Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Chuck Norris

Chuck Norris

Chuck Norris is an icon and there are a lot of satirical facts and jokes about him that exist on the Internet. But how much do we know about this famous action superstar in the 90s?

Fun Chuck Norris Facts

1 He is well-known for his contribution to charitable organizations like Funds for Kids, Make-A-Wish Foundation, and the Veteran’s Administration National Salute to Hospitalized Veterans as well as other fund-raising activities.

2 Chuck Norris had an extramarital affair in the early 1960s that resulted to the birth of his daughter Dina. However, he was only able to meet her when she was 26 years old.

3 The movie that launched him to stardom was Way of the Dragon which is also titled Return of the Dragon for US distribution. In this movie, he acted as Bruce Lee’s nemesis.

4 It was on July 1, 2000 when he was given the prestigious Golden Lifetime Achievement Award by the World Karate Union Hall of Fame.

5 He rose to fame in 1990 when he became the first westerner in the history of Tae Kwon Do to receive the rank of 8th Degree Black Belt Grand Master.

6 He has taught karate to celebrities such as Chad McQueen, Steve McQueen, Priscilla Presley, Bob Barker, Marie Osmond, and Donny Osmond.

7 His real name is Carlos Ray Norris but if you are wondering where his nickname came from, he got it when he started training in Tang Soo Do which led him to found the Chun Kuk Do form of Tang Soo Do. He got his nickname by joining Chun and Kuk to form “Chuck.”

8 He got his martial arts training in South Korea when he was assigned by the United States Air Force as an air policeman.

9 Chuck Norris never had a happy and exciting childhood. When he was young, his father would often go on alcohol drinking binges that lasted for months, and these affected him. In fact, he was a shy, un-athletic and an academically mediocre child.

10 He served for four years in the United States Air Force before he rose to fame as a martial artist.

11 His TV series titled ‘Walker, Texas Ranger’ ran for 8.5 years.

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