Hello it’s Sergio Padilla with another very well known comedian, Kevin Hart. Kevin Hart was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on July 6, 1979. Kevin Hart began his career in the comedy industry by winning several amateur comedy competitions at clubs in New England. His first break came in 2001 when he was cast by Judd Apatow for a recurring role on the TV series “Undeclared.” The series lasted one season, but he soon landed many other roles in movies such as “Paper Soldiers” (2002), “Scary Movie 3” (2003), “Soul Plane” (2004), “Little Fockers” (2010) and “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” (2017).
Kevin Hart continued to grow with the release of his first stand-up show, “I’m a Grown Little Man” (2008), and performances in the films “Ride Along” (2014) and its sequel “Ride Along 2” (2016), “About Last Night” (2014), “Get Hard (2015), “Central Intelligence” (2016), “The Secret Life of Pets” (2016), and “George Beard in Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie” (2017).
He also released four more comedy albums, “Seriously Funny” in 2010, “Laugh at My Pain” in 2011, “Let Me Explain” in 2013, and “What Now?” in 2016.
In his younger life, he was raised by a single mother with one brother. Kevin Hart began working as a stand-up comedian shortly after graduating from high school, moving to bigger clubs in New York and Los Angeles.
The movie “Jumanji: welcome to the jungle”, is a 2017 adventure comedy film directed by Jake Kasdan. It is a part of the Jumanji franchise, serving as a sequel to Jumanji (1995). The film also pays tribute to Robin Williams at the start of the first movie through a mention of his character’s name. In the movie, Kevin Hart stars with Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Karen Gillan, Nick Jonas, and Bobby Cannavale.
The film received positive reviews from critics, who called it a “pleasant surprise” and praised the cast. The film has grossed $931 million worldwide, making it the fifth-highest-grossing film of 2017 and the 44th-highest-grossing film of all time. Welcome to the Jungle earning $16.2 Million in North America passed “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” for the first time on New Year’s Day, compared to $14.5 million for Disney and Lucasfilm’s The Last Jedi.