On August 25, 2018, Comedy Superstar & Actor Chris Tucker hosted his 2018 Chris Tucker Foundation Celebrity Golf Classic on the Eastside in Stone Mountain. The event was attended by family, friends & many celebrities from all genres.
Some of the celebrity attendees were: Pro Women’s Golf Superstar Seema Sadekar, R&B Superstar Jeffrey Osborne, Former Baseball Superstar David Ortiz (Big Papi), Former Football Superstar Steve Smith, Former Basketball Superstar Vince Carter, R&B Superstar Johnny Gill, Former Basketball Superstar Dikembe Mutombo, Former Basketball Superstar Cliff Levingston, Best Selling Author Jarneen Chaney Brown, Atlanta Media Correspondent Sonya Jenkins & many others.
Marriott, Pinewood Atlanta Studios, Hennessy, & Delta were among several huge corporate supporters that helped Tucker take the event to the next level. From the looks of it this annual event gets bigger and bigger every year.
Included with the golf classic was the banquet celebration where R&B legends Jeffrey Osborne and Johnny Gill had a “Woo Woo Woo” sing off to the delight of the crowd. Tucker himself flexed his singing impersonation of Osborne and had the crowd in stitches.
Born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, Tucker found his niche early in the comedy world. He performed show-stopping routines in the 90’s that got the attention of Actor/Producer Ice Cube & he offered him a role in the blockbuster film “Friday”. After appearing in feature films such as “The Fifth Element”, “Dead Presidents”, & “Money Talks, Tucker made Global history with Actor Jackie Chan. They both went on to star in the International Action Movie Trilogy “Rush Hour”. This made Tucker reach the status of A-List & was he was regarded as the hottest Comedian/Actor in the world. Not bad for a guy from Columbia High School right. You can currently catch Tucker performing his stand-up comedy show around the USA.
Chris Tucker used his celebrity status to launch his foundation at first to bring awareness to the ravishing effects of the AIDS epidemic. The foundation over the years has given back to many local health, education and homeless causes. Now the international and global reach of Tucker’s celeb status has allowed him to partner and expand his foundation help tons of people across the world.
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