Steve Harvey, also known as Broderick, is a famous American TV presenter, producer, actor, author, and comedian. He began his career in stand-up comedy and hosting talk shows in the early 1980s, appearing on such programmes as Showtime at the Apollo and The Steve Harvey Show on The WB. Since he had already participated in the Kings of Comedy Tour, his participation in The Original Kings of Comedy was significant. In 2012 was the last time he performed stand-up.
The early life of Steve Harvey
He was given the name Broderick Stephan Harvey at birth, but everyone calls him Steve. His American father is named Jesse Harvey, and he was born in the United States. He worked at a coal mine. Eloise Vera Harvey, Steve’s mother, was a Sunday school educator. In the beginning, Steve was having some very rough times financially. He came from a poor background financially. Other than this, Steve is not an only kid. Terry Harvey is his younger sibling. Steve is the middle sibling of three girls. Mona and Pauline Harvey are their names. As a result, their interactions with others are relatively limited.
The educational qualification of Steve Harvey
He graduated from a high school in the Glenville neighbourhood of East Cleveland, Ohio, where he had previously lived. After that, he went on to get degrees from Kent State University and West Virginia University. Even as a young kid, he preferred social interaction over classroom learning.
Personal details of Steve Harvey
|Real Name||Broderick Stephen Harvey Sr|
|Celebrity Name||Steve Harvey|
|Profession||TV Host, Actor, and Comedian|
|Age||65 years old|
|Date of Birth||January 17, 1957|
|Birthplace||Welch, West Virginia, United States|
Body measurements of Steve Harvey
|Height in Centimetres||188 cm|
|Height in Inches||6 feet, 2 inch|
|Weight in Kilograms||104 kg|
|Weight in Pounds||229 lbs|
|Chest||48 inch or 122 cm|
|Waists||41 inch or 104 cm|
|Biceps||16 inch or 41 cm|
|Eye colour||Dark Brown|
|Spouse Name||Marjorie Bridges|
Personal and relationship details of Steve Harvey
Relationship-wise, Steve Harvey has had quite an interesting past. He had four different marriages during his life. Regarding kids, he is a parent to seven youngsters. But only 4 are his biological children; the other 3 are his stepchildren. Steve and Marcia Harvey tied the knot in 1980. Together, they were blessed with one son, Broderick Harvey Jr., and two daughters (Brandi and Karli). In the latter part of 1996, Steve wed Mary Lee Shackelford. Steve is the father of an additional boy through his relationship with her. He goes by the name Wynton Harvey. They were happily married for nine years. The pair officially split up in 2005. Steve moved on and, in 2007, wed Marjorie Elaine again. Lori, Morgan, and Jason are the names of the couple’s three children. Steve Harvey’s current wife is named Marjorie.
The Net Worth of Steve Harvey in 2022
Steve can make a living off of a variety of different platforms. His radio and television shows earn him an estimated $45.0 million annually. Steve Harvey has a 280 million net worth as of 2022. According to several accounts, Steve’s earnings from presenting Family Feud each year total 10 million dollars.
Steve Harvey’s Interests and Hobbies
- It’s no secret that Steve Harvey is also an expert on love and romance. In the past, he has worked for a popular online dating service.
- He has great interest in Sports.
- He has various hobbies, but football, golf, and snowboarding are among his favourites.
Awards and Achievements by Steve Harvey
- When Steve decided to pursue a career in television, recognition and honours came his way almost immediately. Between the years 1999 and 2002, Steve won 14 NAACP Image Awards.
- His two most well-known awards are “great comedic actor” and “amazing host.”
- Harvey has been honoured with a total of six Daytime Emmys and a slew of additional accolades.
- Member of the 2014 class of inductees into the National Academy of Broadcasters Broadcasting Hall of Fame.
- Received BET’s Humanitarian Award.
- Successfully claimed the Marconi twice.
- Honorary doctorate conferred by Alabama State University, Montgomery, in 2016.
- Awarded Favourite New Talk Show Host at the 39th Annual People’s Choice Awards in 2013.
The early career beginnings of Steve Harvey
Harvey won the 1990 Johnnie Walker National Comedy Search and became the host of “It’s Showtime at the Apollo.” In 1997, he went on the Kings of Comedy tour alongside Cedric the Entertainer, D.L. Hughley, and Bernie Mac. One of the highest-grossing comedy tours of all time, this one made $37 million in 1997 and 1998. Through his stand-up comedy career, Steve Harvey was able to acquire parts in films including The Fighting Temptations (2003) and Love Don’t Cost a Thing (2005), as well as his television series on the WB network (2003). The stand-up special titled “Steven Harvey: Don’t Trip…” was published by him in 2006. “He ain’t done with me yet.”
Family Feud & Hosting done by Steve Harvey
On August 2, 2012, Harvey delivered his last stand-up gig at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, completing his 27-year career. However, in addition to his career in comedy, Harvey has had a great deal of success in the many other projects he has worked on. Even more, than as a comic, Harvey is known as a dynamic host. 2010 saw Harvey host “Family Feud.” He has hosted the programme longer than anybody else in its history and has done it continuously. Harvey hosts “Celebrity Family Feud” as well. He became famous because of viral footage of his responses to “Family Feud” contestants’ wrong answers on YouTube. He was nominated for Outstanding Talk Show Host and Outstanding Game Show Host Daytime Emmys in 2013. Las Vegas’ Harvey hosted Miss Universe 2015 in 2015. Despite his blunder when he called the first-runner up as the winner, he has continued to host Miss Universe in 2016, 2017, and 2018.
Steve Harvey did business ventures and accomplishments
In 2009, Harvey released the book “Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man,” which inspired the 2012 ensemble film “Think Like a Man.” The book lasted 64 weeks on the NYT bestseller list. He’s also written, “Straight Talk, No Chaser,” “Act Like a Success,” and “Jump: Take the Leap of Faith to Live Abundantly” (2016). He established the dating service Delightful with IAC in 2014. In 2016, Harvey co-created and presented “Little Big Shots” with Ellen DeGeneres. In 2017, Harvey merged his businesses under Steven Harvey Global (SHG). East One Twelve and Harvey Events, run by his daughter Morgan and her spouse, are under SHG. SHG holds worldwide rights to “Family Feud,” promising an African edition in 2020. Harvey has maintained his many commercial endeavours under SHG, including establishing the Sand and Soul Festival in 2017.