Chris Rock’s Net Worth Shocks the World

Even After Taking a Blow in Divorce

Chris Rock performed his first standup comedy at the age of 19. His career, and net worth, skyrocketed after a stint on Saturday Night Live. So how did Chris Rock earn his fortune, and how does he spend it?

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Chris Rock's net worth is around $60 million. That puts him on par with Sigourney Weaver, Psy, Avril Lavigne, and Travis Scott.

Rock's career reached new heights in 1990 when he became a cast member on Saturday Night Live alongside stars like Adam Sandler, David Spade, and Chris Farley. He remained on the show for three years until 1993.

On television, he appeared in a 1987 episode of Miami Vice, a 1995 episode of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, a 1998 episode of King of the Hill, and more. He's also appeared as himself on countless shows.

Movies and TV Shows

As a director, Rock has helmed the likes of 2003's Head of State, 2007's I Think I Love My Wife, and 2014's Top Five. Rock's standing in Hollywood is such that he hosted the Academy Awards on three occasions, in 2005, 2016, and 2022 (when the infamous slapping incident occurred with Will Smith).

Movie Director

Rock has gained mega-stardom as a standup comedian. He's released five successful comedy albums; 1991's Born Suspect, 1997's Roll with the New, 1999's Bigger & Blacker, 2004's Never Scared, and 2018's Tamborine.

Standup Comedy

His two most prominent home purchases are his Alpine, New Jersey mansion, which cost $3 million, and his Brooklyn townhouse, which he has since sold.

$3 Million Home

Chris Rock's net worth took a hit in 2016 when he and his ex-wife, Malaak Compton, got a divorce. It's estimated to have set him back around $40 million.

Costly Divorce

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