Big Concerts confirmed today that Chris Tucker best known for playing the role of Detective James Carter in ‘Rush Hour’ will be bringing his comedy tour to South Africa.

Chris Tucker became a favourite on Russell Simmons’ HBO Def Comedy Jam in the 1990s and came to prominence in his first starring role, the 1995 film cult classic ‘Friday’ starring alongside Ice Cube which also celebrated its 20th Anniversary in 2015.

In 1997, Tucker embarked on his first production as executive producer and co-starred in the hit movie, Money Talks with Charlie Sheen and shortly after appeared in the highly successful Luc Besson’s ‘The Fifth Element’. In 2006, Tucker negotiated an unprecedented $25 million salary to appear in Rush Hour 3, which made him the highest paid actor in Hollywood.

Chris Tucker co-starred in the 2013 Oscar nominated film Silver Linings Playbook with Robert DeNiro, Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper. In 2015, his first stand-up film, Chris Tucker Live was released exclusively on Netflix. To date Tucker, has starred in films that have collectively grossed over one billion dollars in box office sales world-wide. He is currently on a successful US and international 2017 comedy tour, receiving rave reviews from all over the world

Outside of comedy, Tucker is a dedicated humanitarian spending much of his spare time travelling around the world, doing philanthropic work to make a difference through his Chris Tucker foundation.

He will be performing in three cities:
Tour Information:
Cape Town
Wednesday 7th Nov 2018, Grand West, Grand Arena
Durban
Friday 9th Nov 2018, Durban ICC
Johannesburg
Saturday 10th Nov 2018, Ticketpro Dome

Tickets available from Thursday 2ndAugust at 9am

VIP packages include:

  1. VVIP Experience – R2,000 per package
  • Top priced seated ticket located in the first 2 rows in front of the stage
  • Souvenir merchandise item
  • Commemorative laminate / lanyard
  • Designated check-in with our on-site event staff
  1. VIP Experience – R1,800 per package
  • Top priced seated ticket located in the 3rd and 4th rows in front of the stage
  • Souvenir merchandise item
  • Commemorative laminate / lanyard
  • Designated check-in with our on-site event staff