Quick Facts of
- First NameCedric the Entertainer
American celebrity Cedric the Entertainer is best known as a comedian and host. He is also an actor who has appeared in a number of well-received films over the years.
The star has worked in various animated films over the years, lending his voice to iconic characters like Maurice in the Madagascar franchise, Leadbottom in Planes: Fire & Rescue, among others. He also has decent film credits and is popular for his work on The Soul Man.
He first received fame from his role beside Steve Harvey on his show The Steve Harvey Show.
Is Cedric the Entertainer A Multimillionaire?
As of April 2020, Cedric the Entertainer, aka Cedric Antonio Kyles, has a net worth of $15 million, while some other sources claim that he is worth a bit more at $16 million.
Kyles’ came from a working-class background and initially struggled in show business but found his calling as an actor and decided to pursue this career path.
He started out as a theatre actor with the musical play The Wiz and later progressed into a full-fledged on-screen actor and comedian.
Expensive Lifestyle And Lavish Watches
Cedric Antonio Kyles has a lot of expensive assets to his name and likes to splash money on various items, including a $12,000 Rolex watch that has a hand-painted dial with red lettering and platinum digits.
Similarly, he also owns a Yellow Gold Rolex Day-Date II, which costs him more than $40,000. The timepiece features an ice blue dial inside an 18-carat yellow gold case and an 18-carat gold bracelet.
Rides In Style
Not shying away from spending money, the comedian has a Rolls Royce Phantom. The car has a reputation for being the top-of-the-line among luxury vehicles. The car features a V12 engine and can reach a top speed of 196 mph.
He bought the car for a whopping $400,000. Some other features of the car include a 9.2-inch LCD screen, USB connectivity, and 600-watt speaker system.
Another expensive car he owns is the GMC Denali in matte black. The car has a V8 engine and even has LTE connectivity. The car set him back $74,720.
The star lives in an expensive house in Chatsworth, California, US. The house has 5 bedrooms and 7 baths. He purchased the property in 2004 for $2.5 Million (equivalent to $3,485,811.18 in 2020 as per Dollartimes) for the mansion that covers 9,727 sq. ft.
Another lavish estate he owns is a Florissant Missouri property containing five full bathrooms, four bedrooms, a formal living room, a dining room, a set of glass doors in addition to other exorbitant modern features.
He also had a home in Los Angeles that he sold.
Cedric the Entertainer supports many charities, in fact, for his contribution to these charities, he was recognized with the 2008 HollyRod Humanitarian Award.
He also has his own foundation called the Cedric “The Entertainer” Charitable Foundation through which he donates money for young aspiring dreamers.
Some of the other charities he supports are American Heart Association, American Stroke Association, Ante Up For Africa, Diamond Empowerment Fund, James R. Jordan Foundation, Make-A-Wish Foundation, National Kidney Foundation, and Youth Lifeline America.
He is also teaming up with an iconic comedic line-up to host a charity comedy event to raise money for the fight against the Coronavirus pandemic.
Cedric the Entertainer was born Cedric Antonio Kyles on April 24, 1964, in Jefferson City, Missouri, the U.S to Kittrell Kyles and Rosetta Boyce. He grew up with a sister Sharita Kyles Wilson in Jefferson City.
After attending the local schools in Caruthersville, Missouri, he went to Berkeley High School from where he graduated. Later he went to Southeast Missouri State University and graduated with a degree in communications.
Cedric Antonio Kyles is married to Lorna Wells as of April 2020, they got hitched on September 3, 1999, and have two kids together, Croix (born 2000) and Lucky Rose (born 2003). Cedric has a daughter from a former relationship, named Tiara.
Did You Know? Kyles received backlash for suggesting Bill Gates caused the Coronavirus pandemic.