Malaak Compton Rock [Chris Rock's Ex Wife] Wiki, Age, Net Worth

By Soni Pahadi | Updated On: 02 Mar, 2020
Malaak Compton Rock [Chris Rock's Ex Wife] Wiki, Age, Net Worth

Malaak Compton is a businesswoman, who operates a non-profitable salon called StyleWorks.

Also, she is the founder of a trust called The Angel Rock Project.

Over the years, Malaak has been an advocate for various charity organizations, including Safe Horizon, The Children's Defense Fund, Champions for Children Campaign, The Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation, HOPE Worldwide, and UNICEF.

Failed Marriage With Stand-Up Comedian Husband

Malaak was previously married to Chris Rock for several years. Malaak and Chris first met each other at Essence Awards and tied the knot on 23 November 1996. 


Malaak Compton and Chris Rock in 2014 (Photo: Daily Mail)

However, the couple’s marriage went on degrading, and they separated legally on 23rd August 2016 after being together for almost two decades.

Split Reason

As per the news published by Daily Mail on 15 June 2015, Chris filed for divorce in December 2014 after his dating rumor with Rosario Dawson surfaced out. But, he denied the affair rumors by saying that he had nothing more than a working relationship with Rosario at that time. However, Chris admitted to cheating on Malaak with another celebrity in 2017. 

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At the time of filing the divorce, Chris complained that he was forbidden by Malaak to meet with his daughters. So, he requested for shared legal and physical custody of the girls.

As a result, Cris and Malaak got 50-50 legal custody of their children.

Children Details

Malaak shares two girls named Lola Simone and Zahra Savanna with her ex-husband, Chris.

The pair's first daughter, Lola, was born on 29 June 2002. Later, Malaak gave birth to her second daughter Zahra on 23 May 2004.

She is also parenting a third daughter named Ntombi, whom she brought from South Africa when Ntombi was six months old. 

Detail On Chris Rock’s Career And Dating Status

Malaak’s ex-husband, Chris, is recognized as a stand-up comedian, who spent three years on the cast of Saturday Night Live (1975). 

Chris made his debut on television by featuring in Beverly Hills Cop II (1987).

For his contribution to the comedy field, Chris was ranked in position five-under Comedy Central's 100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time in August 2004. Also, he was voted the funniest person in America by Entertainment Weekly.

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Moreover, Chris is also an author. He published a book titled Rock This! in 1997.

After being separate from his ex-wife, Malaak, in 2016, Chris was in a relationship with actress Megalyn Echikunwoke in early 2016.

Net Worth Amount

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Malaak has a total net worth of $20 million.

Wiki: Age And Education

Malaak was born as Malaak D. Compton on 13 June 1969, in Oakland, California. 

She got enrolled at Howard University and received a degree in Arts Management.