On 3rd of September 1999, Cedric got married to love of his life Lorna Wells. Lorna Wells is a costume designer and she is also a lovely housewife. Together they have been parents twice. They are still together as a married couple. He is now aged 52 years old and his nationality is American.
Cedric grew up in Caruthersville, Missouri and he completed his junior school education there. Later on he moved to Berkeley, Missouri where he attended Berkeley High School and completed his high school graduation from there. He has strong bonding with this school as he awards a scholarship each year to a graduating senior. He was also enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University where he majored in Mass Communication. Before he entered into the entertainment industry, he took the job of substitute high school teacher as well as a State Farm insurance claims adjuster. In 1987, he appeared in the host of a syndicated music television show, Showtime at the Apollo. In 1993, he began hosting the show ComicView. He made his acting debut in 1996 by starring the role of Cedric Jackie Robinson in the TV series The Steve Harvey Show. He made his feature film debut in 1998 Portraying the role of Bo in an American comedy film Ride. In 2002, he appeared in the movies like Serving Sara, Barbershop and Ice Age. His parents are not in this world as they are dead. His net worth is $15 million.