Paris Chong is an actor and the son of Tommy Chong. Paris Chong’s father is one of the most recognizable men in Hollywood. He is one-half of the popular counterculture comedy duo Cheech and Chong. He is known by many as a stand-up comic, actor, and director whose stage and screen persona – a deeply narcotized but philosophical stoner, usually named “Man” – was the yin to Richard Marin’s talkative, omnivorous “Cheech” in a series of Grammy-winning comedy albums and films.
Paris Chong: Bio Summary
|Full Name||Paris Chong|
*Tommy Chong’s son
|Age||49 years old as of 2023|
|Date of Birth||September 8, 1974|
|Place of Birth||Los Angeles, California, United States|
|Siblings|| Precious Chong, Gilbran Chong, Marcus Chong, |
Robbi Chong, Rae Dawn Chong
|Parents||Tommy Chong, Shelby Chong|
How old is Tommy Chong’s son Paris?
Paris Chong was born on September 8, 1974, in Los Angeles, California, United States. Paris is 49 years old as of 2023. He is the second child of Tommy Chong and his wife Shelby Chong. He has an elder sister Precious Chong and a younger brother Gilbran Chong.
He also has two half-siblings from his father’s previous relationships- Robbi Chong and Rae Dawn Chong and an adopted sibling- Marcus Chong( He is the biological son of Martin Wyatt, a local newscaster in the San Francisco Bay Area, was adopted by Tommy and Shelby Chong).
Paris Chong is a Filmmaker
Educated at Santa Monica College and UCLA Paris drew inspiration from his famous father. Tommy Chong’s son Paris is an actor and director per his IMDB profile. He is known for National Lampoon’s Senior Trip (1995), Almost Legal with Tommy Chong (2015), Far Out Man, and Hey Watch This (2010).
According to Popbela, Tommy Chong’s son, Paris once owned a drug equipment business called Chong Glass, which ironically landed his father in prison in 2003, through ” Operation Pipe Dreams”. Law enforcement caught up with the famous comedian in two American investigations, code-named Operation Pipe Dreams and Operation Headhunter, which tried to trace drug traffic and users through businesses selling drug paraphernalia.
Tommy Chong was slapped with charges for his involvement in financing and promoting Chong Glass/Nice Dreams, a company started by his son Paris. The case never went to trial, as the actor’s attorney negotiated a plea agreement with the US Attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania’s Office.
Paris Chong’s father agreed to take the bullet for his family by pleading guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute drug paraphernalia in exchange for the non-prosecution of his wife, Shelby, and his son, Paris. At his sentencing, Chong argued for community service and home detention, however, the judge denied these requests and sentenced him to 9 months in federal prison, a fine of $20,000, forfeiture of $103,514, and the loss of all merchandise seized during the raid of his business.
He served his time at the Taft Correctional Institution starting on October 8, 2003, and ending on July 7, 2004. He was a cellmate of “The Wolf of Wall Street” Jordan Belfort, who credits him for encouraging Belfort to write his memoirs. The two are still friends. Paris Chong is also trusted as a manager for Cheech and Chong, owners of the Chongs Choice Cannabis business, and is involved in the resort business.
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Paris Chong is married to Rahma Azhari
Paris Chong tied the knot on March 11, 2020, to Indonesian actress Rahma Azhari. According to Tribunstyle, the wedding was held simply at Van Nuys City Hall, Los Angeles, California. the couple’s wedding was held just a few days before the lockdown due to the coronavirus.
“I feel like everything in my life has led me to this, right now and right here. On March 11th 2020, we did our city hall ceremony with our loved ones, just a couple days before the lockdown, ” Paris Chong’s wife Rahma Azhari shared in an Instagram post with her fans a few days after their big day. -, Friday (17/4/2020). Per Kapanlagi, they have a daughter named Kira. Paris’s wife Rahma Azhari is the sister of Sarah Azhar, an Indonesian actress, singer, and television personality.