Chris Rock

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Chris began his career as a stand-up comedian and is still sticking closely to his roots. He recently finished his Kill the Messenger tour, which is being called the biggest comedy tour in history. Chris says he was on the road for more than a year, touring all of the world—from Europe to Australia to Africa.

Even though he was using the same material in every country, Chris says his jokes translated through every culture. "People laugh at the same things all over the world," he says. While pop culture references needed to be tweaked, Chris says a topic like relationships can work in any country. "No one's getting laid enough anywhere," he jokes.