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Christopher Julius Rock III was born in Andrews, South Carolina, United States, on February 7, 1965, is an American actor and comedian. Young Chris Rock began his career as a stand up comedian in comedy clubs Catch a Rising Star in New York City (1984). He became a cast member of sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live in 1990. He made his big screen debut in drama film Krush Groove (1985) in uncredited role as a man standing next to phone during the fight in the club. He got his television debut in NBC crime drama series Miami Vice (1987) in episode: "Missing Hours", in role as Carson. Rock's breakthrough performance came in stand-up special Chris Rock: Bring the Pain (1996). He landed his Broadway debut in a play "The Motherf**ker with the Hat" (2011) in role as Ralph D. He made his directorial debut with comedy movie Head of State (2003), also starred as Mays Gilliam.

How tall is Chris Rock and what is his weight? Chris Rock's height is 5' 10" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 178 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, his weight is 172 іn pоunds or 78 іn kіlоgrаmѕ. He is 59 years old. His shoe size is 11 US | 44 EU.

Chris Rock

Chris Rock
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Birth Date

February 7, 1965


59 years old


United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color


Eye color

Dark Brown


5 ft 10 in | 178 cm

Net Worth

$100 Million


78 kg | 172 lbs


38 in | 96.5 cm

Shoe size

11 US | 44 EU


32 in | 81.5 cm

Best movies

He voiced Marty in Madagascar franchise:

Madagascar (2005)

Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008)

Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)

Madly Madagascar (2013)

He played Kurt McKenzie in adventure comedy movies:

Grown Ups (2010)

Grown Ups 2 (2013)

He was nominated for the American Comedy Award for Funniest Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture and won the Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Supporting Actor - Action/Adventure for his role as Detective Lee Butters in buddy cop action film Lethal Weapon 4 (1998).

He directed, wrote and starred as Andre Allen in romance comedy film Top Five (2014), for which he was nominated for the Critics Choice Award for Best Actor in a Comedy Movie.

He was nominated for the Teen Choice Awards for Choice Movie Actor: Comedy for his roles in films:

Death at a Funeral (2010) black comedy as Aaron

What to Expect When You're Expecting (2012) romantic comedy as Vic

He won the BET Comedy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Theatrical Film for his role as James "Caretaker" Farrell in sports prison comedy movie The Longest Yard (2005).

Beverly Hills Cop II (1987) action comedy as Playboy Mansion Valet

Dogma (1999) fantasy comedy as Rufus

Nurse Betty (2000) black comedy as Wesley

Bad Company (2002) action comedy thriller as Jake Hayes / Kevin Pope / Michael Turner

He voiced Osmosis Jones in live-action animated gross out action comedy film Osmosis Jones (2001).

New Jack City (1991) action gangster as Pookie

A Very Murray Christmas (2015) musical comedy as Himself

Boomerang (1992) romantic comedy as Bony T

Beverly Hills Ninja (1997) martial arts comedy as Joey Washington

Pootie Tang (2001) comedy as JB / Radio DJ / Pootie's Father

Sandy Wexler (2017) comedy as Himself

The Week Of (2018) comedy as Kirby Cordice

He voiced Older Hero Mouse / Narrator in fantasy comedy movie The Witches (2020).

Dolemite Is My Name (2019) biographical comedy as Daddy Fatts

Spiral: From the Book of Saw (2021) horror in role as Det. Zeke Banks

Amsterdam (2022) comedy thriller as Milton King

Best TV Shows

He won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series for HBO late night comedy talk show The Chris Rock Show (1997–2000).

He played various roles in Saturday Night Live (1990–1993).

In Living Color (1993–1994) Fox sketch comedy series in various roles

He created, wrote and starred as Narrator / Mr. Abbott in sitcom Everybody Hates Chris (2005-2009).

Standup specials:

Chris Rock: Big Ass Jokes (1994)

Chris Rock: Bring the Pain (1996), for which he won two Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Variety Special and for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series

Chris Rock: Roll with the New (1998), for which he won the Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album

Chris Rock: Bigger & Blacker (1999), for which he won the Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album

Chris Rock: Never Scared (2004), for which he won the Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album

Chris Rock: Kill the Messenger (2008), for which he won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series

Chris Rock: Tamborine (2018)

Chris Rock: Selective Outrage (2023), for which he was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Performance in Stand-Up Comedy on Television and the Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album

He was nominated for the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Actor in a Movie / Miniseries for his role as Loy Cannon in black comedy crime drama anthology television series Fargo (2020).


Attended James Madison High School in New York City.

Has younger brothers: Tony, Kenny, Jordan, Andre Rock, Brian and Andi.

Has African American ancestry.

He presented the award for Best Documentary Feature at the 94th Academy Awards in March 2022, Will Smith walked on stage and slapped Rock across face after he made a joke about Jada Pinkett Smith’s shaved head.

Fan of sitcom Seinfeld.

Big Woody Allen fan.

He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard in 2003.

Good friends with Jerry Seinfeld and Adam Sandler.

Published book "Rock This!" (1997).

Featured in music videos for:

Madonna "Bitch I'm Madonna" (2015)

Lil Nas X "Old Town Road" (2019)

Avid fan of the New York Mets baseball team.

He directed stand-up special Amy Schumer: Live at the Apollo (2015), for which he was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Variety Special.

Lives in New York City, New York, United States.


He was married to Malaak Compton (1996-2016), they have two daughters, Lola Simone and Zahra Savannah.

He dated Megalyn Echikunwoke (2015-2020) and Karrine Steffans (2005).

He started dating actress Lake Bell in 2022.