Chris Rock

Chris Rock biography
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Interesting Biography Facts

Real name

Christopher Julius Rock III


comedian, TV actor

Birth Date

February 7, 1965


56 years

Zodiac Sign



Andrews, South Carolina, United States


James Madison High School



Chris Rock family members

Father's Name

Christopher Julius Rock II

Mother's Name

Rose Rock (mother)

Siblings names

6 (brothers: Charles Rock, Andre Rock, Tony Rock, Kenny Rock, Brian Rock, Jordan Rock and a sister Andi Rock)

Is Chris Rock a gay/bisexual?


What is Chris Rock marital status?


Who is Chris Rock wife?

Malaak Compton (ex-wife; were married in 2004-2016)

How many children does he have?

3 (Lola Simone Rock, Zahra Savannah Rock, Ntombi-Futhi Samantha)

Chris Rock wife

Malaak Compton (ex-wife; were married in 2004-2016)

Malaak Compton


Date of birth: June 13, 1969

Chris is divorced as of now, but during many years he had been married to a great woman, named Malaak Compton. 

She was born in Oakland, California. Malaak attended Howard University, and she holds a degree in arts management. The woman met Chris in the 1990s. Then she worked as a UNICEF journalist. They were involved in a very beautiful romance, which ended with the marriage in 1996. The couple parented two biological daughters and then adopted the third one. In 2014 Malaak filed for divorce. It was finalized two years later. In his interviews, Chris confessed, that he cheated his wife and hoped, she would never know. And that ruined their marriage. 

Currently, Malaak serves as the executive at StyleWorks Company. This organization aims to help women in trouble. Ex-Mrs. Rock is so inspired by her activity. 

Chris Rock kids

Lola Simone Rock (daughter with Malaak Compton)

Lola Simone Rock daughter Chris Rock


Date of birth: June 28, 2002

Even though Chris and Malaak’s marriage failed, still they have the great results of their lost matrimony – their daughters. Lola is the oldest girl, parented by them. She resides with her mother but spends a lot of time with her famous dad, about which Chris sometimes tells his fans through Instagram and shares their pictures.

Lola Simone has just graduated from high school. Like a typical teenager, she likes to do selfies, and it annoys her mother sometimes.

The girl gets a perfect upbringing. She visits art galleries with her mom and participates in charity events with her. 

Zahra Savannah Rock (daughter with Malaak Compton)

Zahra Savannah Rock


Date of birth: May 22, 2004

Zahra Savannah Rock is Chris’s second daughter. He is very proud of her, and tells, that he never gets tired to show Zahra and his other daughters, how he loves them.

She resides in the New York area with her mother and takes part in various charity events, arranged by Malaak. From time to time she appears at public events with her famous daddy. 

Ntombi-Futhi Samantha (daughter with Malaak Compton; adopted)

Ntombi Futhi Samantha


Date of birth: February 23, 2008

Little Ntombi-Futhi Samantha is the youngest addition to the famous family. She comes from South Africa, where till now her biological parents live. Their names are Thusang Precious Ndebele (mother) and Crispen Khanyile (father). Besides Ntombi, they have two other children. After separation, the girl’s blood-related parents decided to give her for adoption. 

Malaak started the legal process of adoption in 2014, soon after it was announced, that her marriage to Chris Rock failed. Nevertheless, the comedian told in his interview that he considers Ntombi as his daughter.

Her adoptive mother devoted to her the book “If It Takes a Village, Build One”. Her older sisters adore Ntombi.

Who are Chris Rock parents?

Christopher Julius Rock II (father)

Christopher Julius Rock II father Chris Rock


Date of birth: January 6, 1932

Date of death: November 1988

Chris Sr. was just 56 when he passed away from diabetes, but still, he is remembered by his famous son (and namesake) as one of the greatest people on the planet. He earned his living as a truck driver and then as a mail delivery man. Now his sons, Chris and Tony Rock, run the charity organization, devoted to their father. 

Rose Rock (mother)

Rose Rock mother Chris Rock

Date of birth: February 15, 1945

Rose still looks well, as her former students write on social media. Chris’s mother is the person, who is beautiful both, inside and outside. The teacher, who devoted all her life to caring about mentally disabled children, she also raised five biological kids. After the tragic death of her husband, she had to care about the children by herself. 

