South Carolina-born Chris Rock is a multi-talented personality. He is an actor and a comedian. Similarly, he also hosts several awards shows occasionally.
Presently, he is one of the top comedians in the entertainment industry. He has appeared in several films and TV shows. Some are “The Chris Rock Show,” “Saturday Night Live,” “Grown Ups,” and “Everybody Hates Chris.”
Chris Rock Birth, Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education
Chris was born in Andrews in the state of South Carolina in the U.S. He was born on February 7, 1965, as Christopher Julius Rock III and has All-American ethnicity.
The name of his father is Christopher Julius Rock II. Similarly, his mother’s name is Rosalie Rock. She worked as a teacher/social worker.
For his education, he attended James Madison High School. But he faced bullying and beating by white guys. So he dropped out of there later.
Chris Rock: Professional Life, Career, Awards
Chris Rock is involved in many professions. In the initial phase, he worked at some fast-food restaurants. His professional career started in 1984.
In 1984, he did stand-up in New York’s Catch a Rising Star. Then in 1985, he featured in a film in a minor role. Afterward, in 1987, he did his stand-up show in the TV show, “Uptown Comedy Express.” The same year he starred in a film, “Beverly Hills Cop II.”
He also featured on Saturday Night Live from 1990 to 1993. His career boosted from there. He acted in several movies and TV shows. He is mainly famous for his stand-up comedy and comedic roles in films and television shows.
Some of his films are “Beverly Hills Ninja,” “Grown Ups,” “Madagascar,” and “ I Think I Love My Wife.” Similarly, he created, wrote, and presented “The Chris Rock Show” from 1997 to 2000.
Additionally, some of his television shows are “Everybody Hates Chris,” and “In Living Color.” Furthermore, he also hosts award shows.
He has hosted ‘Academy Awards,’ ‘BET Awards,’ and ‘MTV Video Music Awards in the past. Moreover, he also writes, directs, and produces several TV shows and films.
Salary and Net Worth
Currently, he is paid an enormous amount of salary. Consequently, he has collected an estimated net worth of $60 million.
This makes him the richest comedian in the entertainment industry.
Chris Rock’s Rumors and Controversy
Chris Rock became part of controversy recently in 2017. He was accused of allegedly cheating on his wife with the actress, Kerry Washington.
Presently, he is off the radar of any rumors and controversies.
Body Measurements: Height, Weight
Chris Rock has a very charming personality. Chris Rock stands tall at a height of 5 feet 10 inches.
Similarly, his weight is around 73 kg. Both of his hair and eyes are dark brown.
Social Media Profiles
Chris has a huge fan following on social media platforms and also has his own website.
On Instagram, he has more than 4.1 million fans. Similarly, he has more than 7.2 million and 5.2 million followers on Facebook and Twitter.