|Real Name/Full Name||Christopher Julius Rock|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Chris Rock|
|Birth Place:||Andrews, South Carolina|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||7 February 1965|
|Age/How Old:||58 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 178 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 76 Kg
In Pounds – 168 lbs
|Eye Color:||Dark brown|
|Parents Name:||Father –Julius Rock
Mother –Rosalie (née Tingman)
|Siblings:||Tony, Kenny, Jordan and Charles|
|School:||James Madison High School|
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Malaak Compton Rock (m. 1996–2016)|
|Kids/Children Name:||Lola Simone Rock and Zahra Savannah Rock|
|Profession:||Filmmaker, television producer, actor and comedian|
|Net Worth:||$70 million|
|Last Updated:||June 2023|
Every art has its own challenges and disadvantages but comedy seems to be the most challenging. This is because; your success is solely dependent on the interpretation of your audience. If they are able to get the joke in your statement, you will be regarded as a great comedian.
However, if no one understands or is able to get the joke, your comic career ends there. Luckily, we have many and great comedians Chris Rock being one of them. Chris is not only a famous comedian but he is also a great producer, actor, writer and director. He has made great progress in the industry thanks to his expertise.
Well, how well do you know about Chris Rock? If not much, here is what we know about Chris Rock to date.
Biography and Early Life
Chris Rock was born as Christopher Julius Rock III on the 7th of February in 1965. He was born in Andrews, South Carolina. His father worked as a newspaper delivery man while his mother was a teacher and a social worker. He was born in Andrews, South Carolina, his parents decided to move to the Crown Heights in Brooklyn, New York when Chris was still very young. He is the son of Rosalie (nee Tingman) and Julius Rock. Unfortunately, they were not lucky enough to spend much time with their father as he passed away in 1988 after undergoing ulcer surgery.
Chris is not the only child as he has three brothers named Tony, Kenny and Jordan who are all in the entertainment industry. He had an older half-brother who was struggling with alcoholism and died in 2006.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Chris Rock in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, Chris Rock’s age is 58 years old as of today’s date 1st June 2023 having been born on 7 February 1965. Though, he is 5′ 8″ in feet and inches and 178 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 168 lbs in Pound and 76kg in Kilograms.
Chris Rock was educated at different schools that were predominated by white students as they were living i white neighborhoods of Brooklyn. Unfortunately, he suffered great bullying in school since he was a black American. When he joined high school, the parents thought things would get better but unfortunately, it never did. Therefore, when he was at James Madison High School, they decided to pull him out. He, therefore, pulled out of high school but was lucky enough to be able to earn a GED.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Chris Rock is a very great man and he has proven this even in his life as a married man. On 23rd November 1996, Rick tied the knot with Compton-Rock who is the executive director and founder of Styleworks. This is a full-service and non-profit hair salon that is famous for providing free services for women entering workforce and leaving welfare. The couple is blessed with two daughters Zahra Savannah who was born in 2004 and Lola Simone who was born in 2002.
Their marriage however didn’t stand the test of time since in December 2014, Compton filed for divorce. Although Chris admitted he was cheating on her and was struggling with pornography, there was nothing that could be done. Therefore, the divorce was finalized 2 years later on 22nd August 2016. It seems like he hasn’t gotten into another relationship since the divorce was finalized as he is reported to be single.
Is Chris Rock Gay?
Chris might have had many issues including struggling with pornography but there are no rumors of him being a gay. At the same time, his marriage of almost 20 years is enough to prove he is not gay.
Chris started off as a stand-up comedian in 1984. He was working at Catch a Rising Star club which is located in New York City. He slowly gained recognition and started receiving several roles such as Miami Vice which was a TV series. When Eddie Murphy saw him perform in a nightclub, he befriended him and it was through this friendship that he received his first film cast in Beverly Hills Cop II in 1987.
His star shone even brighter and there was no stopping for him. Today, he has appeared in many films including New Jacky City, Big Ass Jokes, Politically Incorrect and Roll with the New among others.
Chris is truly gifted and therefore, he has been able to attract great recognition which has resulted to great awards and nominations. Some of these include: 4 Emmy Awards, 3 Grammy Awards, 1 Black Ree Award among many others.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Chris Rock in 2023
Chris Rock is a guy with small beginnings but a great commitment to what he loves the most. For this reason, he has been greatly rewarded which is evident in his current wealth which as of 2023, is reported to be $70 million.
The fact that Chris went through so much bullying in school to a point of dropping out of school wasn’t an enough reason to stop dreaming. Today, nobody would dare bully him or look down on him simply because he never gave up.