Who is Destin Christopher Tucker?

Destin Christopher Tucker is the only son of actor/comedian Chris Tucker and housewife Azja Pryor. Furthermore, he is also an aspiring director, producer, and writer. He appeared in Love in Moreno Valley.

Destin Christopher Tucker graduated last year from Morehouse College, located in Atlanta. He currently moved to Los Angeles, California, to pursue his career.

Destin Christopher Tucker Biography
Destin Christopher Tucker Biography

Quick Facts

Full NameDestin Christopher Tucker
Also Known AsDestin Tucker
BirthdateSeptember 14, 1998
Age 24 years old
Sun SignVirgo
TraitsPositive: Hardworking, intelligent, and adventurous
Negative: Stubborn, overly critical, and fussy
BirthplaceAtlanta, Georgia, U.S.A
Currently residingLos Angeles, California, U.S.A
NationalityAmerican
EducationHigh Schooling from a local high school
Bachelor’s Degree from Morehouse College
ParentsChris Tucker (Father)
Azja Pryor (Mother)
GrandparentsNorris Tucker
Mary Louise Tucker
SiblingsNone
Marital StatusDating
SpouseAmya (girlfriend)
ChildrenNot applicable
ProfessionActor
HobbyBike riding
Party
Eye ColorBrown
Height6 feet (1.85 m)
Profession Writer, director, and producer

Interesting Facts

  • He is 6 feet (1.85 m) tall.
  • He has black hair and brown eyes.
  • Destin is an only child.
  • He grew up in Atlanta and recently moved to Los Angeles, California.
  • So far, he has made only one film, Love in Moreno Valley.
  • Tucker is an aspiring writer, director, and producer.
  • He has a girlfriend named Amya.
  • He is very fond of dogs.
  • Destin loves riding bicycles in his free time.
  • He raises his voice against racism and participates in anti-racism events.

Early life and Childhood

Destin Christopher Tucker was born on September 14, 1998, in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. He is the only child of actor Chris Tucker and homemaker Azja Pryor.

Since his parents married when Chris was in his prime acting period, he grew up in a financially stable house. He did not have any shortage of things as his father was very successful.

Unfortunately, his parents got divorced. However, he remained close with his father and lived nearby him.

Destin grew up in Atlanta and graduated from a local high school there. He then attended Morehouse College for his Bachelor’s degree. He graduated last year. 

After graduation, he moved to Los Angeles to pursue his career in the entertainment industry.

Parents

Chris Tucker (father)

On August 31, 1971, Christopher Tucker was born in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. He is an American actor and comedian.

Chris with his son
Chris Tucker with his son, Destin

Chris is mainly known for his films like Rush Hour & its sequelsChristopher, Silver Lining Playbook, Jackie Brwon, Money Talks, The Fifth Element, Friday, etc.

Since Chris is also a stand-up comedian, he has done many specials. In 2015, he did a Netflix stand-up special called Chris Tucker – Live.

Furthermore, he is very close with actor Jackie Chan and late singer Michael Jackson. The comedian mentions Richard Pryor and Eddie Murphy as his inspirations.

Chris married Azja Pryor and had Destin Tucker. Even after his divorce, he remains close to his son. The father/son lived nearby and went jogging together. Moreover, Chris encouraged Destin to speak against racism and bullying.

Chris is a family man, and even though his marriage didn’t work out, he still values them dearly. In addition, he is a Christian man and doesn’t use any harsh profanity in his performances.

Azja Pryor (mother)

Chris and Azja Pryor began dating in 2007. The pair got married and had a son Destin Tucker. However, they parted ways in 2003.

Amya (girlfriend)

Till 2021, Destin wasn’t linked with any relationship or seen with any girls. However, in the new year 2022, he posted a picture of himself with a girl close to each other.

Destin Christopher Tucker with his girlfriend
Destin Christopher Tucker with his girlfriend

Unfortunately, he didn’t tag her, making it hard to search for her. But after searching for her on his following list, the girl was identified as Amya. Moreover, she is a twenty-two-year-old girl with brown hair and brown eyes.

Furthermore, she is a dog person and owns a dog named Duke Ellington. Amya also loves traveling and has an older sister.

Career

Destin Christopher Tucker Photo
Destin Christopher Tucker Photo

In 2019, Destin Tucker appeared in a movie called Love in Moreno Valley. Moreover, his Instagram bio states that he is a producer, writer, and director.

Although he has yet to debut in that area, it is pretty sure that Destin would do well. Through his father, he has a good connection with the people in the film industry, which makes it easier for him.

Controversies

Luckily, Destin isn’t involved with any scandal as of now. Unfortunately, the same cannot be said about his father, Chris.

In 2011, Chris was in IRS debt. After looking further into this, agencies revealed that Chris owned IRS around USD 11 million from 2001 to 2005.

In 2014, the debt increased to USD 14 million. Moreover, Chris settled his debt the same year.

However, the comedian found himself again in debt in 2021. As a result, the IRS filed a lawsuit against the actor. They revealed that Chris owned USD 9.6 million in back taxes.

Unfortunately, whether the actor paid his debt or not isn’t known to the public yet; therefore, it is safe to assume he is still in considerable debt.

The net worth of Destin Christopher Tucker

There isn’t a correct number for Destin’s net worth. However, his father, Chris Tucker, has a net worth of $5 million.

Social media

Destin is only on Instagram. However, he has almost 5k followers on his Instagram account. 

FAQs

He is currently 24 years old.

Does Chris Tucker have a child? 

Yes, he has a son named Destin Christopher Tucker.

No, he doesn’t have a TikTok account. He is only on Instagram. 

What movies has Destin Christopher Tucker been in? 

Destin worked in a movie called Love in Moreno Valley in 2019.

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