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Chris Rock
Christopher Julius Rock is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, producer and director. After working as a stand-up comedian and appearing in supporting film roles, Rock came to wider prominence as a cast member of Saturday Night Live in the early 1990s. He went on to more prominent film appearances, with starring roles in Down to Earth, Head of State, The Longest Yard, the Madagascar film series, Grown Ups, its sequel Grown Ups 2, Top Five, and a series of acclaimed stand-up specials for HBO. He developed, wrote, and narrated the sitcom Everybody Hates Chris, which was based on his early life. Rock hosted the Academy Awards twice, in 2005 and in 2016. He has won four Emmy Awards and three Grammy Awards. He was voted the fifth-greatest stand-up comedian in a poll conducted by Comedy Central.
Birth name Christopher Julius Rock
Born February 7, 1965, Andrews, South Carolina, U.S.
Children 2
Relative(s) Tony Rock (brother)
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About Chris Rock

From 1990 to 1993, he was a cast member of TV-Show Saturday Night Live, where he came to notoriety. He has starred in films such as Movie Down to Earth, Movie I Think I Love My Wife, Movie Dogma, Movie Grown Ups, and Movie Top Five, as well as providing the voice of Marty the zebra in the Madagascar flicks.

Chris Rock before fame

He dropped out of high school after being beaten and bullied by white pupils, received his GED, and worked at fast food businesses. He met Movie Actor Eddie Murphy while doing stand-up at New York City's Catch a Rising Star in the 1980s, and was cast in a small role in Beverly Hills Cop II in 1987.

Achievement of Chris Rock

From 1993 through 1994, he participated in six episodes of TV-Show In Living Color following his stint on TV-Show Saturday Night Live.

Chris Rock family life

On November 23, 1996, he married Malaak Compton-Rock. Before Chris filed for divorce in December 2014, they had two daughters together, Lola Simone and Zahra Savannah. He started dating TV Actress Megalyn Echikunwoke in 2016, however the couple broke up after four years together. Comedian Tony, Kenny, and Comedian Jordan, his younger siblings, are all in the entertainment industry.

Associations of Chris Rock

TV Actor Tyler James Williams starred in the TV series TV-Show Everybody Hates Chris, which he produced and narrated.

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Latest information about Chris Rock updated on March 28 2022.