How Kevin Hart Went From 'Undeclared' to Unstoppable: A Timeline

From the Laff House to Madison Square Garden, the evolution of a stand-up superstar

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Laugh at My Pain Tour (2011)

The moment Kevin Hart went from comedian to superstar may have been when his Laugh at My Pain tour earned more than $15 million in ticket sales. He played in 90 cities and broke Eddie Murphy's two-day ticket sales record — no African-American comedian had grossed $1.1 million until Hart. Hart released a film about the tour that included him performing at Los Angeles' Nokia Theatre, where the record was broken.

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