Who is Steve Harvey?
Steve Harvey is an American television host, actor, comedian, author and producer. He is popularly known for hosting “The Steve Harvey Show.” As an actor, Steve Harvey has appeared in movies like, “Love Don’t Cost a Thing,” “Madea Goes to Jail” and “Think Like a Man.”
As an author, one of Steve Harvey’s best known books is “Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man.” The 2012 American romantic comedy film “Think Like a Man” which starred actors like Michael Ealy, Jerry Ferrara, Meagan Good, Regina Hall, Kevin Hart, Terrence J, Taraji P. Henson, Gabrielle Union, etc., was based on the book.
Steve Harvey’s full name is Broderick Stephen Harvey Sr. He was born on January 17, 1957, in Welch, West Virginia, USA, to his parents – Jesse and Eloise Harvey. Steve Harvey is named after actor Broderick Crawford. As of April 2023, Steve Harvey is 66 years old.
About Steve Harvey’s parents
Steve Harvey’s mother, Eloise Vera Harvey was an American educator. She was born in 1914 and she died in 1997 at the age of 83.
Steve Harvey’s father, Jesse Harvey was a coal miner. He was born in 1914 and he died on April 7, 2000, at the age of 86. He was married to Eloise Harvey (Steve Harvey’s mother) and together they had four children.
About Steve Harvey’s siblings
Steve Harvey has three siblings from his parents’ marriage. Steve Harvey’s siblings include his brother Terry and sisters Mona and Pauline Harvey.
Steve Harvey’s brother, Terry Harvey is an American businessman. He was born in 1959 and is currently 64 years old.
Steve Harvey’s sister, Mona Harvey is a lawyer. However, not much information is currently available about her.
Not much information is currently available about Steve Harvey’s second sister, Pauline Harvey.
About Steve Harvey’s marriage and wedding
As of the time of publishing this article (April 2023), Steve Harvey is married to his third wife, Marjorie Harvey. Harvey has been married to Marjorie Harvey since 2007. Prior to his marriage to Marjorie, Steve Harvey was married to Marcia Harvey and Mary Lee Harvey.
List of women Steve Harvey has dated
- Steve Harvey married Marcia Harvey in 1981.
- Steve Harvey married Mary Lee Harvey in 1996.
- Steve Harvey and Marjorie Harvey tied the knot in 2007.
About Steve Harvey’s marriage to Marcia Harvey
Marcia Harvey is an American entrepreneur and author popularly known for being Steve Harvey’s first wife. Her book, “Marcia: Eyes to the Soul,” was published in 2011. Marcia Harvey was born on January 22, 1955, in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. She is currently 68 years old.
Steve and Marcia Harvey met at a reception party hosted by a mutual friend sometime in the 1970s. They dated for a while before getting married in 1980. At the time of his marriage to Marcia, Steve Harvey was working as an insurance salesman. They welcomed their twin daughters, Karli and Brandi in 1982. Their son, Broderick was born in 1991. Sadly, their marriage suffered a lot of hiccups as Steve Harvey became more focused on pursuing his career as a comedian. They separated in 1990 and Marcia Harvey filed for divorce in 1993. The divorce was finalized in 1994. It was later revealed that Steve Harvey had started living with Mary Lee Harvey before his divorce from Marcia was finalized.
After the divorce, Steve Harvey refused to pay alimony and child support and so, Marcia sued him. She won the case and Steve Harvey was ordered to pay monthly support worth $5,100. However, Marcia Harvey submitted an affidavit to the court, claiming that Steve had not paid her any money. Marcia was then awarded $36,000 in back child support payments and Steve’s monthly pay was increased to $6,630.
According to reports, Marcia Harvey had to raise their children by herself after she was abandoned by Steve Harvey. Marcia Harvey has since moved on and is currently married to a man called Larry Green.
About Steve Harvey’s marriage to Mary Lee Harvey
Mary Lee Harvey (born Mary Lee Shackelford) is popular for being Steve Harvey’s second wife. She used to work as a makeup artist in the 1980s, before her marriage to Steve Harvey. She was born on October 20, 1960, in Arlington, Texas, USA and is currently 62 years old.
