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Chris Rock

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Net worth 2018: $1.6 Million
Earnings: $57 Million
Industry: Other
Country: United States
BirthDay: 7 February 1965
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BIOGRAPHY

Chris Rock was bornon 7 February 1965 in United States. Chris Rock is #30 in List Highest-Paid Celebrities In The World. It's been almost a decade since Chris Rock last appeared on the Celebrity 100, but thanks to a record-breaking deal with Netflix, he's back. The comic reportedly took home $40 million for two stand-up specials with the streaming service and is padding that income with earnings from his Total Blackout tour.

TIMELINE
2015

" In 2015, Rock was pulled over three times in the first three months of the year

2014

In December 2014, Rock announced that he had filed for divorce from Compton-Rock

2013

In a 2013 episode of Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee with Jerry Seinfeld, Rock and Seinfeld are pulled over by the police for speeding

2011

He famously complained that his team "had no money" in a comedic rant during a 2011 interview with David Letterman

2010

Some of his 2010s film appearances include Death at a Funeral, Grown Ups, and 2 Days in New York

2009

Following the release of his first documentary, 2009's Good Hair, Rock is working on a documentary about debt called Credit Is the Devil

2008

In 2008, Rock's family history was profiled on the PBS series African American Lives 2

2007

"At the London Live Earth concert on July 7, 2007, which was broadcast live on the BBC, before introducing the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rock called the crowd "motherfuckers" and "shit" after a brief sigh when he said he was joking

2006

The series was nominated for a 2006 Golden Globe for Best TV Series (Musical or Comedy), a 2006 People's Choice Award for Favorite New Television Comedy, and two 2006 Emmy Awards for costuming and cinematography

2005

In early 2005, Rock hosted the 77th Academy Awards ceremony

2002

The couple lived in Alpine, New Jersey with their two daughters, Lola Simone (born 2002) and Zahra Savannah (born 2004)

2001

He went on to more prominent film appearances, with starring roles in Down to Earth (2001), Head of State (2003), the Madagascar film series (2005–2012), Grown Ups (2010), its sequel Grown Ups 2 (2013), Top Five (2014), and a series of acclaimed comedy specials for HBO

1999

Rock later had two more HBO comedy specials: Bigger & Blacker in 1999, and Never Scared in 2004

1996

Rock married Malaak Compton-Rock on November 23, 1996

1994

Rock also was the voice for the "Lil Penny" puppet who was the alter ego to basketball star Penny Hardaway in a series of Nike shoe commercials from 1994–1998, and hosted the '97 MTV Video Music Awards

1992

With plans to leave Saturday Night Live after the 1992-93 season, Rock was effectively "fired" from the show

1991

In 1991, he released his first comedy album, Born Suspect and won acclaim for his role as a crack addict in the film New Jack City

1990

It was not until the success of his stand-up act in the late 1990s that Rock began receiving major parts in films

1984

Rock began doing stand-up comedy in 1984 in New York City's Catch a Rising Star

1977

Jokingly, Rock opened by saying "Welcome to the 77th and LAST Academy Awards!" During one segment Rock asked, "Who is this guy?" in reference to actor Jude Law seemingly appearing in every movie Rock had seen that year and implied Law was a low-rent Tom Cruise (he made a joke about filmmakers rushing production when unable to get the actors they want: "If you want Tom Cruise and all you can get is Jude Law, wait [to make the film]!")

1965

Tony Rock (brother)Christopher Julius Rock III (born February 7, 1965) is an American comedian, actor, writer, producer, and director

1940

During the 1940s, Rock's paternal grandfather moved from South Carolina to New York City to become a taxicab driver and preacher

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