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Kenneth McBride net worth:
$10 Million

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Chi McBride Net Worth, Biography, Wiki 2017-2016

Kenneth “Chi” McBride was born on 23 September 1961, in Chicago, Illinois USA, and is an actor, best known for starring in the series “Boston Public” as high school principal Steven Harper. He also starred in the series “Pushing Daisies” as Emerson Cod. All of his efforts have helped put his net worth to where it is today.

How rich is Chi McBride? As of early-2017, sources estimate a net worth that is at $10 million, mostly earned through a successful career in acting. He was also cast in “Human Target” and the crime drama “Golden Boy” which was short lived. One of his latest projects is “Hawaii Five-0”, and as he continues his career, it is expected that his wealth will increase.

Chi McBride Net Worth $10 million

Chi – short for “Chicago” – attended Shiloh Academy,. and after matriculating, decided to pursue a career in music. He studied several instruments and performed with gospel choirs before later moving to Atlanta, Georgia. In 1986, he took work as a billing clerk while still pursuing a music career.

McBride found success after recording the song “He’s the Champ” which became a hit, a parody of the marriage of actress Robin Givens and boxer Mike Tyson. Thanks to the popularity of the song, his net worth increased and he was soon signed by Esquire Records. He joined the rhythm and blues band Covert, but later decided that he wanted to try an acting career. He moved to Los Angeles and made guest appearances in several shows including “In Living Color” and “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air”. He was also featured in the television movie “Revenge of the Nerds III: The Next Generation”. His net worth was steady.

In 1998, he starred in “Mercury Rising” alongside Bruce Willis, and was later cast in the series “Boston Public”. He started becoming known for playing right-hand man roles, also appearing in “The Terminal”, “The John Larroquette Show”, “Killer Instinct”, and “The Secret Diary of Desmond Pfeiffer”. Aside from his television appearances, he’s also been given numerous film opportunities, some of which include “Gone in 60 Seconds”, “The Frighteners”, “I, Robot” and “The Brothers Solomon”. He also gained popularity after starring in the play “Nagataki Sake” which he portrayed eight different characters, directed by Robert Downey, Sr.; his net worth was continuing to increase.

In 2010, he joined the cast of “Human Target”, playing the role of the business partner Winston. He then made an appearance in an episode of “Celebrity Ghost Stories” in which he recalled experiencing visions of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination. He then joined the cast of “Hawaii Five-0” and has been a part of the show ever since. He’s also done voice acting work, including voicing the character Nick Fury in the Avengers franchise in 2013.

For his personal life, it is known that McBride is married to Julissa. According to an interview, he enjoys working in Hawaii but also doesn’t like being apart from his family for extended periods of time.

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Unspoken: Diary of an Assassin 2017 post-production Actor
Hawaii Five-0 2013-2017 TV Series Lou Grover / Capt. Lou Grover
Ultimate Spider-Man 2012-2016 TV Series Nick Fury New Yorker Thunderball ...
Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H. 2014-2015 TV Series Nick Fury
Avengers Assemble 2013-2015 TV Series Nick Fury
Suits 2011-2015 TV Series Terrence Wolf
Home Sweet Hell 2015 Chief Malcom Brown
Draft Day 2014/I Walt Gordon
Lego Marvel Super Heroes: Maximum Overload 2013 TV Series Nick Fury (voice)
Phineas and Ferb 2013 TV Series Nick Fury
Pawn Shop Chronicles 2013 Johnson
Murder Police 2013 TV Series Randall Hickox
Golden Boy 2013 TV Series Detective Don Owen
Fruit of Labor 2011 Short Mr. Hoffman
The Family Tree 2011 Simon Krebs
Hawthorne 2011 TV Series Garland Bryce
How I Met Your Mother 2011 TV Series Rod
Human Target 2010-2011 TV Series Winston
Psych 2010 TV Series Craig Snowden
Pushing Daisies 2007-2009 TV Series Emerson Cod
Still Waiting... 2009 Video Bishop
Who Do You Love 2008 Willie Dixon
American Son 2008 Eddie
First Sunday 2008 Pastor Arthur Mitchell
The Brothers Solomon 2007 James
The Nine 2006-2007 TV Series Malcolm Jones
Let's Go to Prison 2006 Barry
Monk 2006 TV Series Mayor Ray Nicholson
Ultimate Avengers II 2006 Video Chief Elder (voice)
Killer Instinct 2005-2006 TV Series Lt. Matt Cavanaugh
Annapolis 2006 McNally
Waiting... 2005/I Bishop
Roll Bounce 2005 Curtis Smith
House M.D. 2005 TV Series Edward Vogler
Boston Legal 2005 TV Series Steven Harper
I, Robot 2004 Lt. John Bergin
The Terminal 2004 Mulroy
Boston Public 2000-2004 TV Series Steven Harper
Delusion 2003 Short John
Cradle 2 the Grave 2003 Jump Chambers (uncredited)
Paid in Full 2002 Pip
Undercover Brother 2002 The Chief
Narc 2002 Captain Cheevers
Max Steel 2001 TV Series Jefferson Smith
Rocket Power 2001 TV Series Big Tony
The Practice 2001 TV Series Steven Harper
The Kid 2000 Kenny
Gone in Sixty Seconds 2000 Donny Astricky
God, the Devil and Bob 2000 TV Series
Dancing in September 2000 Security Guard
Sliders 2000 TV Series Mule Packer
King of the World 2000 TV Movie Drew 'Bundini' Brown
Magicians 2000 Tom
The Parkers 1999 TV Series Cliff Rogers
Mercury Rising 1998 Tommy B. Jordan
The Secret Diary of Desmond Pfeiffer 1998 TV Series Desmond Pfeiffer
Hoodlum 1997 Illinois Gordon
The John Larroquette Show 1993-1996 TV Series Heavy Gene
Nash Bridges 1996 TV Series Luscious
The Frighteners 1996 Cyrus
Cosmic Slop 1994 TV Movie T-Bone (segment "Tang")
Married with Children 1994 TV Series Dexter
What's Love Got to Do with It 1993 Fross (as Chi)
The Distinguished Gentleman 1992 Homer (as Chi)
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air 1992 TV Series Ed Barker
Revenge of the Nerds III: The Next Generation 1992 TV Movie Malcolm Pennington III (as Chi)



