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Tommy Chong Net Worth

What Is Tommy Chong Worth?

Tommy Chong's Net Worth is $8 million


By the mid-1960s, Chong was playing guitar for a Calgary soul assembly called The Shades. The Shades moved to Vancouver, British Columbia, where the band’s name changed to “Little Daddy and The Bachelors”. They recorded a solitary, “A lot of Monkey Business”/”Junior’s Jerk”. Together with band member Bobby Taylor, Chong opened a Vancouver dance club in 1963. Earlier the Alma Theater, they called it “Blue Balls”. They got the Ike and Tina Turner Revue, which had never been to Vancouver. Albeit Little Daddy and The Bachelors developed a little after, things soured when they ran with Chong’s recommendation and had themselves charged as “Four Niggers and a Chink” (or, bowing to weight, “Four N’s and a C”) before going up against the moniker Bobby Taylor and the Vancouvers.


In 1965, the Vancouver’s marked with Gordy Records (a backup of Detroit’s Motown Records). They recorded their introduction collection, an eponymous discharge, and their presentation single, the Tommy Chong co-organization, “Does Your Mama Know About Me,” which crested at number 29 on the Billboard Hot 100. While on the visit to Chicago for a brief timeframe, the band took after opening act The Jackson 5. Chong later alluded to the youthful Michael Jackson as a “charming little person”. After the band discharged two extra singles, Chong and Wes Henderson were let go by Chris Clark and Motown maker Johnny Bristol for missing an arrangement to apply for Green cards to empower them to live in the US. The gathering separated presently a while later when Chong attempted to decrease the quantities of players secured by the Vancouver’ agreement. He expected that he, Taylor, and Henderson would constitute the gathering, while different individuals would be named sidemen and session craftsmen.

Tommy Chong Biography

Chong was conceived at the University of Alberta Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta, on May 24, 1938, and given the name Thomas B. Kinfolk Chong during childbirth. His mom was Lorna Jean (née Gilchrist), a server of Scots-Irish family line, and his dad was Stanley Chong, a Chinese driver who moved to Canada from China in the 1920s. The senior Chong had initially lived with a close relative in Vancouver subsequent to landing in Canada

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