About Kevin Hart
Kevin Hart has burst onto the scene as one of the most versatile comedy actors in film and television. In September 2011 Hart released “Laugh At My Pain” the feature film version of his comedy tour (under the same name) the movie grossed over $7Million and was 2011 most successful film that was released in less than 300 theaters. The LAMP Tour made Hart 2011’s number one comedian on Ticketmaster and in February 2011 Hart sold out the Nokia Theater two nights in a row to break a record previously set by Eddie Murphy.
Hart’s DVD Seriously...Funny is one of the fastest selling DVDs in recent years and has gone triple Platinum. His comedy central special of the same name is the highest rated comedy special of 2010.
In 2012 Hart will be seen starring in two movies. On March 9, 2011 Screen Gem will release Think Like A Man , the a comedy is based on Steve Harvey's bestselling 2009 book Act Like A Lady, Think Like A Man. In April 2012 Universal will release the Nick Stoller comedy Five Year Engagement for producer Judd Apatow.
Hart was last seen in Meet the Fockers Sequel aka Little Fockers, and Death at a Funeral, alongside Chris Rock, Tracy Morgan and Martin Lawrence. He also co-starred alongside Matthew McConaughey and Kate Hudson in Fool’s Gold, as well as opposite Steve Carell in The 40 Year Old Virgin. Hart’s film credits include: Soul Plane opposite Tom Arnold, Method Man and Snoop Dogg, Not Easily Broken, Extreme Movie, Drillbit Taylor, Epic Movie, The Last Stand, Scary Movie 4, and In the Mix, Meet Dave and Superhero Movie.
In 2009, Hart’s one-hour comedy special “I’m a Grown Little Man” on Comedy Central was also one of the highest rated specials for the network. Hart was the host of BET’s classic stand-up comedy series “Comic View: One Mic Stand.” Hart’s other television credits include ABC’s “The Big House” which he also executive produced and wrote and recurring roles on “Love, Inc,” “Barbershop,” and “Undeclared.”
Hart debuted on amateur night at a Philadelphia comedy club and was instantly hooked. He quit his job as a shoe salesman and began performing full time at such clubs as The Boston Comedy Club, Caroline’s, Stand-Up NY, The Laugh Factory and The Comedy Store in Los Angeles. However, it was his first appearance at the Montreal Just for Laughs Comedy Festival that led to work in such feature films as Paper Soldiers, Scary Movie 3, and Along Came Polly opposite Ben Stiller and Jennifer Aniston. With his passion for stand-up, Hart continues to tour the country to sold-out audiences.
Hart currently lives in Los Angeles with his family.