Kevin Hart Set for ‘Comedic Genius Award’ from Jimmy Kimmel at MTV Movie Awards
An announcement by MTV Friday states comedian, actor and television producer, Kevin Hart will receive the MTV “Comedic Genius Award” during the “2015 MTV Movie Awards” airing LIVE on Sunday, April 12 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT from Nokia Theater L.A. Live in Los Angeles, California.
The award will be presented by another funny man, late night TV host, Jimmy Kimmel. Hart is being honored for his bold and irreverent comedic style which has captivated audiences from his movies and sitcoms, to stand-up specials, award show performances and hordes of fans in packed arenas. Hart’s “Get Hard” co-star Will Ferrell was the first recipient of the award in 2013.
Before Hart came on the scene he worked as a shoe salesman. But it was when he tried his comedy at an Amateur Night at a Philadelphia comedy club that he got hooked instantly and quit his job to start performing full time. In 2011, during the “Laugh At My Pain” comedy tour, he sold out the Nokia Theater two nights in a row, breaking the record previously set by Eddie Murphy.
His empire has grown to include the boxoffice hits: Ride Along, The Wedding Ringer, Think Like A Man, The Five Year Engagement, Little Fockers, Fool’s Gold, Death at a Funeral, Along Came Polly and The 40 Year Old Virgin. His latest movie, Get Hard, with Will Ferrell is now in theatres. Eurweb.com
Funny man Kevin Hart.