Quick Facts of Richard Anthony Marín

  • Full NameRichard Anthony Marín
  • Net Worth$30 million
  • Date of Birth1946 /07 /13
  • NicknameCheech
  • Marital StatusMarried
  • BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, U.S
  • EthnicityWhite
  • ProfessionComedian
  • NationalityAmerican
  • Active Year1971–present
  • Eye colourBlue
  • Hair colourBrown
  • SpouseDarlene Morley ​ ​(m. 1975; div. 1984)​ Patti Heid ​ ​(m. 1986; div. 2009)​ Natasha Rubin ​(m. 2009)
  • Height1.68 m
  • Online PresenceInstagram, Facebook and Twitter
  • Children3
  • HoroscopeCancer

Richard Cheech Anthony Marin aka Cheech Marin is an American stand-up comedian, writer, activist, and art collector. Cheech gained massive fame after he started appearing in the show Cheech & Chong during the 1970s. Richard had a recurring role in the hit television series Lost.

Moreover, Marin was also a co-host for WWE Raw along with his partner Tommy Chong. Richard married thrice in his life and from the different marital relationship he has altogether three children. If you want to know more about Richard we suggest you read the whole article.

What’s Cheech Marin’s Net Worth?

Cheech has earned a decent amount of money from his hard works in the entertainment industry. Cheech has a net worth of $30 million as of 2021. He made such a great fortune through his hard works over the years in the entertainment industry. He has always made everyone laugh with his interesting comic content. So far, Marin has also received a number of awards and accords.

In 2010, he beat Aisha Tyler and Anderson Cooper and won “Celebrity JeopardyMillion !’s Dollar Celebrity Invitational.” In addition, Cheech makes an annual earning of $1-$5 million. With such massive earnings, he is living a rich and lavish life.

Other Assets

Marin owns several house in Malibu, California. Along with his second wife Patti Heid, he bought different homes in the 1990s. The first bought Malibu properties in 1996. However, the couple later divorced and Patti got two of his properties as a divorce settlement.

Cheech sold at least one of the remaining properties for $6 million in 2010. He doesn’t appear to own any of the original four properties he bought with Patti, instead opting for a new Malibu house.

Married to Natasha Rubin

The 74 years old stand-up comedian was married thrice in his life. Currently, he is living a conjugal life with his third spouse, Natsah Rubin whom he married in 2009. Talking about Rubin, she is a Russian pianist. The love birds tied the knot in one of Cheech’s Malibu house.

Cheech Marin and his beautiful wife
Cheech Marin with his beautiful wife, Picture Source: People.com

On their big day, the bride looked stunning in a white gown by Amy Michaelson and jewelry by Kazanjian Bros, while the groom was clad on an Armani suit. Their receptions were an emphasis on natural elements like sea-glass-colored lines, dark wood tables, and white linens. For now, the couple has been married for more than a decade, and still, they are doing great. There’s no news or rumors regarding their separation.

Two Failed Marriages

Before marrying a Russian pianist, Cheech was in two different relationship. His first wife Darlene Morley was the co-producer of Cheech & Chong’s The Corsican Brothers. She also appeared in minor roles in earlier shows of Cheech & Chong films under the name Rikki Marin.

Cheech with his wife
Cheech with his second wife, Photo Source: Getty Images

The former couple tied the knot in 1975 and they share one child from their marriage. Unfortunately, they ended their marriage in 1984. Following their divorce, he started dating artist Patti Heid whom he married in 1986. The couple were blessed with two children. The duo later divorced and ended their relationship in 2009.

About Cheech Marin

Cheech Marin was born as Richard Anthony Marin on July 13, 1946, in Los Angeles, California, U.S. Marin is American by nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. His father, Oscar Marin was a police officer for the LAPD while his mother worked as a secretary.

Cheech Marin with his parents and siblings
Cheech Marin with his family, Picture Source: Cheech Marin’s Instagram

Cheech was born with a cleft lip and surgically repaired. Marin enrolled at Bishop Alemany High School and later attended San Fernando Valley State College to study English graduating in 1968.

Career Overview

Cheech Marin started his career in the entertainment industry in the early 70s. After he met his comedic partner Tommy Chong they began directing several films. Marin’s sole film appearance was in the movies like Born in Ear L.A., The Shrimp on the Barbie, and Tin Cup. Cheech appeared alongside, Johnny Depp, Eva Mendes, Danny Trejo, and Ruben Blades in the 2003 film Once Upon a Time in Mexico.

Besides, he has released two best-selling albums in children’s music including My Name is Cheech, the School Bus Driver and My Name is Cheech. He co-hosted WWE Raw on March 1, 2010, along with his friend Tommy. Back in 2009, he appeared in the Hallmark Channel’s movie Expecting a Miracle. Through his hard works in the entertainment industry, Cheech has won several awards.

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