Lola Simone Rock, a young American lady, is widely recognised for being the daughter of Chris Rock, a renowned stand-up comedian, actor, and director.
Despite being in the spotlight due to her parents’ fame, she chooses to stay out of the limelight and is currently studying in Paris, France, taking pleasure in her experience.
With how famous Chris Rock is, many people want to know everything about him including who his beautiful kids are. So…
Who is Lola Simone Rock?
Lola Simone Rock was born on June 28, 2002. Raised in Alpine in the US state of New Jersey, Lola Rock and her sister, Zahra Savannah Rock, flourished under the care of their parents: ace comedian and actor, Chris Rock; and Malaak Compton-Rock.
Rock encountered difficulties in her high school years due to misbehaving with some of her ‘wealthy private-school classmates’. Taking a stern stance, her father subsequently requested that the headmaster expel her from the school without informing her mother. This incident gave her a wake-up call and changed the course of her life. She graduated from high school in June 2020 and was an active member of the Jack and Jill of America chapter in Bergen-Passaic.
Rock is currently enrolled in a culinary program in Paris, France. According to the Daily Mail, her father once branded his daughters as ‘rich and spoiled’, but remarked that it is all love because he works hard to ensure they do not lack.
Tragically, in 2016, their parents got divorced; her father had been unfaithful. Despite the separation, both parents stayed devoted to their daughters and remained cooperative in their parenting. Lola proudly Chris Rock’s ex-wife posted a photo of their daughter Lola on Instagram, in June 2020.
Lola Simone Rock’s parents
Lola Simone Rock’s parents are Christopher Julius Rock, also known as Chris Rock, and Malaak Compton-Rock.
Chris Rock is an acclaimed American stand-up comedian, actor, and filmmaker who has earned considerable recognition for his work in film, television, and stage. After years of performing stand-up comedy and appearing in minor film roles, including in Beverly Hills Cop II. He gained prominence as a cast member on Saturday Night Live (SNL) from 1990 to 1993. During this period, he wrote, produced and featured in New Jack City, Boomerang and CB4. He was also featured in the HBO comedy special, Bring the Pain, in 1996. His other HBO specials include Bigger & Blacker (1999), Never Scared (2004), Kill the Messenger (2008) and Chris Rock: Tamborine (2018).
From 1997 to 2000, Rock hosted a talk show on HBO called The Chris Rock Show, which gained acclaim for his interviews with celebrities and politicians. He also starred in Nurse Betty (1999), Down to Earth, Pootie Tang (both in 2001) and Head of State (2003). He also created, wrote, produced and narrated the sitcom Everybody Hates Chris (2005-2009), which was based on his early life.
He has been honoured with three Grammy Awards for “Best Comedy Album” (1998, 2000 and 2006) and four Primetime Emmy Awards (1997, 1998 and 2009).
On the other hand, Malaak Compton-Rock was born in Oakland, California on June 13, 1969. She is a renowned American entrepreneur, actor, and author. She is globally recognised for her passionate advocacy for social justice and children’s rights.
Her career in the entertainment industry began as a publicist representing notable clients. In 1994, she founded the nonprofit StyleWorks, which provides free professional services to women in need. Additionally, she was appointed Executive Director of Angelrock Project, which sustains grassroots initiatives for social change.
Rock and Malaak Compton-Rock tied the knot on November 23, 1996. The couple resided in Alpine, New Jersey, with their two daughters – Lola and Zahra.
However, the marriage came crashing down in December 2014, as Rock filed for divorce from Compton-Rock. He cited his infidelity and pornography addiction as reasons for divorce.
Speaking to People, Malaak said of the divorce:
After much contemplation and 19 years of marriage, Chris and I have decided to go our separate ways. Being fortunate enough to lead a life of service by working with those most vulnerable makes me well aware of life’s blessings, even when faced with difficulties.
While recognising that this is a significant change, my children remain at the center of my life and their well-being is my top priority. It is in this spirit that I sincerely ask that their privacy and the privacy of our family be respected during this transition in our lives.”
Sources online state that Chris Rock knew that he was going to file for divorce for a long time before he finally took the step. In an interview with Rolling Stone, described himself as a piece of s***, admitting that he slept with three different women while on tour.
He also revealed why it was difficult for him to stay faithful. According to him, “men, it’s a lot easier to be faithful when no one wants to f**k you.”
The divorce was finalised on August 22, 2016.
Regarding their daughter, Lola Rock, Compton-Rock, while congratulating her on completing her high school studies, provided an insight on Instagram into the kind of person her daughter is and what she loves doing the most.
My first born child Lola Simone has graduated from high school and turned 18! I cannot believe we have reached these milestones! But I could not be prouder of the young woman she has become and am excited for her to begin university in Europe. Food and travel is her love language and she sees life through the lens of communicating through food, culture and community. I am so excited to parent her through this next phase of life. She is an extraordinary human being and I love her so!
Lola Simone Rock’s net worth
Because Lola Simone Rock has not started her professional career, her net worth is not known.
So far, her parents are the ones funding her education, lifestyle and needs. She may not be earning an income currently, but Lola Rock still lives a glamorous lifestyle.
Lola Simone Rock’s age
Lola Simone Rock was born on June 28, 2002. She is currently 20 years old and will turn 21 in June 2023. Her zodiac sign is Cancer.
Lola Simone Rock Instagram
Lola Simone Rock does not currently have an Instagram account.