How much is Cedric the Entertainer worth? $15 million
How did Cedric the Entertainer earn his money and wealth?
In 1996, Cedric started his journey of acting, with the show The Steve Harvey Show. His acting career rose and he began to appear in movies, including Barbershop, Barbershop 2: Back in Business, Johnson Family Vacation, Dr. Dolittle 2, Ride, Serving Sara, Intolerable Cruelty, and Be Cool. Cedric was criticized when his character made inappreciable remarks related to Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King. These comments were made on his character and he never apologized by denying the fact that his character and scenes were the part of the script. In an animated film Madagascar released in 2005, Cedric delivered the voice of Maurice the aye. Cedric acted in the movie Charlotte’s Web. In the movie, He delivered the voice of Golly the gander. Cedric briefly started his own sketch comedy show called Cedric the Entertainer Presents, but it failed to impress an audience and was canceled after one season of the show. The show had been recreated for the second season, but channel Fox canceled it before the season started. He then featured in the PlayStation 2 video game Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2004 in 2003.
His recent Comedy Special premiered on HBO and was titled Cedric The Entertainer: Taking You Higher. Kamilah Barrett and Sandra Colton were the Two of the background dancers from the special, who were also the finalists in Fox’s dance show So You Think You Can Dance. He also recorded comedy specials on two multi-platinum selling albums, Jay-z Black Album and Nelly’s Country Grammar. He appeared in the film Code Name: The Cleaner released in 2007, a comedy flick in which he plays Jake, a caretaker with amnesia who was probably a secret undercover government agent involved in an illegal arms plot. He then featured in the films Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins and Street Kings released in 2008.
Cedric was featured as the main comedian at the Dinner of White House Correspondents. He jokingly made a comment that he was unprepared for the show because he thought that he would follow a funny speech by President George W. Bush but instead followed the First Lady Laura Bush, who he said he was very fun loving and a great comedian.
Cedric the Entertainer was welcomed to the St. Louis Walk of Fame in 2008. His star is located at 6166 Delmar.Cedric was the host of the 12th season of the Who Wants to Be a Millionaire.
Cedric is married to Lorna Wells. The duo has two sons.
What are highest grossing movies of Cedric the entertainer?
- Intolerable Cruelty (2010): $120.2 million
- Why Him? (2016): $118 million
- The Original Kings of Comedy (2000): $38 million
- Johnson Family Vacation (2004): $31.5 million
- Man of the House (2005): $21.6 million
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