Steve Harvey

  • Celebrity
  • Birth Place: Welch, West Virginia, United States
  • Profession: Comedian, Actor, Author
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Fast Facts

  • Began his stand-up career when he entered an amateur contest at a comedy club in Ohio and won the grand prize.
  • Won four NAACP Image Awards for his work in The Steve Harvey Show. 
  • Made his movie debut in the 2000 comedy-documentary The Original Kings of Comedy.
  • Launched The Steve Harvey Show, a nationally syndicated morning radio program, in 2000.
  • Wrote his first book, Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man: What Men Really Think About Love, Relationships, Intimacy, and Commitment, in 2009; the book inspired the movie Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man (2012).  
  • In 2010, took over hosting duties for the Family Feud.
  • While hosting the 2015 Miss Universe pageant, accidentally named the runner-up as the winner.

Awards

  • 2013, People's Choice Awards — Favorite New Talk Show Host: Winner
  • 2016, Emmy — Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program: Nominee

Relationships

  • Steve Harvey Jr. — Son
  • Wynton Harvey — Son
  • Brandi Harvey — Daughter
  • Marjorie Bridges — Wife
  • Karli Harvey — Daughter
  • Jesse Harvey — Father
  • Eloise Harvey — Mother
  • Marcia Harvey — Ex-wife
  • Mary Shackelford — Ex-wife

College

  • Attended Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, United States

Details

  • Birth Place: Welch, West Virginia, United States
  • Profession: Comedian, Actor, Author

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