Kevin Hart is an American comedian, writer, actor and producer. Before he eventually gained the admiration he’s enjoying today, he was severally humiliated on stage while he was trying to make people laugh. Good for him, he didn’t give up. You will find most of the things you want to know about the comedian here.
Kevin Hart Age and Early Life
Kevin Hart was born on 6th July 1979 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. After graduating from high school, Hart attended Community College of Philadelphia. He graduated two years later and decided to turn his focus towards comedy. However, his start to a comedy career wasn’t successful. In Philadelphia, he began performing stand-up under the name Lil Kev, unfortunately, the crowd didn’t find him so funny, he was booed off the stage a number of times.
However, Hart didn’t give up, he moved to New England and began to participate in comedy competitions in various clubs in Massachusetts. During this period, he worked as a shoe salesman to support himself. Hart won most of these competitions, which paved the way for a higher level of success. He first gained prominence in 2000, when he was featured on TV series “Undeclared”, which ran for just one season.
Gigs, Earnings and Net Worth
Hart went on to land other movie roles in “Paper Soldiers” (2002) – his debut movie role, “Scary Movie 3” (2003), “Soul Plane” (2004), “In the Mix” (2005) and “Little Fockers” (2010).
Between starring in movies, Hart returned to doing stand-up comedy. He gained more prominence with the release of his first comedy album “I’m a Grown Little Man” (2008). The album was followed by a tour of the same name in 2009. His other comedy albums include “Seriously Funny” (2010), and “Laugh at My Pain” (2011); the latter grossed over $15 million to become the highest-grossing comedy tour of that year.
Hart continued to star in movies, some of which were box office hits, they include “Think Like a Man” (2012), “Grudge Match” (2013), “Ride Along” (2014), “About Last Night” (2014) and “Get Hard” (2015).
In 2013, Hart co-produced TV show “Real Husbands of Hollywood” which airs on BET and stars Nick Cannon and rapper Nelly. Apart from comedy and acting, Hart has also assumed the role of hosting a number of awards including the 2011 BET awards and 2012 MTV Video Music Awards.
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Kevin Hart’s Net worth has been increasing exponentially since he became active in 2001, a reward for his hard work. His 2014 movie Ride Along featuring Ice Cube grossed over $154 million. The sequel grossed over $124 million. Also, he has continued to tour like a rock star. Kevin Hart’s latest comedy tour according to Forbes has grossed at least $1 million in its over 100 stops. In 2016 he was named the highest earning comedian with $87.5 million. The first comedian to out-earn Jerry Seinfeld. In all, Kevin Hart’s net worth is estimated at $120 million.
Buying a house is one of the ways most people invest their money and being able to do so at a young age is really commendable. Kevin seems to share this common idea. The comedian who has found success in acting, television and stand-up is said to own a house in Tarzan. The actor paid $2m for a 6,549 square ft house.
Built in 2000, the house offers 7 bedrooms and 6.5 bathrooms. The mammoth house was formerly owned by a non-celebrity couple who later sold it out in 2012. As you might expect, the house has nice decorations and finishings that can make somebody in Kevin’s status feel at home. He lives in the house, together with his wife Eniko and children.
Kevin Hart’s Wife and Kids
Kevin Hart has 2 children from his college sweetheart, Torrei Hart whom he married in 2003 and divorced in 2011. although they had several physical altercations and misunderstandings during their marriage that probably led to their divorce, the pair has since stayed friends.
They share two children; Heaven (daughter) and Hendrix (son).
The comedic actor has obviously moved on since the breakdown of his first marriage. Confident and certain of what he wanted, he asked Eniko Parrish to marry him in 2014 at her birthday party and she didn’t hesitate to say YES.
After a long relationship, Parrish had every girl’s dream wedding with Hart. The event took place in Santa Barbara, Califonia in 2016. But his ex-wife Torrei strongly believes Parrish is a home wrecker who ruined her beautiful marriage with Kevin. The two women have even traded insults at each other on Twitter before the successful actor came in to cool things down.
Currently, Parrish and Kevin have a son – Kenzo Kash – their first child together. They seem to be going stronger and stronger against all odds. Many thought their marriage would have gone a different direction when a video and some accusations surfaced online showing that Kevin had stepped out on her despite denying that he has ever done so.
No one was too sure of what led to the whole drama but the standup comic was quick to tackle the matter head-on. He immediately took responsibility for what happened and apologized for his mistakes. What more exactly is needed to show that the evidence was real?
Well, with hopes that Parrish would forgive him, he promised that it was not going to be something that would continue over time. However, the then-pregnant Parrish has refused to comment or react in a pissed-manner. She remains supportive of her family and husband.
Kevin Hart Girlfriends
Celebrities are known to get involved in multiple romantic relationships. And, even after they finally settle down, most of them still get linked to different romantic dramas and extra-marital affairs. This of course often leads to their divorce and eventually get them back to the dating world.
Kevin Hart has had affairs with a modest amount of women as far as celebrity relationships go. One would think the list of women he has dated just like many celebrities would be running over. But so far, he has been linked to four women with only two of the relationships confirmed.
Height and Body Statistics
At 1.63 m in height, Kevin Hart is some inches shorter than the average American male. But he has used it to his advantage, making his looks one of his comedy expertise. In fact, he has got a big personality and we all love him for that.