Date of birth: July 3, 1980.
Kevin Hart is an American film and television actor, screenwriter, producer and comedian. Born July 3, 1980, in North Philadelphia in Pennsylvania. He was raised by a single mother, Nancy, and the father of a drug addict, Henry, spent most of Kevin’s childhood in prison. The family also grew up Kevin’s elder brother, Robert. From a young age in difficult family situations, Kevin used his innate talent to make people laugh, so he often smoothed out family conflicts and avoided many problems. Hart studied at the George Washington Middle Northeast School, and after graduating he moved to New York, where he became a student at a community college. After two years of college, he moved to Brockton, Massachusetts, where he worked as a shoe salesman.
Hart’s creative career began with amateur evening comedy shows in Philadelphia. With the first stage image, Lila Keva, Kevin performed at the club The Laff House in Philadelphia, but the performance was not particularly popular with the audience. The comedian’s career gained momentum very slowly, several times Hart was booed by the public, and once one of the spectators even launched a piece of chicken in the actor. The first setbacks gave an excellent push to Hart, he began to participate in comedy competitions in Massachusetts, and gradually his career went uphill. Initially, Kevin imitated the already famous comedians like Chris Tucker, but over time he developed his own style, which was based on his personal observations and his own life experience.
Hart drew inspiration from world-renowned comedians such as Chris Rock, Dave Chappell, Bill Cosby, and Eddie Murphy. He tried to combine their manners, model behavior and best qualities in his sketches while presenting this collective image in his style. For several years, Kevin loved the audience, and, starting in 2009, he went on tour with his performances (“I’m a Grown Little Man” – 2009, “Seriously Funny” – 2010, “Laugh At My Pain” – 2011). The Laugh At My Pain tour added $15 million to Kevin Hart Net Worth, making it the most popular and best-selling tour in 2011. In 2013, the freshest to date show with the participation of Hart – “Let Me Explain” – started on television screens. Kevin also created the game “Little Jumpman”, which is available to users of “iTunes”. Also through this application, you can get to his accounts on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. By the way, most fans from around the world are watching Hart’s creative work on YouTube.
In addition to the comedian’s career at the stand-up show, Kevin often appears in the roles of feature films and television films. His first role in the series was Luke from the American serial “Undecided”, which appeared on the screens in 2001. He can also be seen in the TV series “All About Us”, “Love Incorporation”, “Help Me, Help Yourself”, “Party Masters” and others. In the cinema, Kevin played more than 40 roles, Hart was often invited to create characteristic images in tapes of different genres, but in most cases comedy. Among the pictures in which the actor starred: the action movie “Paper Soldiers” by directors David Daniel and Damon Dash, the musical drama “Mix” by Ron Underwood, the comedy “School of Survival” by Steven Brill, the melodrama by Nicholas Stoller “A Little Married” and many other films.
In 2013, the actor appeared in three films at once: the fantastic comedy “The End of the World 2013: Apocalypse in Hollywood” by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, the action movie “Joint Trip” by Tim Storey, where he played the lead role together with Ice Cube and the sports comedy. Downside Rematch, in which he worked on the set together with Robert De Niro and Sylvester Stallone. The following year, the actor appeared in two more comedies – Think like a Man 2, directed by Tim Storey and starring Steve Pink in What Happened Last Night. Now Hart is busy filming in 7 films, soon viewers will be able to appreciate Kevin’s talent in the Comedies Finally Finished (with Adam Sandler), The Wedding Master and Krapis! (Where he will play one of the main roles with Alison Bree and Will Farrell).
In October 2013, it became known that Kevin is working on a 30-minute pilot release of his new stand-up show, this time he does not aim for the main role, but will perform a minor one. Hart has previously tried himself as the author of various comedy shows. Repeatedly, he was a winner at various thematic festivals, for his creative career he had already gathered a whole crop of awards, including the MTV Video Music Awards, the NAACP Image Awards, and the BET Awards.
Kevin Hart was married to comedienne Torrey Hart, but the couple divorced in 2011. From the marriage with Torrey, Kevin has two children growing up – daughter Heaven and son Hendrix. Relationship with his father, who was addicted to drugs, Kevin started when he was already of a conscious age. Hart believes that his father Henry Robert Witherspoon showed him the right way by his wrong example. In his speeches, he also often mentions his mother, showing her a loving but intimidated woman (her mother died of cancer in 2006). In August 2014, it was reported that Kevin was engaged to model Eniko Parrish.