Kevin Hart Net Worth, Career,Personal Life And History/Early Life

Net Worth Of Kevin Hart

According to thesuccessbug Kevin Hart is One of the most famous comedians in the world has accrued quite a fortune. From stand-up shows, Netflix specials, and a movie career, Kevin Hart is one of the richest comedians in the world.

He  is an American comedian, producer, spokesman, and actor who is one of is one of the highest-paid entertainers in the world. As of this writing, Kevin Hart has a net worth of $200 million.

Between August 2015 and August 2016, Kevin earned $90 million from touring, movies, merchandise, endorsements, and more. Between June 2017 and June 2018 Kevin made $60 million. He earned another $60 million between June 2018 and June 2019. In the following 12 month period, he earned $40 million.

His comedic reputation started when Hart released his first stand-up album titled ‘I’m a Grown Little Man’.Kevin Hart is currently one of the richest comedians in the world, alongside the likes of Steve Harvey, Jerry Seinfeld, and Larry David.

History/Early Life

Kevin Darnell Hart was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on the 6th of July, 1979. Hart was raised by his mother throughout his childhood, and he has one brother named Robert. were raised by their mother Nancy.

She worked for the University of Pennsylvania as a systems analyst in the Office of Student Registration and Financial Services.

Hart graduated from George Washington High School. Kevin attended the Community College of Philadelphia for a bit, but dropped out to move to New York City and eventually the Boston area. He worked as a shoe salesman.

When he began his early career as a comedian doing stand-up at an amateur nightclub in Philadelphia.

Career

Hart found his way into comedy after performing at an amateur night at a Philadelphia-area club. His first gig was at The Laff House in Philadelphia. He was not an immediate success. In fact, Hart was booed off the stage a number of times. At this early point in his career, he was trying to imitate other comedians, including Chris Tucker. Eventually, he realized that was not working and re-worked his act.

In 2009, Hart took to the road with his comedy tour called “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 were also released as features in movie theaters.

In April 2015, Hart kicked off his “What Now?” Tour in Texas. In July of that same year,  Universal Pictures announced that “Kevin Hart: What Now?,” would be theatrically released on October 14, 2016.

Comedy Career

Kevin Hart’s comedy career did not have a successful start. Hart decided on comedy after performing at an amateur club in Philly. Early on, Hart faced a lot of rejection (common in this profession) and was booed off the stage several times. Originally known as “Lil Kev”, Hart wasn’t sure if he had chosen the right career path. One of his idols, Lucien Hold, even told him that comedy wasn’t a right fit for him. Hold was the club booker for The Comic Strip, a historic comedy club in New York City, and was famous for identifying comedic talent.

One reason for Hart’s unsuccessful start was that he hadn’t yet developed his own comedic style and was imitating other comedians. Once he found his delivery style and honed in on telling the stories of his life, he found success. He has since become famous for his storytelling abilities.

Hart continued performing in comedy clubs and his first four comedy tours were between 2009 and 2013. After earning over $20 Million total during his last two, Hart began gaining notoriety and quickly became one of the highest-earning comedians. His first tours were “I’m a Grown Little Man” (2009), “Seriously Funny” (2010), “Laugh at my Pain” (2011), and “Let Me Explain” (2012).

In July 2015, it was announced that a special performance of Hart’s “What Now?” tour, would be released in theaters. The live performance was on August 30th, 2015, and drew an audience of 53,000 at Lincoln Financial Field, the stadium of the NFL Philadelphia Eagles.

While his comedic career hasn’t been the most lucrative source of income for Hart as of late, it was the catalyst for his increased influence and brand in other areas of his career. His stand-up success led to an increase in opportunities to appear on the big screen, allowing his earnings to skyrocket.

Personal Life

Kevin was married to a fellow comedian named Torrei Hart from 2003 to 2010. They had two children together but ultimately separated. Hart requested joint custody of their two children, daughter Heaven Leigh, born in 2005, and son Hendrix, born in 2007. The divorce was finalized in November 2011.

On August 13, 2016 Hart and Eniko Parrish married in Santa Barbara, California. Their son Kenzo Kash was born in November 2017. A month after Kenzo’s birth, Hart admitted to cheating on Eniko while she was pregnant. Their daughter Kaori Mai was born in September 2020.

Kevin has mentioned in his standup act that he has a difficult relationship with his father. His father, Henry Witherspoon, was a hardcore cocaine addict for many years which put a strain on both their relationship and Kevin’s childhood. His father was in and out of prison throughout his childhood. Kevin developed his sense of humor as a coping mechanism to take his family’s mind off the trials and tribulations of their addict father. He speaks lovingly of his mother in the act, but unfortunately, she died of cancer in 2006.

In April 2013, Hart failed a field sobriety test after his car almost hit a tanker truck on a Los Angeles freeway. He was booked for misdemeanor DUI. In August of that same year he was sentenced to three years probation.In August 2019, Kevin was involved in a car wreck that left him with serious injuries. Kevin was the passenger when a friend drove a 1970 Plymouth Barracuda off a road in Malibu into a ditch.

Kevin’s Profile

Net Worth:$200 Million
Date of Birth:Jul 6, 1979 (42 years old)
Gender:Male
Height:5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)
Profession:Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter, Television producer, Film Producer
Nationality:United States of America

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