After he became estranged from his wife of 19 years, Malaak Compton-Rock, back in 2014, popular foreign comedian, Chis Rock now has a new girlfriend.
Pagesix reports that a source close to the comic confirms he is dating Nigerian/American “Arrow” actress Megalyn Echikunwoke, and the pair were spotted looking cozy at Clive Davis’ pre-Grammy bash on Sunday in Los Angeles.
Rock and Echikunwoke were first photographed together in September at the Global Citizen Festival in Central Park.
Echikunwoke, who also starred in TV series “The 4400,” has been tweeting about the upcoming Oscars, which Rock will host — including quoting Whoopi Goldberg, who said of the controversial awards telecast, “Boycotting doesn’t work, and it’s also a slap in the face to Chris Rock.”
Megalyn’s father is Nigerian and her mother is of Caucasian descent. She is the granddaughter of an Igbo traditonal ruler.