Cedric the Entertainer

Inside Biography

Cedric the Entertainer, whose real name is Cedric Antonio Kyles is an American actor, game show host, and comedian. He is famous for hosting Its Showtime at the Apollo.

Cedric the Entertainer's Early Life, Bio, and Education 

Cedric the Entertainer was born on April 24, 1964. And his birthplace is Jefferson City, Missouri, the United States making him 59 years old. He was born as the son of mother Rosetta and Kittrell Kyles. Cedric's mother was a school teacher, and his father was a team member of a railroad company. He was raised in Caruthersville, Missouri. According to his ethnicity, he is Afro-American. His nationality is American. He has a younger sister Sharita Kyles Wilson, who is a communications instructor at the University of Memphis. Further, his birth name is Cedric Antonio Kyles.

The American actor attended Berkeley High School and graduated from the same college. The tv-personality later joined Southeast Missouri State University and earned a degree in Mass Communication. He was also honored with a Doctorate Degree in Fine Arts and Humanities from Lincoln University of Missouri.

Cedric the Entertainer's Career

The actor made his acting debut in the 1987 television live show It's Showtime at the Apollo. And he also appeared in several TV shows and series, including Def Comedy Jam (1995), The Steve Harvey Show (1996), Cedric the Entertainer Presents (2002), The Boondocks (2007), Take-Two with Phineas and Ferb (2011), The Soul Man (2012), Real Husbands of Hollywood (2013), Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (2013), Hot in Cleveland (2014) and Whose Line is It Anyway? (2015).

Its Showtime at Apollo alum made his acting debut in movies from 1998 movie Ride, where he played the character of Bo. In 2000 he appeared in the American comedy film Big Momma's House. In 2004 he appeared in the movies Barbershop 2: Back in Business, Johnson Family Vacation, and Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events.

The media personality's other movies credited include The Honeymooners (2005), Charlotte's Web (2006), Code Name: The Cleaner (2007), Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins (2008), Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008), Merry Madagascar (2009), Larry Crowne (2011), A Haunted House (2013), Wild Card (2014), Planes: Fire & Rescue and A Fall from Grace (2015).

He has a very fantastic career, and he has shown his acting skills in several movies and TV series. Cedric's sexual orientation is straight, and his current relational status is married. In actuality, his name by his birth is Cedric Antonio Kyles; later, he changed his name for stage programs to Cedric the Entertainer.

A Quick Look At His Net Worth and Salary

Kyles has a net worth of about 15 million dollars, and his salary is unknown as of 2022. Also, some tabloids claim him to have a fortune of $25 Million. His primary income source is his showbiz career. No doubt, the actor has earned enough to live a quality life. Further, he might charge a considerable figure for his guest appearances at different events and shows.

CAPTION: Cedric the Entertainer lives a high-profile life SOURCE: Instagram @ cedtheentertainer

The Entertainer is often captured in different places flaunting his high-profile life. Furthermore, the actor might earn good money from his social media presence like Damon Wayans Jr.

Cedric the Entertainer's Personal Life

Cedric Antonio Kyles had an affair with Lorna Wells. Later after a few years of dating, they married in 1999. They had been together for about 17 years. And they have four children three daughters, namely Tiara Kyles, Lucky Rose Kyles, and TinkyFlonz Kyles, and his son's name is Croix Kyles. There are no rumors about him and his spouse; they are happy to be together. The actor currently lives in the United States with his children and wife. 

Age, Body Measurements, and Other Facts

  • Age: Cedric the Entertainer is 58 years old as of early 2023.
  • Birth Sign: Taurus
  • Holds American nationality and is originally from Jefferson City, Missouri, United States.
  • Height: He has a height of 5 feet and 6 inches. 
  • Weight: His body weight is around 65kg.
  • He is often seen in a hat which makes him unique in style.

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by Bchrome, 08 Oct, 2021

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