Last Updated on December 15, 2022 by ayan zaheer
Who is kevin hart?
Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvanian on July 6 1978, Kevin was raised along with his brother by single mother Nancy who worked as a school teacher while adjusting to life raising young boys alone. His father abandoned them when he was 2 years old which forced them to live in poverty struggling with financial hardships from day one until she passed away from cancer when he was just 15 years old.
Despite the hardships, Hart showed a lot of promise from a young age participating in track and field while also winning oratory contests especially after his interest in comedy started at 10 years old when his brother introduced him to Eddie Murphy’s Delirious album. Upon graduating high school, he enrolled at The University of West Virginia but dropped out after one year to pursue a career in stand-up comedy which began on a dare by fellow comedian Steve Harvey who met him during an open mic night in a comedy club where he did well enough to be immediately asked to come back for another show.
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Start of career
In 2001, Hart began working with comedians Steve Harvey and Cedric the Entertainer. In 2004, he released his first comedy album, I’m a Grown Little Man. His first television appearance was on the show BET’s Comic View in 2003. Hе wоrkеd іn Mаllwооd’s Klасk’m Laughs Nеtwоrk this helped hart to grow into stardom with the rest of the cast members of the television series notables Kevin Hart Presents: Hart Of The City. He spent 2 seasons starring in the movie “Rіdе Аlоng,” and has received critical acclaim for his work.
Hart did not waste time to get out of one-liner stand-up comedy style and become a real actor. Hart received mostly positive reviews for his performance in the film Think Like a Man Too which released in 2014. The following year he voiced the superhero character, Snowball in Minions (2015), an American 3D computer-animated comedy film that was both produced and directed by Illumination Entertainment.
Hart again joined with fellow comedians to produce a new reality show known as “Laugh Out Loud” later in 2015.
Earning of Hart
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Hart is known to be a risk taker who does not mind stepping out of his comfort zone even though it may cost him dearly. He once jumped off the stage during one of his shows because he got so emotional about the topics discussed there but was saved by the audience members who held him till he got back on stage again.
Awards and achievements
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Theater Comedian, Actor, Film Producer and Host. He is known for being the Co-Host of BET’s Comic View from 1996 to 2003 and for a recurring role in a fifth season episode of ABC sitcom My Wife and Kids as Junior’s father friend. Kevin currently plays a cop in the movie comedy Ride Along which was released in January 2014 along with Ice Cube and Get Hard that premiered in 2015.
Hart also starred in his two films Think Like a Man (2012) #6 box office hit comedy 2012 with Gabrielle Union, Romany Malco, Meagan Good and Wendi McLendon-Covey among others. In Think Like A Man Too (2014), he reprised his role from the previous film alongside an ensemble cast which includes Queen Latifah, Regina Hall, Vivica A. Fox and others. All of his work in comedies has put him on top of the list as one of the most sought-after actors in Hollywood today.
Over the course of his career Hart has landed roles in some major films including The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005), Little Fockers (2010), Death at a Funeral (2007) and Grudge Match (2013). He also played two different characters alongside Will Ferrell in the films Get Hard (2015) and Daddy’s Home (2015). He is currently keeping busy with various projects such as Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle where he will play a character named Dr. Smolder Bravestone. Hart is married to Eniko Parrish with whom he has a son and daughter named Kenzo Kash, Hendrix.
Success in career
Over the years Kevin Hart’s career has enjoyed much success which has culminated in an impressive net worth of $140 million as of December 2017 according to Forbes #4 comedians list. He ranks at #5 for being among top 10 richest comedians worldwide followed by Dave Chappelle who is ranked #6 with $42 million net worth.
The only three other black entertainers to make similar or higher rankings on this list include Chris Rock and Jerry Seinfeld at #2 and 3 respectively while Bernie Mac lies just behind them both having a net worth of $40 million making him the 8th Richest Comedian in the world. The annual salary for Kevin Hart is $28 million which makes him one of the highest paid comedians in the industry.
Forbes estimated that half of his total earnings are from his tours, while another 20% comes from endorsement deals and other business projects such as films, television shows, comedy specials among others. His contract with Laugh Out Loud network for reportedly worth between $10 -$15 million per year has seen him release several stand-up comedy videos were he talks about current issues making them instant hits on YouTube earning him over 1 billion views to date.
This includes “What Now” video released in October 2016 which would be his last live stand-up performance before beginning a 4 city press tour across Australia later this year. Hart also has a video game app titled “Who’s Laughing Now” where players can compete in various challenges against Kevin and other users from around the world. The revenue from his tours, films and merchandise have seen him maintain a steady climb to the top earning him a spot on Forbes list of top 10 richest comedians worldwide for 2017-18 at #4 with a net worth estimated at $140 million dollars.
What is Kevin Hart net worth?
As of October 2021, Kevin Hart has an estimated net worth of over $250 million.
Frequently Asked Questions
- What is the height of kevin hart?
Height of kevin hart is between 5’2 to 5’4.
- Why kevin hart is so famous?
He is famous because of his comedy skills.