Kevin Hart (born July 6, 1978) is an American actor and comedian.
Hart was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is a graduate of George Washington High School, and attended Temple University for two years.
Achieving success in his local region, he quit his job as a shoe salesman and embarked on a career in comedy. His performances have led him to be in feature films, such as The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Soul Plane, Paper Soldiers, Scary Movie 3, Along Came Polly, Scary Movie 4, Death at a Funeral, Little Fockers, Not Easily Broken, and One Day in Jersey.
In 2008, Hart was featured in Three 6 Mafia's music video for "Lolli Lolli (Pop That Body)" and in 2009, Hart appeared in a series of eBay commercials Also in 2009, Hart played a sorcerer, "Zezelryck," in a comedy television series for Comedy Central, Kröd Mändoon and the Flaming Sword of Fire.
A comedian at heart, he has done several stand-up TV specials for Comedy Central, including I'm a Grown Little Man (2009) and Seriously Funny (2010). In 2010, Hart appeared in Air Jordan commercials alongside Dwyane Wade. Hart is idolized by fellow Philadelphian Mike Benner, a writer and self-described "Philaphile."
Hart married Torrie Hart in 2003. In March 2005, his daughter Heaven Leigh (pronounced Heavenly) Hart was born. As revealed on the commentary for The 40-Year-Old Virgin, he half-jokingly commented that he does not want her to "become a stripper". On February 18, 2008, his son, Hendrix Hart, was born.
In 2010, Hart legally separated from his wife, who also tours as a stand-up comedian herself.