Cedric the Entertainer-net worth, money and more
Net worth: $15 million
Career / Profession:
“You are the conductor and [the audience is] the symphony. It’s a symphony of laughter, if you will, and you’re trying to make sure everybody is hitting some good notes and you’re making this whole, full orchestrated sound of laughter.”
- Cedric the Entertainer
The reason of many smiles across the globe
Cedric, the entertainer is renowned comedian and has an estimated net worth of 15 million dollars. He is popular actor, a competent show host. He is world widely known for being a part of few exceptional shows like The Steve Harvey Show. He is also accredited with the title of the “Original Kings of Comedy.” He believes in the idea that a life spent in bringing thousand smile is a life worth spent. Not only this, he has also worked to bring this notion in practical use in his life. He is a 5 feet 6 inch tall man who weighs 220 pounds. He first tasted success with his shows, It’s Showtime at the Apollo and Def Comedy Jam on HBO. He also appeared on Comic View by BET. After his association with Harvey, he continued being with him and came up with Kings of Comedy Tour in 1990s (with Bernie Mack and D.L. Hughley). The tour was also an inspiration for the movie, Spikelee. He did several movies like Barbershop (2002), Johnson Family Vacation (2004), Barbershop 2: Back in Business (2004), Madagascar (2005), Man of the House (2005) and also Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins (2008). He is presently the host of the show, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire. He is also the part of the show, Cedric the Entertainer Presents which came in 2002.
Born on 24 April, 1964 in the Jefferson City in Missouri, he was the son of Rosetta and Kittrell Kyles. Rositta (née Boyce) was a school teacher while Kittrell Kyles was employed by a railroad company. He has younger sister with the name of Sharita Kyles Wilson who works at the University of Memphis in Memphis, Tennessee and is a communication instructor. Cedric was raised in the city of Caruthersville in Missouri. But when he went to study for his high school, he shifted to Berkeley, Missouri. He graduated from Berkeley High School which is located in the northern suburbs of St. Louis. He was a very bright child since childhood. He was awarded many scholarships throughout his years in high school. To continue this tradition, he now gives scholarship to the student of Berkeley High School through his organization, Cedric the Entertainer Charitable Foundation Inc. The motto of the organization is “Reaching Out…Giving Back”. He did his majors from Southeast Missouri State University in the field of in Mass Communication. He then worked as a farm insurance adjuster, then a high school teacher before finally adapting a full time job of comedian. He is also associated with Kappa Alpha Psi.
Marital Status: Divorced
He is happily married man. He is married to Lorna Wells. They married in the year 1999. The couple also has two children, with the name Croix and Lucky Rose. But the couple could not go long and then divorced. Cedric from his relationship in the past also has a daughter with the name of Tiara.
Cedric, the entertainer is a man of noble heart and generous nature. He is the founder of Cedric the Entertainer Charitable Foundation Inc. in his own home town of St. Louis. The organization aims to promote and raise the living standard of the youth. It also aims to provide more opportunities to them. He once said, “I want to be a little more dramatic nowadays. I definitely want something big and funny, but I look for things that can just have people see me in a different light and let me mature as both an entertainer and an actor and a comedian.”
Estates and homes: 2.95 million dollars
The great actor and comedian Cedric the Entertainer purchased a home worth 2.95 million dollars. The home features 5 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms. The area over which the house extends is 9,727 sq. ft. he purchased this home in February 2004.
Awards, recognitions and nominations
- He was nominated for various awards like BET Comedy Awards under the category Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Theatrical Film (2005), Black Reel Awards under the category Best Supporting Actor (2003, 2005), Gotham Awards under the category Best Ensemble Cast (2007), MTV Movie Awards under the category Best Comedic Performance (2003), NAACP Image Awards under the category Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series (2001, 2003, 2009, 2014), NAACP Image Awards under the category Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture (2002).
- He has won various awards like Gotham Award under the category of Best Ensemble Cast (2007), NAACP Image Award in the category Outstanding Supporting Actor (2003), NAACP Image Award in the category of Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (1999, 2000, 2001 and 2002) and Teen Choice Award under the category Choice TV Breakout Star – Male (2003).
What can he do with the money he has?
Cedric the Entertainer has so much money that he can buy:
1. 10,752.7 pieces of Hugo Boss Howard/Court Regular Fit, Tailored Super 150 Italian Suit worth 1,395.00 dollar each.
2. 5,084.7 pieces Gucci Diamond Digital Iced Watch worth 2,950.00 dollar each.
3. 423.8214.8 2013 Cadillac Escalade 69,821.00 dollar each.
Cedric the Entertainer has enough money that he can give every citizen in Guatemala 1 dollar.