Lola Simone Rock- Tragedy Of Chris Rock Daughter

by Manisha Sun Apr 17 2022 Updated On Tue Mar 07 2023
Lola Simone Rock- Tragedy Of Chris Rock Daughter

Lola Simone Rock is the daughter of Emmy-winning actor and comedian Chris Rock

Her mother is Malaak Compton Rock, a writer, activist, and businesswoman. She has a younger sister Zahra Savannah Rock

Her grandparents are Julius Rock and Rosalie Rock. Unfortunately, her grandfather passed away at the age of 57.

Lola Simone Rock with her mother Malaak Compton Rock
Lola Simone Rock with her mother Malaak Compton Rock Source: Instagram

Parent's Marriage Life

Chris was married to Malaak, who is an author. They tied the knot in 1996

They welcomed their first child Lola after six years of marriage. 

Chris decided to end their marriage as he admitted that he was unfaithful to his wife, and the couple filed for divorce on amicable understanding. 

They officially got divorced in 2016 but parted ways two years before that. 

Although they are not together, they share the responsibility for their two daughters and are great parents to their two children.

Lola Simone Rock with her parents Chris Rock and Malaak Compton Rock
Lola Simone Rock with her parents Chris Rock and Malaak Compton Rock Source: Instagram

Who Is Chris Currently Dating?

Chris is in a relationship with Carmen Ejogo. His girlfriend is a famous British actress and singer

They started dating each other in 2019 after his break up with his longtime girlfriend, Megalyn Echikunwoke

The couple has an age gap of 8 years.


Lola was born on 28 June 2002 in New York, and her current age is 19 years old.

Net Worth

Her father Chris's net worth is estimated to be $60 million. He has managed to earn this fortune from his acting career.

He is one of the highest-paid comedians in the industry.

Chris Was Slapped By Will Smith At The 94th Academy Awards

Chris made a joke about Jada Pinkett Smith’s shaved head while presenting an award. 

Will went up to the stage and slapped him on his face. 

The show was broadcasted worldwide, and millions of people witnessed the incident. 

Everyone in the arena was shocked or surprised whether the slap was real or staged. It was real indeed. 

But Chris handled the situation with grace and resilience. 

After getting slapped, he said it was the greatest night in television history. 

After slapping Chris, Will got to his seat and shouted at him and warned him not to take his wife's name from his mouth.

Chris Breaks Silence After The Oscar Incident

After the Oscar award, he had a stand-up show in Boston.

He spoke about what happened to him at that show over the weekend. 

All his fans came to show love and support to Chris. 

He said that he was not here to talk about it as he had written a whole show for the day. 

He also said that he would address it at some point, which would be serious and funny. 

He said that he was still processing that incident. 

He was very emotional and overwhelmed as his audience gave him a long-standing ovation.

Chris Hit Back At Will Smith

Chris was slapped in the middle of the Oscar event by Will Smith. It was quite a humiliating night for him as he was slapped in front of the whole world. 

But after he got slapped, he didn’t react nor he said anything about Will. Not just that night, but he didn’t talk about Will for many months until his recent Netflix stand-up comedy show. 

It was one of his special shows not just because he was coming after a long time with a full-fledged show, but he spoke about the incident and Will Smith finally in the show. 

Everyone was waiting for him to reply to Will and he finally did it on the show. He expressed that he didn’t say anything at the Oscar event that night because he had a reason not to. 

He revealed that he has his parents watching him and revealed that he was not raised by his parents to fight anyone in front of white people. He indicated that Will was not raised right. 

This was not the only thing that he said about Will. He even opened up that before the Oscar incident, he used to really love and respect Will

He loved every movie of Will and had followed him and his work. But after he got slapped, Chris expressed that he frequently watched Will’s 2022 movie Emancipation

Not because he loved it or the movie was good, but he watched it just to watch Will getting whooped. 

Chris talked about Will in the final minutes of the show because he wanted to end the waiting of his fans to hear his reaction to the incident that took place at Oscar. 

He then dropped the mic hardly showing his anger and the frustration that he had for Will all at once.

Chris Partied The Whole Night After The Oscar Incident

According to sources, after he got slapped by Will, he attended a high-profile bash thrown by a talent agency. 

Despite having gone through the incident, he was having a good time at the party. 

He did not let that incident ruin his night out and had a great time with his friends. 

Obviously, he was shocked by the incident and did not want it to become a whole thing at the party. 

The source added that he seemed to have fun and did not let that incident affect him.

Lola Simone Rock with her father Chris Rock
Lola Simone Rock with her father Chris Rock Source: Instagram

An Interesting Fact About Chris

Chris had a great sense of humor from his childhood days. He has seven siblings, five brothers, and two sisters. 

He is the eldest of all. At the age of 4, he decided to be a comedy writer. 

He has won two Emmy awards and got 19 Emmy nominations. He is also a three-time Grammy winner. 

He is a fan of Barack Obama.

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