|Profession/Career:||Comedian, Movie Actor, YouTuber|
|Net Worth:||$455 million|
|YouTube Channel:||LOL Network|
|College:||Community College of Philadelphia|
|Full Name:||Kevin Darnell Hart|
|Date of Birth (Age):||July 6, 1979|
|Place of Birth:||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania|
|Height:||5 ft 2 in|
Frequently Associated With
- Dwayne Johnson
- Jack Black
- Jennifer Lawrence
- Bryan Cranston
- Ice Cube
- Dave Chappelle
- Mark Wahlberg
- Will Ferrell
Net Worth of Kevin Hart
Kevin Hart’s net worth is estimated to be roughly $455 million as of 2022.
Kevin Hart’s net worth is based on various income sources, including:
- Comedy shows
- Stand-up specials
- Sponsorship and brand deals
- His YouTube channel, called LOL Network
He’s been racking up his net worth significantly since 2011, when he made his comedy special Laugh At My Pain which has garnered a lot of love and was the beginning of a huge break into stardom. He’s especially famous for his roles in the movies Jumanji, Ride Along, and many others.
How much does Kevin Hart earn in a year?
Kevin Hart is estimated to earn roughly $65 million a year.
His income is variable by the year, but only seems to be growing larger and larger as he takes on more starring roles and bigger specials. An artist as popular as Kevin Hart can rake in $750k or more per stand-up routine. On top of that, he has stated that he makes roughly $20 million per movie role.
Additionally, he has a YouTube channel by the name of LOL Network in which he currently has over 5.1 million subscribers.
YouTube channels make between $3 to $5 per 1,000 views. Let’s take the midpoint of that at $4.
Kevin Hart has had his channel since 2009 and currently has more than 1.1 billion views thus far. With that view count, he has already made at least $4.4 million from YouTube alone. In the grand scheme of things, his YouTube channel accounts for a very small portion of his net worth, but it is impressive in its own right.
Did Kevin Hart Grow Up Rich or Poor?
Kevin Hart grew up poor. He grew up in Philadelphia with an addict for a father, so he was essentially raised by a single mother. They lived in a single bedroom apartment where he and his brother shared a bunk bed in the hallway, while his mother took the room. He estimates the apartment to have been around 300 square feet, maybe even less.
How did Kevin Hart Get His Start?
Kevin Hart’s big break came in the early 2000s when he began performing stand-up comedy regularly in clubs in Philadelphia and New York City. His performances caught the attention of several influential people in the entertainment industry, which led to his first major break.
One of the key figures who helped Kevin Hart get his big break was the comedian and actor Chris Rock. Rock saw Hart perform in a comedy club in Los Angeles and was impressed by his talent. Rock then cast Hart in his TV show, “Everybody Hates Chris,” which aired from 2005 to 2009.
Another important moment in Hart’s career came when he was cast in the 2002 film “Paper Soldiers,” a low-budget comedy about a group of wannabe criminals. Hart’s performance in the film caught the attention of Hollywood executives, which led to more opportunities in the film industry.
Since then, Kevin Hart has gone on to become one of the most successful comedians and actors of his generation, with a career that has spanned movies, TV shows, and comedy tours. He has starred in films like “Ride Along,” “Central Intelligence,” and “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle,” and has also hosted major events like the Academy Awards and the MTV Video Music Awards.
What did Kevin Hart spend his first big paycheck on?
After having written and starred in the movie Night School, Kevin spent his paycheck on throwback jerseys, lots and lots of them. He was 24 at the time.
Kevin Hart’s Wife
Kevin is married to Eniko Hart, originally known as Eniko Parrish. She is a model and a social media influencer, boasting over 3 million followers on Instagram. Together, she and Kevin have two kids named Kenzo and Kaori. Kevin also has two other kids with his ex-wife named Heaven and Hendrix, for a total of four kids.
Kevin Hart Movies
Ride Along (2014) – Hart stars alongside Ice Cube in this action-comedy film about a security guard who goes on a ride-along with his girlfriend’s tough cop brother.
Think Like a Man (2012) – Based on Steve Harvey’s book, Hart is part of an ensemble cast in this romantic comedy that follows the relationships of several couples.
Central Intelligence (2016) – Hart teams up with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson in this action-comedy film about a former high school nerd turned CIA agent.
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017) – Hart appears in this adventure-comedy film, a sequel to the original Jumanji, where a group of teenagers gets transported into a video game world.
The Upside (2017) – In this drama-comedy film, Hart plays a recently paroled man who becomes the caretaker for a wealthy quadriplegic man, played by Bryan Cranston.
Ride Along 2 (2016) – Hart reprises his role in this sequel to the original Ride Along, where he and Ice Cube’s character travel to Miami to take down a drug lord.
Get Hard (2015) – Hart stars alongside Will Ferrell in this comedy film about a wealthy investment banker who hires Hart’s character to prepare him for prison.
Night School (2018) – Hart plays a man who goes back to school to earn his GED in this comedy film, also starring Tiffany Haddish.
The Secret Life of Pets (2016) – Hart provides the voice for the character Snowball, a white rabbit, in this animated comedy film about the adventures of pets when their owners are away.
Ride Along 3 (Upcoming) – Hart is set to return for the third installment of the Ride Along series, although specific details about the film are yet to be released.
Hart to Heart
In 2021, Kevin Hart got his own talk show on Peacock Network named Hart to Heart. The show features Kevin Hart and a celebrity talking about anything from family to careers over a glass of wine.
Kevin Hart interviewed Mark Cuban in 2023 and the two bonded over their shared loss of opportunity to invest in Uber in it’s very early stages that they still mourn over to this day.