Net Worth :
75 million dollars
Date of Birth :
February 7, 1965
Country of Citizenship :
Christopher Julius "Chris" Rock III is an American comedian, screenwriter, actor, director and producer. He is probably of one the top ten stand-up comedian of all time in the world. Numerous magazines from the entire world are backing up this statement with their rankings for Chris Rock.
Chris first experience with stand-up comedy was in New York in 1984 when he was only nineteen years old. Rock started to became recognizable among the other comedians and Eddie Murphy spotted. They became good friends and this led to first ever movie role for Chris.
However, Chris Rock became quite popular in early 1990s when he was one of the stars in Saturday Night Live. After few years, he quit the show and moved to HBO. There Rock became extremely popular and finally won several awards for his stand-up special.
After his success in stand-up comedy, Chris started to receive major roles in movie productions. He stared at several very big productions, but acting was not enough for Rock. He started to work as a director and writer for few films.