Azja Pryor (born in 1976) is an American Former Casting Director, Independent Herbalife Member, Wellness Coach, and Celebrity Partner from Los Angeles, California. She is well recognized as Chris Tucker’s ex-spouse who is an American stand-up comedian and actor.
His performance as Detective James Carter in the Rush Hour film series directed by Brett Ratner and created by Ross LaManna. Chris is also best known for playing the role of Smokey in F. Gary Gray’s “Friday”.
The comedian started his career in the early 1990s as a stand-up comedian and worked on Def Comedy Jam. Some of his other popular projects are Jackie Brown, The Fifth Element, Silver Linings Playbook, Money Talks, etc.
Tucker’s latest appearance in the American TV miniseries “Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich” which is based on Jeffrey Epstein (convicted sex offender). Chris appeared as himself in the series which came out on May 27, 2020.
He also starred in various music videos like “California Love”, “Keep Their Heads Ringin”, “You Rock My World”, “Shake It Off”, etc.
The comedian is also facing financial struggles in 2020 due to bad management of his Net worth. As per the source, Tucker has to give $11 million US Dollars to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
Married Life, Spouse & Children
Azja and the Rush Hour famed star married each other in 1997 in a private ceremony. But the couple kept their personal life away from any limelight and never really mentioned anything about their wedding date and venue on the internet.
Through their marriage, they welcomed a son named Destin Christopher Tucker who was born in 1998. As the actor whose real full birth name is Christopher Tucker started to gain fame & success in Hollywood, his married life began to get affected.
Pryor’s husband failed to give time to his family and this was the main reason for their separation and misunderstanding. In 2003, Azja and Christopher finally took divorce back in 2003.
According to her social media account, Azja Pryor is now happily wedded to her second partner “Cherif A Ndiaye” (fitness coach) and they tied the knot with each other many years ago. The pair also share three kids together i.e. a son Ajmal Ndiaye and two daughters Iman Joelle Ndiaye & Aleyana Ndiaye.
Michael Jackson Abuse Trial
She first garnered media attention after she became one of the key witnesses in Michael Jackson’s abuse trial in the year of 2005. As per the source, Azja Pryor first met the legendary pop star with the help of her spouse.
Michael Jackson, Pryor, and Chris Tucker shared a very good bond with each other as friends. The news of Jackson’s accused of child abuse came as a shock to her. Later, she testified as part of the defence team.
On May 19, 2005, the celebrity partner told the judge that the victim’s mother told her in early March 2003 that Michael’s associates started to keep her family away from the singer.
But according to the prosecution team, the alleged molestation occurred between February 20 and March 12, 2003.
In addition, she strongly asked the accuser to do the right as Michael Jackson never touched him. All the people involved in this incident know each other since the late singer helped cure the child who was suffering from cancer.
|Real Full Birth Name||Azja Pryor.|
|Profession||Former Casting Director, Independent Herbalife Member, and Wellness Coach.|
|Famous for||being the ex-wife of Chris Tucker (American stand-up comedian and actor).|
|Age (How old, as of 2020)||44 years old.|
|Date of Birth||1976.|
|Birthplace||The United States of America.|
|Social Media Accounts||Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/loveazja/
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)||not known.|
|Current Residence||Los Angeles, California, USA.|
|Height||Feet & Inches: 5' 7".
Centimeters: 170 cm.
Meters: 1.70 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 65 Kg.
Pounds: 143 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Breast-waist-hips)||36-30-38.|
|Shoe Size (UK)||6.|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown.|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown.|
|Parents||Father: Name not Known.
Mother: DeBorah B Pryor.
|Last Updated||June 08, 2020 (©️ Copyright - Dreshare.com).|
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Dating History?||Love Affair with her boyfriend, Chris Tucker.|
|Boyfriend||Name not available.|
|Husband/Spouse Name||1. Chris Tucker (m. 1997 - div. 2003).
2. Cherif A Ndiaye (m. ? - Present).
|Son||1. Destin Christopher Tucker.
2. Ajmal Ndiaye.
|Daughter||1. Iman Joelle Ndiaye.
2. Aleyana Ndiaye.
|School||Local High School.|
|Alma Mater.||Will update.|
|Net worth (approx.)||$500K - $650K US dollars (As of 2020).|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Will Smith
|Dream Holiday Destination||Paris.|
|Love to do||Singing, Dancing, Reading, Theatre Play & Artwork.|
|Favorite Food||Italian Cuisine.|
|Brands||Tarte, Marc Jacobs, Prada, Louis Vuitton, etc.|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Azja Pryor
- Born in 1976 in the United States of America, Chris Tucker’s Wife’s age is 44 years old, as of 2020. Azja Pryor’s birthday information is not available to dreshare.com.
- Her mom “DeBorah B Pryor” works as a voice-over actress, entertainment journalist, and author.
- On the occasion of Mother’s Day, she revealed that she gave birth to her other three children within 4 years.
- Chris Tucker’s wife follows birth Christianity and Islam religion. By birth, Azja is Christain and after marrying a Muslim man, she also follows Islam.
- Her ex-husband, Chris Tucker is in a relationship with his girlfriend India Arie.
- In 2005, she used to work as a casting director.
- Her son also befriended the accuser and always supported him in the early 2000s.
- Furthermore, Pryor is very much fond of fitness and hiking. All of her Instagram account where she has over 12.4 K followers is filled with her hiking trips.
- She also actively works as a wellness coach and you can contact her via her official website named “atozfitnation”.
- On her account, the former celebrity partner listed that she is also a trained babywearing educator.
- Back in May 2020, she went on a trip to Sali, Senegal with her family.