Cedric the Entertainer

Cedric Anderson Kyles, better known as Cedric the Entertainer, is an American actor, comedian, director, and game show host. He was born to Rosetta Kyles and Kittrell Kyles. Cedric’s mother was a teacher, and his father worked for a railroad company. Cedric was a student at Berkeley High School. He made his acting debut in 1987 on the live television show “It’s Showtime.”

Cedric Antonio Kyles was in a relationship with Lorna Wells. They married in 1999, after dating for a few years. They have been married for approximately 17 years and have four children, three daughters, and one son. There are no rumors about him or his wife, and they are content to be together. Cedric the Entertainer currently resides in the United States with his family.

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Cedric the Entertainer Net Worth and Salary:

Cedric the Entertainer is a $25 million net worth American actor, comedian, director, and game show host. He amassed his fortune through his numerous stand-up comedy routines, as well as his acting career in films and television.

Cedric the Entertainer
Caption: Cedric the Entertainer (source: Wikipedia)

Early Life:

Cedric Antonio Kyles, better known by his stage name Cedric the Entertainer, was born on April 24, 1964, in Jefferson City, Missouri. Rosetta, his mother, was a teacher, and Kittrell, his father, worked for the Missouri Pacific Railroad. Sharita Kyles Wilson, his younger sister, is a communications professor at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California. Cedric grew up in Caruthersville, Missouri, and after finishing junior high school, he relocated to Berkeley, Missouri. In the northern suburbs of St. Louis, Missouri, he attended Berkeley High School. He attended Southeast Missouri State University after graduating from high school, where he earned a communications degree. Cedric worked as a State Farm insurance claims adjuster and substitute high school teacher after graduating from college before pursuing a full-time career in comedy.


Cedric landed his first acting role in 1995 after auditioning for the role of The Cowardly Lion in the 1995 production of “The Wiz” at the Apollo Theater in New York. On “The Steve Harvey Show,” he rose to prominence as Steve Harvey’s friend Cedric Jackie Robinson. More roles followed, including “Ride” (1998), “Serving Sara” (2002), “Barbershop” (2002), “Intolerable Cruelty” (2003), “Barbershop 2: Back in Business” (2004), “Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events” (2004), “Johnson Family Vacation” (2004), “Man of the House” (2005), “Madagascar” (2005), “Be Cool” (2005), “Mad (2012). He returned to stage acting in 2008 when he appeared in the Broadway revival of David Mamet’s “American Buffalo.”

Cedric the Entertainer
Caption: Cedric the Entertainer (source: Naples Daily News)

Quick facts:

Date of Birth :
Age : 57 years old
Family Name : Entertainer
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Taurus
Height : 5 Feet 6 Inch
Name Cedric the Entertainer
Birth Name Cedric Antonio Kyles
Mother Rosetta Boyce
Father Kitrell Kyles
Birth Place/City Jefferson City, Missouri
Profession Actor
Ethnicity White
Nationality Ameriacn
Net Worth $15 million
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark-Brown
Weight in KG 54 KG
Married Yes
Married to Lorna Wells (m. 1999)
Children Croix Kyles, Lucky Rose Kyles, Tiara Kyles, TinkyFlonz Kyles
Education Southeast Missouri State University
Awards NAACP Image Award 2003
Movies Barbershop 2002
TV Show The Soul Man Since 2012
Siblings Sharita Kyles Wilson


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