Steve Harvey Bio, Age, Family, Wife, Kids, Height, and Net Worth
This article will answer every question you have about Steve Harvey. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about him.
- What does Harvey do for a living?
- Who are Harvey’s parents and siblings?
- What are Harvey’s interests and hobbies?
- Is Harvey married or does Harvey have a girlfriend?
- Does Harvey have any children?
- Where is Harvey now?
- How tall is Harvey?
- How much money does Harvey earn?
- What is Harvey’s net worth?
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Who is Steve Harvey?
Steve Harvey is an American television personality, comedian, author, businessman, and broadcaster best known for hosting the Steve Harvey Show. He also serves as the host of Family Feud, Family Feud’s Big Money Tournament, Celebrity Family Feud, the Miss Universe competition (since 2015), and Fox’s New Year’s Eve (since 2017).
Harvey has also hosted other shows such as You Got Served, Family Feud. He started his comedy career on October 8, 1985 and at that time he was homeless living in his 1976 Ford for three years bathing in swimming pool showers and at gas stations. Before making it in life he had to do several low paying jobs in-order to sustain him economic-wise. The jobs were insurance salesman, carpet cleaner, mailman, autoworker and a boxer.
Harvey has also done a show called Me and the Boys in 1994 which was aired on ABC show . Harvey is also an author who has written books like Think Like a Man, But Act Like a Lady which was released in year 2009 whose version spent 64 weeks on the New York Times best- seller list, 23 of the fore weeks it was at number 1. In 2012 based on his book Think like a Man act like a woman he filmed Think Like a Man which was based on how men think about women relationships.
Harvey did some comedy tours on the Kings of Comedy tour alongside D.L. Hughley, Bernie Mac and Cedric the Entertainer. The show turned out to be one of the most successful paying tour roughly gaining $18 million in the first year and $19 million in the second year. The comedy was later on complied into a film by Spike Lee and named it- The Original Kings of Comedy. The shows name was later changed to Steve Harvey’s Big Time Challenge.
Steve Harvey Morning Show
Harvey has hosted a morning radio program termed as The Steve Morning Show, which he started hosting in 2000. The show was originally syndicated through Radio One Inc beginning September 2000 to May 2005.
Harvey did appear in a movie that was shot in 2003 called The Fighting Temptations starring alongside Cuba Gooding Jr. and Beyonce Knowles. He also did a movie on Love Don’t Cost a Thing in the same year. In 2014, he did a film on You Got Served and Family Vacation. In 2005, he co-starred in the movie Racing Stripes. Harvey released Steve Harvey: Don’t Trip… He Ain’t Through with Me Yet directed by Leslie Small in 2016 which was directed by Leslie Small. In January 17 to 20 in 2008, Harvey also hosted an event on the Disney Dreamers Academy at the Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista in Florida that was focused on teenagers personal and professional stronghold.
How Old is Steve Harvey?
Broderick Stephen Harvey is 63 years old as of 2020 having been born on January 17, 1957, in Welch, West Virginia, U.S. He shares his birthday with other famous people such as Jim Carrey, Muhammad Ali, Michelle Obama, Zooey Deschanel, Betty White, Dwyane Wade, among others.
Steve Harvey Family
Who are Harvey’s Parents?
Harvey was born to Jesse Harvey, a coal miner, and Eloise Vera a home-maker. Originally living in Welch, West Virginia, his family moved to Cleveland, Ohio where they lived on East 112th Street. In 2015, the street was renamed Steve Harvey Way.
Does Harvey have Siblings?
Harvey has three siblings, a brother named Terry Harvey, and two sisters, Mona and Pauline Harvey. His brother Terry is an actor and businessman.
Steve Harvey Education
Harvey attended Glenville High School from where he graduated in 1974. He later received his higher education from Kent State University and West Virginia University. He is also a member of Omega Psi Phi fraternity.
Steve Harvey Wife
Steve has been married thrice, He was first married to Marcia Harvey in 1980 with whom he has two daughters, and one son. After his divorce from Marcia in 1994, he married Mary Lee Harvey in 1996. Mary and Harvey divorced in November 2005.
He got married to his third wife Marjorie Bridges in June 2007. Steve credits Marjorie for making him a better man and changing his life. Harvey’s family divided their time between Atlanta and Chicago through 2017. This is because his radio show was broadcast and Family Feud was recorded in Atlanta while he hosted his talk show for NBCUniversal from the company’s Chicago studios. He later moved his talk show, radio show, and Family Feud to Los Angeles in 2018.
Steve Harvey Kids
Harvey has 7 children, 4 are biological children while 3 are adopted. He has two daughters, Brandi and Karli who are twins and a son Broderick Harvey Jr from his marriage to Marcia. He has a son Wynton from his marriage to Mary. Steve has three step children Morgan, Jason and Lori from his marriage to Marjorie.
His son Jason is married to Amanda through whom Steve has three grandchildren. Harvey’s step daughter Morgan is married to Kareem through whom Steve has 1 grandchild. He also has another grandchild through Karli’s marriage to Ben.
Steve Harvey Height
Adding up to his well-built body, Steve stands at a height of 1.85 m (6.07 ft.).
Steve Harvey Shows
Harvey has appeared in many television shows, and films. This include:
- 2020-present – Steve on Watch
- 2020 – Family Feud
- 2019-2020 – WWE Network Special
- 2017–2019 – Steve
- 2017 – Steve Harvey’s Funderdome
- 2017 – Little Big Shots: Forever Young
- 2016–2018 – Little Big Shots
- 2015–present – Celebrity Family Feud
- 2015–present – Miss Universe
- 2015 Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee
Steve Harvey Books
- 2009 – Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man
- 2010 – Straight Talk, No Chaser
- 2014 – Act Like a Success
- 2016 – Jump, Take the Leap of Faith to Achieve Your Life of Abundance
Steve Harvey Salary
Steve earns an average annual salary of $45 million. He reportedly rakes in an estimated $20,000 per half-hour episode of Family Feud.
Steve Harvey Net Worth
Harvey has an estimated net worth of $200 million. He has earned his wealth through his lucrative gigs hosting ‘Family Feud’ and ‘Celebrity Family Feud,’ two of television’s most highly rated game shows.