Net Worth: $150 Million
Born: July 6, 1979
Country of Origin: United States of America
Source of Wealth: Professional Actor/Comedian
Last Updated: 2018
Kevin Hart, a comedian and actor is someone who most of us know of and have seen in commercially successful movies. Through his work, Kevin Hart’s net worth is approximately $150 million.
He is mostly known for his comedy related works, be it shows, movies or comedy albums and tours and we have seen him alongside several stars such Robert De Niro, Sylvester Stallone, Dwayne Johnson, and Ice Cube.
Kevin Hart was born in Philadelphia and has one brother named Robert. Unfortunately for the two boys, their father was a cocaine addict because of which he was often in jail for various reasons.
Due to the inadequacy of his father, Kevin Hart was raised solely by his mother Nancy Hart.
He attended the George Washington High School and then later graduated from the Community College of Philadelphia.
The beginning of his career
Once Kevin Hart graduated from community college, he set about trying to make a place for himself in the world.
He moved to New York but didn’t start working as a comedian or actor. Instead, he worked as a shoe salesman in Brockton.
As already mentioned, Kevin Hart had a difficult childhood and so found humor his escape. He used comedy to forget his troubled household life, something which ultimately led to Kevin Hart’s net worth becoming $150 million.
Kevin Hart was already trying his luck at stand-up comedy by performing at a few clubs and when he felt he really had a knack for comedy, left his job as a shoe salesman and pursued his career in comedy.
His first real work was a show named The Big House, funded by ABC. This wasn’t received well by viewers at all and was canceled soon.
Kevin Hart received training from another comedian named Keith Robinson, after which his career really shot off.
The road to stardom
Like many artists, the initial years of his professional life were tough as he wasn’t getting the attention he deserved however once he found his mentor and after experimenting for a couple of months he was able to find his footing in comedy.
In 2006, Kevin Hart released his first comedy album titled “I’m a Grown Little Man”. This was the boost that was needed to establish Hart as a real comedian and was extremely successful.
After the release of his album, he went on tour and his act was well received by many.
Soon after he released another album and in 2011 he released ‘Laugh at My Pain’, touring soon after the release. This tour was his most successful, earning a huge amount and was performed in nearly 90 cities. This tour played a major role in bringing Kevin Hart’s net worth to the $150 million it is today.
Additionally, his Laugh at My Pain and Let Me Explain tours were also made into theatre films, proving how the masses enjoyed his talent.
As an actor
Kevin Hart’s net worth hasn’t reached $150 million solely through his career as a comedian as today he has become a well-established actor with major roles in multiple movies.
He acted with some big celebrities during his career, including Jack Black, Dwayne Johnson, Ice Cube and more. He has also hosted three episodes of Saturday Night Live.
The first movie that he starred in was Paper Soldiers, a comedy film based around soldiers, as is evident by the name.
He later also starred in Scary Movie 3 and 4 as CJ, both of which were horror movies. He appeared in Death at a Funeral and Little Fockers, which also stars some big names like Robert De Niro and Ben Stiller.
Later, Kevin Hart appeared in Think Like a Man, which is basically based on the book Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man by the famous novel by Steve Harvey and revolves around four different couples.
Followed by this, he starred alongside Robert De Niro again in Grudge Match, which was a film centered on sports.
Kevin Hart also acted in several romantic comedies, two of which were Ride Along and About Last Night. The latter was more successful than the others and gained him even better roles in other movies.
Kevin Hart seems to be someone who can play a wide variety of roles but mostly stays on the lighter side of things. This fact is reiterated by his role in the Secret Life of Pets, an animated film which was well received by parents and children alike, for its’ witty dialogue and a glimpse into what our pets actually do when we aren’t around.
Similarly, he also played a major role in Captain Underpants, another comedy animated film.
Recently, Kevin Hart has also starred in Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, a sequel to the wildly successful Jumanji, which released in 1995. The genre of the film is adventure fantasy and Hart has played a main character in the film. The film had an extremely low budget but still managed to earn a significant amount at the Box Office.
Kevin Hart has also starred in a couple of shows namely ABC’s Modern Family and Real Husbands of Hollywood and Workaholics.
According to the recent report of AQwebs.com, Kevin Hart net worth is approximately $150 million.
It seems as if Kevin Hart is someone who is multi-talented.
He has also appeared as a host on one of the MTV awards shows along with the Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber.
Based on all that he has managed to achieve, it is no surprise that Kevin Hart’s net worth is $150 million.
Here we summarize some of the many highlights of his career:
Scary Movie 3 and 4
I’m a Grown Little Man-Stand-Up Album
BET Award for Best Actor
Think Like A Man
Let Me Explain-Comedy Album
MTV Comedic Genius Award
Shorty Award-Best Comedian
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
Today, Kevin Hart is one of the richest comedians ever and his work is still widely watched even years after the release of his comedy albums.