17th Jan 57
Born in: United States
Marital status: Married
American comedian, actor, entertainer, and radio personality
Born Broderick Steven Harvey became famous from his WB sitcom The Steve Harvey Show. Add to that, he hosts the Steve Harvey Project which can be watched if you have an extended cable. Individuals will also most likely see him at the Family Feud show. Before becoming a comedian, Harvey was a boxer, mailman and insurance salesman. His first stand-up comedy act was on October 8, 1985 at the Hilarities Comedy Club in Cleveland, Ohio. In 1989, he became a finalist on the Second Annual Johnnie Walker National Comedy Search thus giving him his break at It’s Showtime at the Apollo. Afterwards, he got a starring role on the ABC show Me and the Boys in 1994 thus giving Steve Harvey that chance to start his $85 million net worth. His show The Steve Harvey Show ran for six years. The show is very much popular in the African-American community that’s why it won many NAACP Image Awards. Sadly, the aforementioned show was never given recognition outside of the community. Aside from being a comedian, Harvey also launched a clothing line. He too was given the chance to appear in the 2003 movie, The Fighting Temptations wherein Cuba Gooding Jr and Beyoncé Knowles were his co-stars. After five years, he hosted the Disney Dreamers Academy. The show focused on personal and professional enrichment event which happened in Walt Disney World Resort, Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Harvey won the Syndicated Personality/Show of the Year award which was given in 2007 by Radio & Records magazine. Harvey also hosts Family Feud which made him even more famous. People also listen to his own radio show.