Chris Rock And Family
Christopher Julius Chris Rock III was born on 7 February 1965. He is a comedian, actor, television producer, director, screenwriter and film producer. Rock's birthplace was in Andrews, South Carolina. After Rock was born, his parents shifted to Crown Heights, Brooklyn, New York. After a few years, they settled in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn.
Chris was the eldest of the seven Rock children. He also had step brother. Chris' father provided for the family by driving a truck, and his death took place in the year 1989.
Rock married Malaak Compton on 23 November 1996. She is executive director and founder of Style Works. They are blessed with 2 daughters named Lola Simone, born on 28 June 2002, and Zahra Savannah, born on 22 May 2004.
In 2006 November, TMZ.com, which is a website of entertainment news, claimed that Chris Rock and his wife were soon going to get divorced after almost 10 years of being married. After two weeks, the same website claimed that the divorce was not filed, and it so appeared that both worked out the differences and had decided to stay together. On the other hand, the Rocks claimed that these were all rumors and lies.
In the year 2007, former artist and freelance journalist Kali Bowyer filed a paternity case against Chris Rock claiming that Chris was the father of her son. After doing the DNA test, it was proved that the claim was not true.
Rock now resides at Alpine, New Jersey. In the year 2008, the history of the Rock family was profile in African American Lives 2. A DNA test proved that Chris Rock was a descendent of the Udeme people of Northern Cameroon.
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