Chris Rock Biography
Chris Rock born Christopher Julius Rock III is an American comedian, actor, writer, producer, and director. Rock has been in stand-up comedy for several decades. He made his big screen debut in Beverly Hills Cop II (1987) and spent three years on the cast of Saturday Night Live.
Chris Rock Age – How Old Is Chris Rock?
He was born on February 7, 1965 in Andrews, South Carolina. He is 53 years old as of 2018.
Chris Rock Family – Chris Rock Parents – Chris Rock Father
He was born Christopher Julius Rock III. His mother Rosalie (Tingman), was a teacher and social worker for the mentally handicapped. His father Julius Rock was a truck driver and newspaper deliveryman. He is the eldest of all the children born to his parents. His father died in 1988 after ulcer surgery.
Chris Rock Brother – Chris Rock Siblings – Chris Rock Sister
He has three younger brothers, Jordan, Kenny, and Tony. His three brothers followed him to pursue careers in the entertainment industry. He also had an older half brother, Charles who died in 2006 after a long struggle with alcoholism.
Chris Rock Wife – Chris Rock Marriage – Chris Rock Divorce
Rock married Malaak Compton-Rock on November 23, 1996. Compton-Rock is the founder and executive director of Style Works. The couple lived in Alpine, New Jersey.
In December 2014, Rock announced that he had filed for divorce from Compton-Rock. Rock admitted to infidelity in the marriage, as well as struggling with a porn addiction. The divorce was finalized on August 22, 2016.
Chris Rock Girlfriend
After a bitter divorce from Malaak, Chris began dating Megalyn Echikunwoke in 2017. Megalyn is a half-Igbo Nigerian, half-Navajo Indian. She is also an actress since 1998, best known for playing Medical Examiner Dr. Tara Price on seventh season of CSI: Miami. She currently guest stars on the CW’s hit Arrow and is also the voice behind the web series superhero Vixen.
Chris Rock Gay
Chris is not gay, he has a girlfriend.
Chris Rock Children – Chris Rock Kids – Chris Rock Daughter
Chris Rock has two daughters with Compton Rock, Lola Simone born in 2002 and Zahra Savannah born in 2004.
Chris Rock Stand Up – Chris Rock Comedy
Chris started doing stand-up comedy in 1984 in New York City’s Catch a Rising Star. He then slowly rose up the ranks of the comedy circuit in addition to earning bit roles in I’m Gonna Git You Sucka film and the TV series Miami Vice. Eddie Murphy befriended and mentored the aspiring comic upon seeing his act as a nightclub. Eddie gave Chris his first film role in Beverly Hills Cop II.
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Adam Sandler And Chris Rock Movie
Chris Rock and Adam Sandler have released a new big-hearted comedy ‘The Week of . Two families come together a week before the wedding of their children . Chaos erupt and the big day seem not to come soon enough.
Chris Rock Movies
Rock has acted in the following movies
- 1985 Krush Groove
- 1987 Beverly Hills Cop II
- 1988 Comedy’s Dirtiest Dozen
- 1988 I’m Gonna Git You Sucka
- 1989 Who Is Chris Rock?
- 1991 New Jack City
- 1992 Boomerang
- 1993 CB4
- 1995 Panther
- 1995 The Immortals
- 1996 Sgt. Bilko
- 1997 Beverly Hills Ninja
- 1998 Dr. Dolittle
- 1998 Lethal Weapon 4
- 1999 Dogma Rufus
- 1999 Torrance Rises
- 2000 Nurse Betty
- 2001 AI: Artificial Intelligence
- 2001 Down to Earth
- 2001 Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back
- 2001 Osmosis Jones
- 2001 Pootie Tang
- 2002 Bad Company
- 2002 Comedian
- 2003 Head of State
- 2003 Pauly Shore Is Dead
- 2004 Paparazzi
- 2004 The N-Word
- 2005 Madagascar
- 2005 The Aristocrats
- 2005 The Longest Yard
- 2007 Bee Movie
- 2007 I Think I Love My Wife
- 2008 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
- 2008 You Don’t Mess with the Zohan
- 2009 Good Hair
- 2010 Death at a Funeral
- 2010 Grown Ups
- 2012 2 Days in New York
- 2012 Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted
- 2012 What to Expect When You’re Expecting
- 2013 Grown Ups 2
- 2013 Madly Madagascar
- 2014 Top Five
- 2015 A Very Murray Christmas
- 2017 Sandy Wexler
- 2018 The Week Of
Chris Rock Songs
Chris Rock has released a couple of songs. Here are some of his songs
- Affirmative Action
- Aids Test
- Another Face Son
- Ball Mart
- Big Piece Of Chicken
- Black Mall
- Black Poet
- Blacks Aren’t Crazy ( 2 )
- Born Suspect
- Busboys McDonalds And Minimum Wage
- Cheap Pete
- Church Of The ATM
- Clermont Lounge #1 ( 2 )
- Crack Mayor
- Crazy White Kids
- Defending Rap
- Domestic Abuse
- Don’t Cheat
- Driving Too Slow
- Drugs Donuts Wealth
- Fat Black Women
- Feed Other Countries
- Generic Food
- Get Lower
- Government Hates Rap
- Gun Control
- I Love This Show
- I’m Back
Chris Rock Net Worth
Rock was able to diversify his career.He achieved a high level of success in multiple areas of entertainment. As of 2018, Chris Rock’s net worth is $100 million.
Chris Rock Awards
- 1997 – Primetime Emmy Award in Outstanding Variety, Music, or Comedy Special category
- 1998 – Grammy Awards in Best Comedy Album category
- 1999 – Primetime Emmy Award in Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series category
- 2000 – Grammy Awards in Best Comedy Album category
- 2006 – Grammy Awards in Best Comedy Album category
- 2006 – Kids Choice Awards in Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie category
- 2006 – Kids choice Awards in Wannabe category
- 2015 – Black Reel Award in Best Screenplay, Adapted or Original category
Chris Rock House
Chris Rock has put his stylish Brooklyn carriage home up for sale at a price tag of $3.85 million. The property was built in 1901.It is a three-story carriage house in New York’s posh and historic Clinton Hill neighborhood.
Chris Rock Quotes/Jokes
- “Only dumb people try to impress smart people. Smart people just do what they do.”
- “Wealth is not about having a lot of money; it’s about having a lot of options.”
- “Don’t argue! You cannot win, you cannot beat a woman in a argument. It’s impossible you will not win. Cause men, we are handicapped when it comes to arguing case we have a need to make sense.”
- “Right now, my job is that I’m like an ambulance chaser. I’ve got to look for movies with white guys falling out of them.”
- “If a woman tells you she’s twenty and looks sixteen, she’s twelve. If she tells you she’s twenty-six and looks twenty-six, she’s damn near forty.”
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