Cedric the Entertainer, is a well-known American actor, director, stand-up comedian, and game show presenter. He is most known for his role in the 2001 documentary concert film “The Original Kings of Comedy.” As of 2021, Cedric the Entertainer’s net worth is believed to be about $25 million.
|Full Name||Cedric Antonio Kyles|
|Birth Date||April 24, 1964|
|Birth Place||Jefferson City, Missouri, U. S.|
|Married – Wife||Lorna Wells|
|Net Worth||$25 million|
Cedric the Entertainer Childhood
Cedric the Entertainer was born Cedric Antonio Kyles on April 24, 1964 in Jefferson City, Missouri, USA. Kittrell and Rosetta Kyles, his parents, gave birth to him. Kittrell, his father, used to work for the Missouri Pacific Railroad, and Rosetta, his mother, was a teacher. Sharita Kyles Wilson, his younger sister, grew up with him.
Cedric attended Berkeley High School for his schooling. Cedric attended Southeast Missouri State University after graduating from high school, where he majored in communications.
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Cedric, the Entertainer Net Worth & Career
Cedric had been interested in performing since he was a kid, and he had determined from the start that he would pursue a career as an actor. He did, however, work as a substitute high school teacher and a State Farm Insurance Claims representative in his early years.
Cedric began his acting career by auditioning for the part of The Cowardly Lion in the 1995 musical theatrical production “The Wiz.” Later in his career, he featured in the TV comedy “The Steve Harvey Show.” He has been on many TV programs since his struggling days.
Cedric’s most noticeable small screen appearances came in the TV shows “The Proud Family”, “Wild ‘n Out”, “Hot in Cleveland”, “The Soul Man”, “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire”, “The Last O. G.”, and “Power”. He is presently starring as Calvin Butler on CBS’s comedy “The Neighborhood.”
He’s also done well in the movies. His most appreciable movie performance came in the 2000 released documentary concert movie titled “The Original Kings of Comedy”. He also wrote the screenplay for the film. Cedric has shown his exceptional acting skills in other movies like “A Haunted House 2”, “Barbershop: The Next Cut”, “Why Him?”, “Poor Greg Drowning”, “Son of the South”, and “The Opening Act”.
Cedric has likewise provided his voice for many animation movies such as “Ice Age”, “Madagascar”, “Charlotte’s Web”, “Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa”, “Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted”, “Madly Madagascar”, “Planes”, and “Planes: Fire & Rescue”.
Cedric has recently hosted the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards. On the Award show, he rapped on the late Biz Markie’s hit number “Just a Friend”. He was able to make bring a smile to the audience’s face with his funny hosting by making jokes on few current event headlines and tonight’s nominees. He was also very impressed with his extraordinary monologue.
Cedric presented the BET standup comedy series ComicView from 1993 to 1994, when his comedic career was just getting started. From 1996 until 2002, he appeared in the WB comedy The Steve Harvey Show, for which he won four NAACP Image Awards.
Cedric the Entertainer Net Worth
As of 2021, Cedric the Entertainer’s personal wealth is estimated to be around $25 million. He has bagged the vast chunk of money from his involvement in the entertainment industry for over three decades. Cedric is also an owner of the production company called Bird and a Bear Entertainment, which has produced his directorial debut “Dance Fu” in 2010.