Chi McBride Net Worth

Chi McBride Net Worth 2024: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Kenneth McBride net worth is
$10 Million

Kenneth McBride Wiki Biography

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.

Full NameChi McBride
Net Worth$10 Million
Date Of BirthSeptember 23, 1961
Place Of BirthChicago, Illinois, USA
Height6' 4½" (1.94 m)
SpouseJulissa Mcbride
NominationsSatellite Award for Best Actor – Television Series Drama, TCA Award for Individual Achievement in Drama
MoviesHawaii Five-0, Human Target, Pushing Daisies, Boston Public, I, Robot, Let's Go to Prison, The Terminal, Gone in 60 Seconds, The Secret Diary of Desmond Pfeiffer, Golden Boy, Ultimate Spider-Man, Roll Bounce, Mercury Rising, First Sunday, The Brothers Solomon, Undercover Brother, The Frighteners, Th...
TV ShowsHawaii Five-0, Human Target, Pushing Daisies, Boston Public, Golden Boy, Ultimate Spider-Man, The Secret Diary of Desmond Pfeiffer, The John Larroquette Show, Killer Instinct, Murder Police, The Nine, Max Steel
1Towering height
2His shaved head
1After 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.
2His original dream was to have a musical career. He studied several instruments and sang with gospel choirs in his native Chicago.
3A gifted student, he graduated from high school at the age of 16.
4He has played the same character (Steven Harper) in three different television series: The Practice (1997), Boston Public (2000) and Boston Legal (2004).
5Was considered for the role of A.D.A. Ron Carver on Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001).
6His name "Chi" comes from his hometown of Chicago
7Did not start acting until he was 30, but unusually, met with almost immediate, or true overnight, success.
8His first name is pronounced "shy".


Unspoken: Diary of an Assassin2017post-productionActor
Hawaii Five-02013-2017TV SeriesLou Grover / Capt. Lou Grover
Ultimate Spider-Man2012-2016TV SeriesNick Fury New Yorker Thunderball ...
Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H.2014-2015TV SeriesNick Fury
Avengers Assemble2013-2015TV SeriesNick Fury
Suits2011-2015TV SeriesTerrence Wolf
Home Sweet Hell2015Chief Malcom Brown
Draft Day2014/IWalt Gordon
Lego Marvel Super Heroes: Maximum Overload2013TV SeriesNick Fury (voice)
Phineas and Ferb2013TV SeriesNick Fury
Pawn Shop Chronicles2013Johnson
Murder Police2013TV SeriesRandall Hickox
Golden Boy2013TV SeriesDetective Don Owen
Fruit of Labor2011ShortMr. Hoffman
The Family Tree2011Simon Krebs
Hawthorne2011TV SeriesGarland Bryce
How I Met Your Mother2011TV SeriesRod
Human Target2010-2011TV SeriesWinston
Psych2010TV SeriesCraig Snowden
Pushing Daisies2007-2009TV SeriesEmerson Cod
Still Waiting...2009VideoBishop
Who Do You Love2008Willie Dixon
American Son2008Eddie
First Sunday2008Pastor Arthur Mitchell
The Brothers Solomon2007James
The Nine2006-2007TV SeriesMalcolm Jones
Let's Go to Prison2006Barry
Monk2006TV SeriesMayor Ray Nicholson
Ultimate Avengers II2006VideoChief Elder (voice)
Killer Instinct2005-2006TV SeriesLt. Matt Cavanaugh
Roll Bounce2005Curtis Smith
House M.D.2005TV SeriesEdward Vogler
Boston Legal2005TV SeriesSteven Harper
I, Robot2004Lt. John Bergin
The Terminal2004Mulroy
Boston Public2000-2004TV SeriesSteven Harper
Cradle 2 the Grave2003Jump Chambers (uncredited)
Paid in Full2002Pip
Undercover Brother2002The Chief
Narc2002Captain Cheevers
Max Steel2001TV SeriesJefferson Smith
Rocket Power2001TV SeriesBig Tony
The Practice2001TV SeriesSteven Harper
The Kid2000Kenny
Gone in Sixty Seconds2000Donny Astricky
God, the Devil and Bob2000TV Series
Dancing in September2000Security Guard
Sliders2000TV SeriesMule Packer
King of the World2000TV MovieDrew 'Bundini' Brown
The Parkers1999TV SeriesCliff Rogers
Mercury Rising1998Tommy B. Jordan
The Secret Diary of Desmond Pfeiffer1998TV SeriesDesmond Pfeiffer
Hoodlum1997Illinois Gordon
The John Larroquette Show1993-1996TV SeriesHeavy Gene
Nash Bridges1996TV SeriesLuscious
The Frighteners1996Cyrus
Cosmic Slop1994TV MovieT-Bone (segment "Tang")
Married with Children1994TV SeriesDexter
What's Love Got to Do with It1993Fross (as Chi)
The Distinguished Gentleman1992Homer (as Chi)
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air1992TV SeriesEd Barker
Revenge of the Nerds III: The Next Generation1992TV MovieMalcolm Pennington III (as Chi)


Delusion2003Short producer


The Talk2013-2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself
The Arsenio Hall Show2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Insider2014TV SeriesHimself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2005-2013TV SeriesHimself
Celebrity Ghost Stories2011TV Series documentaryHimself
Reinventando Hollywood2008TV Movie documentaryHimself
That Little Extra2007Video documentary shortBishop
Dancing with the Stars2007TV SeriesHimself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2005-2006TV SeriesHimself
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2005-2006TV SeriesHimself
The Tyra Banks Show2006TV SeriesHimself
Boarding: The People of 'The Terminal'2004Video documentary shortHimself
Robot Revolution: The Making of 'I, Robot'2004TV Movie documentaryHimself
The N Word2004DocumentaryHimself
HBO First Look2004TV Series documentaryHimself
Inside 'The Terminal'2004TV Movie documentaryHimself
Day Out of Days: The 'I, Robot' Production Diaries2004Video documentaryHimself
The 2002 Billboard Music Awards2002TV SpecialHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1993-2001TV SeriesHimself
Gone in 60 Seconds: Stars on the Move2000Video shortHimself
Watch the Mercury Rising1999Video documentary shortHimself
The Making of 'The Frighteners'1998Video documentaryHimself
The Roseanne Show1998TV SeriesHimself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1994-1995TV SeriesHimself

Nominated Awards

2009OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Supporting Actor in a Comedy SeriesPushing Daisies (2007)
2008Gold Derby TV AwardGold Derby AwardsComedy Supporting ActorPushing Daisies (2007)
2008OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Supporting Actor in a Comedy SeriesPushing Daisies (2007)
2003Golden Satellite AwardSatellite AwardsBest Actor in a Series, DramaBoston Public (2000)
2002AFI AwardAFI Awards, USAActor of the Year - Male - TV SeriesBoston Public (2000)
2001OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Actor in a Drama SeriesBoston Public (2000)
2001OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Actor in a New Drama SeriesBoston Public (2000)
2001TCA AwardTelevision Critics Association AwardsIndividual Achievement in DramaBoston Public (2000)

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