Cedric the Entertainer Net Worth


Cedric Antonio Kyles was born on 24th April 1964, in Jefferson City, Missouri, USA. He is recognized under his stage name Cedric the Entertainer as a television personality, comedian, actor and director. All those are important sources when it comes to accumulating the net worth of Cedric the Entertainer. He has been active in the industry since 1987.

Is Cedric the Entertainer rich? It has been estimated that the current amount of his net worth is as high as $15 million.


Cedric the Entertainer Net Worth $15 Million


Although born in Jefferson City, Missouri, Cedric was raised in Caruthersville, Missouri. While studying at high school, a rash appeared on his head which became the reason for wearing a hat throughout his entire career. He is a graduate of the Southeast Missouri State University.

Cedric’s success story begins with an appearance on the talent show competition “Showtime at the Apollo” (1987). Immediately after that he achieved the position of host in the stand-up comedy show “ComicView” (1993 – 1994). In addition to this, he also appeared as a stand-up comedian in another show entitled “Def Comedy Jam” (1995). Afterwards, he was able to reveal his talents when appearing in the main role of the sitcom “The Steve Harvey Show” (1996 – 2002) and sketch comedy show “Cedric the Entertainer Presents” (2002 – 2003). He has also voiced Bobby Proud in the animated comedy “The Proud Family” (2001 – 2005). Currently, he stars in the sitcom “The Soul Man” (2012 – present). As well as acting and voicing various formats of comedies, Cedric has also professionally hosted game shows including “It’s Worth What?” (2011) and “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire” (2013 – 2014). All the above mentioned appearances have added much to the overall amount of Cedric the Entertainer’s net worth and fame.

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Another significant part of Cedric the Entertainer’s career is cinema. He debuted on the big screen with a role in the main cast of the film “Ride” (1998) directed and written by Millicent Shelton. Soon, he starred alongside Steve Harvey, D. L. Hughley and Bernie Mac in the comedy film “The Original Kings of Comedy” (2000) directed by Spike Lee. Later, he appeared in the main cast of the following films: “Barbershop” (2002), “Intolerable Cruelty” (2003), and “Barbershop 2: Back in Business” (2004). In 2004, his outstanding talent and his efforts were appraised by the BET Comedy Awards nominating him as the Outstanding Lead Actor for his role in the film “Johnson Family Vacation” (2004) directed by Christopher Erskin. Moreover, he starred in the film “The Honeymooners” (2005) directed by John Schultz and received a nomination in the Black Movie Awards for the Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role. Furthermore, Cedric the Entertainer landed roles in such films as “Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins” (2008), “Dance Fu” (2011), “Larry Crowne” (2011), “A Haunted House” (2013) and “Top Five” (2014) which have also added amounts to his wealth. In addition to this, he has voiced various animated characters like Maurice in the “Madagascar” franchise films, Leadbottom in “Planes” and others.

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In 1999, Cedric married his first and the only wife Lorna Wells. They have three children together.

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