About Cheech Marin
It has been claimed that the total estimate of Cheech Marin net worth today reaches 8 million dollars. Cheech Marin is known as an actor, voice actor and comedian. Cheech Marine became famous when he started appearing with a comedy troupe called Cheech and Chong, which was popular in the 1970s as well as 1980s. Cheech Marin is mostly known as a voice actor to many people, and this career has added a lot to the overall size of Cheech Marin net worth as well.
As a voice actor, he is mostly known from Disney productions, as he has voiced numerous characters in the following movies: “The Lion King”, “Cars”, “Cars 2”, “Beverly Hills Chihuahua”, “It’s Tough to be a Bug”, “Oliver and Company” and many more. These productions have also increased the overall amount of Cheech Marin net worth.
One of the biggest trademarks of the actor is the fact that his characters usually have a very visible Mexican accent, since the actor himself is of Mexican origin. However, he was born in the United States, where he was also raised. Thus, this is not a naturally occurring thing, but the fact that his characters usually require him to speak in a Mexican accent.
Cheech Marin was born in 1946 in California. His father was working as a policeman, whereas his mother was a secretary. Although he can speak in the Spanish language, he is not fluent in speaking it.
Talking about his career as a comedian, it is worth mentioning that he became famous in the 1970s, when he and Tommy Chong formed a comedy duo called Cheech and Chong. The duo released a lot of successful comedy albums and also appeared in some TV productions. Also, they have appeared in their own films and Cheech Martin served as a director of some of them, thus, this involvement has also added up to the total amount of Cheech Martin net worth. In 1985, however, the duo stopped performing together.
Starting from that year, Cheech Martin began to act in films as a solo actor, and as such, he appeared in “The Shrimp of the Barbie”, “Once Upon a Time in Mexico”, “Born in East L.A.” and “Tin Cup”. Appearances in these movies also strengthened Cheech Martin’s position in the cinema industry, as well as increased his financial status. He has also starred in a couple of TV shows, such as “Nash Bridges” and “The Golden Palace”.