February 7, 1965
58 years old
5 ft 10 in | 178 cm
78 kg | 172 lbs
38 in | 96.5 cm
11 US | 44 EU
32 in | 81.5 cm
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), he also starred in role as Mays Gilliam.
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Chris Rock is 58 years old.
Chris Rock net worth is around 100 million dollars.
He voiced Marty in Madagascar franchise:
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
He won two Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Variety Special and for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series for stand-up special Chris Rock: Bring the Pain (1996).
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 won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series for stand-up special Chris Rock: Kill the Messenger (2008).
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).
He won the Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album for Stand-up specials:
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: Tamborine (2018)
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 hosted the 77th Academy Awards (2005) and the 88th (2016).
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.
Close 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.