It’s easy to give pain but it’s really hard to entertain or to give a smile to someone. Cedric Antonio Kyles better known as Cedric the Entertainer and Cedric Kyles is one of the finest comedian and entertainer you can ever hear about.
He is well known for being a host of BET’s ComicView and Def Comedy Jam. Also, Cedric Kyles is notable for co-starring with Steve Harvey on The WB sitcom, The Steve Harvey Show. Are you interested to know how this legendary started his journey? Then, what’s the big deal, let’s hang in our page and read this article to the end.
What is Cedric the Entertainer’s Real Name?
Cedric the Entertainer’s real name is Cedric Antonio Kyles. He was born in 1964, April 24 in Jefferson City at Missouri in the United States.
Cedric the Entertainer’s Early Life & Education
Antonio’s father, Kittrell Kyles was a staff of The Missouri Pacific railroad, and mother, Rosetta was a school teacher. The entertainer has one sister named Sharita Kyles Wilson who is an adjunct communication instructor at the University of Memphis.
Cedric the Entertainer started his early career since 1996 while he was still studying. He played his first role as Cedric Jackie Robinson in the sitcom, The Steve Harvey Show. He graduated from Berkley High School and later, in 1998, he played the role of Bo on the TV film, Ride.
Cedric the Entertainer’s Career
As mentioned before Cedric started his career since 1996 and has been successful ever since. Then the Entertainer told CNN that,
“I no longer care about my rash. I am proud of it.”
Cedric has appeared in many academy award-winning films which include, Dr. Dolittle 2, Barbershop, Barbershop 2: Back in Business, Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted and many more.
The Entertainer is going to appear in the upcoming movie Son of the South as Reverend Ralph Abernathy. Also, he is playing his recurring role in the TV series The Neighborhood as Calvin Butler as the main character.
Cedric the Entertainer’s Personal Life: Married & Children
Cedric the Entertainer married his long-term girlfriend Lorna Wells in 1999. The couple is blessed with three children, two daughter’s, Tiara Kyles, Lucky Rose Kyles, and son, Croix Kyles.
Kyles is also active on his social media and has a huge fan following more than 2.1 million on Instagram.
Cedric the Entertainer’s Body Measurement: Height & Weight
Cedric the Entertainer is tall and stands with a height of 1.68m which is equal to 5 feet 6 inch. Moreover, the Entertainer has brown eyes and black hair.
Cedric the Entertainer’s Salary & Net Worth
Cedric the Entertainer has maintained a huge amount of net worth. He has made $15 Million of wealth as of 2019. It was only possible by his hard work and his ability to comedy. Besides his comedy career, he has been the part of the huge blockbuster movies which gained massive success. Here is the list of movies he has played.
|2000||Big Momma’s House||The Reverend||$174 Million||$30 Million|
|2002||Ice Age||Carl||$383.3 Million||$59 Million|
|2003||Intolerable Cruelty||Gus Petch||$120.2 Million||$60 Million|
|2004||Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events||Constable||$209.1 Million||$140-142 Million|
|2005||Madagascar||Maurice||$532.7 Million||$75 Million|
|2006||Charlotte’s Web||Golly the Gander/Golly the Male Goose||$144.9 Million||$85 Million|
|2012||Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa||Maurice||$603.9 Million||$150 Million|
|2012||Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted||Maurice||$746.9 Million||$145 Million|
|2013||Planes||Leadbottom||$239.3 million||$50 Million|
|2014||Planes: Fire & Rescue||Leadbottom||$151.4 Million||$50 Million|
|2016||Why Him?||Lou Dunne||$118.1 Million||$38–52 Million|
The Entertainer may have a massive amount of salary since the average salary of an American comedian is said to be around $92000 annual and the average salary of an actor is $39.84 per hour.
Hence, Cedric the Entertainer is having a luxurious and lavish lifestyle with his family.