- Name: Chris Rock
- Age: 52 years old
- Height: 5ft 10in (178 cm)
- Occupation: Actor
- Net Worth: US $70 Million
- Status: Alive
Chris Rock is an American actor, comedian, director and producer. He was born Christopher Julius Rock III on February 7, 1965 in Andrews, South Carolina. His family relocated to Brooklyn, New York while he was still a toddler. Rock’s mother, Rose, was a school teacher and his father, Julius, was a truck driver. His siblings Tony, Kenny, and Jordan all share his passion for the entertainment industry. Rock attended James Madison High School but dropped out due to racism. He earned a GED later on.
Rock started out as a stand-up comedian in 1984. He was discovered by Eddie Murphy while performing at a New York city nightclub. The two became friends and Rock subsequently made his film debut in the 1987 comedy film, Beverly Hills Cop II. He became a cast member on Saturday Night Live in 1990 and released his first comedy album, Born Suspect, a year later. Rock played “Pookie” in the 1991 film, New Jack City, alongside Wesley Snipes and Ice T. He also appeared on a few episodes of the FOX television series, In Living Color.
In 1996, Rock rose to stardom after starring in the HBO comedy special, Bring the Pain. He won two Emmy Awards for his performance. He later hosted his own show, The Chris Rock Show, which ran from 1997-2000. Other notable comedy specials include ‘Big Ass Jokes’, ‘Bigger & Blacker’ and ‘Never Scared’. Rock starred in an array of films including The Longest Yard, I Think I Love My Wife, Bad Company, Down to Earth and Good Hair. As a producer, Rock is best known for the series, Everybody Hates Chris, and Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell.
Chris Rock is 5ft 10in tall and has a net worth of $70 million. He was married to “Malaak Compton” from 1996 to 2014 and they have two daughters, Lola Simone and Zahra Savannah. Chris Rock hosted the 88th Oscars Academy Awards on February 28, 2016.
Chris Rock Age, Birthday, Married
- Birth Name: Christopher Julius Rock III
- Birthday: February 7, 1965
- How Old : Age: 52 years old
- Place of Birth: Andrews, South Carolina, United States
- Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
- How Tall : Height: 5ft 10in (178 cm)
- Occupation: Actor, Comedian, Director, Producer
- Years Active: 1984-present
- Net Worth 2017: US $70 Million
- Marriage(s): Malaak Compton
- Death-O-Meter: Alive
- Official Site: chrisrock.com