Kevin Hart’s Net Worth and How He Makes His Money

Kevin Hart’s Net Worth and How He Makes His Money

NameKevin Darnell Hart
Net Worth$200 million
Date of BirthJuly 6, 1979
Place of BirthPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania
ResidenceNew York City, New York
Nationality
American
OccupationStandup Comic
Actor
Spokesman
Producer
Screenwriter
Famous ForStandup Comedy
Hollywood Box-Office Hits
GenresSatire
Black Comedy
Insult Comedy
Surreal Humor
Observational Comedy
SpousesToriel Hart (2003-2011)
Eniko Parrish (2016-present)
Children3

Introduction

Kevin Hart is best known as an American standup comic and actor but he’s also as spokesman and producer in his own right.

The comedian thusly has a net worth of $200 million, thus making him one of the highest paid comedians in the world and in the 21st Century.

Kevin Hart’s Life

Kevin was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on July 6, 1979. His single mother was the one who raised him because had a coke addict for a father. In order to cope with his troubled family life, he turned towards comedy.

After he graduated from George Washington High School, he attended the Philadelphia Community College, moved to New York City, and then moved to Brockton, Massachusetts in order to become a shoe salesman.

Family

Kevin Hart's family

Kevin’s mother is Nancy Hart. She worked at the University of Pennsylvania as a systems analyst. Kevin’s older brother is named Robert. Henry Witherspoon, his biological father, is addicted to cocaine. He was absent throughout the comedian’s childhood because of jail time.

He married Torrei Hart in 2003. However, in 2010, the couple filed for divorce citing their irreconcilable differences. It was finalized in November 2011. Kevin requested joint custody for their son and daughter. He then married Enko Parrish on August 13, 2016 after proposing to her in August 18, 2014 two years before. Their son was born in 2017.

Career

Kevin started pursuing standup comedy as a career after performing successfully at an amateur night at a Philadelphia club. He mostly worked at the East Coast comedy club circuit. He then won several comedy competitions in clubs throughout New England. In 2001, he got his big break by getting a recurring role in Judd Apatow’s “Undeclared” TV series that lasted only one season.

He then landed on several other film roles in movies like the Jumanji Remake with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and The Little Fockers. He also released comedy albums and the like that cemented his comedic credentials on top of becoming a spokesperson and producer of his own shows. He also has screenwriting credits on several works.

How Does Kevin Hart Make Money?

From August 2015 to August 2016, Kevin earned $90 million from things like endorsements, merchandise, touring, and movie appearances. He then earned an estimated $32.5 million in 2017 and about $60 million in from June 2017 to June 2018.

He subsequently earned $60 million from June 2018 to June 2019. He had his highest earnings so far from 2015 to 2016 due to his standup and box-office successes yet manages to earn consistently in 8-figure sums in the following years.

Here is a list of Kevin Hart’s money sources.

He performs standup comedy in tours and clubs as well as for comedy specials and albums such as the following.

  1. I’m a Grown Little Man (2008)
  2. Seriously Funny (2010)
  3. Laugh at My Pain (2011)
  4. Let Me Explain (2013)
  5. What Now? (2016)
  6. Irresponsible Standup Special (2019)

He’s also an in-demand Hollywood comedian, with him being involved in the following films and TV series as an actor or voice actor.

  1. Undeclared (2001-2003)
  2. Paper Soldiers (2002)
  3. Scary Movie 3 (2003)
  4. Soul Plane (2004)
  5. In The Mix (2005)
  6. The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005)
  7. The Little Fockers (2010)
  8. Think Like a Man (2012)
  9. Grudge Match (2013)
  10. Real Husbands of Hollywood (2013-present)
  11. About Last Night (2014)
  12. Ride Along (2014)
  13. Ride Along 2 (2016)
  14. Get Hard (2015)
  15. Central Intelligence (2016)
  16. The Secret Life of Pets (2016)
  17. Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (2017)
  18. Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017)
  19. Night School (2018)

He also earns money from endorsements, merchandise, commercials, TV and film production, screenwriting, and so forth.

Net Worth From 2010 – 2019

  1. From 2010 to 2013, Kevin Hart’s net worth was $9 million.
  2. In 2014, Kevin Hart’s net worth was $30 million.
  3. In 2015, Kevin Hart’s net worth was $45 million.
  4. From 2016 to 2017, Kevin Hart’s net worth was $120 million.
  5. In 2018, Kevin Hart’s net worth was $170 million.
  6. In 2019, Kevin Hart’s net worth is $200 million.
  7. Across 9 years, Kevin managed to raise his net worth by $191 million.

How Much Does Kevin Hart Make In A Day?

Based on records on his annual income, Kevin Hart makes an estimated $70 million a year on average. Therefore, he approximately earns $191,781 a day from 2015 to 2019. Meanwhile, from 2010 to 2019 he was able to raise his net worth from $9 million to $200. So across 9 years, he was earning on average of $21 million a year or $57,534 a day of pure profit sans expenses.

Houses And Cars Of Kevin Hart

Kevin Hart's Houses and Cars

Kevin Hart owns a tiny 268-square-foot house that he’s renting out for $175 a night. It was once located in Herald Square but now is permanently located in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania. He also owns a Tarzana Mansion in California that’s worth $2 million. It comes with 7 bedrooms and 7 bathrooms as well as a gorgeous pool.

Kevin also owns a Ferrari 488 GTB Spider, GMC Yukon XL Denali, Pontiac GTO, Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Edition, Ferrari 458 Spider, Mercedes-Benz G65 AMG, Ford Mustang GT500E, Aston Martin Vanquish, Land Rover Range Rover, Ford Explorer, Maserati GranTurismo Convertible, and two Ferrari 488 GTB Spiders.

3 Success Lessons From Kevin Hart

1. Look at the Bright Side

Kevin Hart had a troubled life but he was able to turn a negative into a positive by looking at the brighter side of his existence and making people laugh. The influence of living in a single-parent household with a drug addict father who went in and out of jail can be seen with the legal and domestic issues Kevin has.

2. Work through Your Issues

He was arrested in April 14, 2013 on suspicion of driving under the influence after his black Mercedes nearly hit a tanker truck on the Southern California freeway. He also publicly admitted to cheating on his second wife while she was pregnant with their son on December 15, 2017. He’s not perfect and he is working through issues with himself that are part nurture and nature.

3. There’s a Rainbow after the Rain

Regardless, he found success and laughter in the face of tragedies beyond his control as well as redemption from the failures that came about because of his own failings.

 

Famous Kevin Hart Quotes

All I can do is try to create my own brand and have people appreciate me for that.

I love making people laugh. And I love laughing.

My success comes in making fun of whatever you’re doing. That’s my way.

I don’t care how busy I am – I will always make time for what’s most important to me.

The day you stop doing the small things is the day you think you’re above everybody else.

 

Chris Rock does the political thing really well, but that never worked for me.

 

References:

  • KevinHartNation.com
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kevin_Hart
  • https://www.architecturaldigest.com/story/kevin-hart-has-an-amazing-268-square-foot-house-thats-available-to-rent
  • https://www.velvetropes.com/backstage/where-does-kevin-hart-live/
  • https://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2018/10/i-visited-kevin-harts-tiny-house-in-herald-square.html
  • https://www.hotcars.com/cars-kevin-hart-owns-and-7-he-dreams-of-owning/

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