The woman, who was born in Georgetown County, has been spending an interesting life. She has already crossed her ways with many celebrities, including Oprah Winfrey, Donald Trump, and Paula Deen. 

Now she is a philanthropist, who runs the “Rock This 619” charity organization. Her face has become recognizable after she has visited the Oscar Party in 2016. But being a mother of Chris Rock is not only her achievement. She has authored the book “Mama Rock’s Rules: Ten Lessons for Raising a Household of Successful Children”, where he shares with other parents her little secrets of happy motherhood.

Chris Rock siblings

Charles Rock (older half-brother)

Date of birth: October 5, 1953

Date of death: February 4, 2006 

Charles was Chris’s older half-brother from the paternal side. He died from pneumonia in 2006. The man struggled with alcohol addiction for many years, which actually, caused his lung illness and early death. 

Andre Rock (younger brother)

Andre Rock brother Chris Rock


Date of birth: April 1967

Andre is Chris’s younger brother. They share a close bond and have lots of common happy memories about their childhood.

Andre is a family man. He is married to Sandra Wilson and has three sons with her. One of his kids is an aspiring American football player. 

Chris’s brother graduated from Samuel J. Tilden High School. He studied biology at Benedict College. Currently, he earns his living as the owner of Julius Rock Trucking Inc, which he named after his late father. 

Tony Rock (younger brother) 

Tony Rock brother Chris Rock


Date of birth: June 30, 1974

Anthony is Chris’s younger brother and his colleague. Known widely as Tony Rock, he works as the standup comedian and actor and enjoys quite an extensive fan base. Tony participated in several successful projects like the sitcom “Living Biblically” and “Everybody Hates Chris”. He is a theater actor, too. 

Brian Rock (younger brother)

Brian Rock siblings Chris Rock


Date of birth: 1976

Brian is not active on social media, so his face is known to the wide circle of people mostly due to his siblings, who share numerous family pictures. Brian is a church minister.

Kenny Rock (younger brother)

Kenny Rock brother Chris Rock


Date of birth: April 16, 1979

Kenny is one more member of the Rock clan. He is an actor and has some common projects with his older brother, Tony. But that’s not his only activity. He works for the Scholastic Corporation, too. Kenny is single as of 2019.

Andi Rock (younger sister)

Andre Rock sister Chris Rock


Date of birth: March 18, 1985

Andi is Chris’s only sister and he has so warm relationships with her. She does hard work – she deals with autistic kids and helps them to find their place under the sun. The woman is a therapist. She is very proud of her brother Chris and is very thankful to her mother, who taught her to deal with all the people equally. 

Jordan Rock (younger brother)

Jordan Rock


Date of birth: February 10, 1991

The youngest addition to the Rock family, he followed his brother’s steps and became the comedian and writer. He is dating a yoga instructor Briana Freeman.


People, who had an opportunity to meet Chris Rock in person, tell that he doesn’t look like a typical celebrity at all. Very simple, very funny, very easy-going, he has started his career in the early 1990s. He has done a lot; there are really interesting projects in his resume. Probably, the most popular Rock’s creative product is the series “Everybody Hates Chris”. While working on it, he demonstrated various sides of his talent, being the narrator, writer and executive producer for the show.

He was born on February 7, 1965, in Andrews, the small town in South Carolina. He is the second child in the family of Christopher and Rosalie Rock. Chris has 5 siblings. His childhood was not so carefree. Soon after his birth, his parents moved their family to New York neighborhood. There Chris grew up, being surrounded by criminals and drug-addicted people. In his early years, he had to deal with racism. Around that time he understood, that his sense of humor is a good weapon against the cruelty of the world around.

He started his career like a typical standup comedian – at New York clubs and little cozy cafes. In the late 1980s, he became popular enough to be noticed. His talent was appreciated by Eddie Murphy, who invited Chris to his film “Beverly Hills Cop II”. Thus, he officially turned into a Hollywood star.

Chris Rock’s resume is so extensive. He performed alongside Adam Sandler in the Saturday Night Live Show, he hosted his own program “Big Ass Jokes”, acted in both parts of “Grown Ups”, and of course, gave the world the great sitcom “Everybody Hates Chris”, which remains his visiting card till now.

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