An American actor and comedian Kevin Darnell Hart was born on 6th July 1979 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the USA. His father Henry Witherspoon was a petty criminal and spent most of his time in jail due to his cocaine addiction. His mother Nancy Hart brought him up. To cope with his family problems hart used humor and soon he realized he has an inherited talent of being a comedian.
He went to George Washington High school and Community college of Philadelphia. He had a hard childhood working as a shoe salesman in Brockton, Massachusetts. After high school graduation, he started his comedy carrier under the name of Lil Kev. He did not find any success. Kevin fond a veteran comedian Keith Robinson as a mentor who started coaching him. Then Kevin started performing under his name at a night club in Philadelphia.
Rise of Career:
Within a few months, success followed him and he started performing in New York and Los Angeles at bigger clubs. In 2009 he began his comedy tour with “I’m a Grown Little Man” and then performing an act in “Seriously Funny” in 2010. Kevin went on making progress by performing “Laugh at My Pain” and “Let Me Explain tours” which also released in a movie theatre as features. Kevin released three comedy albums.
In 2002 Kevin started his acting career with a role in “undeclared” an American sitcom. He got the main role in “Paper Soldiers” and debut his film carrier the same year. In 2003 he appeared in “scary movie 3” a comedy horror film that attained huge success. In 2004 he played the main role in “Soul Plane” which was a failure and got negative reviews. He then played in “Scary Movie 4”. He appeared in “Epic Movie” (2007), “Superhero Movie” and ” Not Easily Broken” (2008), “Little Fockers” and “Death at a Funeral” (2010).
In 2012 he played a major role in “Think like a Man” which proved to be a huge success earning $96 million. He acted in “Grudge Match” a sports comedy film In 2013. In 2014 he acted in “Ridge Along” and “About Last Night” both appeared a commercial success. He played a role in “Get Hard” in 2015. In 2016 “Central intelligence” and “The Secret Life of Pets” released.
In 2017 he played a lead voice in an animated movie “Captian Underpants: The First Epic Movie”. He also played the main role in “upside” and in “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” a huge success earning $1 billion. In 2018 he played the lead role in “Night School” and “TKO: Total Knock Out”. In 2019 he acted in “Kevin Hart’s Laugh Out School”, “The Secret Life of Pets 2” and “Jumanji: The Next Level.”
Kevin married Torrei Hart in 2003 whom he divorced in 2011. He had two children Heaven Hart and Hendrix Hart from her. In 2016 Kevin Hart married Eniko Parrish. They have one son named Kenzo Kash who was born in November 2017. Kevin Hart won the “Favorite Comedy Actor Award” in 2016 and 2017. Kevin Hart has a net worth of $200 million.