- Chris Rock and wife split after almost 20 years.
- Chris has filed for divorce according to his lawyer.
American Comedian Chris Rock and wife Malaak Compton have decided to end their marriage of nearly 20 years that produced two beautiful daughters. The split was announced by Malaak who wrote: “After much contemplation and 19 years of marriage, Chris and I have decided to go our separate ways.”
The separation was confirmed by Chris’ lawyer who released the following statement: “Chris Rock has filed for divorce from his wife, Malaak. This is a personal matter and Chris requests privacy as he and Malaak work through this process and focus on their family.”
Malaak Compton-Rock is the founder of styleWORKS, a nonprofit salon that provides free services to women who wants to enter the workforce after leaving welfare.