chris rock networth


Chris Rock , an American stand-up comedian, and actor achieved immense fame and fortune as the cast of Saturday Night Live in the 1990s.

Professional since 1984 , the winner of 4 Emmy Awards and 3 Grammy Awards has earned 77 points of action, including notable work in films such as Down to Earth (2001), Head of State (2003), The Longest Yard (2005), and the Madagascar film series (2005-2012).


As of September 2019, Chris has an estimated net worth of $100 million ; all thanks to its long-standing success of more than 3 decades.


After graduating from GED, Chris Rock started working in several restaurants. He later continued his comedy career through Catch a Rising Star in New York in 1984 as a stand-up comedian.


Rock made his breakthrough in 1990 as the cast of Saturday Night Live alongside Chris Farley, Rock made his breakthrough in 1990 as the cast of Saturday Night Live alongside Chris Farley, Adam Sandler, Rob Schneider and David SpadeRob Schneider and David Spade.

Rock worked in Saturday Night Live until 1993 , followed by his comedy specials, TV appearances and film credits.


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Main Sources of Income and Income: How Much Salary Does He Earn?

Indeed, Chris Rock achieved handy success in movie and comedy specials, which blessed him with the multimillionaire tag.

As reported, Rock earned about $60 million between June 2016 and June 2017 , and was listed in Forbes Celebrity 100 in 2017 .


Celebrity Net Worth reports that he earned around $30 million between June 2017 and June 2018 .

On October 30, 2016, the American comedian signed a deal with Netflix to release two new stand-up comedy specials and earn him $40 million per special; Rock’s first special Chris Rock: Tamborine was released on February 14, 2018 .


American comedian and actor Chris Rock is a multi-millionaire who owns $100 million

Well, Rock has also appeared in many famous movies such as Down to Earth (2001), Head of State (2003), The Longest Yard (2005), the Madagascar movie series (2005–2012) and Grown Ups (2010) and its sequel .

Check out Chris Rock’s list of TV appearance salaries:


  1. Lethal Weapon 4 (1998) – $2 million
  2. New Jack City (1991) – $11,000
  3. Beverly Hills Cop II (1987) – $600

Besides 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) .

Usually his fortune is compared to other comedian figures like Kenan Thompson ($11 million) and Steve Carell ($50 million) but owns more.

Interesting Fact: In May 2018, Chris’ website was valued at $41,800.


As one of the influential figures, Rock has a list of recommendations from different brands. The American comedian is reported to have a sponsorship deal with Nike and has also appeared in its commercials.

Well, he is active in social media profiles like Instagram and Twitter with more than 3.3 million followers and 5.27 million followers.

According to Influencer Marketing Hub, Chris Rock’s Instagram can earn him $6,724-$11,207 per sponsored post.

Apart from this, Rock also has an association with many non-profit organizations such as Andre Agassi Foundation for Education, Elevate Hope Foundation, HOPE Worldwide, Seeds of Peace, UNICEF, Urban Arts Partnership and many more.

In March 2019, Chris Rock along with Josh Brolin, Judd Apatow and Ben Stiller raised the $100,000 fund to benefit the victims of the New Zealand far-right terrorist attack.


Currently, Chris Rock lives in New York City, New York, but has yet to open up the details and value of his residence. Surely, with such a huge fortune, Rock lives a lavish lifestyle and owns a million dollar house.

Sources cite that the American actor and comedian also owns another property in Alpine, New Jersey, valued at $4.4 million.

In fact, the median home price in New York is $676,000, while a home in New Jersey can cost $327,500.

Rock used to own a mansion in Brooklyn, which he sold for $3.35 million in September 2017 .

Chris Rock’s former home in Brooklyn sold for $3.35 million

The house spread over 3,700-sq. ft. has 2 bedrooms; it was purchased by Chris in the 1990s for an undisclosed sum. He charged $8,000 a month rent for the property.

In May 2017, he listed the property for sale with an asking price of $3.85 million, which eventually sold for $500,000 less.

As reported, Chris Rock owns a collection of luxury cars such as Bentley ($610,000), Lamborghini Miura and many more.

In addition to spending on stunning assets, the comedian spends the huge amount on expensive clothing, travel, and accommodation.


Like all Americans, Chris Rock is subject to taxes, including property taxes and income taxes.

His New York home costs him 1.925% of its appraised value along with $1,287, while the New Jersey property takes away 2.16% property taxes accompanied by $1,149 insurance.

On the other hand, Rock’s annual income of $10 million requires him to pay $5,148 million in income tax.


Born on February 7, 1965 in Andrews, South Carolina, United States, Chris Rock’s birth name is Christopher Julius Rock III. His father Julius Rock was a truck driver who died in 1988 after surgery for the stomach ulcer, while mother Rosalie Rock worked as a teacher and social worker for the mentally handicapped.

Chris does indeed have 7 siblings, all brothers: Tony, Jordon, Andi, Kenny, Andre, Brian, and Charles. His older half-brother Charles died in 2006 after a long alcohol problem .

Chris Rock and his mother Rosalie

Rock has American nationality and is from Cameroon.

The American actor and comedian reportedly attended James Madison High School where he was bullied a lot. Later, his parents dropped him out of school, but then earned a GED .

Age and height

As of September 2019, Chris Rock is 54 years old and has a height of 178 cm.

Divorce with Compton cost $ 40 million: children and relationships

Well Chris Rock was once a married man and lived with his wife Malaak Compton. Compton is the founder and executive director of the non-profit organization StyleWorks.

They were married on November 23, 1996 and lived as husband and wife for 18 years until they got divorced in December 2014 .

Later, the divorce was finalized on August 22, 2016, while the reason for the divorce was Rock’s marital infidelity and struggle with p*rn addiction.

As a divorce settlement, Chris paid $40 million in real estate and cash to his ex-wife Malaak Compton.

Chris Rock and his ex-wife Malaak Compton

In a relationship, Rock and Compton became parents of 2 children. They welcomed daughter Lola Simone Rock on June 28, 2002 and daughter Zahra Savannah Rock was born on May 22, 2004 .


Since 2016, Rock has been dating his longtime girlfriend Megalyn Echikunwoke, an American actress famous for the movie CHips .

The duo often display adorable PDAs and have yet to get married, nor have they disclosed their wedding plans.

Chris Rock and his current girlfriend Megalyn EchikunwokeSource: Daily Mail

By the way, Rock is 18 years older than Echikunwoke.

Most recently, the pair made an appearance at the 2019 Met Gala .

Movie Box Office Collection

Here is the list of the box office roundup of the movies where Chris Rock worked:

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