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Kevin Hart is known for a variety of reasons, but most would probably agree that they knew him first for his hilarious comedy skills. He has come a long way from being obsessed with comedy as a young child to now being one of the most well-known comedy men in the comedy world, along with a variety of comedy movies under his belt. Kevin Hart was born on July 6, 1979, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he would grasp an understanding of life in ways that he could base his future comedy performances on his real-life experiences. Following high school graduation, Kevin Hart immediately made the giant leap to pursue a career in comedy by moving to New York City. It wouldn’t be long before Kevin would find his way back to Philadelphia, and his comedy career would begin to grow and succeed. With the help of legendary comedian Keith Robinson, it wouldn’t be long before Kevin Hart would be gracing the stages of comedy clubs across the country. As he began to be noticed more and more for his genuine comedy skills, ABC would offer him his own sitcom, ‘The Big House.’ Prior to getting his own sitcom, he would also star in films such as ‘Paper Soldiers’ and ‘Scary Movie 3.’
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Following the ending of ‘The Big House,’ Kevin would release his first stand-up album in 2006 called ‘I’m a Little Grown Man.’ Kevin Hart also released another stand-up album in 2010 called ‘Seriously Funny’ which would also align with a television special called ‘Kevin Hart: Seriously Funny.’ It wasn’t until 2011 that Kevin Hart would genuinely become the household name that he is today as he went on to tour over 90 cities on the ‘Laugh at My Pain’ tour. The tour would go down as one of the most successful comedy tours of the year and genuinely would mold Kevin Hart into the star that he is today. Kevin Hart has now been seen in a variety of hilarious movies and television shows since then, truly showing just how fast someone can grow overnight. He has hosted a variety of awards shows over the years, including the MTV Music Awards. He is also highly present on Youtube, where he is often seen performing or doing various activities, whether it is directly related to comedy or not. Kevin Hart is also known for his hilarious celebrity friendships, including his relationship with Dwayne Johnson and Tiffany Haddish.
Kevin Hart – Film and Television
As mentioned before, Kevin Hart has had a variety of roles in several films and television shows over the years. Kevin Hart’s comedy skills are absolutely impressive, and he does not hold them back when he takes on a role, whether it’s for television or the big screen. Any comedy film I have ever seen that features Kevin Hart has been absolutely hilarious. He began acting in the early 2000s; he would be featured in films and television shows such as ‘Along Came Polly,’ ‘Soul Plane,’ ‘The 40-Year-Old Virgin,’ ‘Barbershop,’ ‘Scary Movie 4,’ ‘Fool’s Gold,’ and more. In 2012 he starred in ‘Think Like a Man’ as Cedric, starring alongside actors and actresses, including Chris Brown and Gabrielle Union. In 2014 he starred in the award-winning ‘Ride Along’ with the famous rapper and actor ‘Ice Cube.’ The film did so well the first time around that viewers and fans were able to see the hilarious duo again in ‘Ride Along 2’ in 2016. In 2016 Kevin Hart also put his vocal skills to the test as he starred as Snowball in the popular animated children’s film ‘Secret Life of Pets.’ More recently, Kevin Hart has starred in popular films such as ‘Night School’ where he starred alongside his friend and co-star Tiffany Haddish. He also starred in popular films such as ‘Jumanji: The Next Level,’ ‘Fatherhood,’ ‘Die Hart,’ ‘Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle,’ ‘Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie,’ and many more.
Overall, Kevin Hart is extremely funny, and it seems like no matter who they put him alongside, whether it’s in real life or for the camera, he absolutely nails it and always has someone laughing. Kevin Hart has brought unique humor to the comedy world, and it has absolutely brought him immense success over the years. More specifically, he is an award-winning actor in the variety of films listed above and more. He has been nominated for two Primetime Emmy awards for ‘Die Hart’ and ‘Kevin Hart: Don’t F**k This Up.’ He won a BET award in 2012 for ‘Kevin Hart: Laugh at my Pain.’ In 2018 he received a Grammy nomination for best comedy album for his album, ‘What Now?’ He received numerous nominations and wins for Kids’ Choice Awards over the years for various films. Kevin Hart has definitely made a mark in the comedy world, and I am sure we will continue to see greatness as he continues to take on new projects.
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Kevin Hart is working on numerous projects right now, and I can’t wait to watch all of them. Kevin Hart will next be seen in ‘True Story’ with Wesley Snipes. He will also next be seen in ‘The Man from Toronto’ with Kaley Cuoco, directed by Patrick Hughes. Kevin Hart will next be seen in ‘DC League of Super-Pets’ with Dwayne Johnson, directed by Jared Stern. He will also next be seen in ‘Me Time’ with Jimmy O. Yang, directed by John Hamburg. Kevin Hart will also next be seen in ‘Real Husbands of Hollywood 2021’ with Robert Gatewood.
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