Cedric Antonio Kyles is a famous comedian, actor, and host of the game show. He is widely popular with his nickname, Cedric The Entertainer. He is very well known for working in the sitcom and then he has worked in many other series for which he gained huge recognition. He was born in Jefferson City in the United States, and he wears a hat all the time because he has got a rash on his head. If you want to check out the net worth of Cedric the Entertainer in 2019, then you can read this article ahead.
Early Life & Biography
He was born on 24th April in the year 1964 in Jefferson City in Missouri. He is the son of Kittrell Kyles and Rosetta. His sister is Sharita Kyles Wilson who is a communications instructor. He spends his childhood in Caruthersville in Missouri. After completing junior high school, he went to Berkeley in Missouri.
He has completed his graduation from St.Louis Northern Suburbs. During his high school, he got a rash on his head, and because of this, he started wearing a hat and never came out without having his hat on his head. At present, he doesn’t care about his rash, but he is proud of it.
He got married to Lorna Wells, and both of them have got two children named Lucky rose and Croix. He also has got a daughter named Tiara from past relationship. He has got Cedric foundation through which he awards a scholarship to the intelligent students and underserved students. He has also worked as an insurance claim adjuster for some time, and then he started working as a teacher before becoming a full-time comedian. He has got the doctorate in Humanities and fine arts from the Lincoln University.
Career, Awards & Nominations
In the year 1996, he started acting and got a role in a TV show and then he started working in the movies. He gave back to back movies at the beginning of his career. He also played a character named Barbershop in a film because of which he had to face a lot of controversies. His character made some remarks on Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King, and he never apologized for the lines because according to him he was not responsible for it as he followed the script only. He kept doing stand up comedy while working as an actor. He has played the role of the undercover agent in the movie which was realized in the year 2007.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Cedric the Entertainer is around $17 million which he has earned by being an actor, director, and comedian. He has worked in a number of movies and TV shows with which he has been able to earn huge amount of money. He has also worked a screenwriter and voice actor. He has given hit movies and has also worked as an insurance claim adjuster. So, Cedric is a person who is an all-rounder and has worked in different fields.
Cedric wanted to be a famous actor from an early age, and he started working for his acting career from a young age. He is known to be an all-rounder actor as he has worked in various types of movies and shows. He is also a philanthropist who helps children to get scholarships so that they can study by getting financial help.
He also gained controversy for his character in a movie during the earlier career of him. He got married to Lorna Wells and had got two children with her. He also had a daughter with his past girlfriend before his marriage.