Richard Antony ‘Cheech’ Marin is an American Stand-up comedian, writer, voice actor and an activist who had recognition as part of comedy act that featured in ‘Cheech & Chong’ during the early 1970s and 1980s together with Tommy Chong and Dominguez Joe. He has voiced several characters in numerous Disney films including Oliver & Company, Car series, and The Lion King. His Trademark has been his strong Chicano Ascent. Keep reading to learn more on the net worth of Cheech Marin in the year 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Marin was born in 1946 on July 13th in Los Angeles, California to Oscar Marin who was a policeman serving in the LAPD and Elsa Meza who was working as a secretary. He was conceived with a cleft lip, which was later repaired via surgery. He is very fluent in Spanish and uses it in some of his movies.
Marin attended Bishop Alemany High School before he proceeded to join California State University, Northridge where he was a member of the Phi Sigma Kappa. His nickname is ‘Cheech’ was from his uncle who said that when he was born, he looked like a small chicharron.
Marin got married to Darlene Morley in 1975. Morley had co-produced ‘Cheech & Chong’s The Corsican Brothers’ and also played various minor roles in earlier versions of the film. The couple had one child and got divorced in 1984. In 1986, he got married again to artist Patti, and they had two children before they got divorced. In 2009, he got married to his long-term girlfriend Natasha Rubin, who is a Russian Pianist and their wedding was held at their home in Malibu, California.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Marin began his career as an associate of the comedy duo, ‘Cheech&Chong.’ He featured in very many comedy albums and also participated in the comedies in the early 1980s and 1970s. In addition to this, he directed several films and was co-writer of some films including ‘Once Upon a time in Mexico.’ He has closely collaborated with other artists including Jaime P Gomez and Don Johnson. In the past few years, he has landed himself various supporting roles that have increased his fame.
Net Worth & Earnings
Cheech Marin total net worth is assessed to be over $14 million. This riches has been created from different sources. Among the sources that have created this riches, they do incorporate his profession as a writer, comedian, on-screen character and a voice performing artist. He has featured up in a lot of movies that have enjoyed big financial success.
Marin has done acting with a considerable measure of diligent and committed. He has shown flexibility in his vocation, and for him, there is no space for disappointment. Subsequently, he trusts that everything ought to be done perfectly. During his extra time, he loves to play golf. Strangely, he never adored playing golf at first until the point that he was included in ‘Tin Cup.’