Cheech Marin - Famous Film Director

Cheech Marin Net Worth


Cheech Marin is an American comedian, actor, and writer who has a net worth of $30 million. Marin is best known for his work in the comedy duo Cheech & Chong, where they released 11 albums and starred in several films together, such as ‘Up in Smoke’ (1978) and ‘Cheech and Chong’s Next Movie’ (198).

Key facts:

  • Cheech Marin is best known for his work in the comedy duo Cheech & Chong, alongside Tommy Chong.
  • He has more than 140 acting credits to his name, including films such as 'Born in East L.A.' (1987), 'Tin Cup' (1996), and the 'Spy Kids' franchise.
  • Marin published the memoir 'Cheech Is Not My Real Name…But Don't Call Me Chong!' in 2017 and has written several children's books.
  • He has lent his voice to Disney films such as 'Oliver & Company' (1988) and the 'Cars' franchise.
  • Marin also owns his own business, Cheech's Stash, which sells cannabis and CBD products.

Basic Information About Cheech Marin

CategoryCelebrities β€Ί Comedians
ProfessionsComedian, Actor, Screenwriter, Voice Actor, Writer, Film Producer, Film director
Net worth$30,000,000
Date of birth1946-07-13 (78 years old)
Place of birthLos Angeles
NationalityUnited States of America
Curiosities and TrademarksRecognizable on-stage Mexican accent
Off-center mustache philtrum (aka "part")
Spouse8 August - Natasha Rubin (Β 2009 - present)
1 April - Patti Heid (Β 1986 - ?)Β (divorced)Β (2 children)
Rikki Marin - (1 NovemberΒ 1975 - 1984)Β (divorced)Β (1 child)
Height5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Social Mediaβ†—οΈŽ Wikipedia β†—οΈŽ IMDb

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What Movie Awards did Cheech Marin win?


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Cheech Marin awards

Award Name State Movie / Series Name Year
ALMA Award - Actor in FilmNomineeRace to Witch Mountain2009
American Comedy Award - Funniest Supporting Actor in a Motion PictureNomineeTin Cup1997
NCLR Bravo Award - Outstanding Actor in a Feature FilmNomineeTin Cup1996
ALMA Award - Outstanding Actor in a Feature FilmNomineePaulie1999
ALMA Award - Outstanding Actor in a Television SeriesNomineeNash Bridges2001
ALMA Award - Outstanding Actor in a Drama SeriesNomineeNash Bridges2000

Cheech Marin roles

Movie / Series Role
The Lion KingBanzai (voice)
CarsRamone (voice)
Cars 3Ramone (voice)
Cars 2Ramone (voice)
Planet TerrorPriest
From Dusk Till DawnBorder Guard / Chet Pussy / Carlos
Ghostbusters IIDock Supervisor
GrindhousePadre (segment "Planet Terror")
DesperadoShort Bartender
The War with GrandpaDanny
CocoCorrections Officer (voice)
Spy KidsFelix Gumm
Spy Kids 3: Game OverFelix Gumm
Spy Kids 2: Island of Lost DreamsFelix Gumm
FernGully: The Last RainforestStump (voice)
After HoursNeil
Once Upon a Time in MexicoBelini
Up in SmokeWriter
Up in SmokePedro
Machete KillsPadre (archive footage) (uncredited)
The Book of LifePancho Rodriguez (voice)
Race to Witch MountainEddie
Gedo senkiHare (voice)
Tin CupRomeo Posar
Oliver & CompanyTito (voice)
Troop Beverly HillsSelf
Cheech and Chong's Next MovieWriter
Cheech and Chong's Next MovieCheech / Dwayne 'Red' Mendoza (as Richard Marin)
Beverly Hills ChihuahuaManuel (voice)
Spy Kids 4: All the Time in the WorldFelix Gumm (extended edition) (uncredited)
Nice DreamsWriter
Nice DreamsCheech (as Richard 'Cheech' Marin)
Cannonball Run IITire Store Employee (uncredited)
PinocchioFox (voice)
YellowbeardEl Segundo (as Richard 'Cheech' Marin)
Christmas with the KranksOfficer Salino
Grey's AnatomyOtis Sharon 1 episode, 2008
LostDavid Reyes 3 episodes, 2007-2009
Jane the VirginEdward 3 episodes, 2015
Tales from the CryptDr. Beneloy 1 episode, 1993
DisjointedCheech 1 episode, 2017
Made in HollywoodSelf 1 episode, 2020
The SimpsonsCheech Marin 1 episode, 2011
Sesame StreetGuest Appearance in 'A New Way to Walk' 1 episode, 1995
Dora the ExplorerKing Juan El Bobo / ... 1 episode, 2005
South ParkCarlos Ramirez 1 episode, 2000
Elena of AvalorQuita Moz 7 episodes, 2017-2020
PsychDeacon Jones 1 episode, 2012

Cheech Marin's Movie/Shows Salary

Movie / Series Salary
Nash BridgesΒ (1996)$75,000 /episode

Cheech Marin's Quotes

  • [on his sometimes turbulent relationship with comedy partner, Tommy Chong] We're not best friends, we're brothers. You can fight with your brother.

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Interesting Facts about Cheech Marin

  1. "Cheech" is derived from chicharron, a spicy fried pork skin snack.
  2. His father is a 30-year veteran of the LAPD.
  3. Resides in San Francisco's Seacliff neighborhood
  4. Speaks fluent Spanish.
  5. Is a brother of Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity
  6. Hated golf until he co-starred in Tin Cup (1996) ; now is a avid golfer
  7. He is of Mexican descent, and is among the top collectors of Mexican and Mexican-American art, having put together at least one book on the subject, and supported the development of Chicano art on the West Coast.
  8. Biography in: "Who's Who in Comedy" by Ronald L. Smith. Pg. 104-105 (article "Cheech and Chong"). New York: Facts on File, 1992. ISBN 0816023387
  9. He was the first Celebrity Jeopardy Champion.
  10. Has worked with director Robert Rodriguez eight times, starting with Desperado (1995), From Dusk Till Dawn (1996), Spy Kids (2001), Spy Kids 2: Island of Lost Dreams (2002), Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003), Spy Kids 3: Game Over (2003), Grindhouse (2007), and Machete (2010).
  11. Owns and plays Taylor guitars.
  12. Majored in English at Calfornia State University Northridge.
  13. Played in the 2005 All-Star Cup golf tournament, dubbed the 'Celebrity Ryder Cup', at Newport, Wales, UK.
  14. Serves as a board member for the Hispanic Scholarship Fund.
  15. Awarded 'Best Supporting Actor' for Dark Harvest (2016) at the 2016 New York City Cannabis Film Festival.

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