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Chris Rock

Chris Rock

American comedian, actor, screenwriter, television producer, film producer, and director
His witty insights on the subject of race have made him arguably the most important African-American comedian on his generation.
BornFebruary 7, 1965
HometownAndrews, South Carolina, United States of America
Net worth$60 million
Height5'10" (1.78m)
SpouseMalaak Compton
ChildrenLola Simone Rock, Zahra Savannah Rock
ParentsRose Rock, Julius Rock
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Videos

Happy Birthday, Chris Rock!

Christopher Julius Rock turns 59 years old today. Here are five facts about the comedian. 1. He was discovered and mentored by Eddie Murphy. 2. Rock's show, 'Everybody Hates Chris,' was inspired by his own life, growing up in New York. 3. He made his breakthrough as a cast member on 'Saturday Night Live'. 4. Rock loves peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. 5. Comedy Central listed the Grammy and Emmy winner as one of the greatest stand-up comedians of all time. Happy Birthday, Chris Rock!
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Albums

Born Suspect
Born Suspect
1991
Cheese and Crackers: The Greatest Bits
Cheese and Crackers: The Greatest Bits
2007
Never Scared
Never Scared
2004
Bigger & Blacker
Bigger & Blacker
1999
Roll with the New
Roll with the New
1997

AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
2024Golden GlobeBest Performance in Stand-Up Comedy on TelevisionChris Rock: Selective OutrageNominated
2000Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music ProgramChris Rock: Bigger & BlackerNominated
1999Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Performance in a Variety or Music ProgramChris Rock ShowNominated
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