Mary Lee Harvey and Steve Harvey met in 1989 at a club in Arlington, Texas. They dated for years before officially tying the knot in 1996. Their son, Wynton was born in 1997. Things started to get sour when Mary Lee Harvey accused Steve Harvey of cheating on her with Marjorie Harvey. They finally divorced in 2005. Their divorce was very messy as Steve Harvey and Mary Lee fought for custody of their son, Wynton Harvey, who was eight years old at the time. Steve Harvey eventually won the custody battle.
Mary Lee Harvey was forbidden by the court to talk about her divorce from Steve Harvey, an order that she disobeyed by posting a series of videos talking about the divorce on YouTube. These videos were considered derogatory and did not sit well with Steve Harvey. Mary Lee Harvey was then arrested for contempt of court in 2013. Since her release, Mary Lee Harvey has stayed quiet and out of the spotlight.
About Steve Harvey’s marriage to Marjorie Harvey
Marjorie Elaine Harvey (born Marjorie Bridges) is an American clothing designer, business owner, blogger and social media influencer. She was born on October 10, 1964, and is currently 58 years old.
Marjorie Harvey is Steve Harvey’s third wife.
Steve Harvey and Marjorie Harvey first met in 1987 at a comedy club where Steve Harvey was performing. Marjorie Harvey came in late, which grabbed Steve Harvey’s attention. According to Steve Harvey, the first thing he said to Marjorie Harvey was:
“I don’t know who you are, but I’m going to marry you one day.”
They dated for a while but sadly broke up and fell out of touch. By the time Steve Harvey’s career finally took off, Marjorie Harvey had gotten married to someone else. Fate intervened and Steve Harvey and Marjorie Harvey reconnected in 2005 after meeting through mutual friends. At the time, Steve Harvey has divorced his second wife, Mary Lee Harvey, and Marjorie had separated from her second husband, Darnell Woods.
About his second encounter with Marjorie Harvey, Steve Harvey said:
“I knew I wasn’t going to blow it a second time. I finally had someone I could start over with.”
The two finally tied the knot in 2007. As of the time of writing, Steve and Marjorie Harvey have been married for over 15 years now and are still going strong in their love and marriage.
Does Steve Harvey and Marjorie have a child together?
No. Steve and Marjorie Harvey do not have any biological children together. Steve Harvey, who already had four children from his previous two marriages, adopted Marjorie’s three children from her own previous marriage.
About Steve Harvey’s kids
Steve Harvey has a blended family of seven children; three from his first marriage to Marcia Harvey, a son from his second marriage to Mary Lee Harvey and three adoptive children from his third marriage to Marjorie Harvey.
About Steve Harvey’s children
a. Karli and Brandi Harvey
Karli and Brandi Harvey are Steve Harvey’s first daughters. They were born on August 1982 to Steve and his first wife Marcia Harvey. Karli and Brandi are currently 40 years old. Karli Harvey is married to Benjamin Troy Raymond II. Brandi Harvey is an author, podcast host and fitness influencer.
b. Broderick Harvey Jr.
Broderick Harvey Jr. was born in April 1991 to Steve Harvey and Marcia Harvey. He is currently 32 years old. He is the founder of a shoe company called “Steps by Stephens”.
c. Wynton Harvey
Wynton Brycelon Ali Harvey was born on July 18, 1997, to Steve Harvey and his second wife, Mary Lee Harvey. He is currently 25 years old. Wynton Harvey is a photographer and a model.
d. Morgan Hawthorne
Morgan Hawthorne (née Harvey) is a chef, cookbook author and food blogger. She was born on May 14, 1985, and is currently 37 years old. She is the adoptive daughter of Steve Harvey.
e. Jason Harvey
Jason Harvey was born on August 1991 and is currently 31 years old. He is married to Amanda Harvey and they have three kids together. He is a fashion designer and the founder of a clothing business, Worldly. Jason Harvey is Steve Harvey’s adoptive son.
f. Lori Harvey
Lori Harvey was born on January 13, 1997, in Memphis, Tennessee, the United States and is currently 25 years old. She is a model, entrepreneur and socialite. She is also Steve Harvey’s adoptive daughter.