenager with poor academic results, Carlos Ray approaches the world of martial arts during his military service at the Osan Air Force Base in South Korea, where he also takes the nickname of Chuck with whom he becomes known later. Starting in the second half of the sixties, he won several victories and titles, first in Californian professional karate tournaments, then at the US level.
Get his first film part as an appearance in Mission accomplished stop. Bacioni Matt Helm from 1969, but Chen’s scream also terrifies the west, where he fights against Bruce Lee at the Colosseum, to start his career. After some martial arts films, since the eighties he has been the protagonist of numerous action films that make him known to the general public, such as Thunderbird, Delta Force, A Magnum for McQuade and The Code of Silence.
In 1988 he published his autobiography “The Secret of Inner Strength”, which soon became a best seller. After a few years, the second book will follow, “The Secret Power Within: Zen Solutions to Real Problems.
In 1990 he (according to his testimony) will be the first Westerner in the history of Tae Kwon Do to get the eighth grade black belt. In the same year he also founded a new hybrid martial art, the Chun Kuk Do, derived from Tangsudo, in turn the ancestor of Tae Kwon Do.
From 1993 to 2001 he starred in the television series Walker Texas Ranger, playing the lead role of Cordell Walker, which gave him fame and popularity all over the world. In addition to a long film career, he performs many philanthropic activities. Since 2006 he is also the protagonist of the web phenomenon called Chuck Norris Facts.
Chuck Norris’s Biography
Chuck Norris was born in Ryan in Oklahoma, son of eighteen-year-old Wilma Scarberry and Ray Norris (truck driver and mechanic). The maternal grandfather like the paternal grandmother were native Cherokee Americans, while the maternal grandmother and the paternal grandfather were Irish emigrants. Chuck has two younger brothers, Weiland (who died in Vietnam in 1970) and Aaron (a Hollywood producer). The parents divorced when he was 10 years old and went to live with their mother and brothers first in Prairie Village (Kansas) and later in Torrance (California).
He described his childhood as unhappy (“A bad blow”): he was not physically gifted, he was shy and scholastically mediocre. The other boys teased him for his mixed ethnicity and Chuck dreamed of finding the day to defend himself from the bullies that tormented him.
In his autobiography, Chuck Norris mentions that his father had an alcohol problem. He was very attached to his father and claimed to be the only one to feel compassion for that man, because “He was just as he was, and he was very lacking”. After the end of high school he married his girlfriend, Dianne Holechek. In 1958 he joined the United States Air Force as a security policeman and was transferred to the Osan Air Base, in South Korea.
It was in South Korea that Norris acquired the nickname “Chuck” and began his training of Tangsudo, an interest that would lead him to become a black belt and, after years of study and practice of various martial arts, to found the Chun Kuk Do (“The universal way”). He also studied jujitsu, followed by Bruce Lee, becoming the 6th dan belt.
Ascent and affirmation
When he returned to the United States, he continued to serve as an AP in the March Air Force Base in California. He was discharged in August 1962. He later worked for the Northrop Corporation and opened a chain of WTF-style karate and taekwondo schools. Among the students of these schools are several famous people, including Steve McQueen’s son, Chad McQueen.
Norris also created an educational association, the United Fighting Arts Federation, and KickStart (formally “Kick Drugs Out of America”), a school founded for the purpose of improving their lives and finding a purpose for themselves. , through martial arts.
Norris was defeated in his first two karate and taekwondo WTF tournaments, crashing against Joe Lewis, Allan Steen and, in two matches at the international karate championship, against Tony Tulleners; in the Taekwondo WTF championship he lost to Joe Pa Son.Since 1967, Norris began to demonstrate his skills by starting to win important taekwondo and karate matches against Skipper Mullins, Arnold Urquidez, Victor Moore, Ron Marchini, Won Su and Steve Sanders.
In 1968, Norris suffered the fifth and final defeat of his career, losing a difficult karate match with Adel Saidi. Subsequently; on November 24, 1968, he won the revenge on Saidi, winning the title of world champion in karate, which he held for seven consecutive years and the title of world champion in taekwondo.In 1969, he won the triple karate crown for the highest number of tournaments won in the year and the fighter prize of the year by the prestigious taekwondo magazine Black Belt Magazine.
In 1970 his younger brother Weiland was killed in Vietnam. After many years Norris dedicated his film “Thundering Rhombus” (Missing in Action – 1984) to his memory.
Chuck Norris Short biodata & net worth
|Her/His Height||5′ 10″ (178 cm)|
|Her/His Eyes Color||Light brown|
|Birthday||10 March, 1940|
|Place of Birth||Ryan, Oklahoma,United States|
|Job(s)||Actor, martial artist, Producer, Author|
|Net Worth||$70 Million|
Chuck Norris Net Worth
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