Chris Rock Biography

Published On Mar 19, 2016
Facts of Chris Rock
Date of Birth: 1965 , February-7
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Name Chris Rock
Birth Name Christopher Julius Rock III
Father Christopher Julius Rock II
Mother Rosalie (née Tingman)
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Andrews, South Carolina, United States
Profession comedian, actor, writer, producer, and director
Net Worth $70 million
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Dark Brown
Weight in KG 76kg
Boyfriend Sam Witwer
Married Yes
Education University of Florida, Bishop Moore Catholic High School
Awards Black Reel Award
Movies The Crown
TV Show Cosplay
Ethnicity African-American
Body Measurements Unknown
Married to Malaak Compton Rock (m. 1996–2016)
Children Zahra Savannah Rock, Lola Simone Rock
Nick Name Chloe
Religion Christian
Working For Movies and TV shows
Famous for Film, television, podcast
Affair with Sam Witwer
Divorce Malaak Compton Rock (m. 1996–2016)
Sisters Marybeth Cleveland
Siblings Tony Rock, Jordan Rock, Kenny Rock, Andre Rock, Brian Rock, Andi Rock, Charles Rock
Books Selp-Helf
Online Presence Facebook,Wiki,Twitter,Instagram
Face Color White
Girlfriend N/A
Music Group One Direction (Since 2010)
Breast Size 38B
Waist size 27
Hip Size 39
Shoe Size 11 (US)
Salary N/A
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On 23rd of August 1996, Chris got married to Malaak Compton. Malaak Compton is known for being the founder of StyleWorks. She also acts as an executive director of this nonprofit organization. As a married couple, they have been parents twice. Though they were happily married, they filed for divorce in 2014. He is not involved in any kind of extra affairs and he does not have any girlfriend.

As Chris is a black guy, he suffered abuses, bullying and beating when he was in his high school. After this situation became worse, he dropped out from James Madison High School but was able to earn a GED. After that he began working in fast-food restaurants. In 1984, he appeared in New York City’s Catch a Rising Star as a standup comedian and his popularity kissed the prominence within short period of time. In 1985, he made his acting debut by starring in the movie Krush Groove. In 1987, he appeared in the comedy movie Beverly Hills Cop II. For his role in Lethal Weapon 4, he earned the salary of $2,000,000 and his net worth is said to be around $70 million.

Chris Rock facts on timeline

Born in Andrews, South Carolina

February 7 , 1965

Chris Rock, who is also known by his nickname Chrissy, was born as Christopher Julius Rock III in Andrews, South Carolina, United States of America to Rosalie Rock and Julius Rock. He is an American and is of black ethnicity.

Attended James Madison High School

1976

As Chris is a black guy, he suffered abuses, bullying and beating when he was in his high school. After this situation became worse, he dropped out from James Madison High School but was able to earn a GED.

Began his acting career

1985

In 1985, he made his acting debut by starring in the movie Krush Groove. However, this role was minor one. In 1987, he appeared in the comedy show Uptown Comedy Express. He also starred in the TV series Miami Vice that year. 

Appeared in the TV show, Saturday Night Live

1990

He continued his comedy act in the TV show Saturday Night Live. He played several roles in this TV show and appeared in this show till 1993. Besides SNL, he has also appeared in the comedy show, In Living Color.

Released his debut comedy album, Born Suspect

1991

His comedy act is not only limited in TV show and standup stages but also in several albums. His debut comedy album, Born Suspect was released in 1991. This album was released by Atlanta, Georgia.

Married to Malaak Compton

August 23 , 1996

On 23rd of August 1996, Chris got married to Malaak Compton. Malaak Compton is known for being the founder of StyleWorks. She also acts as an executive director of this nonprofit organization. As a married couple, they have been parents twice

First child, Lola Simone

June 28 , 2002

He became father for the first time in his life in 2002. He and his sweet wife, Malaak Compton welcomed their first child together on 28th of June and that time it was a baby girl and they named her Lola Simone. 

Second child, Zahra Savannah

May 22 , 2004

He became father for the second time in his life in 2004. He and his sweet wife, Malaak Compton welcomed their second child together on 22nd of May and that time it was also a baby girl and they named her Zahra Savannah. 

Filed for divorce

2014

He got married to founder and executive director of StyleWorks, Malaak Compton in 1996. Though they were happily married, they filed for divorce at the end of 2014. The actual reason why they got divorced is unknown. 

Won Primetime Emmy Awards

1997

Primetime Emmy Awards is one of the prestigious awards in the entertainment industry and it's an honor if anyone wins this award. He has been honored with this award several times. He won this award for the first time in 1997 for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special. 

Won American Comedy Awards, USA

2000

Till now he has been nominated in American Comedy Awards, USA for five different times and out of these five nominations he has been honored only once. He was honored with this award in 2000 for Funniest Male Performer in a TV Special (Leading or Supporting) Network, Cable or Syndication.

Won BET Comedy Awards

2005

For starring the role of Farrell Caretaker in the movie The Longest Yard, he got nominated in BET Comedy Awards in 2005. He was also honored with this award that year for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Theatrical Film.