Name: Chris Rock
Birth Name: 
Christopher Julius Rock III
Birth Date: 
February 7, 1965
Birth Place: 
Andrews, SC
Occupation: 
Comedian / Actor
Relationship Status: 
Married
Celebrity Ranking # 738
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Alicia Keys Rounds Up Stars For Hard-Hitting Racial Justice Ad

Posted Thursday July 14, 2016 12:20 PM GMT

Alicia Keys' star-studded new racial justice public service announcement has gone live online.

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Chris Rock: The Oscars are The White BET Awards

Posted Monday January 18, 2016 9:52 AM GMT

He’s never been one to hold his tongue and Chris Rock is very critical of the fact that the 2016 Academy Awards nominees are a bunch of white actors.

The “Everybody Hates Chris” stud, who also happens to be hosting the 88th Oscars, took to his Twitter account with a link to a promo video and the caption, “The #Oscars. The White BET Awards.”

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Chris Rock Slammed For Joking About Lamar Odom

Posted Friday October 23, 2015 7:58 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.

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Chris Rock Confirms: I’m Hosting the Oscars!

Posted Wednesday October 21, 2015 12:53 PM 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.

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Chris Rock: Eyeing 2016 Oscar Hosting Gig?

Posted Wednesday October 21, 2015 10:40 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.

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Chris Rock Files for Divorce

Posted Monday December 29, 2014 12:03 PM 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.”

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Chris Rock Shares Uncertainty Over Tracy Morgan’s Full Recovery

Posted Monday December 8, 2014 7:13 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.

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

Posted Thursday December 4, 2014 6:03 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.”

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