Emmy® and GRAMMY® nominated Kevin Hart was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where he launched his career as a comedian during an amateur night at a local comedy club. Over the years Hart has become Hollywood’s box office powerhouse, opening eleven films at number one and grossing more than $4.23 billion in global revenue.
Hart has also become a successful entrepreneur; he is chairman of Hartbeat; a global, multi-platform media company creating entertainment at the intersection of comedy and culture with a mission to keep the world laughing together. The next generation media company unites Hartbeat Productions’ best-in-class TV and film production capabilities with Laugh Out Loud’s expansive distribution network, along with its marketing, sales, experiential, branded content, digital and social capabilities. Hart is also the founder of HartBeat Ventures. Together, these companies play an integral role in building Hart’s ecosystem for extraordinary growth and creativity.
Hart continues to develop, produce and star in feature films, television and podcasts via Hartbeat for his various partners which include Netflix, Peacock, Sirius XM and Audible.
Hart is currently touring nationally with his eighth hour of stand-up material; the tour is titled “The Reality Check” tour. In 2020 Hart released his seventh hour-long stand-up special, “Zero Fu**ks Given,” which quickly became Netflix's biggest stand-up special of 2020 and earned him a GRAMMY nomination for “Best Comedy Album.”
Hart also earned Emmy nominations for Die Hart as “Outstanding Actor in a Short Form Comedy or Drama Series” along with an Emmy nomination for his docuseries, Don’t F**k This Up. Hart is a New York Times bestselling author twice over and his first Audible original, “The Decision,” was nominated for an Audie award for “Best Original Audiobook in 2021.”