- Full Name: Broderick Steven “Steve” Harvey
- Born: 01/17/1957
- Place of Birth: Welch, West Virginia
- Occupation: Comedian, Television host, Radio Personality, Actor and Author
- Marital Status: Married
Steve Harvey’s Net Worth History
Steve Harvey has been in the entertainment industry for a very long time. However, within the past few years, he has gained worldwide recognition and plenty of jobs. The base of what led Steve Harvey to the net worth that he has today is his hosting career on the Showtime at the Apollo. Followed by his own television sitcom bearing his name, The Steve Harvey Show and the iconic comedy tour, The Kings of Comedy. All of these jobs together led to Steve Harvey’s celebrity status. Now, Steve can be found on just about all types of mass media: film, radio, television, books, magazines, etc; his name is practically everywhere. His daily talk radio show, The Steve Harvey Morning Show, is a nationally syndicated show and compelled him to write two bestselling relationship advice books, Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man and Straight Talk, No Chaser. Also, he is currently the host of an all time favorite game show, Family Feud.
About Steve Harvey
Steve was born in West Virginia, but grew up in Cleveland, Ohio with his parents and four siblings. Before Steve started his stand up comedy career, he performed a number of odd jobs, such as insurance salesman, carpet cleaner and postman. He began his stand up comedy profession in 1985, travelling to perform in small clubs for several years. At one point during this time, he was homeless and slept in his car for a number of years. His big break came when he started hosting the Showtime at the Apollo and three years later in 1996 is when he starred in his own sitcom, The Steve Harvey Show. His job at the Apollo ended in 2000 and his television show aired its series finale in 2002. However, while he held both of those jobs, he still had enough time to go on tour, The Kings of Comedy, which featured other comedians, Cedric the Entertainer, Bernie Mac and D.L. Hughley. It was made into a documentary in 2000 and was a huge hit and loved by fans.
Besides being a radio talk show host and beloved author, Steve has also had a few film roles. These films, were The Fighting Temptations, You Got Served, Johnson Family Vacation and an animated movie, Racing Stripes.
In Steve Harvey’s personal life he has been married three times. However, he is currently married to Marjorie Bridge Harvey. From his previous marriages, he has four children: twin daughters, Brandi and Karli and two sons, Broderick Jr and Wynton. He has blended his family with Marjorie’s children as well and claims her three children as his own. The Steve Harvey Foundation, is Steve’s charitable organization, which provides mentoring programs to young men.
With his latest book, Act Like a Success, Think Like a Success, Steve shares with his audience how to succeed in life and fulfill their purpose. This is something Steve knows all too well because he has done it. He continues to achieve success, stardom and receives plenty of recognition for it. The street that he grew up on was renamed this year in honor of him to, Steve Harvey Way.