Chris Rock is known mainly for being a stand-up comedian. He is also an actor, writer, producer and director. Chris was born in South Carolina on February 7, 1965, to the late Julius Rock and Rosalie Rock.
Chris’s family moved to Brooklyn in New York after he was born and they moved again to settle in Bedford–Stuyvesant where Chris started school. He was a victim of bullying in school as his school was full of white students. As the bullying got worse with time, his parents removed him from school but Chris decided to drop out of high school but managed to earn his GED.
To earn some money, Chris took up unskilled jobs in restaurants where he worked for a while before he started doing stand-up comedy. He was doing the comedy show in New York City’s Catch a Rising Star.
Chris soon started making a name for himself and finally landed a role in the comedy series, Saturday Night Live. This was in 1990. In 2005, Chris produced the popular comedy series called Everybody Hates Chris, which was based on his school days.
The series was a huge success in that it got nominated for the 2006 Golden Globe for Best TV Series (Musical or Comedy) and the 2006 People’s Choice Award for Favorite New Television Comedy. The series also won two Emmy Awards for costuming and cinematography in 2006.
Chris Rock Siblings: Does Chris Rock have Any Sisters?
Chris Rock does have a sister. She is Andi Rock. The only girl among six boys.