Raised in Philadelphia, Kevin Hart learned early to use his talent for making people laugh as a defense mechanism. Hart was raised by his mother while his drug addicted father was in and out of jail. Hart found laughter allowed him to escape family struggles and control his anger. After finishing up at George Washington High, he moved to Massachusetts. Working as a shoe salesman, he eventually found his way to comedy stages. After an awkward start, he won several competitions.

Hart has managed to turn his electrifying comedy tours into full fledged stardom. He’s appeared on dozens of television programs, including the cult classic Undeclared. There’s also appearances on Modern Family,Barbershop, Jake in Progress and Cubed. Hart’s resume also includes prominent film work. He was in Soul Plane, Fool’s Gold, The 40 Year Old Virgin, Little Fockers and Meet Dave.

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