2. Income & Salary
Though he is best known as a straight-up movie star and not someone who ever had to pay dues on the small screen, Tucker got his start on Def Comedy Jam and said he will always do stand-up, even if his acting career takes off. åÊ”Stand-up is my life.” åÊHe also says the secret to stand-up is treating it like golf and practicing at least 3 times per week or more. åÊTucker made his debut on House Party 3 just 3 years after moving to Hollywood. åÊHowever two years later the comedian got his big break in Ice Cube’s break out classicåÊFriday. åÊTucker played the motor mouth side-kick Smokey with a lot of pizazz and energy. åÊIt was noted that his on screen style was very different from his stand-up style. åÊTucker went on to star inåÊDead Presidents the same year that Friday came out. åÊIn 1997 Tucker was in three movies includingåÊFifth Element, Money Talks,åÊandåÊJackie Brown. åÊTucker became the highest paid actor in Hollywood for a short period when he signed a deal for $45 million to do theåÊRush HouråÊsequels.