Christopher Reid is an actor, comedian, and former rapper formerly known as Kid, a.k.a. Kid Coolout. Christopher Reid’s most well-known credits are House Party, House Party 3, and Spec Ops. He wrote the theme song for Real Time With Bill Maher and has appeared as a standup comedian on various sitcoms and tours.
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Early life and Childhood
Christopher Reid was born on April 5, 1964, in The Bronx, New York, the USA to Calvin Reid and Marjorie Wallace.
His father (1931–2019) was Jamaican, and his mother (1930–1973) was Irish.
Christopher graduated in 1982 from The Bronx High School of Science, a specialized high school in New York City.
He then went to Miles College before graduating from Bronx’s Lehman College.
Reid’s extreme hi-top fade haircut got him a lot of attention. The albums “2 Hype,” “Kid ‘n Play’s Funhouse,” and “Face the Nation” were released by the pair.
Reid has also appeared as a guest on Comics Unleashed, The Dawn, and The Drew Show.
The 57-year-old made an appearance in the music video “Sorry for Party Rocking” by LMFAO.
He wrote the theme song for Real Time With Bill Maher and has appeared as a standup comedian on various sitcoms and tours.
In 2012, Christopher began performing voice-over work for Spec Ops: The Line, a military shooter computer game.
He portrayed Lt. Alphanso Adams, a member of a three-man squad dispatched to a wrecked Dubai to investigate a signal from the Damned 33rd, a missing military unit.
Net Worth and Salary
Christopher Reid has a net worth of $500 thousand. His fortune stems from his lucrative career in the entertainment industry.
To name a few, he has appeared in the House Party franchise, War of the Worlds 2: The Next Wave, and House Party: Tonight’s the Night.
Martin and Sister are two television sitcoms in which the 57-year-old has appeared. Christopher also hosted Your Big Break and It’s Showtime at the Apollo, as well as a real magician game show called Celebracadabra.
In addition, he and fellow rapper and actor Christopher Martin formed the popular late 1980s/early 1990s rap combo Kid ‘n Play.
Christopher Reid and his longtime wife, Kimberly Turner, are happily married.
It is unknown how they met or how long they were together before marrying on June 19, 2004, in front of close friends and family in an intimate wedding ceremony.
Because he has kept his personal life out of the public, little is known about their marriage.
Along with their children, the couple prefers to live a low-key lifestyle. Cameron Reid is their son, and Cailin Reid and Christina Reid are their daughters.
In terms of her height, Christopher Reid stands at 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 m).
There is no information about his social media personality.
- Reid was previously known as Kid, i.e., Kid Coolout, and is an American actor, comedian, and former rapper.
- He is best known for his work on House Party, House Party 3, and Spec Ops: The Line.
- Reid is happily married to his longtime wife, Kimberly Turner.
- He has also appeared in television sitcoms such as Martin and Sister Sister.
- Besides, he is one half of the popular late 80s/ early 90s rap duo Kid ‘n Play, along with fellow rapper and actor Christopher Martin.