Kevin Hart Net Worth, Early Life, Awards and Career.
Kevin Hart is a comedian and a successful actor who is popularly known as the ‘King of Comedy’. From being an actor, to a comedian— he has done it all and has now launched his production house. Now, not only does he creates comedy, but he owns comedy as well. He is one of the very few comedians in the world to encompass the $100 million goal, with his wealth and stature both standing high— just like his comedy career.
Kevin Hart Net Worth as of 2020
As of 2020, Kevin Hart has a net worth of $200 million. It is reported that he makes around $20 million a year. His earning comes from his comedy shows, films and multiple business ventures. He is not only an actor and a comedian, but has also recently jumped into his own production business. His production company is known as HartBeat Productions. Not only that, he has also been hosting TV award for a while and has spent a small fraction of his life working as a model as well.
Kevin Hart was born on July 6, 1979 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Even though his mother was his sole breadwinner and support in life, thanks to her steady job as a system analyst at the University of Pennsylvania, his father was missing in action as he was addicted to cocaine and was jailed many times during Kevin Hart’s childhood. Kevin completed his high school education from George Washington High School and then decided to move to New York City to focus more on his career development in the comedy niche. Luck didn’t quite help him as he was unable to find any opportunities in New York City, which is why he decided to move again to Brockton, Massachusetts to save up enough to move to LA. There, he started working as a shoe salesman. He got his breakthrough in the world of comedy when he did his first stand-up comedy show in Philadelphia, and from that moment onwards— he hasn’t turned back.
His work stand-up comedy show was not well-received amongst the audience. In fact, he was booed down the stage and when he persisted, someone from the audience threw a chicken piece at him to shoo him off the stage. Kevin Hart never gave up and persisted his way through his passion, which was stand-up comedy. After many unsuccessful shows, Kevin Hart decided to ponder on his dialogue delivery and came up with his own unique style which was loved and appreciated by the audience, so much that he became a star within a few days and a few successful shows.
In 2009, he started his own comedy tours. His initial comedy tours were named as ‘I’m a Grown Little Man’ and ‘Laugh at my Pain’ which was a humorous take on his sad and depressing childhood where he had to act as the man of the family as his father was absent and mother had to work full-time to support them and put food on the table. His hilarious approach to depression was appreciated and people could relate to it, so much that his shows were turned into featured movies later on.
He has worked as an actor in major hit movies such as The Five Year Plan, Little Frockers, Death at a Funeral and Think Like a Man. His acting career initially started when he gave a very trivial guest appearance in the movie ‘Undeclared’, but the audience liked his performance so much that he decided to diversify his comedy career into acting as well.
His last box office hit movies were Jumanji, The Upside and Night School. A sequel of Jumanji has released as Jumanji 2, which has already earned $52.5 million in box office within a few days.
Not many people know this, but Kevin Hart has also advanced and utilized technology in creating a sustainable source of income for himself through a game called ‘Little Jumpman’
Kevin Hart has been the on the receiving end of many prestigious awards in his career of over 18 years. He joined the comedy industry in 2001 and since then he has received 2 People’s Awards for Favorite Comedy, 5 Kid’s Choice Awards for Favorite Funny Star and Favorite BFF. In 2012, he received a BET award for best actor. NAACP has also awarded him thrice for Entertainer of the Year. In a total, he has received 56 prestigious awards so far for his services in comedy and acting industry.
Kevin Hart’s Millionaire Lifestyle
Kevin Hart is a multi-millionaire and we know it. But does he live like it? According to our resources, he surely does. He allegedly owns 5 homes and 12 cars. He resides in a giant mansion located in the east of Calabasas. The property was purchased for a whopping sum of $1.65 million in 2015. Kevin Hart brought this mansion as it is located in the most secured and gated community, and Kevin as it turns out— really values his privacy. The house is as gorgeous as Kevin Hart himself, with over 7 huge rooms and a giant family room that screams cozy when you look at it. He has a 1000 square foot garage to park his 12 cars, but that’s not all. The mansion has a shiny glass pool above the garage!
His second house is a luxury apartment based in LA and he also owns another bungalow in Tarzana California that is on market for a huge sum of $2 million.
Regarding cars, Kevin Hart has always been passionate. This is the reason that his collection of a dozen cars are as luxurious as his house. His car collection includes a Mercedes Benz SLS AMG Black Edition, Ferrari 488 GTB Spider, Pontiac GTO, Ferrari 480 Spider, Mercedes Benz G65, GMC Yukon, Ford Mustang GT500E and Aston Martin Vanquish. He is also a hard-core lover of Range Rovers, which is why he has got 4 of them. To top that, he owns a gorgeous Maserati GranTurismo Convertible and Jerry’s Porsche which yelps ‘crazy rich’ in every manner.