Chuck Norris Jokes Api - JSON API for random Chuck Norris jokes is a free JSON API for hand curated Chuck Norris facts. Read more


Retrieve a random chuck joke in JSON format.

Example response:

"icon_url" : "",
"id" : "fT6GW5PaQG-PTgnH8dvWTQ",
"url" : ""
"value" : "There is a new unit of measurement called CNRKs [Chuck Norris Roundhouse Kicks]. 1 CNRK is enough to knock out something JUST tougher than 100000 lions. The Big Bang measured at 2 CNRKs, so far the only thing to certainly be more powerful than 1 CNRK. The Tsar Bomb, though, measured at a puny 0.0000327581 CNRKs, and the MOAB at 0.0000000000000000476738295873826782 CNRKs. The regular blink of a regular eye measured at an extremely puny 0.00000000000000000000000[insert 1000 zeroes here]6783758684 CNRKs."
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Retrieve a random chuck norris joke from a given category.{category}

Retrieve a list of available categories.

Free text search.{query}

Slack integration

The Chuck Norris app existed even before slack existed. Start retrieving random Chuck Norris facts by just typing /chuck into your slack console.

Additionally you can type /chuck {category_name} to get a random joke from a given category. Type /chuck -cat to show a list of all available categories.

You can also try the free text search by sending /chuck ? {search_term}.

Fool your coworkers by personalizing your Chuck Facts with /chuck @{user_name}.

Add to Slack

Installation takes just 1 minute!

Help: From within slack, you can just type /chuck help for some extra information on how to use the app.

Facebook Messenger

The Chuck Norris app is also on Facebook Messenger. Click the Message Us button below to start a conversation.

You can simply ask a random joke by typing hi, tell me a joke. To get help to get started type help.

Contact: Feel free to tweet ideas, suggestions, help requests and similar to @matchilling or drop me a line at [email protected]

Privacy: The app was a weekend project and is just fun. All we're storing are team and user ids and the appropriate OAuth tokens. This allows you to post these awesome Chuck Norris facts on slack on the appropriate channel. Our applications is hosted on We use a secure connection between slack servers and aws. We anonymously keep track of two data points; the total number of teams and unique users. None of the data will ever be shared, except for maybe some anonymous statistics in the future.