American comedian and actor, Kevin Darnell Hart, has been confirmed as the official host for the 91st Academy Awards. Kevin took to social media to share news with fans. “For years, I have been asked if I would ever host the Oscars and my answer was always the same. I said that it would be the opportunity of a lifetime as a comedian and that it will happen when it’s suppose to. I’m happy so happy to say that the day has finally come for me to host the Oscars.”
— The Academy (@TheAcademy) December 5, 2018
For years I have been asked if I would ever Host the Oscars and my answer was always the same…I said that it would be the opportunity of a lifetime for me as a comedian and that it will… https://t.co/GFCpD7yH6M
— Kevin Hart (@KevinHart4real) December 5, 2018
The last two Academy Awards were hosted by American television star, Jimmy Kimmel. The awards will be held at the Dolby Theatre in Nollywood, Los, Angeles California, on February 24, 2019.