Kevin Hart

July 6, 1979 (age 36)

“The day you stop doing the small things is the day you think you're above everybody else.” -Kevin Hart

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Bio

Hart's first gig was at The Laff House in Philadelphia under the name of Lil Kev, which did not go well. His career suffered a slow start, as he was booed off stage several times, once even having a piece of chicken thrown at him. Kevin Hart began to enter comedic competitions in Massachusetts and his luck turned around. Kevin Hart came into the comedic history of television in his appearance of "Think Like a Man", which grossed over $90 million in theaters. Hart has appeared in such films as Meet the Fockers sequel aka Little Fockers, and Death at a Funeral, alongside Chris Rock, Tracy Morgan, and Martin Lawrence. He also co-starred alongside Matthew McConaughey and Kate Hudson in Fool's Gold, Along Came Polly opposite Ben Stiller and Jennifer Aniston, as well as opposite Steve Carell in The 40 Year Old Virgin.

Education

  • Attended George Washington High School.
  • Attended Temple University for about two years.
  • Graduated two years later from a community college in New York City
  • Entered Comedic Competitions which started his career.

Famous Appearences


  • Kevin Hart: Seriously Funny
  • Kevin Hart: I'm a Grown Little Man
  • Scary Movie 3
  • The 40-Year-Old Virgin
  • Scary Movie 4
  • Epic Movie
  • Little Fockers
  • Kevin Hart: Laugh at My Pain
  • Think Like a Man
  • Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain
  • Grudge Match
  • Ride Along
  • Think Like a Man Too
  • Get Hard
  • The Wedding Ringer
  • Ride Along 2

Comedic Inspirations for Kevin Hart

Awards

  1. BET Award Best Actor Kevin Hart: Laugh at My Pain

  2. NAACP Image Award Outstanding Comedy Series Real Husbands of Hollywood

  3. NAACP Image Award Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series Real Husbands of Hollywood

  4. NAACP Image Award Entertainer of the Year

  5. Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Award

  6. Acapulco Black Film Festival Artist of the Year Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain, This Is the End, Grudge Match

  7. Teen Choice Award Choice Movie Actor: Comedy Ride Along

  8. Teen Choice Award Choice Comedian

  9. MTV Movie Award Comedic Genius Award

Interesting Facts

  1. His stand-up career was initially a flop.
  2. His first big break was given to him by Judd Apatow.
  3. He has a fear of dolphins.
  4. He is incredibly short.
  5. He worked as a shoe salesman before a career in comedy.
  6. He wrote and starred in his own sitcom.
  7. He is one of the most successful comedians of his time.
  8. While he may not have the height to play basketball, he does have the skill.
  9. He has a game available through iTunes.
  10. Kevin Hart cites Bill Cosby, Chris Rock, Dave Chappelle, and Eddie Murphy as his influences.

Kevin Hart Accepting Sprint Celebrity Game MVP Award

Kevin Hart Accepts Sprint Celebrity Game MVP Award