Steve Harvey Height, Family, Wife, Bio, Age, Net Worth, Facts

Steve Harvey
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Steve Harvey is quite a well-known comedian, actor, television host, producer, author, and radio personality who has been active in the television circuit since 1985. He is a decorated host of hit TV shows like The Steve Harvey Talk Show, Family Feud, The Steve Harvey Morning Show, and Little Big Shots. He is a five-time Daytime Emmy Award winner, two-time Marconi Award winner, and a 14-time NAACP Image Award winner in various categories. So, who is Steve Harvey? Here’s everything we know about the multifaceted Harvey.

Steve Harvey Biography

Steve Harvey was born on the 17th of January 1957, in Welch, West Virginia, United States of America. He’s currently 67 years old.

Birth NameBroderick Stephen Harvey
Date of BirthJanuary 17, 1957
Place of BirthWelch, West Virginia, U.S.
Age67 years old
Sun SignCapricorn
ProfessionComedian, Television Host, Producer, Radio Personality, Actor, and Author.
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseMarjorie Bridges


  • Father – Jesse Harvey (Coal Miner)
  • Mother – Eloise Vera
  • Siblings – Terry Harvey (Brother)


Steve graduated from Glenville High School in 1974. Later, he attended Kent State University and West Virginia University.

Steve Harvey Personal Life

Harvey has been married three times. He was married to his first wife, Marcia Harvey, from 1980 to 1984. They have three children, twin daughters, Brandi and Karli, born in 1982, and a son, Broderick Steve Jr., born in 1991.

Steve then married his second wife, Mary Lee Shackelford, in June 1996. The couple divorced in November 2005. From their nine years of marriage, they have a son together named Wynton (b. 1997).

He later married his third wife, Marjorie Bridges, in 2007.  From this marriage, he became a step-dad to three children – daughter Morgan Harvey (b. 1987), son Jason Harvey (b. 1991), and daughter Lori Harvey (b. 1997). Steve and Marjorie have four grandchildren: two through Jason’s marriage to his wife Amanda, one through Morgan’s marriage to her husband Kareem, and one through Karli’s marriage to her husband Ben.

Physical Statistics

HeightFeet – 6 feet 2 inches
Centimeters – 188 cm
Meters – 1.88 m
WeightKilograms – 104 kg
Pounds – 228 lbs
Body BuildAverage
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBald
Distinctive Features Frustrated yet amused reactions
Always Wears Sharp Suits and Ties

Professional Statistics

Film Debut

Steve made his acting debut with the 2000 stand-up comedy film The Original Kings of Comedy as himself.

Television Debut

Harvey has garnered international fame and recognition for being a television host for over three decades. He began his television journey as a host in the syndicated music television show Showtime at the Apollo from 1993 to 2000 and 2016 to 2017.

Famous For

Best known for his shows The Steve Harvey Show, Family Feud, Celebrity Family Feud, Little Big Shots, Steve Harvey’s Funderdome, Little Big Shots: Forever Young, and Steve.

Brand Endorsements

Steve has endorsed many brands and products including, Glory Foods, Green Dot, and many others. He has also appeared in TV commercials for Burger King, and Strayer University commercials, among others.

Favorite Things

  • Beverage – Creamy Hot Chocolate

Steve Harvey Net Worth

As of 2024, Steve Harvey’s net worth is estimated at $200 million US dollars. That money comes from his TV shows and he makes around $40 million per year from his appearances on TV, films, and other events. Besides, Steve is also a film producer, screenwriter, and author. He divides his time between Atlanta, Georgia, and Chicago.

Steve Harvey Facts

His first name is Broderick, named after actor Broderick Crawford of the TV series Highway Patrol.

Steve did several jobs such as a boxer, an autoworker, an insurance salesman, a carpet cleaner, and a mailman before landing as a comedian.

During his initial days as a stand-up comedian, he was homeless for multiple years and slept in his 1976 Ford, when he didn’t have shows.

Steve is a member of the Omega Psi Phi fraternity.

He is a diehard Cleveland Browns fan.

Steve has won several awards in a career spanning over three decades including five Daytime Emmy Awards, two  Marconi Awards, and fourteen NAACP Image Awards.

In 2013, he received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

In 2014, he launched his own dating website titled

His published works include Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man (2009), and Straight Talk, No Chaser: How to Find and Keep a Man.

During the 2015 Miss Universe pageant competition, Steve mistakenly named the first runner-up, Miss Colombia, Ariadna Gutiérrez, as the winner. He later announced that he had read the results incorrectly and that Miss Philippines, Pia Wurtzbach, was the new Miss Universe and apologized to both the contestants.

He returned as host for the Miss Universe 2017 pageant in Las Vegas on November 26, 2017.

In 2018, he hosted the 8th annual NFL Honors and the following edition next year.

In 2019, Harvey launched Vault, a learning hub.

He joined Merit Street Media, an upcoming multi-platform media outlet owned and created by Phil McGraw, former host of Dr. Phil in 2024.