Just admit it; Megalyn Echikunwoke is just the one woman any man needs in his life. Period. She is the definition of beauty, and we see her work and how awesome she does it. It may seem like an over exaggeration, but if you think so, then you probably haven’t seen much of this beautiful actress.
Now, why is everybody such a huge fan of Megalyn? Firstly, it is because of her looks. She possesses such beauty that any man could fall on his knee and do anything for her. And another is because of her talent on TV screens. She virtually makes it irresistible for viewers not to watch her when she comes on TV.
Speaking of TV, you might have seen her playing the role of Mari McCabe infamous TV series called Vixen. But some people stop right there and do not go any further. If you like to have a favorite TV personality, their life should hugely interest you. Now, for anyone who badly wants to know about her, we have got you covered.
We will here onwards talk about Megaly Echikunwoke’s personal life and discover never known facts about her. Some burning questions like her dating affair and relationship status. Find out how much you know about Megalyn and how much you don’t.
Megalyn Echikunwoke Personal Life, Dating
Echikunwoke is extremely desirable, and nobody can ignore that. With one smile, she can most definitely make any man fall in love, and surely you have as well. But what about someone who managed to bag this stunning actress? Well, it seems like other men do not have any chance with the Vixen actress.
Why? Because she is dating someone else. That is right people. Megalyn is out of the market and quite officially. So who is the man dating Megalyn at the moment because all the heartbroken men out there ought to know? However, most will not have any difficulty recognizing him at all.
Megalyn is currently dating Chris Rock, the same Chris Rock who is the world-famous comedian and actor. But how can that be? Chris Rock is married to his wife Malaak Compton Rock, right? This needs correction because he was married to Malaak as the couple divorced in 2016. That is a messy story, but we’ll try to simplify for your sake.
Megalyn Echikunwoke and Chris began dating in 2016, a year later after Chris marriage with Malaak broke. The couple decided to keep their romance a secret until both decided it was time. Megalyn and Chris made their public debut at the Clive Davis’ coveted 40th annual pre-Grammy Awards gala.
Megalyn swiftly bonded with Chris’ family as she and Rosalie Rock, Chris Rock’s mother made an appearance together at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in 2016. Despite the high profile romance, Megalyn and Chris maintain a very low profile romance and do not make a very frequent public appearance together.
Partner’s Past Relationship Drama
Her current partner Chris Rock is a formerly married man. He and Malaak Compton wed back in 1996 in a wedding which their closest family and friends attended. Both welcomed two children from their marriage, and for the better part of their life, Chris and Malaak lived very happily.
However, as the couple grew older together, there came some adversities in their marriage. In 2016, Chris and wife Malaak divorced each other without any formal reason behind the split at the moment. However, in a later interview, a series of high probability reasons emerged as Chris got more candid.
In a later interview nearly one year after the divorce, Chris revealed that he cheated on his wife with three different women during the different course of their marriage. Chris also talked about his porn addiction and acknowledged his horrible deed towards the woman who loved him so much.
Reportedly, one of the women is Megalyn. However, Chris did not reveal any names.
Apparently, for anyone asking if Megalyn and Chris will ever marry each other, the answer is a sure shot now because Chris explicitly talked about his perspective towards getting married. In another interview, Chris said that he would only if that would cure HIV AIDS. But we still hope he changes his mind and Megalyn gets to marry him. They make such a great couple.
Megalyn Echikunwoke Career
As mentioned Megalyn starter her career at the age of 14. It dis not take her ling to land her debut TV role the next year at the age of 15. As a young teenager, Megalyn appeared in Creatures, 1998 miniseries. Critics appreciated her appearance, and from there, people slowly started recognizing her.
Just a year later, Megalyn landed her first movie debut in Funny Valentine as Lauren. A lot of producers, agents, started noticing her, and Megalyn started getting more job offers. In 2000, she appeared on Malibu, CA as Randy followed by Spyder Games as Cherish Pardee in 2001 as a regular.
She appeared from 2001-2002 in 24 as Nicole Palmer. In 2002, Megalyn received a lot of offers in TV Series, and she appeared in Sheena, ER, For The People, What I Like About You.
From 2004, Megalyn Echikunwoke started focusing on her career in movies as well and appeared in Great Lengths as Elena, in Camjackers as Sista Strada Cast, in Fix as Carmen, Who Do You Love as Ivy Mills, Damsels in Distress as Rose. Also, other movies like A Good Day to Die, Electric Side, The Meddler, CHiPs, Step Sisters, Night School.
But, what most people call breakthrough came in Megalyn’s career when she took the job of voicing Mari McCabe in Vixen in 2015. Although she only worked in that series for a year only and 12 episodes, Megalyn gathered a lot of good critics for her hard work and excellence that she delivered.
Echikunwoke also appeared on famous CW TV series called Arrow in its fourth season episode. Most currently, Megalyn gave voice to vixen in Lego DC Super-Villains in 2018. Apart from voice works, Megalyn appears on Late Night as Robin and in Not Just Me as Edie Palmer in 2019.
Megalyn Echikunwoke Bio, Age
American actress Megalyn Echikunwoke was born on May 28, 1983, in Spokane, Washington, United States of America. Megalyn is currently 35 years old, but as you already know, she deceives her age. American by nationality, Megalyn comes from a mixed ethnicity family and a very diverse one as well.
Her father is an Igbo Nigerian man while her mother is English, Irish, and German descent. Back in the days, people used to say that people born out of different races usually grow up to become magnificently beautiful. We guess they were probably very much right in their own accord.
Megalyn Echikunwoke has three brothers, and her family moved to live in Chinle, Arizona, after the tragic demise of her father. Her father’s name was Onigwe Versato Echikunwoke and her mother’s Anita Laurie. The death of her father put the family in a little rough position, but they managed to live very comfortably.
Megalyn always had an interest in acting and doing extracurricular activities, and as a high school kid, she also performed very well in studies. Her career started at a very young age when agents spotted her during a summer camp play in an art academy. Her vivacious personality charmed everyone, and there her career started.
Net Worth and More Detail
Megalyn is active in this forever growing film industry since 1998, and it is already more than two decades now. During this extensive career, Megalyn earned herself massive fame and with that came following fortune as well. While getting rich might not be the primary goal of celebrities, it eventually happens.
As to that, Megalyn Echikunwoke currently has a net worth that is above $3 million. She earned all of this through her acting career and advertisements, sponsorships and royalties. There is also the chance that Megalyn earns from other sources as well, but as of now, her extra income sources remain unknown.