Steve Harvey was born Broderick Stephen Harvey in Welch, West Virginia, the son of coal miner Jesse Harvey and Eloise Vera. Broderick is named after actor Broderick Crawford from the television series Highway Patrol.
Harvey’s previous jobs include boxer, auto mechanic, insurance salesman, carpet cleaner, and letter carrier. He made his stand-up comedy debut on October 8, 1985, at Cleveland’s Hilarities Comedy Club. In the late 1980s, Harvey was homeless for three years.
Harvey was married three times and had seven children, four biological and three stepchildren. From his former marriage to Marcia Harvey, he has two daughters, Brandi and Karli, and one son, Broderick Harvey Jr. Harvey’s second marriage to Mary Shackelford produced another son, Wynton.
How much is Steve Harvey’s salary?
Steve Harvey has been involved in various projects and has multiple sources of income, including hosting television shows, and radio programs, and his involvement in entertainment. However, specific salary figures can vary based on the terms of contracts, negotiations, and the success of the projects.
At that time, Steve Harvey was reported to have earned substantial incomes from his hosting roles on shows like “Family Feud” and his radio show “The Steve Harvey Morning Show.” For example, he was reportedly earning around $20-25 million annually for hosting “Family Feud” and a significant amount for his radio show.