Chris Rock Net Worth: Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Wife & Kids

Do you want to know how much does the famous and successful director Chris Rock makes every year? This post is all about Chris Rock Net Worth, Salary, Career, Personal Life, Education, and much more. If you want to know more about Chris Rock, then scroll down, and start reading.

Chris Rock’s full name is Christopher Julius Rock. He is currently 56 years old and started his career in 1984. Chris Rock is an actor, comedian, voice artist, who has also produced several films and TV shows. He is from Andrews, South Carolina.

chris rock net worth

Chris Rock Net Worth is estimated to be roughly over $60 million for sure. He has acted in approximately 60 films till now and has been a part of many TV series, worked as a presenter for TV shows as well. To know full details about Chris Rock, read further.

Name  Chris Rock
Net Worth $60 million
Occupation Comedian, Actor, Television Producer, Filmmaker
Age 56years
Years Active 1984-present

Chris Rock Biography

Chris Rock is an American actor and comedian. He started his career as a stand-up comedian and did minor and supporting roles in the films. He rose to fame after working in the “Saturday Night Live” show from 1990-1993.

Celebrity Name Chris Rock
Full Name Christopher Julius Rock
Profession Comedian, Actor, Television Producer, Filmmaker
Age 56 years
Gender Male
Birth Date 7 February 1965
Birth Place Andrews, South Carolina, U.S.
Nationality American
Height 1.78 meters
Marital Status Divorced
Spouse Malaak Compton (1996-2016)
Children 2
Net Worth (as of 2021) $60 million
Last Updated April 2021

Chris Rock Early Life

Christopher Julius Rock was born on February 7, 1965, in Andrews, South Carolina. Soon after his birth, Chris Rock’s family moved to Brooklyn, New York. After a few years, then again relocated to Bedford–Stuyvesant. Chris Rock’s parents are Rosalie, a teacher and social worker for differently-abled, and father, Julius Rock, a truck driver, and newspaper deliveryman. Rock’s father died in 1988 after ulcer surgery.

DNA tests have revealed that Rock is of Cameroonian descent. Rock has three younger brothers, Tony, Kenny, and Jordan, who are also in the Entertainment industry. While in secondary, and high school, Rock was subjected to a lot of bullying and beating at school for being black. He dropped out of James Madison High School due to this but later managed to earn GED.

Chris Rock Age and Height

Chris Rock turned 56 years old in 2021. He is 1.78 meters or 5 ft 10 inches tall.

Chris Rock Career

Before coming to the industry, Rock worked menial jobs at fast-food restaurants in his neighborhood. Rock started doing stand-up comedy in 1984 in “Catch a Rising Star” in New York. He did uncredited roles in the film “I’m Gonna Git You Sucka” and the TV series “Miami Vice”.

chris rock age

In 1987, he did a good supporting role for the film “Beverly Hills Cop II”. After this, he did several TV series, and films, which didn’t get him any appreciation. In 1990, Rock was selected for the “Saturday Night Live” show which actually changed his career.

His acting, comedy skills, in this show gained him more works over time. He worked as a host for the “Saturday Night Live” show three times, in 1996, 2014, and 2020. He also appeared in the “In Living Color” sketch show for 6 episodes. His first screenwriting was for “CB4”, in which he was also starred. This show was made with a $6 million budget and made $18 million.

chris rock net worth 2021

Some of the popular films in which Chris Rock acted are “The Longest Yard”, “Bad Company”, “Down to Earth”, “Death at a Funeral”, “Grown Ups”, “2 Days in New York”, etc. He also did so many TV series such as “Miami Vice”, “Saturday Night Live”, “The Moxy Show”, “Happily Ever After Fairy Tales for Every Child”, “Merry Madagascar”, and much more. He has also produced three films till now.

Chris Rock Achievements & Awards

Chris Rock has won three Grammy Awards till now. He is also the winner of Primetime Emmy Awards four times, one National Billboard of Review Award, two NAACP Image Awards, and many more. He was also nominated for the Golden Globe Awards for “Everybody Hates Chris”.

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Chris Rock Personal Life

Chris Rock married Malaak Compton in the year 1996. Malaak Compton worked as a public relations executive booking celebrities for UNICEF. Rock filed a divorce after 18 years of their marriage in December 2014 which was finalized two years later in 2016. He admitted to infidelity in their marriage. They have two daughters, Lola Simone (born 2002) and Zahra Savannah (born 2004).

chris rock wife

Reportedly, Rock paid $40 million to his wife for their divorce. Being an Afro-American, Rock said in 2015 that he still faces “everyday racism”, even being a celebrity. He speaks up about racism in even his standup comedies.

Chris Rock Net Worth 2021

Chris Rock Net Worth is estimated to be more than $60 million as of 2021. His net worth was $35 million in 2019 and became $60 million by the end of 2020. Rock earned $30 million in 2019 from his films and is also one of the highest-paid comedians. He sold his house in Brooklyn, New York in 2017 for $3.25 million which he bought in 1994. He also has a house in Alpine, New Jersey which he bought for $3 million in 2001. Here is Chris Rock Net Worth in the last 5 years.

Chris Rock Net Worth In 2021 $60 million
Chris Rock Net Worth In 2020
$60 million
Chris Rock Net Worth In 2019 $35 million
Chris Rock Net Worth In 2018 $30 million
Chris Rock Net Worth In 2017 Not Specified

FAQs

What does Chris Rock do?
Chris Rock is an American actor, professional comedian, filmmaker, TV producer, voice artist, and screenwriter. He started his acting career with the film “Beverly Hills Cop II” in 1987.
Is Chris Rock married?
Chris Rock married Malaak Compton in the year 1996. Rock filed a divorce after 18 years of their marriage which was finalized two years later in 2016. Malaak Compton worked as a public relations executive booking celebrities for UNICEF.
Who is Chris Rock dating?
Chris Rock was in a relationship with Megalyn Echikunwoke for 4 years after his divorce. Now, he is in rumors to be dating his fellow actor and singer, Carmen Ejogo.
What is Chris Rock Net Worth?
Chris Rock Net Worth is estimated to be more than $60 million as of 2021. His annual salary is more than $30 million.
Which films did Chris Rock act in?
Chris Rock acted in nearly 60 films and several TV series and comedy shows till now. Some of the popular films in which Chris Rock acted are “The Longest Yard”, “Bad Company”, “Down to Earth”, “Death at a Funeral”, “Grown Ups”, “2 Days in New York”, etc.

Final Words

Chris Rock is a talented American actor and an amazing comedian. He is best known for his stand-up comedy and was also a part of the popular Saturday Night Live show in the early 1990s. He now produces and directs films and TV shows as well. Chris Rock Net Worth is $60 million in 2021. If you liked this post about Chris Rock, share it with others and let them know some interesting information about Rock. For more posts from the Celebrity Net Worth website, stay in touch.

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