Steve Harvey is an American comedian, author, radio and television host, screenwriter and a film producer as well. He has made a mark in every field and impressed one and all with his unlimited talent.
Steven Harvey belongs to American –African ethnicity and was born on on17th January 1957. His hometown is West Virginia where he grew up to be a well-mannered person. He spends his early childhood in Ohio and his father was a work in the mining industry. He got admission to Virginia University and did multiple jobs to get a good earning to support his family.
He ventured into comedy in 1980 and he used to perform and various bars and nightclubs to showcase his skills and was always loved for the spontaneous comic timing. He participated in National comedy contest and became the first runner up. He got instant recognition and started to host some of the famous radio and television shows later. He is 61 years old currently and his fame has been increasing over the years.
Income, net worth and house
The net worth of Steve is revealed to be $110 million and recently Forbes also stated that he made a whopping $42.5 million in 2017 itself. He owns a house in Atlanta and the property is known to be very expensive and luxurious at the same time. The house consists of a great waterfall, mini-golf course, gym and much more. He also has a wide collection of shoes and there is no brand you won’t see in his cabinet.
Wife, kids and Grandchildren
Steve has got married thrice and he was lucky to get the love of his life when he got married to Marjorie Bridges. They were meeting often on various occasions but finally decided to get married in 2007 and since then going on very strong. Surprisingly Steve is fathers of 7 children among them three are stepchildren. Steve has openly discussed with the media that his wife completes him and has always supported him in every field of life.
As an actor, we have seen Steve work in many television shows. Some of their names are as follows:
- Original Kings of Comedy
- Love Don’t Cost a Thing
- The Fighting Temptations
- You Got Served
- Johnson Family Vacation
- Racing Stripes
- Goes to Jail
- Think Like a Man
Steven has been a source of inspiration for all the fans. He has the unlimited talent and excels in every field perfectly. He is a famous author who has been publishing many famous books. Let’s take a look at them.
- Act like a Lady, Think Like a Man
- Straight talk, No Chaser: How to find, keep and understand a man.
The personal and professional life of Steve has not been free of controversy. He joked about Asian men saying that the African and white woman would probably never date them. He negatively commented on atheists as he is a strong follower of Christianity. He got negative reactions from people and even apologized for the same.
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Did you know?
- Steven has been sponsoring many charity organizations and he is helping the Negro community in need
- He was a boxer before working in the entertainment industry
- He has started a dating website where most women come to find their dating partners
- Steve has worked as a salesperson and carpet cleaner as well
Best known for
Steve has been loved as a comedian and The Steve Harvey Show and Family feud are still loved by everyone around the globe.