Steve Harvey Net Worth 2023

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Steve Harvey is a famous American television host, comedian, and entrepreneur from West Virginia. As of 2023, Steve Harvey net worth is estimated at $200 million. He is the host of The Steve Harvey Morning Show. Also, Steve hosts game shows such as Celebrity Family Feud and Family Feud. 

Steve Harvey’s parents are Eloise Vera and Jesse Harvey. His father worked as a coal miner in Welch. Despite his humble background, he took on a lot of different jobs just to earn, and this was the beginning of his empire. His income increases each year as he becomes better and better at what he does.    

Famous quotes by Steve Harvey include:

  • “Men are driven by who they are, what they do, and how much they make.”
  • “Failure is a great teacher, and I think when you make mistakes and you recover from them and you treat them as valuable learning experiences, then you’ve got something to share.”
  • “I’m going to take this God given gift of being funny and I’m going to spread it out like peanut butter on everything I do.”

Steve Harvey

Age 66
Born Welch, West Virginia
Current location Atlanta, Georgia
Education Glenville High School
Occupation Entrepreneur, TV Host, Comedian
Source of Wealth Professional Comedian, Entrepreneur
Relationship status Marcia Harvey (m. 1981 – 1994); Mary Shackelford (m. 1996 – 2005); Married to Marjorie Bridges (since 2007)
Net worth $200 million
Height 6’1
Weight 229 lbs
Last updated January 2023

How much money does Steve Harvey make?

Here is an overview and rough estimate of Steve Harvey yearly, monthly, weekly, daily, and hourly income. Please keep in mind that the amount of money that he earns is taxable; in which, he falls under the highest tax bracket. Thus, financial planning plays a key role in establishing both short and long-term goals along the path to building wealth.

  • Yearly Income: $45 million
  • Monthly Income: $3,750,000
  • Weekly Income: $865,000
  • Daily Income: $123,000
  • Hourly Income: $5,100

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How did Steve Harvey get rich?

Steve Harvey was able to get rich by developing multiple streams of income from his earnings as a professional comedian and TV host. Harvey earns between $50,000 and $100,000 for each television show hosted, making him one of the most paid hosts in the industry. He is also in real estate where he leased a $3.4 million rental home in Georgia and Dallas, a $15 million home in Atlanta, $23.5 million in Beverly Hills, and $110,000 in California.

About

Who is Steve Harvey? Born Broderick Steven Harvey in Welch, West Virginia, on January 17, 1957 (age 66). He was named Broderick after the lead actor of the Highway Patrol Show, Broderick Crawford. Steve had a lisp as a kid but was able to conquer it. Later, the Harvey family relocated to Cleveland, Ohio.  

Steve Harvey is an alumnus of Glenville High School, having graduated in 1974. Afterward, Harvey attended Kent State University, where he stayed for a while before going to West Virginia University. He took a pledge with the Omega Psi Phi fraternity but never graduated.  

He did his first stand up comedy show at 28 years old inside of the Hilarities Club, located in Cleveland in 1985. Before that, he took up a lot of different jobs to make a living, to include insurance salesman, boxing, carpet cleaner, and mailman.

Personal Life

Steve Harvey has had three marriages, two of which ended in divorce. He married his first wife, Marcia Harvey, a businesswoman and an author, in 1981 but divorced in 1994. He had three children from this marriage. His eldest children from the first marriage, Brandi and Karli are twins followed by Broderick Harvey Jr. Karli gave him a grandson who is five years old now.

In 1996, Steve married Mary Shackelford. He got one son named Wynton Harvey from this marriage. Wynton is keen on digital art and photography. Unfortunately, just like his first marriage, it ended in divorce in 2005, lasting for nine years. However, this marriage ended on bad terms. 

Steve Harvey’s last and current marriage was to Marjorie Bridges in 2007, and they are now celebrating their 15th anniversary. Marjorie started a foundation called The Lady Loves Couture, aimed at helping women realize their needs for unique beauty. He does not have biological children from this marriage, but he adopted the three children from Majories’ previous marriage. The eldest is Morgan, who is 34 years old. She graduated from the Culinary Institute of America and owned an enterprise called I Need Some Mo, where she shares her culinary secrets. Jason, 30 years old, is the second stepchild. He specializes in women’s footwear and owns a company called Yevrah. Last but not least, Steve Harvey’s adopted last born is Lori Harvey, a 24 year old model, and entrepreneur who dated Michael B. Jordan.

Professional Life 

Steve Harvey career began in 1985 after his first stand up comedy. He has been in the same industry since, which adds up to around four decades. Comedy was his first endeavor, but he later ventured into other businesses. In 1989, he took part in a comedy search. He did so well in the Second Annual Johnie Walker National Comedy Search that he made it to the finals. He hosted Showtime at the Apollo in 1993 and was there till 2000.

Harvey also landed a part in the Me and the Boys TV series. However, it did not last long. Fortunately, he got to tour with Cedric the Entertainer, D.L. Hughley, and Bernie Mac on the Kings of Comedy Tour. As of 2000, Harvey has been hosting the Steve Harvey Morning Show, which started as The Steve Harvey Show in 1996, created by Winifred Hervey. This is where his net worth began to sky rocket. 

In 2010, Harvey was selected to host two top game shows: Celebrity Family Feud and Family Feud. He earns at least 10 million yearly from hosting these shows. These are the most popular shows he hosts. Also, he has done other gigs over the years, contributing to his net worth. He hosted his first Miss Universe Pageant in 2015 and announced the wrong winner. However, he immediately rectified the error. He apologized severely for this. He has hosted five more pageants since. 

Harvey created, hosted, and produced the Little Big Shots alongside Ellen DeGeneres. NBC had ordered the show for only one season but ended up ordering more seasons after good reviews. 

Controversies 

It is true when they say no one is perfect. Steve Harvey has raised heads several times during his career. Here are some controversies made over the years:

The Miss Universe Incident: This was the most noticeable controversy in his career. It took place in 2015 while hosting his first Miss Universe Pageant. He called out Miss Colombia instead of Miss Philippines as the winner. 

Office Restrictions: Steve made headlines when one of his staff emails leaked to the public. The email contained a set of shocking restrictions on his employees. The email highlighted that no employee should make contact in the hallways, talk to him when having his make up done, or come into his dressing room unless asked.

Ex Wife Drama: Harvey divorced twice. However, the divorce that came with drama was that of his second wife, Mary Harvey. Mary released a YouTube video claiming that Harvey cheated on her throughout their marriage. She also claimed that he owes her $50 million and has never finalized their divorce.  

Advice On Dating: When Harvey was asked to give dating advice, he made provocative comments about a single man’s goals. He advised men to date shallow women rather than dating women smarter than them.

Off Color Jokes: Harvey was accused of being discriminatory towards Asian men in 2017. He was publicly giving out jokes about Chinese food and dating Asians. He apologized for this later in public.

Sexiest Comments: When a lady talked about her nagging husband, Harvey gave a sexist remark saying that men should not nag as they are going against the gender equality rules.

Conclusion

Steve Harvey started from scratch to become one of the wealthiest citizens in America. He overcame stuttering as a child and found a near perfect wife after two divorces. Through stand up comedies, real estate investments, and hosting shows, Steve Harvey has a net worth of $200 million. However, he had a few controversies throughout his career, some of which he apologized for.

Sources

steveharvey.com Official Website

Steve Harvey annual earnings at Forbes

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