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Kenneth McBride, aka ‘Chi’ McBride, is an American actor born on September 23, 1961. He is popularly known on the Boston Public series for his role as Principal Steven Harper’ at the high school. His other notable works include ‘Emerson Cod’ on Pushing Daisies, ‘Detective Laverne Winston’ on Fox Drama Human Target, and ‘Detective Don Owen’ in the Golden Boy crime drama. Besides being an actor, he is also a writer.
Chi McBride has been very successful throughout the years.
Former singer and musician turned Actor shot to fame almost overnight with the hit song “He’s the champ,” which was a parody of boxer Mike Tyson and his marriage with actress Robin Givens. Esquire Records signed him, and he joined the rhythm and blues band Covert. He later took on the stage name “Chi” coming from his hometown Chicago.
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Before starting his career as an actor, he worked as a telephone operator. In an interview with Venice magazine, he quoted “five stages in an acting career. There’s ‘Chi, who?’ Then ‘Get me, Chi McBride.’ Then ‘Get me a Chi McBride type.’ Then ‘Get me a young Chi McBride.’ And then ‘Chi Who?’ “. Chi McBride is married to Julissa Marquez, and they have one child.
|Wife's/Spouse's Name||Julissa Marquez|
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|Full/Real Name||Kenneth McBride|
|Age (as of today)||62 years|
|Date of Birth||September 23, 1961|
|Place of Birth||Chicago, Illinois, U.S.|
|Height||1.94 m, 6 feet 4 inches|
|Weight||92 kg, 203 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$15 Million|
Height, Weight, and Age
Chi McBride's height is quite tall measuring 1.94 m. Chi McBride weighs 92 kg. Being born on September 23, 1961, translates to an age of 62 years as of todays date (November 18, 2023).
I’ve had a lot of people tell me they wish I were their principal.Chi McBride
You have to take some dramatic license just to make it entertaining sometimes.Chi McBride
There is a lot going on in high schools, and I think what we portray is fairly accurate.Chi McBride
I had spent many years before I was 31 hearing people tell me, Oh Man, you’re so funny, you need to be in television. But that and a quarter won’t get you on a bus.Chi McBride
It is a different genre – a show about something other than doctors, lawyers and cops. Teachers are something completely different. I think it makes for very interesting television.Chi McBride