Who is Chris Rock?
Chris Rock is a famous stand-up comedian from the United States of America. The unique way of making jokes has managed an honourable space for him among the top-10 greatest comedians of all time.
Besides stand-up comedy, television and film industry are quite fortunate for his fabulous acting. The Longest Yard and Down to Earth are two of his best movies, earning huge popularity among the audience.
This creative person has diversified his career with working as a director and producer in many TV series and films. Chris Rock was also an honourable cast member of Sunday Night Live.
How much is Chris Rock's net worth?
Chris Rock’s net worth is approximately $120 million dollars.
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How has he earned this wealth?
The largest portion of his wealth has derived from stand-up comedies and acting TV shows. In 2017, he earned $57,000,000 from Netflix for two of his stand-up specials.
Short Summary of Chris Rock’s Net Worth from 2010 to 2019:
Net Worth (USD)
He is also a familiar face in many TV commercials for some well-known brands and has already accumulated lots of money from those brand endorsements. Influencer Marketing Hub published one of his reports that Chris Rock can earn $6,724 to $11,207 from every sponsored post on his Instagram account.
The website, chrisrock.com, to be worth of $ 41.800, is an extra source of his income.
A Mini Biography of Chris Rock
- His real name is Christopher Julius Rock III.
- Popularly known as Chris Rock.
- He was born on 7th February 1965 in Andrews, South Carolina, United States.
- Julius Rock and Rosalie Rock are his parents.
- By nationality, he is an American.
- His ethnicity is Black American.
- He believes in the Christian religion.
- Aquarius is his zodiac sign.
- He is a comedian, actor, screenwriter, producer, director, and presenter, by profession.
- He is divorced right now.
- He is 55 years old.
- Physical factors.
5 feet 10 Inches
Body Measurement (chest-biceps-waist)
Chris Rock's Early Life
Chris Rock was born to Julius Rock and Rosalie Rock on the 7th day of February 1965. He passed early childhood in Andrews, South Carolina; later moved to Bedford, Stuyvesant with his family. His father used to maintain the family with his little earnings as a truck driver as well as a newspaper delivery man.
Besides household work, his mother was a regular social worker. Her responsibility was to give proper schooling to poor children. Christ and his nine siblings were raised with great care and affection by their parents.
Educational Background of Chris Rock
At the very beginning, Chris Rock was admitted to Madison High School. But some white students of that school used to make fun of him and gradually their bullying seemed more terrible to Chris.
That’s why he was compelled to drop out of school to escape himself from those tortures. However, he earned a GED during his late-years. Then he worked in many restaurants to earn his livelihood.
Chris Rock's Personal Life
Chris Rock found his ex-wife, Malaak Compton, in the Essence Festival in 1996. Malaak was then an executive director and founder of a non-profit salon, Style Works.
Their acquaintance turned into marriage on 23rd November 1996. Together they have two daughters named Lola Simone (2002) and Zahra Savannah (2004). After 20 years of marriage, they were officially separated from each other on 22 August 2016.
However, Chris Rock moved on with Megalyn Echikunwoke, a famous actress. Now they are in a relationship of almost 4 years.
Professional Life of Chris Rock
In 1984, Chris Rock started his career in stand-up comedy. Within a short period, his humorous jokes and ultimate comic timing make him worthy of appearing in many tours around the worth and lots of comedy specials on HBO and Netflix.
“Born Suspect” was his first comedy album, launched in 1991 on the banner of Atlantic Records.
Some of Chris Rock’s Comedy Album and Standup Specials are as follows.
Role with the New
Bigger and Blacker
Chris Rock: Tambourine Never Scared
Chris Rock: Big Ass Jokes
Chris Rock: Bring the Pain
Chris Rock debuted in the television and film industry as a supporting character in several movies and TV series.
In 1990, when he made a breakthrough as a cast member at Saturday Night Live, many TV show makers started to give him offers for working in their upcoming shows.
The shows where Chris Rock was started are as follows.
- Miami Vice (1987)
- In Living Color (1993-1994)
- The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1995)
- Homicide: Life on the Street (1996)
- The Chris Rock Show (1995-2000)
This favourite persona was also featured in many Hollywood movies on the big screen. Some of his best movies are as follows.
- Lethal Weapons 4
- Down to Earth
- Bad Company and
- Head of State.
Awards and Achievements
During 30 years of career, Chris Rock has achieved many honours and recognitions for his amazing work in versatile fields.
Black Reel Awards
Kids’ Choice Awards