Chi McBride Net Worth

Raquel Davies | January 16, 2014


$10 Million


    Kenneth "Chi" McBride


    September 23, 1961




    6 foot 4 inches and 295lbs

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Chi McBride is an American actor with an estimated net worth of $10 million.  He is 6’4″ and weighs 295 pounds. Kenneth McBride was born on September 23, 1961 in Chicago, Illinois. He was raised as a Seventh-day Adventist and sang in his church’s choir. McBride also played a couple of instruments. He graduated high school at the age of sixteen; he intended on pursuing a career in music. He moved to Atlanta to work at At&T as a billing clerk.

McBride’s first success as a musician came when his song “He’s the Champ” became very popular. The song parodied the relationship between boxer Mike Tyson and actress Robin Givens. Due to the success of the song, Esquire Records offered McBride a recording contract. He joined a blues band called Covert, but soon moved to Los Angeles to try his luck with acting. He landed guest appearances on television shows like In Living Color, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, and the television movie Revenge of the Nerds III: The Next Generation (1992).

From 2000 to 2004 Chi McBride played his most notable role to date as Principal Steven Harper on the series Boston Public. Some of his other notable television work can be seen on The John Larroquette Show, House, The Secret Diary of Desmond Pfeiffer, Killer Instinct, Hawaii Five-0, and Pushing Daisies.

Chi McBride’s most prominent film roles can be seen in Cradle 2 the Grave (2003), The Distinguished Gentleman (1992), Gone in 60 Seconds (2000), The Frighteners (1996), Narc (2002), The Terminal (2004), I, Robot (2004), Roll Bounce (2005), Hoodlum (1997), Undercover Brother (2002), and The Brothers Solomon (2007).

Chi McBride has enough net worth to buy:

1. 5,571 Tag Heuer Carrera Men’s Watch ($1,795.00 each)

2. 48,546 Mini Gadgets HCBulb LED and Nightvision Light  ($205.99 each)

3. 11,764.7 Bvlgari Sun BV5029K Sunglasses  ($850.00 each)

Chi McBride has enough net worth to give everyone in Haiti $1.

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Written by Raquel Davies

Raquel is a staff writer for She received her Bachelor's of Arts in Public Relations from Barry University. Raquel enjoys reading Sci-Fi/ Fantasy novels and watching films of that same genre. Raquel is also enjoys the theater arts and fine dining. She was raised in Maryland but currently resides in Miami. Check her out on !

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