Delusion 2003 Short producer



The Talk 2013-2014 TV Series Himself - Guest / Himself
The Arsenio Hall Show 2014 TV Series Himself - Guest
The Insider 2014 TV Series Himself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson 2005-2013 TV Series Himself
Celebrity Ghost Stories 2011 TV Series documentary Himself
Reinventando Hollywood 2008 TV Movie documentary Himself
That Little Extra 2007 Video documentary short Bishop
Dancing with the Stars 2007 TV Series Himself
Jimmy Kimmel Live! 2005-2006 TV Series Himself
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show 2005-2006 TV Series Himself
The Tyra Banks Show 2006 TV Series Himself
Boarding: The People of 'The Terminal' 2004 Video documentary short Himself
Robot Revolution: The Making of 'I, Robot' 2004 TV Movie documentary Himself
The N Word 2004 Documentary Himself
HBO First Look 2004 TV Series documentary Himself
Inside 'The Terminal' 2004 TV Movie documentary Himself
Day Out of Days: The 'I, Robot' Production Diaries 2004 Video documentary Himself
The 2002 Billboard Music Awards 2002 TV Special Himself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 1993-2001 TV Series Himself
Gone in 60 Seconds: Stars on the Move 2000 Video short Himself
Watch the Mercury Rising 1999 Video documentary short Himself
The Making of 'The Frighteners' 1998 Video documentary Himself
The Roseanne Show 1998 TV Series Himself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien 1994-1995 TV Series Himself

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2009 OFTA Television Award Online Film & Television Association Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series Pushing Daisies (2007)
2008 Gold Derby TV Award Gold Derby Awards Comedy Supporting Actor Pushing Daisies (2007)
2008 OFTA Television Award Online Film & Television Association Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series Pushing Daisies (2007)
2003 Golden Satellite Award Satellite Awards Best Actor in a Series, Drama Boston Public (2000)
2002 AFI Award AFI Awards, USA Actor of the Year - Male - TV Series Boston Public (2000)
2001 OFTA Television Award Online Film & Television Association Best Actor in a Drama Series Boston Public (2000)
2001 OFTA Television Award Online Film & Television Association Best Actor in a New Drama Series Boston Public (2000)
2001 TCA Award Television Critics Association Awards Individual Achievement in Drama Boston Public (2000)

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1 After conceding that a musical career would probably not be happening, in 1986 he relocated to Atlanta, Georgia, USA, for a job with AT&T as a billing clerk.
2 His original dream was to have a musical career. He studied several instruments and sang with gospel choirs in his native Chicago.
3 A gifted student, he graduated from high school at the age of 16.
4 He has played the same character (Steven Harper) in three different television series: The Practice (1997), Boston Public (2000) and Boston Legal (2004).
5 Was considered for the role of A.D.A. Ron Carver on Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001).
6 His name "Chi" comes from his hometown of Chicago
7 Did not start acting until he was 30, but unusually, met with almost immediate, or true overnight, success.
8 His first name is pronounced "shy".

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1 Towering height
2 His shaved head

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