Kent has been with KMOV since June of 1998. He was born right here in St. Louis and graduated from Pattonville High School and Southeast Missouri State University. He began his television career at KFVS TV in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. From there he traveled to KWWL in Waterloo Iowa where he co-hosted an entertainment program called PM Magazine. In 1985 Kent began a 13 year stay at WPTV TV in West Palm Beach Florida. Ehrhardt said that he had no plans of leaving the West Palm Beach area, but then the call came that he couldn't refuse.
In his spare time, he plays guitar and sings vocals with the "Blue Moon Blues Band". He also enjoys hitting the golf course with friends and spending time with his four children and dog Whiskey.