Kevin Hart Net Worth
Kevin Hart net worth: Kevin Hart is an American comedian, producer, spokesman, and actor who has a net worth of $200 million. Kevin is one of the highest-paid entertainers in the world. For example, 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.
Early Life: Kevin Hart was born on July 6, 1979, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was raised by his single mother, Nancy Hart. She was worked in the Office of Student Registration and Financial Services at the University of Pennsylvania as a systems analyst. He has one older brother named Robert. His father, Henry Witherspoon, was a cocaine addict and in and out of jail throughout most of Kevin's childhood. Hart graduated from George Washington High School, and briefly attended the Community College of Philadelphia before moving to New York City and eventually Brockton, Massachusetts where he worked as a shoe salesman.
Career: He began pursuing a career in stand-up comedy after performing at an amateur night at a club in Philadelphia. Hart's first standup was at The Laff House in Philadelphia. It did not go well. His career got off to a slow start, as he was booed off stage several times. After his first shows were unsuccessful, After an early period of attempting to imitate comedians like Chris Tucker, he found his own style by exploring his own life experiences and insecurities.
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. Laugh at My Pain and Let Me Explain were also released as features in movie theaters. Hart grossed over $15 million from Laugh at My Pain, making it one of the year's top-selling comedy tours.
In April 2015, Hart kicked off his comedy world tour titled the What Now? Tour at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. The tour ran through early August 2015. In July of that same year, Universal Pictures announced that Kevin Hart: What Now?, would be theatrically released in the United States on October 14, 2016. The filmed show was filmed live at at Philadelphia's Lincoln Financial Field on August 30, 2015, in front of 53,000 people.
Success: Hart's first success came after he appeared on Comedy Central in such specials as I'm a Grown Little Man and Seriously Funny. From there he landed roles and earned wider recognition in films such films as The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Soul Plane, and Little Fockers. Since then, Kevin has appeared in dozens of film and TV shows while still maintaining one of the most rigorous national comedic touring schedules around. As of this writing, his films have generated more than $1.3 billion at the global box office. Other notable films include Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" (and a 2019 Jumanji sequel), The Secret Life of Pets (which also had a 2019 sequel), and Central Intelligence.
Other Ventures: In 2017 Kevin launched an underwear line with Tommy John. In 2018, Kevin launched a comedy streaming service called Laugh Out Loud. The network also includes a radio show on Sirius Satellite Radio. To date, the LOL network has generated hundreds of millions of video views. He has endorsement deals and/or partnerships with brands including Samsung, Wrangler, AT&T, and Mountain Dew.
Kevin has embarked on several extremely prolific comedy tours. His "What Now?" tour undertook 168 shows around the world between April 2015 and August 2016. His "Irresponsible Tour" undertook 119 shows between September 2017 and January 2019. He earns around $70 million from touring alone during a tour year.
In 2009, Kevin launched HartBeat Productions. Today the company employs more than 40 people who manage Kevin's movie, television, comedy and radio productions.
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 March 22, 2005, and son Hendrix, born in 2007. The divorce was finalized in November 2011.
On August 18, 2014, Hart proposed to Eniko Parrish. They married on August 13, 2016, near Santa Barbara, California. On November 21, 2017 their son Kenzo Kash. On December 15, 2017, Hart admitted to having cheated on his wife while she was pregnant with their son. They are expecting a girl in the summer of 2020.
Kevin has mentioned in his standup act that he has a difficult relationship with his father. His father was a hardcore cocaine addict for many years which caused great strain on both their relationship and Kevin's 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.
Hart was charged on April 14, 2013, on suspicion of drunk driving after his Mercedes nearly collided with a tanker truck on a Southern California freeway. Hart failed a field sobriety test and was booked for misdemeanor DUI. On August 5, 2013, Hart was sentenced to three years of probation for one count of driving under the influence of alcohol.
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.
Real Estate: In 2012 Kevin spent $1.99 million on a house in Tarzana, California. He sold this home for $2.75 million in mid-2019. Today Kevin's primary residence is a large mansion within a gated community in Calabasas, California. He bought the 26-acre plot of undeveloped land in 2015 for $1.35 million. Over the next two years, he planned and waited for approval to build a home on the property. He finally gained approval in April 2017 and proceed to spend $5 million on an absolutely stunning compound. The primary house on the property is 9,600 square feet in the Spanish villa style.
|Net Worth:||$200 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Jul 6, 1979 (41 years old)|
|Height:||5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)|
|Profession:||Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter, Television producer, Film Producer|
|Nationality:||United States of America|