The possibility of associating names with pictures that everyone can see online or on TV has changed the way people look at individuals. This article is all about the name 'Chris' and how the personality of two different persons has been depicted by the media which led individuals to associated the name with a certain character.

Chris Brown one of the persons most featured in the newspapers and TV shows and most of it not because of his musical talent but because of the news involving Rhianna. But who is Chris Brown? He is a quite popular songwriter, R&B singer, dancer and actor. He was born in 1989 and he had recorded his first album in late 2005 when he was only 16 years old. His first single, Run It! made it to the Billboard Hot 100 and it made Chris Brown the first male artist who had his first single top the chart ever since Montell Jordan in 1995. His first album sold over 2 million copies only in the United States which brought him a double Platinum award. The critics have compared his dance routines to those of Michael Jackson and his singing career was flourishing. In 2009 however, the media featured another side of his personality when he had relationship problems with his then girlfriend, another well known singer.

Another popular Chris is Chris Rock. He has a different talent though, as being a famous American comedian, actors, screenwriter and director. He had been voted as the 5th best stand-up comedian in the United States and as the 7th greatest stand-up comedian in the UK in 2010. He has managed to keep his public image untainted and his personal life out of the attention of the media. He is a well respected comedian who can perform up to many individuals' expectations up to this day.