Steve Harvey Biography, Net Worth, Childhood and Career

Steve Harvey also known as Broderick Stephen Harvey Sr. is an American television host, actor, writer, producer, and comedian. He has been associated with “The Steve Harvey Morning Show”, “Family Feud”, “Celebrity Family Feud”, “the Miss Universe competition”, “Family Feud Africa”, and the arbitration-based court comedy “Judge Steve Harvey”.

Steve Harvey Early years

Harvey, the son of coal miner Jesse Harvey and Eloise Vera, was born on January 17, 1957, in Welch, West Virginia.
His first name, Broderick, is a tribute to Highway Patrol star Broderick Crawford.
As a young boy, Harvey struggled with severe stuttering, but he finally overcame it.
Living on East 112th Street, which was renamed Steve Harvey Way in 2015, Harvey’s family relocated to Cleveland, Ohio. In 1974, he earned his high school diploma from Glenville.

He attended West Virginia University and Kent State University shortly after high school and is a member of the fraternity Omega Psi Phi, although he never received a degree.

Harvey has spoken about overcoming challenges in his early years and in school, but he subsequently admitted, “It really sent my life into a downhill spiral, and I regret not having that degree.

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Steve Harvey Early career 

Harvey has worked as a postal carrier, a carpet cleaner, an insurance salesman, an autoworker, a boxer, and more.
On October 8, 1985, he gave his debut stand-up comedy performance at Cleveland, Ohio’s Hilarities Comedy Club. Harvey lived on the streets for three years in the late 1980s. When not traveling for engagements that included hotels, he slept in his 1976 Ford and took baths at gas stations or public pools. Harvey received assistance from Rich and Becky Liss at this period with a carpet cleaning contract and travel agency credit.

Steve Harvey Net Worth-$200 Million


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Steve Harvey childhood

He was the youngest of five children born to Eloise and Jesse Harvey, a coal miner who passed away in 2000 of black lung disease. He grew up in Cleveland, Ohio, and remains a Cleveland man at heart. Steve’s family didn’t have much, but their lives were full of their faith. When Harvey was young, his family moved to Cleveland, where he graduated from Glenville High School in 1974 before heading back to his home state to attend West Virginia University.

Steve Harvey Personal life

Harvey has had three marriages. He wed Marjorie Bridges in 2007, who is his current spouse. He has seven kids in total—three from his first marriage, one from his second marriage, and the three Marjorie’s children he adopted after they were married. He established The Steve and Marjorie Harvey Foundation with Marjorie, which prioritizes education and outreach to young people.

Steve Harvey Wife

Steve Harvey is currently married to Marjorie Harvey, who is his third wife. They got married in June 2007. Steve Harvey credits her with making him a better person and changing his life.

Marjorie Harvey is the mother of three children (Morgan, Jason, and Lori), all of whom were adopted by Steve. Steve and Marjorie have five grandchildren: three from Jason’s marriage to Amanda, one from Morgan’s marriage to Kareem, and one from Karli’s marriage to Ben.

Steve Harvey’s Salary-$45 Million

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