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Maxine Sneed

Emerald Published On Wed Mar 31 2021   Modified On Wed Mar 31 2021
Maxine Sneed

Facts of Maxine Sneed

Full NameMaxine Sneed
First NameMaxine
Last NameSneed
Birth NameMaxine Sneed
Birth CountryCanada
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusDivorced
SpouseTommy Chong (divorced)
No Of Children2


    Body and Relation Status of Maxine Sneed

    What is Maxine Sneed marital status ?Divorced
    How many children does Maxine Sneed have ?2
    Who is Maxine Sneed married with?Tommy Chong (divorced)

    Maxine Sneed is a Canadian journalist best known as the former wife of Canadian-American actor musician, director, writer, comedian, and cannabis rights activist Tommy Chong

    She is also known for her work as the editor of Black Radio Magazine. Likewise, Chong is known for his marijuana-themed Cheech & Chong.  

    Early Life & Childhood Of Maxine

    Looking through her pictures, Maxine seems to be in her 50s. However, her exact birth date is unavailable. She is a Canadian as per her nationality and has Afro-Cherokee ethic descent.

    Maxine Sneed is best known as the ex-wife of Tommy ChongImage Source: Top Celeb Info
    Maxine Sneed is best known as the ex-wife of Tommy Chong

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    Similarly, details regarding her family background and educational qualifications are under wraps as well. 

    How Did She Rise Into The Limelight?

    Sneed rose to the spotlight as the ex-wife of Canadian-American actor-director Tommy Chong. She caught both media and public attention with her relationship with Tommy than her professional career. 

    She worked as a editor of the Black Radio Magazine for a while.

    On the other hand, Chong rose to the limelight as the other half of comedy duo Cheech & Chong alongside Cheech Marin. 

    The duo found commercial success in the 1970s and 1980s with their stand-up routines based on the hippie and free love era especially drug and counterculture. 

    They released her self-titled debut album in 1971 and peaked on #28 on the Billboard 200. The album was also nominated for Best Comedy Recording at the 14th Grammy Awards losing to Lily Tomlin's This Is a Recording. 

    Chong and Cheech rose to the spotlight in 1970s and 1980s Image Source: Groovy History
    Chong and Cheech rose to the spotlight in 1970s and 1980s 

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    Their other studio album include Big Bambu, Cheech & Chong's Wedding Album, Up in Smoke, Get Out of My Room, and Where There's Smoke There's Cheech & Chong.

    Similarly, the duo starred in an American buddy stoner comedy film Up in Smoke starring Strother Martin, Edie Adams, and Stacy Keach released in September 1978. 

    Likewise, in 1984 they appeared as themselves in the sixth feature-length film Cheech & Chong's The Corsican Brothers. 

    Besides this, his other acting credits are Yellowbeard, Tripwire, McHale's Navy, Color Out of Space, and Jay and Silent Bob Reboot. 

    How Rich Is Maxine?

    As there is no details regarding her current profession, Sneed's exact earnings are not known. Likewise, she has not revealed her net worth at the moment. 

    While her former husband Chong is estimated to own net worth at around $20 million as of 2021. Moreover, he currently resides in the Pacific Palisades where he owns a mansion worth of $6-8 million.

    When Did Sneed & Chong Get Married?

    The couple first met in 1960. They began dating and got married a year later on 23rd September. 

    Together, they shared two children: Rae Dawn born in 1961 (with previous girlfriend Gail Lewis) and Robbi Chong born in 1965. The pair part ways after 13 years of marriage in 1974. 

    Maxine and daughter Rae Dawn in an event Image Source: Live Ram Up
    Maxine and daughter Rae Dawn in an event 

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    As of now, Sneed is reportedly single and Chong is married to American comedican-actress Shelby Fiddis. They share four children names: Paris, Gilbran, Precious, and Marcus Wyatt. 

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