Kevin Hart - Biography

Last Modified: Sep 27, 2022

Kevin Hart
Nick Name: Chocolate Droppa
Profession: Comedian, Actor, TV host, Screenwriter, Producer
Best Known For: Scary Movie (film)
Salary: $50 million
Net Worth: $450 million

Personal Details

Born on : July 6, 1979 (age 44)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Kevin Darnell Hart
Birth Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Horoscope: Cancer
Father's Name: Henry Witherspoon
Mother's Name: Nancy Hart
Siblings: 1

Robert Hart (older brother)

High School: George Washington High School
University: Community College of Philadelphia
Ethnicity: African-American
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: August 13, 2018
Wife's Name: Eniko Parrish

Torrei Hart (22 May 2003 - Nov 2011)

Children: 3

Heaven Hart (daughter)
Hendrix Hart (son)
Kenzo Kash Hart (son)
Kaori Mai Hart (daughter)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.63 meter (5 feet 4 inch)
Weight: 64 kg (141.10 lb)
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: 9 US
Bicep Size: 15 inch
Chest Size: 44 inch
Waist Size: 34 inch

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Who is Kevin Hart?

Kevin Hart is a well-known American comedian, his trademark being short stature. Professionally he is also an actor and television host. Read further for details.

Kevin Hart – Age, Mother, Father, Siblings

He was born on July 6, 1979, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. His full name/birth name is Kevin Darnell Hart. 

Hart’s father is Henry Witherspoon who was a cocaine addict and was in and out of jail throughout his childhood. So, his mother Nancy Hart raised him alone who is a professor at the University of Pennsylvania. He has one sibling – an older brother named Robert Hart. In 2007, his mom died from cancer.

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Education, Ethnicity

He graduated from George Washington High School. After school, he attended the Community College of Philadelphia and moved to New York City and later to Brockton, Massachusetts where he worked as a shoe salesman. He started his career as a stand-up comedian in Philadelphia.

His ethnicity is African-American.

Kevin Hart – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Hart married Torrei Hart on 22 May 2003. They together have 2 children, daughter Heaven Hart (born 2005) and son Hendrix Hart (born October 8, 2007). 

The couple could not make their marriage work and filed a divorce in February 2010, which was finalized in November 2011. After he got divorced from Torrei Hart, he moved on with Eniko Parrish. 

They got engaged on August 18, 2014, and got married on August 13, 2016, near Santa Barbara, California. They were blessed with a son Kenzo Kash Hart on November 21, 2017.  The couple welcomed their fourth child - daughter Kaori Mai Hart on 29 September 2020.

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He had an affair while Eniko Parrish was pregnant with their son Kenzo Hart.

Kevin Hart apologized to her which she accepted. She said she was focused on her pregnancy and had no plans for divorce while admitting her husband Hart is not perfect.

Source: Internationalnewsblog (Kevin Hart, Eniko Parrish with their three oldest children) 

Kevin Hart – Career

Early Days

Hart's career startup was not a success. His performance in a gig at The Laff House in Philadelphia didn’t go well and he struggled to stand up as a comedian for years. Hart participated in every comedy competition throughout Massachusetts, which helped to develop a unique comedy style and eventually let him stand as a successful comedian.

In 2009 Hart began a comedy tour. These include I'm a Grown Little Man in 2009 followed by Seriously Funny in 2010, Laugh at My Pain in 2011 and Let Me Explain in 2013. His act titled Laugh at My Pain stood as the top-selling comedy tour of that year. 

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Films, Series

Hart started his movie career with the film Paper Soldiers. This was followed by acting in the movies Scary Movie franchise, Soul Plane, The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Death at a Funeral, Little Fockers, The Five-Year Engagement (2012), and Think Like a Man.

These movies helped him to be recognized in Hollywood- both as an actor and comedian. His more recent movies are This Is the End, Grudge Match, Exit Strategy, Ride Along, Get Hard (2015), The Wedding Ringer (2015), and Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2018).

Hart hosted many award ceremonies 2011 BET Awards, the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards. He also hosted Saturday Night Live, Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber.

Kevin Hart has released songs as well. Namely- What Now? (The Mixtape Presents Chocolate Droppa), Push It On Me featuring Trey Songz and Baller Alert with Migos & T.I. for the film titled Kevin Hart: What Now?

Hart appeared in an underwear commercial for Mancy’s.

Source: heightline (Kevin Hart)

Kevin Hart – Legal issue

Hart was arrested for drunk driving after his black Mercedes nearly collided with a tanker truck on a Southern California freeway, which led him sentenced to three years of probation on August 5, 2013.

Kevin Hart – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth and annual salary of Hart are estimated at around $450 million and $50 million respectively.

Kevin Hart – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, Kevin Hart is followed by millions of followers. He also has an official website-

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