Kevin Darnell Hart is an American comedian and actor. Originally known as a stand-up comedian, he later starred in Hollywood films and television. He has also released several well-received comedy albums. The Cannes Lions present the 2023 Entertainer of the Year award to Kevin Hart.
Date of Birth:6 July 1979
Height: 5 feet 2 and a half inches
Weight: 140-145 lbs
Birth Name: Kevin Darnell Hart
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Profession: Actor, Comedian
Eye Color: Brown
Hair color: gray hair
Hair cut: Sponge haircut.
Organization founded: Laugh Out Loud Productions
Awards: BET Award for Best Actor, MORE
Nominations: MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Duo, MORE
Albums: Let Me Explain, Seriously Funny, Laugh at My Pain, The Road to Everywhere
Genre: Stand-up comedy, Comedy/Spoken Word/Other, Jazz
Kevin Darnell Hart was born on July 6, 1979, the son of Nancy (died 2007) and Henry Hart. He has an older brother named Robert.
He was raised in a single-parent household by his mother, who worked as a systems’ analyst in the Office of Student Enrollments and Financial Services at the University of Pennsylvania. Furthermore, he also later talked about his mother in his stand-up routine, describing her as a loving yet intimidating woman. The death of his beloved mother Nancy, who passed away in 2007 following a battle with ovarian cancer, as he said: ‘Give mom a hug for me.’
His father was a cocaine addict who was in an end out of prison for most of Hart’s childhood, encouraging Hart to use humor to cope with his troubled family life. His relationship with his father improved after his father recovered from his addiction. On 2022 October, Kevin announced the devastating news that his father Henry Witherspoon has died aged 73.
In an interview with The Real magazine, Kevin Hart’s ex-wife, Torrei Hart, talked about the success she achieved after her very public divorce from the actor. The exes were married in 2003 and finalized their divorce in 2011 after Kevin’s infidelity.
Kevin Hart, wife Eniko Hart, met in 2009 and dated for almost seven years before tying the knot in 2016. Kevin Hart and Eniko Hart supported each other through many ups and downs.
Before Eniko met her well-known husband, she used to live in Baltimore and work as an actress and a model. She appeared on Rip the Runway, a BET show which first aired in 2013. The show’s host was Kelly Rowland, and it focused on music and fashion.
Kevin Hart shares his older children, daughter Heaven, 18, and son Hendrix, 15, with ex-wife Torrei Hart. After divorcing Torres in 2011, Hart married his current wife, Eniko Hart. They had a son Kenzo (5) and a daughter Kaori (2).
After graduating from George Washington High School, Hart briefly attended a community college in Philadelphia before dropping out and moving to New York. He then moved to Brockton, Massachusetts and found work as a shoe salesman.
Hart’s first stand-up show was at The Laff House in his native Philadelphia under the name Lil Kev, which did not go well. His career got off to a slow start, and he was booed off the stage several times, After initial unsuccessful performances, he began entering comedy competitions throughout Massachusetts, and audience reception eventually improved. Hart took time to develop a unique comedic style.
Comedy tours began in 2009 with his play I’m a Grown Little Man, followed by Seriously Funny in 2010, Laugh at My Pain in 2011 and Let Me Explain in 2013, the latter two of which also made it to the big screen. In cinemas. Hart earned more than $15 million with “Laugh at My Pain,” making it the highest-grossing comedy tour of the year. Hart also has a game called “Little Jump man” available on iTunes. His Facebook page, Twitter account and YouTube channel are all connected and accessible with this app.
After an early period of attempting to imitate comedians like Chris Tucker, he found his own rhythm by delving into his insecurities and life experiences. He said, “Because of what I do, it has to be an open book. But right now, this is a book that is being written.
- DC League of Super-Pets (2022)
- Kevin Hart: What Now?
- Night School (2018)
- Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle (2017)
- Ride Along 2
- Captain Underpants
- About Last Night (2014)
- Get Hard (2015)
- Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw
- Lift (2023)
- Dashing Through the Snow (2023)
Latest News About Kevin Hart
Kevin Hart, entertainer, entrepreneur founder and chairman of Heartbeat, the global media company, has been named 2023 Entertainer of the Year by Cannes Lions.
On June 20, Hart will appear on the Cannes Lions stage for the first time as part of the Entertainer of the Year seminar and will be presented with the award at the Cannes Lions Awards Show that evening.
Kevin Hart commented, “I am so honored to receive this award and be recognized for my work in the entertainment and advertising space. It’s been incredible to work with Heartbeat’s branded entertainment studio and marketing consultancy, along with my brand partners, to take comedy in advertising to the next level and craft culturally relevant campaigns that unite people through laughter. My team and I are just getting started, and we will continue to raise the bar and make an impact in advertising.”
American comedian Kevin Hart’s net worth is $500 million.
Hart’s Monthly Income and Salary $3 Million +
Hart’s Yearly Income and Salary $40 Million +
- Kevin is deathly afraid of insects—even harmless bugs like butterflies and grasshoppers.
- Hart once auditioned to be a cast member on NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” but failed to make the cut; he went on to host the show multiple times.
- He ended up dropping the nickname at the recommendation of Keith Robinson, a comedy vet who took on the role of a mentor for Kevin.
- Kevin said when he is growing up, he wanted to become an NBA player, and fulfilling his dream, he ended up in the same basketball camp as Kobe Bryant.
- Kevin Hart was once told to quit comedy by the man that helped Discover Chris Rock, Eddie Murphy, and Jerry Seinfeld!
- Once even having a piece of chicken thrown at him because of his unsuccessful performance on stage.