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The American comedian, Steve Harvey was born on 17th January 1957. His star sign is Capricorn. He was born in Welch, West Virginia. His birth name is Broderick Stephan Harvey. He is nicknamed as Steve. He resides in Los Angeles, California. Steve attended Glenville High School in 1974.

He also attended West Virginia University. He went to Kent State University. Steve has been a member of Omega Psi Phi international fraternity. During his early days, he has worked as a mailman, an autoworker and an insurance salesman. He was raised as a Christian. He was born to Eloise Vera and Jesse Harvey, a coal miner. He is a well known TV and radio personality, producer, TV host and an author.

Steve Harvey was married to Marcia Harvey from 1980-1994. He has a son and twin daughters named Karli and Brandi, from his first marriage. He was married to Mary Shackelford from 1996-2005. He has a son named Wynton from his second marriage. Steve has been married to Marjorie Bridges since 2007. He has seven children, including three step-kids. Marjorie and Steve have 4 grandchildren.


Steve Harvey has written a book titled Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man, which was published in the year 2009. He wrote another book titled Straight Talk, No Chaser: How to Keep a Man. Harvey also wrote Steve Harvey's Big Time, also which later became a TV show. He starred in a WB sitcom The Steve Harvey show from 1996-2002. He hosted a music TV show Showtime at the Apollo. He was a finalist in the Johnnie Walker National Comedy Search in the year 1990.

His first stand-up comedy was at hilarities comedy club based in Cleveland. He got a starring role on the ABC show me and The Boys in the year 1994. Steve performed on the kings of comedy tour with Bernie Mac, Cedric and D.L. Hughley, which later became a film called The Original Kings of Comedy. He starred in a sports comedy film Racing Stripes in 2005. He appeared in a musical comedy film The Fighting Temptations.

He performed an amazing stand-up act at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas in the year 2012. He is also a radio host of a radio program the Steve Harvey Morning Show. Steve hosted an ABC TV game show Celebrity Family Feud by Mark Goodson. He was the host of the 2015 Miss Universe beauty pageant in Las Vegas. Steve was the host of the 2016 Miss Universe beauty pageant in the Philippines. His TV credits include The Proud Family, Essence Awards, The Parkers and Who Wants to be a Millionaire.

Steve has won 16 awards and 16 nominations. He has won 5 Daytime Emmy awards. He has twice won the Marconi award. He has won the NAACP Image award 14 times. He was inducted as a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the year 2013. Steve has 3,879,707 followers on Twitter. He has 7,632,706 likes and 8,079,044 followers on Facebook. He has 1,945,327 subscribers on YouTube. Steve has 4m followers on Instagram.

Last Modified: 30 Apr, 2018

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