Celebs dating remains one thing to be most gossiped about among the people. In this article, we would be divulging into Chris Rock’s dating history and current status. Chris Rock’s fans love him for his comedies, jokes, acting skills because comedies change human moods. Christopher Julius Rock is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and producer. He was born on 7th February 1965 in Andrews, South Carolina, United States.
Earlier he was bullied in school by white students. After getting abused and bullied in school, his parents pulled him out of James Madison High School. He dropped out but later on, he had earned GED. He had worked at various fast food restaurants during his struggling period. Now that same person is a famous comedian and actor who is loved by so many people for making up their moods with his jokes.
Career and Achievements:
Chris Rock served as a cast member of the comedy series Saturday Night Live in the early 1990s. He served the same till the year 1993. He is popular for some of his roles in Down to Earth (2001), political comedy Head of State (2003), The Longest Yard (2005), Grown Ups (2010), Grown Ups 2 (2013). Chris wrote, directed, and starred in Top Five (2014). His talk shows The Chris Rock Show was aired on HBO. It gained him popularity for his interviews with celebrities and politicians. Netflix released its first special standup comedy Chris Rock: Tamborine on 14th February 2018. His appearance in the romantic comedy What To Expect When You’re Expecting (2012) earned him applause, positive reviews from the audience. He was starred in the Netflix comedy and the film Sandy Wexler(2017).
Chris also appeared in the music videos Hump de Bump and Smooth Operator. He played a role in Madonna’s Bitch I’m Madonna. He hosted Academy Awards twice in the year 2005 and 2016. Chris Rock won four Emmy Awards and four Grammy Awards. He was voted as the 5th greatest stand-up comedian. Also in the year 2007, he was voted as the 9th greatest standup comedian. Following that, he was voted as the 8th greatest stand-up comedian in the year 2010. He earned a nomination for Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album.
Personal Life: His married life and current relationship status
On 23rd November 1996, Chris Rock married Malaak Compton. Malaak is an executive director of StyleWorks, a hair salon providing free services to women leaving welfare and entering into the workforce. Both lived in Alpine, New Jersey together.
Chris had filed for divorce in 2014 as he was struggling with pornography addiction. Things got rocky between them and it was difficult for them to live together. Chris also admitted that he had cheated Malaak ( his ex-wife) with three other women. On 22 Aug 2016, they finally got divorced.
After that, he dated actress Megalyn Echikunwoke for four years. But he hesitated to be too serious and wanted to be casual. Chris didn’t want to settle down right after his divorce. Things started getting worse between the two. It caused their split.
In the year 2020 Chris Rock started dating Carmen Ejogo who is also an actress. Carmen Ejogo is a British actress and singer. She was born on 22nd October 1973 in Kensington, London, England. She is popular in the industry for her roles in The Avengers (1998), Sparkle (2012), Alex Cross (2012), Selma (2014), Fantastic Beasts and Where to find them (2016), and Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018). Also for her roles in the crime series True Detective (2019) and Self Made (2020) her popularity grew in the industry.
People found them together on several occasions. They used to grab lunch and dinner out together in New York City. The pair enjoyed sunny summer. Chris and Carmen, both talked animatedly while leaning closely into each other in photos.
Earlier Carmen married the actor Jeffrey Wright (2000 to 2014). So, she wasn’t unfamiliar with marriage.
Chris Rock’s Current Relationship Status: Whom is he dating?
Chris Rock and Carmen Ejogo both are private about their personal life. They didn’t open up about their relationship in public. The duo has been seen together at several places. Chris and Carmen didn’t confirm anything that was happening between them. It is still not confirmed since 2020.
Both have common grounds (they are divorced). They are mature enough to understand each other. Their fans hope their assumptions to be true and keep the flow casual going.