Chris Rock and wife file for divorce

  • The comedian Chris Rock and his wife, Malaak Compton-Rock are headed for divorce, bringing an end to their around two-decade old marriage, according to media reports. Wedded in 1996, they have two daughters, Lola Simone, 12, and Zahra Savannah, 10, respectively. The family resides in Alpine (New Jersey).  (Where is New Jersey )

    Chris Rock is famous for enacting roles that won him all-round praise for their brilliant portrayal of relationship between the black and the white community. Recently, the 49-year-old comedian wrote, directed, and starred in "Top Five.”

    Compton-Rock runs Styleworks, a non-profit organization for women.