Chris Rock Net Worth $100 million
Chris Rock salary $20,000,000
Chris Rock Net Worth: How rich is Chris Rock? & How much money is Chris Rock worth? Time to find out!
Chris Rock is an American comedian, actor, writer, producer, and director and his current net worth is $100 million.
Born in Andrews, South Carolina, his family moved to Brooklyn short after his birth.
His younger brothers Tony, Kenny and Jordan also work in the entertainment business.
After enduring bullying in the predominantly white schools, he dropped out of high school, but later earned his GED.
How did Chris get famous?
He began his stand up career in 1984 in New York, slowly rising up the ranks of comedy. This earned him parts in a small movie and the TV series Miami Vice. After seeing his act, Eddie Murphy befriended and mentored Chris, giving him a role in Beverly Hills Cop 2.
Chris started on the popular sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live in 1990. Alongside other new members Chris Farley, Adam Sandler, Rob Schneider and David Spade, he made a name for himself.
In 1991 he released Born Suspect, his first comedy special. After his tenure at Saturday Night Live, he wrote and starred in CB4, making $18 million with a budget of $6 million.
How does Chris make money?
His next comedy specials, Big Ass Jokes in 1994 and Bring the Pain in 1996, made him one of the most successful comedians. He won two Emmy Awards for the specials and gained critical acclaim.
In the 1990s he went on to becoming more popular appearing on multiple shows, later to release another HBO comedy special. The next two specials earned him the name of ‘the funniest man in America’ in Time and Entertainment Weekly.
HBO also aired The Chris Rock Show, winning him an Emmy for writing and more nominations. Chris established himself as one of the best stand-up comics of his generation.
After airing his fifth HBO special, Kill the Messenger and winning another Emmy, in 2009 he made the Celebrity 100. He earned $42 million including his tour, four movies and a book.
Chris lend his voice to a character in the Madagascar series of animated movies, which were box office successes.
Reportedly, Netflix paid Chris Rock $40 million for two new comedy specials.
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