Name: Chris Rock
Birth Name: 
Christopher Julius Rock III
Birth Date: 
February 7, 1965
Birth Place: 
Andrews, SC
Comedian / Actor
Relationship Status: 
Celebrity Ranking # 1001

Chris Rock Slammed For Joking About Lamar Odom

Posted Friday October 23, 2015 6:58 AM GMT

He’s never been one to hold his tongue, and Chris Rock marveled at the fact that Lamar Odom somehow turned a drug-fueled sex romp at a whorehouse into a marriage-saving moment.


Chris Rock Confirms: I’m Hosting the Oscars!

Posted Wednesday October 21, 2015 11:53 AM GMT

When the 88th Academy Awards hits the airwaves on February 26th, 2016, the world will be treated to the comedic craziness of Chris Rock as the master of ceremonies.

Earlier today (October 21) the “Grown Ups” star, who hosted the Oscars back in 2005, took to his Twitter account to share the good news.


Chris Rock: Eyeing 2016 Oscar Hosting Gig?

Posted Wednesday October 21, 2015 9:40 AM GMT

It’s been over a decade since he hosted the 2005 Academy Awards, and now Chris Rock is said to be on the short list of emcees for the 2016 Oscars.

According to industry insiders, the “Everybody Hates Chris” creator is the favorite to follow-up Neil Patrick Harris’ dismal showing in 2015, which saw a 16% decline in ratings and the lowest viewership in six years.


Chris Rock Files for Divorce

Posted Monday December 29, 2014 11:03 AM GMT

They’ve been married for almost two decades, however Chris Rock and his wife Malaak Compton-Rock have decided to call it quits.Per a statement from the “Top Five” star’s lawyer, “Chris Rock has filed for divorce from his wife, Malaak, This is a personal matter and Chris requests privacy as he and Malaak work through this process and focus on their family.”


Chris Rock Shares Uncertainty Over Tracy Morgan’s Full Recovery

Posted Monday December 8, 2014 6:13 PM GMT

He’s been in the comedy game for decades and Chris Rock has made a lot of friends along his road to becoming a legend.

The “Down to Earth” star showed up at “The Howard Stern Show” today and gave an update on his close pal Tracy Morgan, who was almost-fatally injured in a car accident earlier this year.


Chris Rock on THR Essay: “I’m Just Stating the Facts”

Posted Thursday December 4, 2014 5:03 PM GMT

He has a reputation for being outspoken, and when Chris Rock penned an essay for The Hollywood Reporter on what it’s like to be black in the entertainment industry, he didn’t hold back.

The popular comedian explained, "I don't look at it as even being political. I'm just stating the facts. I'm not trying to be political at all, that's (Jon) Stewart, that's (Bill) Maher, that's, you know, not me.”


Jim Carrey & Chris Rock Added to “Saturday Night Live” Hosting Roster!

Posted Wednesday October 15, 2014 8:00 AM GMT

It’s going to be an amazing season for “Saturday Night Live,” as they’re bringing in Jim Carrey for his third hosting stint on October 25th.

The “Bruce Almighty” star will plug his forthcoming movie “Dumb and Dumber To” while musical guest Iggy Azalea entertains the crowd.


Chris Rock Kicks Off 2014 BET Awards with Donald Sterling Jab

Posted Sunday June 29, 2014 8:12 PM GMT

With a host like Chris Rock, there is sure to be some hilarious humor thrown around and tonight's (June 29) 2014 BET Awards were no exception.

The 49-year-old funnyman kicked off the evening in Los Angeles with a jab at notoriously racist LA Clippers owner, Donald Sterling. "An 83-year-old white man doesn't like black people. Is that news? Come on!"