Comedian, writer, actor, and producer Tony Rock hosts the upcoming stand-up HBO series All Def Comedy. Recently, he hosted TV One's outrageous game show The Game of Dating, Fusion's All Def Movie Awards, and NBA TV's series The Warm Up. Also, he had a recurring role on Bounce TV's Mann and Wife. Previously, he hosted BET's legendary talent competition Apollo Live, appeared on VH1's Single Ladies and twice co-hosted the BET Awards red carpet. Other television credits include All of Us and Everybody Hates Chris.
As a member of stand up comedy's first family, Rock's popularity continues to rise in front of the camera, but making people laugh while on stage continues to be a true passion. In New York, he's a regular at iconic venues including Gotham Comedy Club, Comic Strip Live, and Comedy Cellar, as well as historic Hollywood venues including The Laugh Factory and The Comedy Store.
In addition to acting and doing stand-up comedy, Rock works tirelessly as the founder of the MyROCK Diabetes Foundation, a charity organization established in honor of his late father.
Born in Brooklyn, NY, Rock grew up in on Decatur Street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of New York City. He has eight brothers and sisters. Rock currently resides in Los Angeles. His birthday is June 30. Follow him on Twitter @tonyrock and on Instagram @tony_rock.