After its entry into the show business decades ago, the “Philly” born comedian, actor, and TV host has remained top of the entertainment industry. The actor has had his low points, a break in marriage, a homophobic tweet and a horrific accident that he has recently suffered.
Kevin Hart proposed to Eniko Parish in 2014, and they tied the knots on August 13, 2016, near California’s Santa Barbara. In 2017, they welcomed a son named Kenzo Hart after which he publicly revealed that when she was pregnant with their son, he cheated his wife.
Kevin Hart’s Biography
Kevin Hart was born in Philadelphia , Pennsylvania on 6 July 1979. He was born to Nancy Hart, who served as a program analyst for the University of Pennsylvania ‘s Office of Student Registration and Financial Services, and father Henry Witherspoon, who had been convicted of being a drug addict and more than once in prison. Kevin Hart and his elder brother Robert Hart had been raised primarily by their mother.
It wasn’t all rosy for young Hart because, when growing up, he used comedy to get through the ordeal of his childhood. Kevin Hart attended George Washington High School before going on to Philadelphia Community College. Hart later moved to New York City but his stay in the City was short as he found a job in Brockton, Massachusetts as a shoe salesman.
Kevin Hart’s Career
Kevin Hart began his career as a stand-up comedian with the name Lil Kev, but his jokes were hitting the walls or he was clearly playing to the wrong crowd as he never performed with the name Lil Kev on stage. Yet it wasn’t just the mark, because he eventually knew he had to develop his craft and he was taught the trade by legendary comedian Keith Robinson.
Kevin Hart quickly found a way to share his jokes, dig deeply into his insecurities and family history and, happily, it worked well for him as he started to attract massive crowds in his shows. He embarked on his first tour in 2009 with “I’m a Grown Little Man,” followed in 2010 with “Seriously Funny” and in 2011 with “Laugh at My Pain.” He embarked on further tours such as “What Now? A hugely successful tour and “Irresponsible Tour.” Kevin h = Hart went on to release three albums of comedy that did well commercially.
Over the years following his debut film “Paper Soldiers” and “Undeclared” in 2002, Kevin Hart has solidified his role in the acting industry. The acting industry steadily grabbed him by the neck and pulled him in completely as he starred in movies such as “The 40-Year Old Virgin,” “Death at Funeral” and “Think like a Man” which was a box office magnet.
For “Ride Along” Kevin Hart starred as Ben, alongside Ice Cube. The film generally received mixed reviews from critics but was a big hit in the box office. He and Chris Spencer co-created “Real Husbands of Hollywood.” The show follows Hart in the series along with other married celebrities including Boris Kodjoe, Nelly, Duane Martin, J.B. Smoove, Nick Cannon, and singer Robin Thicke who quit the show later on.
He appeared alongside Dwayne Johnson in the movies “Central Intelligence” and the animated “The Secret Life of Pets” in 2016. He appeared in a voice role in the movies “Captain Underpants: The First Epic Film” and “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” in 2017. He also starred in the sequel entitled “Jumanji: The Next Level” released in December 2019.
Hart has a Hartbeat Productions production company which produced its first film “Night School” in 2018. He also hosted many events including the BET Awards, MTV Video Music Awards and Saturday Night Live. He has featured in several music videos, and has posed for a line of underwear.
Kevin Hart’s Net Worth And Height
Kevin is a short man as most of his jokes will describe himself. The comedian stands at 5 feet 4 inches or 1.63 meters above sea level. He ‘s short, but if he wants to stack his money in a single room, the height is over 163 metres. The actor has a net worth of $200 million, a amount he would never have made had he continued his job as a shoe salesman.