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Cedric the Entertainer Biography

Dibya Raj Adhikari Sun May, 2016
Cedric the Entertainer

Facts of Cedric the Entertainer

Date of Birth: 1964 , April-24
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch

Quick Timeline of Cedric the Entertainer

1964 Born in Jefferson City, Missouri, United States
1987 Hosted the show, It's Showtime at the Apollo
1996 Appeared in a sitcom, The Steve Harvey Show
1998 First feature film, Ride
1999 Married to Lorna Wells
2000 First child with Lorna a son named, Croix Kyles
2003 Second child with Lorna, Lucky Rose
2012 Starring in the TV series The Soul Man
2004 Won BET Comedy Awards
1999 Won Image Awards
2002 Won Washington DC Area Film Critics Association

Detail Timeline of Cedric the Entertainer

April 24 , 1964

Born in Jefferson City, Missouri, United States

Talented and zealous, Cedric the Entertainer was born as Cedric Anderson Kyles in Jefferson City, Missouri, United States of America to Rosetta and Kittrell Kyles. He was born and raised in middle class family. He is of black ethnicity.

1987

Hosted the show, It's Showtime at the Apollo

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

1996

Appeared in a sitcom, The Steve Harvey Show

As a comedian and TV personal, he hosted several shows in the early and mid 1990s. In 1996, he appeared in a sitcom The Steve Harvey Show where he starred the lead role of Cedric Jackie Robinson. 

1998

First feature film, Ride

He made his feature film debut in1998 Portraying the role of Bo in an American comedy film Ride. Two years later, he appeared in the movies like Big Momma's House and The Original Kings of Comedy. 

September 3 , 1999

Married to Lorna Wells

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. 

2000

First child with Lorna a son named, Croix Kyles

After he knotted his married bonding with his beautiful wife Lorna, they welcomed their first child together in 2000. That time it was a son and they named him Croix Kyles. He was born within a year they got married. 

2003

Second child with Lorna, Lucky Rose

From his married life with his beautiful wife Lorna Wells, he became father for the second time in his life at the end of 2003. He and his loving wife welcomed their second child together in November and that time it was a daughter and they named her Lucky Rose.

2012

Starring in the TV series The Soul Man

Cedric the Entertainer is an actor, comedian and director from United States. These days he is known for his appearance in the TV series The Soul Man where he is playing the lead role of Reverend Boyce Ballentine. 

2004

Won BET Comedy Awards

In 2004, he got nominated in BET Comedy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Box Office Movie and Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Box Office Movie. He was honored with this award from his later nomination. 

1999

Won Image Awards

He has been honored with Image Awards several times in his life. He won this award for the first time in his life in 1999 and that was for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series. He also won this award in 2000, 2001 and 2002. 

2002

Won Washington DC Area Film Critics Association

He got his first nomination in Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards in 2002 and he won this award that year for Best Ensemble. He has also once been honored with Gotham Awards and that was in 2007 for Best Ensemble Performance. 

Content

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.