Who is Lori Harvey?
Lori Harvey is an American model, entrepreneur, and socialite. She is popularly known as the daughter of Marjorie Harvey and the adoptive daughter of popular TV host Steve Harvey.
Lori Harvey was born on January 13, 1997, in Memphis, Tennessee, United States. She is 26 years old as of April 2023.
About Lori Harvey’s parents
Lori Harvey is the daughter of Marjorie Harvey (Steve Harvey’s third wife). The identity of her biological father is currently unknown as the model barely talks about her birth father. Lori is the adoptive daughter of American TV host and comedian Steve Harvey whom her mother got married to in June 2007.
As of April 2023, Steve and Marjorie’s marriage is 15 years strong. While their marriage was still in its early stage, the couple started the Steve and Marjorie Harvey Foundation which Marjorie now runs. The organization puts together youth outreach services, educational seminars, international service opportunities, and life transformation programs for the needy.
About Lori Harvey’s mother- Marjorie Harvey
Marjorie Harvey (nèe Bridges) is the biological mother of Lori Harvey. She is a clothing designer, business owner, blogger, and social media influencer. She was born on October 10, 1964. She is 58 years old as of April 2023.
Marjorie began her media career in June 2007 through a fashion blog known as “The Lady Loves Couture”. The blog content included fashion tips, women empowerment tips, basic etiquette guidelines, Marjorie’s fashion tours, etc. She got married to Steve Harvey (Lori Harvey’s adoptive father) in 2007 and they co-parent seven children together – four children from Steve’s previous marriages and three children from Marjorie’s previous marriages.
About Lori Harvey’s father- Steve Harvey
Steve Harvey is the adoptive father of Lori Harvey. He is an American television host, producer, actor, and comedian. He was born on January 17, 1957, in Welch, West Virginia, United States. He is 66 years old as of April 2023.
Steve Harvey began his career as a stand-up comedian in the early 1980s. He currently hosts various TV shows such as “The Steve Harvey Morning Show”, “Family Feud”, “Celebrity Family Feud Africa” and “Judge Steve Harvey”. He got married to Marjorie Harvey (Lori Harvey’s mother) in June 2007 and they co-parent seven children. Before his marriage to Marjorie, Steve Harvey has been married twice. From 1980 to 1994, he was married to his first wife Marcia Harvey. They have three children together – twin daughters Brandi and Karli Harvey and a son named Broderick Harvey Jr. His second wife was Mary Lee Shackelford, who Steve married in 1996 and divorced in 2005. They have a son together named Wynton Harvey.
Interestingly, Steve and Marjorie Harvey do not have any biological children together.
Lori Harvey’s siblings
Lori Harvey has six siblings in total – four step-siblings and two-half siblings. Her siblings include Wynton Harvey, Morgan Harvey, Jason Harvey, Brandi Harvey, Karli Harvey, and Broderick Harvey Jr.
About Lori Harvey’s siblings
a. Wynton Harvey
Wynton Harvey is Lori Harvey’s step-brother. He is an American television personality, social media influencer, and photographer. He was born on July 18, 1997, to Steve Harvey and his second wife Mary Lee Shackelford. He is 25 years old as of April 2023. He has worked as a producer on his father’s television show, The Steve Harvey Show. He is reported to be in a relationship with Taylor Gordon. The couple started dating in 2016 but went public with their relationship in 2017.
b. Morgan Harvey
Morgan Harvey is the half-sister of Lori Harvey. She was born on May 14, 1988, in Memphis, Tennessee, United States. She is 34 years old as of April 2023. Morgan is a chef, food blogger, and cook-food author. She was born to Marjorie Harvey and her second husband Donnell Woods. She graduated from Spelman College, Atlanta, in 2006. She later attended the Culinary Institute of America, where she graduated with a degree in Baking and Pastry in 2011. As of the time of writing, Morgan is happily married to her long-time boyfriend Kareem Hawthorne, popularly known as DJ Bruckup. They got married in October 2013. Their union is blessed with two children.
