Who’s the new belle making her way to the heart of legendary comedian and actor Chris Rock?
Chris Rock and Lake Bell were the hottest rumoured couple of the summer of 2022, and it seemed like they can’t get enough of each other, constantly being spotted together and enjoying each other’s company.
Who is Chris Rock?
Chris Rock is a highly acclaimed American comedian, actor, writer, producer, and director. Born on February 7, 1965, in Andrews, South Carolina, he began his career as a stand-up comedian in the 1980s. He quickly gained popularity for his irreverent and incisive style of comedy, addressing topics like race, relationships, and politics with wit and sharp social commentary.
In the 1990s, he became a household name with his appearances on Saturday Night Live and his own HBO specials, such as ‘Bring the Pain’ and ‘Bigger & Blacker’. He has since starred in numerous films, including the ‘Madagascar’ franchise, ‘Head of State’, and ‘Top Five’, as well as television series such as “Fargo” and ‘Saturday Night Live’.
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Who is Lake Bell?
Lake Bell is an American actress, director, and screenwriter. Born on March 24, 1979, in New York City, she grew up in a family of artists and performers. She studied drama at Skidmore College before moving to Los Angeles to pursue a career in acting.
Bell’s breakthrough role came in the television series ‘Boston Legal’, where she played the role of Sally Heep. She has since appeared in numerous films and television series, including ‘The Secret Life of Pets’, ‘No Strings Attached’, ‘Million Dollar Arm’, and ‘What Happens In Vegas’. In addition to her acting work, Bell has also directed and written screenplays for several projects, including the feature film ‘In a World…’ and the television series ‘Bless This Mess’.
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The Couple’s Love Timeline
Chris and Lake were first spotted together in mid-June 2022 while watching a Cardinals game together in some fancy VIP section, according to pictures snapped by TMZ but people weren’t sure at that time if they are really together until Rock continued to fuel romance rumors over the 4th of July weekend when he and the Bell were photographed outside Giorgio Baldi restaurant in Santa Monica.
The relationship was quite new at that time so the pair was concentrating on their lives too. While Lake’s first priority is her kids, Chris was super busy with his sold-out tour, so they used to see each other when they had time.
In mid-July the couple was seen on a vacation together in Croatia, getting cozy together on a boat ride.
According to the reports of Page Six, Chris officially introduced her daughters to Lake which can mean they both are pretty serious about each other.
Us Weekly confirmed the pair were officially a thing just two days later, with a source exclusively revealing that “Chris has been in a really good mood” since he began “dating and spending his downtime with Lake Bell.”
But as per the recent reports of Us Weekly, Rock confirmed that he’s single during his Netflix live special which happened in March 2023.
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Chris and Bell’s Past Relationships
Chris has been in the entertainment industry for over three decades and has had a number of relationships throughout his career. Rock has been married once and has had a few high-profile relationships.
Rock was married to Malaak Compton-Rock in 1996 and had two daughters together, Lola Simone and Zahra Savannah. However, the couple announced their separation in 2014, and their divorce was finalized in 2016.
After his divorce from Compton-Rock, Rock began dating actress Megalyn Echikunwoke. The couple made their first public appearance together in 2016 at the Clive Davis Pre-Grammy Gala. They were together for over four years but eventually split in 2020.
Throughout his career, Rock has been open about his struggles with infidelity and his addiction to pornography. He has been quoted as saying that his marriage to Compton-Rock failed due to his own mistakes and faults. In his stand-up specials and interviews, Rock has often used his own relationships as material for his comedy.
On the other hand, The Secret Life of Pets actress has also had several high-profile relationships throughout her career.
Bell was married to artist Scott Campbell. They were married in 2013 and have two children together, a daughter named Nova and a son named Ozgood.
However, in 2021, Bell announced that she and Campbell had decided to end their marriage after seven years together.
Before marrying Campbell, Bell was in a relationship with actor Colin Farrell. The couple began dating in 2006 after meeting on the set of the film ‘Pride and Glory’. They were together for almost a year before eventually splitting in December 2006.