Cedric The Entertainer
Cedric The Entertainer
Real Name/Full Name Cedric Antonio Kyles
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Cedric The Entertainer
Birth Place: Missouri, USA
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 24 April 1964
Age/How Old: 60 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 168 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 6″
Weight: In Kilograms – 101 Kg
In Pounds – 222 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father – Kittrell Kyles
Mother – Rosetta Kyles
Siblings: Sharita Kyles Wilson
School: Berkeley High School
College: Southeast Missouri State University
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Lorna Wells
Kids/Children Name: Tiara Kyles, Croix Kyles, and Lucky Rose Kyles
Profession: Actor, stand-up comedian, and talk-show host
Net Worth: $30 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Cedric the Entertainer is an American actor, stand-up comedian and game show host. He is popularly known for being involved in a lot of some good comedy shows and movies. He hosted the BET’s ComicView during the 1993-1994 season and Def Comedy Jam in 1995. He is also popularly known for co-starring with Stev Harvey on The WB sitcom, The Steve Harvey Show.

Well, how well do you know about Cedric the Entertainer? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Cedric the Entertainer’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Cedric the Entertainer to date.

Biography and Early Life

Cedric the Entertainer was born as Cedric Antonio Kyles on the 24th of April, 1964, in Jefferson City, Missouri. His parents are Rosetta Kyles (a schoolteacher) and Kittrell Kyles (an employee of the Missouri Pacific Railroad). He has a younger sister, Sharita Kyles Wilson, a communications professor at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Cedric the Entertainer in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Cedric the Entertainer’s age is 60 years old as of today’s date 17th June 2024 having been born on 24 April 1964. Though, he is 5′ 6″ in feet and inches and 168 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 222 lbs in Pound and 101kg in Kilograms.


Cedric was raised in Caruthersville, Missouri, but after junior high school, he moved to Berkeley, Missouri; a northern suburb of St. Louis. He later attended Berkeley High School from where he graduated from. He later earned a degree in communications from Southeast Missouri State University.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Cedric The Entertainer With Wife Lorna Wells
Cedric The Entertainer With Wife Lorna Wells

Cedric is currently married to Lorna Wells from 1999. Together, the couple has two children together, Croix in 2000 and Lucky Rose in 2003. Cedric also has another daughter, Tiara, who was born in 1990 from a previous marriage. He offers a scholarship a year to a graduating senior in his former high school through the Cedric the Entertainer Charitable Foundation Inc.

Is Cedric the entertainer Gay?

His marriage to Lorna Wells for more than 20 years now is enough prove that he is not gay. The couple also have two kids together named Croix and Lucky Rose.

Professional Career

Cedric got his first-ever acting role in 1995 as The Cowardly Lion in the 1995 Apollo Theatre revival of The Wiz. He later expanded his career by playing Steve Harvey’s friend, Cedric Jackie Robinson on The Steve Harvey Show. He later started appearing in popular films like Barbershop, Barbershop 2: Back in Business, Serving Sara, Johnson Family Vacation, Intolerable Cruelty, Man of the House and so many others. He also did some voicing gigs in the animations, Madagascar, and Charlotte’s Web.

At the height of his acting career, he continued to do stand-up comedy and traveled around the country as part of the Kings of Comedy crew which included; Steve Harvey, D.L.Hughley and Bernie Mac. He later had his own sketch comedy show, Cedric the Entertainer Presents, but unfortunately, it was canceled by Fox after being renewed for the second season. He also took time to write a book called Grown-A$$ Man and also recorded comedic interludes on two multi-platinum selling albums, Nelly’s Country Grammar in 2000 and Jay Z’s The Black Album in 2003.

Cedric went back to the acting scene in 2007 in the comedic film, Code Name: The Cleaner and Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins and Street Kings in 2008. Cedric also hosted some big events like the White House Correspondents Dinner in 2007 and also as a special host of WWE’s Monday Night Raw on September 21, 2009. He did another reality TV show in 2011 called It’s Worth What? and started as the main character on The Soul Man, which aired from 2012 to 2016 for five seasons. Cedric took over as a host on the show, Who Wants to be a Millionaire, on its 12th season on September 2, 2013, but left a year later due to his busy schedule.


Cedric has won many awards during his career. Starting with the $500 he won in the Johnny Walker National Comedy Contest in 1990. He also came first in the Miller Genuine Draft Comedy Contest in 1993. At some point, BET named him Richard Pryor Comic of the Year and has also won four NAACP awards.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Cedric the Entertainer in 2024

Cedric The Entertainer Net Worth
Cedric The Entertainer Net Worth

Cedric the entertainer is known as one of the biggest names in comedy. The career of Cedric is one of a kind and truly incredible. After all the work that he has done over the years, Cedric has been able to make quite a lot of money. As of 2024, Cedric the entertainer has a current net worth of $30 million.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • There was some controversy when Cedric’s character on The Barbershop made some unpopular remarks about Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks.

Cedric the entertainer is an incredible and arguably one of the biggest names of comedy in Hollywood. The superstar’s career has spanned for more than three decades. His long career in entertainment will never be forgotten, and we wish him all the best in his future endeavors.


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