Chris Rock is an American multitalented artist who works as a television producer, director, actor as well as a comedian and screenwriter. However, he is best remembered as an excellent comedian. He rose to fame very quickly after starring television show Saturday Night Live in the 1990s. Throughout his career, Chris has won several glorious awards and nominations, most noticeably, 2 Grammy Awards and 1 American Comedy Award. He was also chosen to be one of the greatest comedians by Comedy Central in 2007
Chris was born into a non- artistically inclined family, to a teacher and a truck driver. He dropped out of high school as result of being a victim of school bullying. Later, he worked in a restaurant until he got his first role in comedy Catch a Rising Star in 1984. Three years later, he won first film role in Beverly Hills Cop II.
Chris got married to entrepreneur Malaak Compton in 1996. The couple divorced in 2014 after having 2 daughters together.