Steve Harvey Net Worth $150 million
Steve Harvey salary $40,000,000
Steve Harvey Net Worth: How rich is Steve Harvey? & How much money is Steve Harvey worth? Time to find out!
Born in Welch, West Virginia, to Jesse Harvey, a coal miner, and Eloise Vera, he got his first name, Broderick, after the actor Broderick Crawford of the TV series Highway Patrol.
His family moved to Cleveland, Ohio, where he went to Glenville High School. Upon finishing high school he graduated from Kent State University and West Virginia University.
During his teenage years he tried everything from boxing, auto making, and insurance salesman, among others.
He made his stand-up comedy debut on October 8, 1985, at the Hilarities Comedy Club, in Ohio.
At the end of the 1980s he became a homeless, which lasted for a couple of years. During this time he used to sleep in his 1976 Ford as well as performing gigs that provided a hotel.
He often showered at gas stations or swimming pool showers. During this time, Rich and Becky Liss helped Steve with a contract for carpet cleaning and credit at a travel agency.
Steve became one of the finalists in the Second Annual Johnnie Walker National Comedy Search, which led to a long stint as host of It’s Showtime.
How did Steve Harvey get famous?
Steve’s success as a stand-up comedian helped him land a role on the ABC show Me and the Boys in 1994.
Later he starred on the WB network show, The Steve Harvey Show, which ran from 1996 to 2002, but never achieved critical acclaim.
He then continued his work as a stand-up comedian and would often perform on the Kings of Comedy tour.
After Spike Lee made a film based on the comedy act, Harvey’s popularity increased.
Under the record label he founded, Harvey released a hip hop and R&B CD, as well as authoring the book Steve Harvey’s Big Time.
An appearance in the movie The Fighting Temptations alongside Beyonce followed, as well as co-starring in the movie Racing Stripes.
He achieved further critical acclaim and commercial success thanks to his book, Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man. The book had its subsequent cinematic follow-up, Think Like a Man.
He made his last stand-up act at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, ending a 27-year career as a stand-up comedian.
How does Steve Harvey make money?
Throughout his career he hosted many shows, including The Steve Harvey Morning Show, Family Feud, Miss Universe, among others.
At Miss Universe 2015 pageant he announced the final results but mistakenly named the first runner-up, Miss Colombia, Ariadna Gutierrez, as the winner.
He has also launched a dating website, Delightful, to “help women become more dateable”.
In 2017 another show is set to premiere called Steve, in September, where it will emphasize celebrities and pop culture.
As of his personal life, he has been married three times and has seven children, including 3 step-children. Today he is married to Marjorie Bridges. He says she is responsible for making him a better man and changing his life.