Who is Steve Harvey and what is his net worth 2018? Steve Harvey is a well-known American comedian, actor, television host, producer, author, and a famous radio personality. He is a celebrated host for his American talk show, The Steve Harvey talk show, Family Feud, The Steve Harvey Morning Show, and Little Big Shots. As a result, he has received countless awards and nominations.
He is a three-time “Daytime Emmy Award” and 14-time NAACP image award winner. He has also written few books like, “Act like a Lady, Think like a Man” (published on March 2009), and the book “Straight Talk, No Chaser: How to Find and Keep a Man” (published on December 7, 2010).
Broderick Stephen Harvey was born on January 17, 1957 in Welch, West Virginia. Steve belongs to a middle class family. He is son of Eloise and Jesse Harvey, who worked as a coal miner. Steve’s father died in 2000, with black lung decease. His parents named him after, the famous TV series “Highway Patrol” actor Broderick Crawford. Steve has one brother and two sisters. His family moved to East 112th Street in Cleveland, Ohio. In 2015, that very street was renamed as Steve Harvey Way. During his graduation, he tried his luck in many jobs. He worked as a Boxer, carpet cleaner, auto worker, and as an insurance salesman.
Steve Harvey initial steps toward stardom were when he performed at the Hilarities Comedy Club in Cleveland, Ohio as a stand up comedian in 1985. There was a time in late 1980s, when Steve was homeless for many years and used to sleep in his car. Steve said, during his struggling time, he used to shower at swimming pool showers and at gas stations. During this time Steve’s friend Rich and Becky Liss helped him with a contract of working as a carpet cleaner and creditor at a travel agency. In 1990, Steve was a finalist in the Second Annual Johnnie Walker National Comedy Performing. As a result, he was offered to host music show “Showtime at the Apollo”, produced by Apollo Theater.
Steve married his first wife Marcia Harvey in 1980 and has twin’s daughters and a son. In 1999, the couple get divorced. Steve then married to his second wife Mary Shackelford in 1996 and Steve has another son. His marriage didn’t last long, as the couple get divorced in November 2005. Then again, he married Marjorie Bridges-Woods in June 2007. Steve’s third wife is almost twenty years younger than Steve. Marjorie has three children from her first marriage. She is a fashion blogger.
Steve Harvey education: Steve Harvey is a graduated from Glenville High School in 1974. For his further education, he went to Kent State University and West Virginia University. He also is the member of Omega Psi Phi fraternity.
Net Worth of Steve Harvey
Steve Harvey’s net worth is $120 million. Steve’s major source of income is TV shows and movies. Apart from being an actor, he is also a film producer, script writer, and author. Steve Harvey earned nearly $20 million as his annual income. In 2009, his book alone, earned $5,000,000 which also add to his Net Worth. Steve has won many awards for his incredible performances, which also adds to his Net Worth.
With hard work comes success and money. This actor has the taste of both. Steve has made good wealth with his hard work. Recently, he purchased charming Plano Mansion. The mansion has five bedrooms, five bathrooms along with swimming pool, Jacuzzi, a Sauna and Home office. Steve has seven luxury cars in his garage. Lately, he gifted his wife Rolls Royce on her birthday.
Steve Harvey has done incomparable work as a Comedian, Actor, producer, and writer. He has done many television series like Showtime at the Apollo, Me and the Boys, The Steve Harvey Show, The Proud Show, The Parker, and My Wife and Kids. He host many TV series and award events like Essence Awards, Steve Harvey’s Big Time Challenge, BET Comedy Awards, Who Wants To Be a Millionaire, Family Feud, Praise the Lord, Steve Harvey, NAACP Image Awards, Celebrity Family Feud, Miss Universe, Little Big Shots, and America’s Got Talent. He has also done movies like The Original Kings of Comedy, The Fighting Temptation, Love Don’t Cost a Thing, Johnson Family Vacation, You Got Served; Think like a Man, and many more.
Steve Harvey is someone who is always in headline either for his good work or for his controversy. For the 2015 Miss Universe pageant in lass Vegas, he was selected to hosting the pageant but while announcing the winner name he mistakenly announced the wrong name, which he corrected afterwards. In 2017, he cracked a joke on Steve Harvey about Asian men. This wasn’t well received by the Asian community. His decision of meeting with Donald Trump doesn’t go well with Afro- American community, which he later supported his decision to meet trump that it will strengthen the relation and will bring positive for their community.
He’s the man who has been through everything in his life, from low to high, homeless to lavish life. He’s number one stand comedian at present. Having net worth more than one hundred million dollar, he still lives a simple life. This multi talented guy is in every business, he produces movies, write books, do stand-up comedy, work in movies, host radio shows and above all do lots of charity works.