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Kevin Hart Biography

Birth Name:
Kevin Darnell Hart
Birth Place:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Actor, comedian

Fast Facts

  • Worked as a shoe salesman before turning to stand-up
  • Performed as "Little Kev" early in his career and works viewpoints on being vertically challenged into his material
  • Broke into television in Judd Apatow's 2001 pilot North Hollywood
  • Visited 90 cities on his international "Laugh at My Pain" stand-up tour, which was released theatrically in 2011
  • Hosted the 2011 BET Awards
  • Makes regular roundtable appearances on Chelsea Lately
  • Won MVP honors in the 2012 NBA All-Star Celebrity Game in Orlando, despite getting ejected after protesting a referee's call


  • 2020Emmy-Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program: nominated
  • 2019People's Choice Awards-Favorite Comedic Movie Actor: nominated
  • 2019People's Choice Awards-Favorite Animated Movie Voice: nominated
  • 2016People's Choice Awards-Favorite Cable TV Actor: winner


  • Robert Hart -- Brother
  • Heaven Leigh Hart -- Daughter
  • Henry Hart -- Father
  • Nancy -- Mother
  • Hendricks Kevin Hart -- Son
  • Eniko Parrish -- Wife