Cedric the Entertainer Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics, Biography

Cedric the Entertainer Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics, Biography
Cedric the Entertainer Quick Info
Height 5 ft 6 in
Weight 90 kg
Date of Birth April 24, 1964
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Spouse Lorna Wells

Cedric the Entertainer is an American actor, stand-up comedian, writer, producer, voice actor, and game show host who is best known for co-starring with Steve Harvey on The WB sitcom The Steve Harvey Show, as one of The Original Kings of Comedy, as well as for starring as Eddie Walker in the comedy-drama film Barbershop. He has also been cast in shows and movies like MadagascarMadagascar: Escape 2 AfricaMadagascar 3: Europe’s Most WantedBarbershop 2: Back in BusinessThe Soul Man, Man of the HouseLemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate EventsJohnson Family VacationBe CoolIntolerable CrueltyRideServing SaraThe Proud FamilyThe Comedy Get DownPowerThe Last O.G.Black-ish, and The Neighborhood. On July 19, 2018, Cedric received a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Live Theatre at 6212 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.

Born Name

Cedric Antonio Kyles

Nick Name

Cedric the Entertainer

Cedric the Entertainer at the 'Get Smart' film premiere at the Fox Theater in Westwood, California in June 2008
Cedric the Entertainer at the ‘Get Smart’ film premiere at the Fox Theater in Westwood, California in June 2008 (Anthony Citrano / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Sun Sign

Taurus

Born Place

Jefferson City, Missouri, United States

Residence

He divides his time between –

  • Los Angeles, California, United States
  • St.Louis, Missouri, United States
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Nationality

American

 

Education

He graduated from Berkeley High School and then received a degree in communications from Southeast Missouri State University. Afterward, he majored in mass communication from the same university.

Through Cedric the Entertainer Charitable Foundation Inc., he has continued his involvement with his high school by awarding a scholarship each year to a graduating senior.

Occupation

Actor, Stand-up Comedian, Writer, Producer, Voice Actor, Game Show Host

Family

  • Father – Kittrell Kyles (Employee of The Missouri Pacific Railroad)
  • Mother – Rosetta (née Boyce) (Schoolteacher)
  • Siblings – Sharita Kyles Wilson (Younger Sister) (Communications Professor at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California)
  • Others – Kittrell Drayton Kyles, Sr. (Paternal Grandfather), Mary Etta Whitehead (Paternal Grandmother)

Manager

He has been repped by Who Ced, Company, Chatsworth, Los Angeles, California, United States.

Medium

Stand-up, Television, Film

Genre

Observational Comedy, Blue Comedy, Surreal Humor, Insult Comedy

Subjects

African-American Culture, Everyday Life, Human S*xuality, Pop Culture, Race Relations, Racism, Self-deprecation

Net Worth

According to CelebrityNetWorth.com, his net worth had been $25 Million.

Build

Large

Cedric the Entertainer as seen at the 'Johnson Family Vacation' film premiere at the Cinerama Dome in Hollywood, California in March 2004
Cedric the Entertainer as seen at the ‘Johnson Family Vacation’ film premiere at the Cinerama Dome in Hollywood, California in March 2004 (Bert Sanchez / Flickr / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Height

5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm

Weight

90 kg or 198.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Cedric the Entertainer has dated –

  1. Lorna Wells (1999-Present) – He got married to Lorna Wells in the year 1999 and they have been blessed with 2 children – Croix (b. 2000) and Lucky Rose (b. 2003).
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Note – He also has a daughter, Tiara (b. 1990), from a previous relationship.

Race / Ethnicity

Black

He is of African-American descent.

Hair Color

Salt and Pepper

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Brand Endorsements

He has been cast in TV commercials for brands such as –

Cedric the Entertainer pictured at a ceremony for Steve Harvey receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in May 2013
Cedric the Entertainer pictured at a ceremony for Steve Harvey receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in May 2013 (Angela George / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Cedric the Entertainer Facts

  1. He spent his childhood years growing up in Caruthersville, Missouri. After junior high school, he moved to Berkeley, Missouri.
  2. Cedric made his theatrical film debut as Bo in the 1998 comedy film Ride.
  3. He was awarded a star on the St. Louis Walk of Fame at 6166 Delmar Boulevard in St. Louis, Missouri on June 7, 2008.
  4. Before starting as a full-time comedian, he worked as a State Farm insurance claims adjuster and substitute high school teacher.
  5. Cedric is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi and in 2018, St. Louis honored him by renaming the street in front of the Kappa Alpha Psi Alumni House Cedric The Entertainer Way.
  6. The motto of Cedric the Entertainer Charitable Foundation Inc. is “Reaching Out…Giving Back.”
  7. He has been friends with Bernie Mac, Steve Harvey, D.L. Hughley, Guy Torry, Loni Love, Charles Murphy, L.J. Reynolds, George Lopez, Niecy Nash, and Eddie Griffin.
  8. He shares his birthday with Djimon Hounsou.
  9. Alongside Lucas Till, Lex Scott Davis, Lucy Hale, Jake Abel, Shamier Anderson, Julia Ormond, and Brian Dennehy, Cedric co-starred in the 2020 biographical historical drama film Son of the South, based on Bob Zellner’s autobiography titled The Wrong Side of Murder Creek: A White Southerner in the Freedom Movement.

Featured Image by Anthony Citrano / Flickr / CC BY 2.0

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