Carlos Ray is a martial artist, dancer, creator of movies, and filmmaker from the United States. Norris won several martial arts competitions after serving in the United States Air Force and later developed his own ChunKukDo discipline. In Brazilian jiu-jitsu and judo, Norris is a black belt in Tang Soo Do. Soon after that, Norris trained martial arts famous people in Hollywood. In a minor role in the spy film, The Wrecking Crew, Norris also played (1969). Bruce Lee, his friend, and fellow actor, invited him to be the leading dragon’s villain (1972).
Quick facts about Chuck Norris
- His full name is Carlos Ray “Chuck” Norris.
- He is 80 years old
- He was born on 10 March 1940
- He is from Ryan, Oklahoma, United States
- He is an American
How did he begin his career?
Norris began serving as an air police officer in 1958 with the US Air Force and was sent to South Korea. He started training in Tang Soo Do. He was good enough that he soon became a black belt. Hence, he was called ‘Chuck.’ It was merely because of his excellence in incorporating black belts in the art form and making Chun Kuk Do. He remained in the Air Force until 1962 when he returned to America.
After excelling in martial arts, he started his karate school and had a list of famous customers, including Steve McQueen, Bob Barker, and Donny Osmond. In 1975, he also wrote a book ‘Winning Tournament Karate,’ which studied several competitions.
How is his Personal Life?
Chuck is married twice to four children and has another extra-marital child. He married Dianne Holecheck for her first time in 1958, and he had two kids with her. In the year 1988, they were divorced. The next year, he married Gena O’Kelly, 23 years later, and in 2001, she had twins. His daughter, Dina, who was born in 1964, was an outsider.
How much is his Net Worth?
Chuck has won 80 million dollars in February 2021, has been a martial arts champion and a famous name in the American movies and television industry.
Chuck didn’t have a good childhood, but he didn’t allow his future to be destroyed. He succeeds today because of his determination and perseverance.