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How Kevin Hart Went From Shoe Salesman to A $200M Net Worth

Philidelphia comedian Kevin Hart once worked as a shoe salesman making minimum wage while hustling to make his stand-up comedy dreams come true. Fast forward to 2017 and Forbes reported that Hart became the highest-paid comedian in the world with an insane net worth and racking in a whopping $32.5 million that year. Looking back at Hart’s journey to his now $200 million net worth may appear to be a gradual rise to success but, taking a closer look, it was one with many ups and downs. Before the buzz, he garnered from his comedy tours, including “I’m a Grown Little Man” and “Seriously Funny,” Hart had cameos in movies like “ Soul Plane” and “ Scary Movie 3.” According to The Philadelphia Tribune , his 2011 stand-up special “Laugh at My Pain,” earned more than $15 million in ticket sales. Viral clips of the special also helped grow his social media following and solidify his place as one of the world’s most successful comedians. Hart also became a hit in Hollywood, starring in...

Sep 28, 2020