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Chris Rock

Christopher Julius Rock is a famous American comedian, actor, writer, producer and director. After performing as an independent comedian and starring in supporting roles in the film, Rock rose to prominence as an actor on Saturday Night Live in the early 1990s. Larger films, with lead roles in Down to Earth, Head of State, The Longest Yard, Series Madagascar, Grown Ups, its sequels being Grown Ups 2, Top Five, and a hit series especially for HBO. He developed, wrote and narrated the sitcom Everybody Hates Chris, based on his youth. Rock hosted the Oscars twice, in 2005 and 2016. He won four Emmy Awards and three Grammy Awards. He was voted the fifth best acting 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)

About Chris Rock

Comedian and actor who rose to prominence as a cast member on Saturday Night Live from 1990 to 1993. He's played starring roles in the films Down to EarthI Think I Love My WifeDogmaGrown Ups and Top Five and he provided the voice for Marty the zebra in the Madagascar films.

Chris Rock before fame

After being beaten and bullied by white students in high school, he dropped out, earned his GED, and worked at fast food restaurants. While doing stand up at New York City's Catch a Rising Star in the '80s, he befriended Eddie Murphy and was given a small role in Beverly Hills Cop II in 1987.

Achievement of Chris Rock

After his tenure on Saturday Night Live, he appeared in six episodes of In Living Color from 1993 to 1994.

Chris Rock family life

He married Malaak Compton-Rock on November 23, 1996. They had two daughters together, Lola Simone and Zahra Savannah, before Chris filed for divorce in December 2014. In 2016, he began dating Megalyn Echikunwoke; the couple split up after four years together. His younger brothers Tony, Kenny, and Jordan are also in the entertainment business.

Associations of Chris Rock

He created and narrated the TV series Everybody Hates Chris, which starred Tyler James Williams in the title role.

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Latest information about Chris Rock updated on August 02 2021.