Cheech Marin – Bio, Ethnicity, Family, Religion

By | January 2, 2018

Renowned comedian Cheech Marin was born in LA however his ethnicity is Mexican-America. Find out his bio, parents, family, religion he follow to facts. His real name is Richard Anthony Marin who is a multitalented actor known for films like The Lion King(1994) and Cars(2006). Though he is of Mexican descent, his nationality is American. He is also a prodigious writer, humorist, voice artist and also an activist. He is a Christian based in San Francisco.     

Cheech Marin



Ethnicity: Mexican-American

Name Richard Anthony Cheech Marin
Date of Birth July 13, 1946
Parents Father: Oscar Marin
Mother: Elsa Meza
Ethnicity Mexican-American
Occupation Comedian
Cheech Marin Net Worth $12 Million
Sibling  N/A
Education Studied from California State University, Northridge
Languages English
Religion Roman Catholic
Children’s  N/A
Relationship Status Married
Wife Natasha Rubin (m. 2009)
Sun Sign Cancer

Cheech Marin was born on 13th July in 1948. His birthplace is Los Angeles, California. He was named Richard Anthony Marin by his parents. He was born to Stanley Chong, a Chinese driver and Lorna Jean, waitress at Scottish Irish ancestry. His paternal grandparents Emanuel Marin and Dolores Garcia belonged to Mexican descent. Cheech Marin graduated from California State University. After his education he tried his luck in various aspects like acting and stand up comedy.



He has featured with fellow entertainer Tommy Chong in a comedy series including ‘Up in Smoke’, aired in 1978. This helped him gain fame and footage in media. He started getting offers for many hi-tech movies like Nash Bridges in the year 1996. Cheech Marin is also well versed in the art of guitar playing. He has also mastered in game of golf. Cheech Marin became a dating partner to Natasha Rubin, a pianist. They got married in 2019.

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