Steve Harvey is an American comedian, broadcaster, and TV personality. Most people recognize him with his Show, “The Steve Harvey Show” which was aired on The WB TV from 1996 to 2002. Since then Steve has been hosting other shows in TV and radio. TV shows like Celebrity Family Feud and Family Feud are all hosted by Steve.
Since 2015, Steve has grace world platform by hosting Miss Universe competing. His career began as a stand-up comedian in the 1980s before hosting Showtime at the Apollo which was his first show. His work has brought him fame worldwide and awards in the world’s biggest platforms.
Well, how well do you know about Steve Harvey? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Steve Harvey’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Steve Harvey to date.
Biography and Early Life
Broderick Stephen Harvey was born on 17th January 1957 in West Virginia. His mother is Eloisa Vera while his dad is Jesse Harvey who used to work as a coal miner. Steve’s parents gave him his first name naming him after actor Broderick Crawford. After living in West Virginia for a while, his family moved to Cleveland, Ohio where they settled on East 112th Street. Steve was born in a family of four with Terry Harvey, Pauline Harvey, and Mona Harvey being his siblings.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Steve Harvey in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Steve Harvey’s age is 64 years old as of today’s date 31st July 2021 having been born on 17 January 1957. Though, he is 6′ 2″ in feet and inches and 188 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 209 lbs in Pound and 95 kg in Kilograms.
Steve started his early education in Welch, West Virginia before his family moved to Ohio. After moving to Ohio, he attended Glenville High School where he graduated in 1974. He joined Kent State University for his degree and later moved to West Virginia where he joined West Virginia University to further his studies.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
With his life revolving around the television, it has been hard for Steve to run away from media scrutiny with his private life well documented. Steve has been married three times with his first marriage being with his ex-wife Marcia Harvey. Their marriage was blessed with three children, twin daughters Brandi and Karli and son Broderick Harvey Jr. The two divorced in 1994.
His second marriage was with Marry Shackelford who he married in 1996. His marriage with Mary brought to this world his second son who he named Wynton. The two divorced in 2005. Their divorce was messy with Mary spreading lies about how Steve left her materially destitute. This would later come to be confirmed by Judge Robert Dry to be lies in 2011. Steve Married his third and current wife Marjorie Bridges in 2007 and adopted her three children. According to Steve, Marjorie takes all the credit for making him the man he is today.
Is Steve Harvey Gay?
Steve is a straight man and has never been in a same-sex relationship. All his previous relationships have been with the opposite gender with his current one being with his wife Marjorie.
Steve came from a very humble background where he was a homeless person for three years. His rise to stardom didn’t come easy as he worked as an insurance salesman, boxer, mailman, and carpet cleaner. With comedy being in his blood, he performed in his first comedy gig in 1985 at Hilarities Comedy Club. Having comedy gigs came with a reprieve to Steve as he knew he would find somewhere to sleep otherwise when not performing, he used to sleep in his car.
In 1990, he joined a comedy completion where he came runners-up which led him to become It’s Showtime at the Apollo show host. This was the begging of his rise to stardom. Opportunities came calling and eventually The Steve Harvey Show was born becoming his first show. Since then, he has been hosting shows like Family Feud which he has hosted since 2010. In 2017, he started his own company Steve Harvey Global which incorporated all his businesses. The company is also the sole owner of Family Feud television show rights.
With a TV career to be envied, awards and recognitions have been easy to come Steve’s way. From 1999 to 2002, he is a seven-time winner of NAACP Image Awards in two different categories, one being Outstanding Comedy Series and the other being Outstanding actor-in-a Comedy Series. Steve has also won several Emmy Awards and so many other awards.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Steve Harvey in 2021
Everything Steve owns today, he has worked for it. With a career in TV going for decades, he has made his millions through TV shows, acting, and comedy. Steve is currently estimated to be worth $220 million as of 2021.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- Steve is a devote Christian and attributes all that he has to God
- For his own health, he follows a vegan diet
- He was forced to apologize to Asia community after making a joke about Asian men in 2017
- He is a grandfather to five
- Got criticized after meeting President Donald Trump who the black community saw as a racist.
- In 2011, he apologized for calling Tavis Smiley and Cornel West Uncle Toms- a movie character that portrays slavery.
Besides his work, Steve is a philanthropist and together with his wife Marjorie, founded the Steve and Marjorie-Harvey Foundation which deals with young people outreach services. Every year, his foundation host fatherless children to a camp. He also provides scholarships to needy students through his partnership with his former university Kent State University.
Facts of Broderick Stephen Harvey
- Gender Male
- full nameBroderick Stephen Harvey
- birthplaceWelch, West Virginia, US
- Date of Birth January 17, 2024
- Age 0 years 1 months
- Horoscope Capricorn
- Lucky Number 8
- Lucky Stone
- Lucky Color
- Best Match for Marriage
- net worth$220 million
- professionTV personality, actor, comedian
- weightIn Kilograms – 95 Kg, In Pounds – 209 lbs
- heightIn Centimetres – 188 cm, In Feet and Inches – 6′ 2″
- hair colorBald
- eye colorDark Brown
- high schoolGlenville High School