What is Steve Harvey Net Worth ?
Steve Harvey is an American comedian, businessman, Award-winning show host, and entertainer who has a net worth of $200 million. He is well-known as the host of “The Steve Harvey Morning Show”, as well as popular game shows “Family Feud” and “Celebrity Family Feud”.
Harvey has been married three times. His current wife is Marjorie Bridges, whom he married in 2007. He has a total of 7 children; three from his first marriage, one from his second marriage, and Marjorie’s three children he adopted when the couple married. Together with Marjorie, he founded The Steve and Marjorie Harvey Foundation, which focuses on youth outreach and education.
Early Life and Comedy Career
Broderick Stephen Harvey was born on January 17, 1957, in Welch, West Virginia. His family later moved to Cleveland, Ohio, where he graduated from Glenville High School in 1974. He attended Kent State University and later West Virginia University.
He has held jobs ranging from boxer, autoworker, and insurance salesman to carpet cleaner and mailman, and first ventured into comedy on October 8, 1985, when he performed at the Hilarities Comedy Club in Cleveland, Ohio. No stranger to hardship, during his early career Harvey was homeless for three years in the late 1980s, during which he slept in his 1976 Ford when the gigs he performed at did not provide a hotel.
Steve Harvey Salary
Between June 2017 and June 2018, Steve Harvey earned $45 million from his various endeavors. He earned the same amount between June 2018 and June 2019.
How Much does Steve Harvey earn from Family Feud?
Out of his roughly $45 million in an average annual salary, at least $10 million comes from his hosting duties on Family Feud. Another $20 million comes from his radio hosting duties.
Other Business Ventures
Some other ventures Harvey has been involved in include the release of the book “Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man” in 2009, which inspired the 2012 ensemble film “Think Like a Man”. The hardcover version of the book spent 64 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list.
He has also published the books “Straight Talk, No Chaser” (2010), “Act Like A Success” (2014), and “Jump: Take the Leap of Faith to Achieve Your Life of Abundance” (2016). Furthermore, in 2014 he launched the dating site Delightful, in a joint venture with IAC. Together with Ellen DeGeneres, Harvey co-created the show “Little Big Shots” in 2016, which he also hosted until 2019.
In February 2018, Steve and Marjorie leased a large mansion in the gated community of Beverly Park, which sits atop Beverly Hills, California. The 12,000 square foot house, which sits on just under 2 acres, was at one time listed for lease at $125,000 PER MONTH, but the Harvey’s managed to talk the owners down to $110,000 per month. That works out to around $1.3 million per year in rent. At one point in 2007, the house was listed for sale for $23.5 million.
Outside of Los Angeles, Steve Harvey owns a 9,000 square foot mansion in Atlanta which was purchased in 2010 for $3.4 million, and an equally-large mansion outside of Dallas, Texas that sits on 4 acres. In 2013 Steve purchased a 5,500-square-foot house in Chicago on the 88th floor of Trump International. He sold that property in 2018 for $7.7 million.
In May 2020 Steve paid $15 million to acquire Tyler Perry’s one-time mansion in Atlanta. The gated, 35,000 square-foot home sits on 17-acres. Tyler bought the house in 2017, poured millions into renovations, and sold it in 2016 to an evangelist named David Turner for $17.5 million. Turner took a $2.5 million loss on the home.
Steve Harvey’s net worth is $200 million. He oversees a media empire that includes radio, television, clothing, books, and more. In a typical year, he earns $45 million from his various jobs, including $10 million for hosting Family Feud.