Christopher Julius Rock was born on February 7, 1965, in Andrews, South Carolina. Soon after that, Rock and his parents moved to Brooklyn, New York.
In 1984, Rock started doing stand-up comedy at Catch a Rising Star in New York City. He worked his way up slowly in the comedy scene and had small parts in the movie I’m Gonna Get You Sucka and the TV show Miami Vice.
In December 2014, Rock said he was getting a divorce and admitted to cheating on his wife and being hooked on porn. In 2016, they officially split up.
The Los Angeles Police Department confirmed that Chris Rock decided not to press charges against Will Smith