c. Jason Harvey
Jason Harvey is the half-brother of Lori Harvey. He was born in August 1991 to Majorie Harvey and her first husband Jim Townsend. He is 31 years old as of April 2023. Jason Harvey is a professional fashion designer and founder of the Atlanta Label “Worldly”. He is happily married to model Amanda Harvey. The couple got married in 2013. Their marriage is blessed with four children.
d. Brandi Harvey
Brandi Harvey is the step-sister of Lori Harvey. She is one-half of Steve Harvey’s twin girls whom he shares with his first wife Marcia Harvey. Brandi Harvey is an American executive and activist. She was born on August 20, 1982, in the United States. She is 40 years old as of April 2023. After graduating from high school, Harvey attended The Ohio State University, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in African and African American Studies.
e. Karli Harvey Raymond
Karli Harvey Raymond is the step-sister of Lori Harvey. She is the other half of Steve Harvey’s twin girls whom he shares with his first wife Marcia Harvey. Karli Harvey is an American entrepreneur. She was born on August 20, 1982, in the United States. She is 40 years old as of April 2023. Just like her twin sister Brandi, Karli is also a speaker and wellness expert. As of the time of writing, Karli Harvey is happily married to motivational speaker and insurance executive Ben Raymond. The couple got married in 2015 and they have one child together.
f. Broderick Harvey Jr
Broderick Harvey Jr is the step-brother of Lori Harvey. He is an American fashion designer who runs the fashion label “Need Money Not Friends”. He is also a philanthropist who runs several charity organizations. He was born on April 19, 1991, in Los Angeles, California, United States. After his university education, Broderick worked as a ticket coordinator for NuOpp Inc in 2015. Later, he focused on his photography business, named B. Harv Photography. He also served at the Harvey Charity Foundation, which supports youth education and helps the needy.
Lori Harvey’s Marriage and Wedding
As of the time of publishing this article (April 2023), Lori Harvey is not married and does not have a husband.
Although Lori Harvey has been involved in several high-profile relationships, she has never been married, as of the time of writing. The 26-year-old model was briefly engaged to Dutch football player Memphis Depay in 2017. She was 20 years old at the time.
In an episode of Bumble’s YouTube interview series Luv2Seelt in 2021, Lori explained how an experience changed her approach to love and commitment.
I almost got married very young. I felt like I hadn’t really experienced anything. I didn’t really know myself, I didn’t really know what I liked, or what I didn’t like. I just feel like I hadn’t really experienced life. If it’s no longer serving me, I’m going to move on.
According to information gathered by DNB Stories Africa, Lori Harvey is currently in a relationship with British-Nigerian actor Damson Idris. The pair confirmed their relationship in early 2023.
List of Lori Harvey’s past boyfriends
Since her broken engagement to Memphis Depay, Lori Harvey has been linked to several other men, including rappers, actors, and more. Below is a list of the men Lori Harvey has dated in the past. The list also includes her current boyfriend Damson Idris.
- Lori Harvey was engaged to Memphis Depay in 2017.
- Lori Harvey was romantically linked to Trey Songz in 2018.
- Lori Harvey was rumoured to be in a relationship with Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs in 2019.
- Lori Harvey was rumoured to be in a relationship with Future in 2019.
- Lori Harvey was in a relationship with Michael B Jordan in 2021.
- Lori Harvey is currently in a relationship with Damson Idris in 2023.
About Lori Harvey’s relationship with Memphis Depay
Memphis Depay is a Dutch professional footballer. He was born on February 13, 1994, in Moordrecht, Netherlands. He is 29 years old as of April 2023.
Lori Harvey and Memphis Depay started dating in January 2016 when Lori was 19 years old and Memphis was 22. They got engaged in June 2017 after dating for a year. Sadly, the love birds called off their relationship not long after their engagement. The pair managed to keep news of their separation under wraps for a while. Reports of their split surfaced after Lori Harvey was spotted without her engagement ring in 2018.
