Who plays Kevin in We Have a Ghost?

By Louie Fecou
Published: March 2, 2023 (Last updated: last month)
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Who plays Kevin in We Have a Ghost? We discuss the popular 2023 Netflix film and one of the key cast members.

There’s a supernatural comedy receiving mixed reviews on Netflix called We Have a Ghost. Based on Geoff Manaugh’s Ernest, the film follows a new family moving into an oddly low-priced house.

Youngest son Kevin soon discovers the reason that the house is empty. The place is haunted, and after hearing a noise in the attic, he uses his mobile phone flashlight to meet the spirit.

Subverting the usual tropes, Kevin is instead amused by the ghost and makes friends with him, and the stage is set. This article is taking a quick dive into the actor that portrays the curious protagonist, as we ask who plays Kevin in We Have A Ghost?

Who is Kevin in We Have a Ghost?

Kevin is the youngest son of the Presley family, that moves into the haunted house in this feature. He is the youngest son of Frank and Melanie Presley and part of the black family that moves into the spooky house where the film takes place.

Kevin is a young musician and is a fan of Terry Kath, who was probably most well-known for being one of the founders of the rock band Chicago. Kevin is confident and grounded and takes meeting the ghost he calls Ernest in his stride. Instead of being scared and running away, Kevin takes steps to find out who the spirit is and tries to help him.

READ: Why is We Have a Ghost rated PG-13?

Who plays Kevin in We Have a Ghost?

Jahi Di’Allo Winston plays Kevin. The talented actor was born in Georgia in 2003 and had a few big productions before this outing. You may have seen Jahi in 2017 in The Upside. 

Jahi seems to be one of the hardest-working actors, as he has constantly worked in films and TV series. His hard work has paid off as Jahi Di’Allo Winston has a net worth of around a cool $1 million.

Jahi Di’Allo Winston Movies and TV Shows (Known For)

Here are all the shows and movies we could find that Jahi has appeared in

  • 2016 – Feed the Beast (TV Series)
  • 2017 – The New Edition Story (TV Series)
  • 2017 – The Upside (Film)
  • 2017 – Libby and Malcolm (Film)
  • 2018 – Proud Mary (Film)
  • 2018 – Everything Sucks (TV Series)
  • 2018 – The Resident TV Series
  • 2018 – The Plug (TV Series)
  • 2019 – The Dead Don’t Die (Film)
  • 2019 – Queen and Slim (Film)
  • 2020 – Charm City Kings (Film)
  • 2020 – The Violent Heart (Film)
  • 2023 – We Have a Ghost (Film)

It is also worth noting that the young actor also appeared as Simba in a stage production of The Lion King. He would be part of the production’s cast from 2014 to 2016, under the watch of Walt Disney Theatrical Productions. Jahi is also quite active on social media, and you can find him on Instagram, with over 190,000 followers, and on Twitter, where he has over 17000 followers.

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