45 Facts About Kevin Hart


Kevin Darnell Hart was born on July 6,1979 and is an American comedian and actor.


Kevin Hart has since had roles in films such as Paper Soldiers, Scary Movie 3, Soul Plane, In the Mix, Little Fockers, Think Like a Man, Grudge Match, Ride Along About Last Night, Get Hard, Central Intelligence, The Secret Life of Pets film franchise, Ride Along 2, Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie, the Jumanji film franchise, and Night School.


Kevin Hart created and starred as a fictionalized version of himself in Real Husbands of Hollywood.


Kevin Darnell Hart was born in Philadelphia on July 6,1979, the son of Nancy and Henry Hart.


Kevin Hart was raised in a single-parent household by his mother, who worked as a systems analyst for the Office of Student Registration and Financial Services at the University of Pennsylvania.


Kevin Hart's father was a cocaine addict who was in and out of jail throughout most of Hart's childhood, prompting Hart to use humor as a way to cope with his troubled family life.


Kevin Hart then moved to Brockton, Massachusetts, and found work as a shoe salesman.


Kevin Hart's career suffered a slow start and he was booed offstage several times, once even having a piece of chicken thrown at him.


Kevin Hart grossed over $15 million from "Laugh at My Pain", making it one of the year's top-selling comedy tours.


Kevin Hart has a game available through iTunes called "Little Jumpman".


Kevin Hart came to prominence from his guest appearance in Undeclared.


Kevin Hart made his film debut in the film Paper Soldiers.


Kevin Hart then gained further recognition from his other films such as the Scary Movie franchise, Soul Plane, The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Death at a Funeral and Little Fockers.


Kevin Hart turned down a role in the 2008 film Tropic Thunder because the character is gay, citing his own "insecurities".


Kevin Hart played Doug in the film The Five-Year Engagement and appeared in Think Like a Man which was a box office success.


Kevin Hart had a cameo as himself in This Is the End.


In 2013, Kevin Hart played a boxing promoter in Grudge Match and appeared in Exit Strategy as Mannequin Head Man.


In 2014, Kevin Hart starred as Ben in Ride Along, opposite Ice Cube.


Kevin Hart returned in the sequel, Ride Along 2, which was released on January 15,2016.


In 2013, Kevin Hart co-created Real Husbands of Hollywood with Chris Spencer.


Thicke did not return for the second season due to his music career, though Kevin Hart has stated that the door is open for Thicke to return.


In 2015, Kevin Hart starred in the films Get Hard with Will Ferrell and The Wedding Ringer.


Kevin Hart reprised his role of Snowball in the sequel The Secret Life of Pets 2.


In 2021, Kevin Hart starred in Fatherhood, a drama about a man whose wife dies shortly after childbirth, leaving him to raise their daughter on his own.


In 2020, his series Die Kevin Hart premiered on Quibi on July 20 and had a strong first weekend, with numerous households reportedly streaming the series.


Kevin Hart later played Arnold Drummond in the Diff'rent Strokes portion of the third edition of Live in Front of a Studio Audience.


In 2022, Kevin Hart starred alongside Mark Wahlberg in the comedy film, Me Time.


In 2019, Kevin Hart signed on to star in and produce Monopoly, Black Friday, an untitled international romantic comedy, Extreme Job, and Scrooged.


Kevin Hart signed a first look deal with Netflix in January 2021.


In 2017, Kevin Hart founded Laugh Out Loud, a global media and production company to provide opportunities for top comedic talent of all ethnicities worldwide.


Kevin Hart has aggressively expanded LOL's reach since its founding, securing partnership deals with PlutoTV, Roku, Snap, Facebook, Peacock, and YouTube.


In 2015, Kevin Hart hosted the Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber.


In 2016, Kevin Hart co-hosted the 2016 MTV Movie Awards with Dwayne Johnson.


Kevin Hart has hosted on HQ Trivia and gave away $100,000 to one person with Scott Rogowsky on September 26,2018, which had 699K players.


On December 4,2018, Kevin Hart was announced as the host of the 2019 Academy Awards.


Kevin Hart characterized the protest as unconstructive and argued, "If you don't believe people change, grow as they get older, I don't know what to tell you".


On January 3,2019, Kevin Hart stated that he was going to reconsider stepping down as host, after openly lesbian comedian Ellen DeGeneres, who has hosted the Academy Awards multiple times, expressed support for him to do so and said she had contacted the Academy to ask if Kevin Hart would be able to reverse his decision if he wished and, according to DeGeneres, they said he would be able to do so.


Kevin Hart has cited George Carlin, Dave Chappelle, Bill Cosby, Eddie Murphy, Patrice O'Neal, Richard Pryor, Keith Robinson, Chris Rock, and Jerry Seinfeld as his influences.


Kevin Hart failed a field sobriety test and was booked for misdemeanor DUI.


Kevin Hart married Torrei in 2003, and they filed for divorce in 2010 after citing irreconcilable differences.


An avid poker player since around 2010, Kevin Hart has entered major tournaments such as the WSOP, cashing in one event for $4,783 in 2014.


Kevin Hart plays cash games, like the ones organized by PokerStars, and actually became their Brand Ambassador in 2017.


On September 1,2019, Kevin Hart was a passenger in a 1970 Plymouth Barracuda that went off Mulholland Highway and rolled down an embankment near Calabasas, California.


Kevin Hart was released from the hospital ten days later, and continued recovery at a rehabilitation facility.


Kevin Hart is a practicing Christian and has talked openly about his faith.