Chris Rock’s Ex-Wife Wants Half Of His $70 Million Fortune

Chris Rock’s Ex-Wife Wants Half Of His $70 Million Fortune

By Sheryl Sanni | Staff Reporter on June 15, 2015
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Chris Rock hits the stage for his hilarious opening monologue at the 2014 BET Awards held at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Sunday (June 29) in Los Angeles. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

Comedian and actor, Chris Rock’s ex-wife, Malaak Compton-Rock, has demanded for half of his fortune in a new development in which the couple’s 1996 pre-nuptial agreement has expired.

According to reports by NYT’s PageSix, a copy of Malaak’s divorce papers reveal that she is asking for half of Chris’ net worth, which is estimated at $70 million, to maintain her champagne and caviar lifestyle.

According to the court papers which asserted that Malaak was entitled to receive a pay-out “commensurate with the marital standard of living”. Malaak also said that she gave up career in 1996 to become a full time wife and mother while his career blossomed.

The couple have agreed to have joint custody of their two girls, 13-year-old Lola and 11-year-old Zahra.

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