In an interview titled Lori Harvey Speaks- Sort of in 2021, Lori said:
I grew up a lot and I learned a lot from that relationship. I’ve gotten older and developed as a woman, and I’ve taken that knowledge with me: learning what I like, and what I don’t like, and just applying that to where I’m at now.
About Lori Harvey’s relationship with Future
Future is an American rapper. He was born on November 20, 1983, in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. He is 39 years old as of April 2023.
Lori Harvey and Future were rumoured to be dating in 2019 after Lori was spotted at the rapper’s 36th birthday bash. Future fueled the romance rumours in early December 2019 when he posted a photo of Lori on his Instagram Story. In January 2020, the pair raised eyebrows again while vacationing together in Jamaica.
Lori Harvey wrote the words – “Life is good” via her Instagram Story alongside a video of Future kissing her on the cheek. The relationship, however, ended in the summer of 2020.
About Lori Harvey’s relationship with Michael B Jordan
Michael B. Jordan is an American actor, producer, and director. He was born on February 9, 1987, in Santa Ana, California, United States. He is 36 years old as of April 2023.
Lori Harvey and Michael B. Jordan started dating in 2020 after they were photographed together at an airport in Lori’s hometown of Atlanta, Georgia before Thanksgiving in November 2020. A month later, they were photographed arriving in Salt Lake City, Utah. In January 2021, the pair made their relationship official when they both posted Instagram photos of each other. In an interview with Hollywood Reporter in 2021, Michael B. Jordan opened up about his decision to go public with his relationship.
There’s a premeditated planning of staying out of the way [of the public eye] that sometimes kills spontaneity and intimacy. I wanted to take that away and give this the best chance it had, in this weird world that we live in, to be somewhat normal. Long story short, I think it’s just the timing of everything. It was the right time for me. Yeah. I’m happy.
In January 2021, Steve Harvey spoke about Michael and Lori’s relationship.
I like this one. I still got my eye on him. I mean I like him, but like I say to all of ’em, I might like you, I might approve of you, but I got a thumb-size section of my heart filled with nothing but pure hatred for your ass. Just in case I need it. Cause, you ain’t the sexiest man in the world to me. Let’s be clear about that.
After about a year and a half of dating, it was reported that the pair had gone their separate ways. In June 2022, Steve Harvey reacted to news of the breakup during an episode of The Steve Harvey Show.
I’m team Lori, 1,000 percent. She’s my daughter. I love her, I support her. Things happen. It’s hard to be young and in the limelight and have a successful relationship. Look, as long as everybody can walk away in peace, be friends … I ain’t heard nobody say they busted no windows or nothing.
Following their breakup, the pair deleted photos of each other from their Instagram pages. In an interview with Essence Magazine in 2022, Lori Harvey revealed that she wants to be known for her accomplishments and not the people she dates.
This moment is about me. I feel like it’s always been [about] me attached to something or someone. I know my worth, and I know my value. I’m not going to compromise that, settle, or accept anything less than what I know I deserve.
About Lori Harvey’s relationship with Damson Idris
Damson Idris is a British-Nigerian actor. He was born on September 2, 1991, in Peckham, London, United Kingdom. He is 31 years old as of April 2023.
Lori Harvey and Damson Idris sparked relationship rumours in December 2022 after they were spotted leaving a West Hollywood restaurant together. In January 2023, the pair made their romance official by sharing photos from Lori’s birthday bash.
Damson captioned an Instagram Story of him kissing Lori on the cheek, which she later reshared:
Happy Birthday Nunu
Reports surfaced in March 2023 that Lori Harvey and Damson Idris have broken up after dating for three months. However, the camps of both celebrities later denied the breakup reports. As of the time of writing, Damson Idris is still regarded as Lori Harvey’s current boyfriend and their relationship is still ongoing.
Lori Harvey’s kids
As of the time of publishing this article (April 2023), Lori Harvey does not have any kids yet. The 26-year-old model has not revealed any plans of having children anytime soon.