As of September 2019, Chris Rock has an estimated net worth of 60 million; all thanks to his long-running success of over 3 decades. Chris Rock, an American stand-up comedian, and actor gained massive fame and fortune as the cast of Saturday Night Live in the 90s.
Professional since 1984, the winner of 4 Emmy Awards and 3 Grammy Awards has earned 77 acting credits including notable works in films like Down to Earth (2001), Head of State (2003), The Longest Yard (2005) and the Madagascar film series (2005–2012).
Following his GED graduation, Chris Rock began to work in various restaurants. Later, he pursued his comedy career through New York City's Catch a Rising Star in 1984 as a stand-up comedian.
Rock gained career breakthrough in 1990 as the cast of Saturday Night Live alongside Chris Farley, Adam Sandler, Rob Schneider, and David Spade.
Rock worked in Saturday Night Live till 1993, followed by his comedy specials, TV appearances, and movie credits.
Indeed, Chris Rock got handy success in film and comedy specials, that blessed him with tag of multimillionaire.
As reported, Rock earned around $60 million between June 2016 and June 2017, & was listed in Forbes Celebrity 100 in 2017.
Celebrity Net Worth reports that he earned approximately $30 million between June 2017 to June 2018.
On October 30, 2016, the American comedian signed a deal with Netflix to release two new stand-up comedy specials, earning him $40 million per special; Rock's first special Chris Rock: Tamborine was released on February 14, 2018.
Well, Rock has also appeared in many famous movies like Down to Earth (2001), Head of State (2003), The Longest Yard (2005), the Madagascar film series (2005–2012), New Jack City alongside Mario Van Peebles, and Grown Ups (2010) & its sequel.
Check out the list of Chris Rock's salary from TV appearances:
Apart from movies, the American actor cum comedian also appeared in TV series such as In Living Color (1993-1994), The Moxy Show (1996-1998), The Chris Rock Show (1997-2000), Everybody Hates Chris (2005-2009) and Louie (2011-2012).
Most often, his fortune is compared with other comedian figures like Kenan Thompson ($11 million) and Steve Carell ($50 million) but owns more.
Interesting Fact: In May 2018, Chris' website chrisrock.com was estimated to be worth $41,800.
As one of the influencing figure, Rock does have a list of endorsement offers from various brands. Reportedly, the American comedian has a sponsorship deal with Nike and also appeared in its commercials.
Well, he is active in social media profiles like Instagram and Twitter with over 3.3 million followers and 5.27 million followers.
As per Influencer Marketing Hub, Chris Rock's Instagram can earn him $6,724-$11,207 per sponsored post.
Apart from these, Rock also has an association with many non-profit organizations like Andre Agassi Foundation for Education, Elevate Hope Foundation, HOPE Worldwide, Seeds of Peace, UNICEF, Urban Arts Partnership and many more.
Back in March 2019, along with Josh Brolin, Judd Apatow, and Ben Stiller, Chris Rock raised the fund of $100,000 to benefit the victims of the far-right terrorist attack in New Zealand.
Currently, Chris Rock lives in New York City, New York, but is yet to open up the details and worth of his residence. Surely, with such massive fortune, Rock lives a lavish lifestyle and owns a million dollars' worth house.
Sources cite that the American actor and comedian also another property in Alpine, New Jersey, estimated to be $4.4 million.
For a fact, the median house price in New York is $676,000 while a New Jersey house can cost $327,500.
Formerly, Rock owned a mansion in Brooklyn, which he sold in September 2017 for $3.35 million.
The house spread on 3,700-sq. ft. features 2-bedroom; it was bought by Chris in the 1990s for an undisclosed amount. He used to charge the rent of $8,000 per month for the property.
In May 2017, he listed the property for sale with an asking price of $3.85 million which was eventually sold for $500,000 less.
As reported, Chris Rock owns a collection of luxurious cars like Bentley ($610,000), Lamborghini Miura, and many more.
Apart from making expenses on jaw-dropping assets, the comedian spends the massive sum on costly attires, travels, and accommodation.
Like all other Americans, Chris Rock is liable to tax payments including property and income tax.
His NY house costs him 1.925% of its assessed value along with $1,287 while the New Jersey property takes away 2.16% property tax accompanied by insurance of $1,149.
On the other hand, Rock's annual income of $10 million makes him liable to pay $5.148 million as income tax.
Born on February 7, 1965, in Andrews, South Carolina, the USA, Chris Rock's birth name is Christopher Julius Rock III. His father Julius Rock was a truck driver who died in 1988 after ulcer surgery while mother Rosalie Rock worked as a teacher and social worker for the mentally handicapped.
For a fact, Chris has 7 siblings, all brothers: Tony, Jordon, Andi, Kenny, Andre, Brian, and Charles. His older-half brother Charles died after a long alcoholism issue in 2006.
Rock holds American nationality and hails from Cameroon descent.
Reportedly, the American actor cum comedian attended James Madison High School where he was bullied a lot. Later, his parents dropped him out of school but earned a GED thereafter.
As of June 2022, Chris Rock's age is 57 and has a height of 5 ft. 10 inches (178 cm).
Well, Chris Rock was once a married man and lived with his wife Malaak Compton. Compton is the founder & executive director of the non-profit organization StyleWorks.
The married on November 23, 1996, and lived together as husband-wife for 18 years until they filed for divorce in December 2014.
Later, the divorce was finalized on August 22, 2016, while the reason for the separation was Rock's infidelity in the marriage and struggle with p*rn addiction.
As a divorce settlement, Chris paid $40 million worth real estate and liquid to his ex-wife Malaak Compton.
While in a relationship, Rock and Compton became parents to 2 children. They welcomed daughter Lola Simone Rock on June 28, 2002, and daughter Zahra Savannah Rock was born May 22, 2004.
Since 2016, Rock is dating his longtime girlfriend Megalyn Echikunwoke, an American actress famous for the movie CHips.
The duo often displays adorable PDAs & is yet to marry nor has disclosed their wedding plans.
For a fact, Rock is 18 years senior to Echikunwoke.
Most recently, the couple appeared in the 2019 Met Gala.
Here is the list of box office collection of the movies where Chris Rock worked:
|Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)||Playboy Mansion Valet||$20 million||$300 million|
|New Jack City (1991)||Pookie||$8 million||$47.6 million|
|Boomerang (1992)||Bony T||$42 million||$131 million|
|CB4 (1993)||Albert Brown/M.C. Gusto (also wrote the film)||$6 million||$17.9 million|
|Dr. Dolittle (1998)||Rodney (voice)||$70.5 million||$294.4 million|
|Lethal Weapon 4 (1998)||Detective Lee Butters||$100-$150 million||$285.4 million|
|A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)||Mecha Comedian (voice)||$100 million||$235.9 million|
|Madagascar (2005)||Marty (voice)||$75 million||$532.7 million|
|Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008)||Marty (voice)||$150 million||$603.9 million|
|Grown Ups (2010)||Kurt McKenzie||$80 million||$271.4 million|
|Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)||Marty (voice)||$145 million||$746.9 million|
|Grown Ups 2 (2013)||Kurt McKenzie||$80 million||$247 million|