Steve Harvey Net Worth

Steve Harvey Net Worth


Steve Harvey Net Worth Steve Harvey is an American comedian, businessman, and award-winning show host with a net worth of $200 million . He earns $45 million from his various projects, including Family Feud, radio, and books . Steve Harvey first became nationally-famous as a standup comedian in the 1980s. Between 1996 and 2002 he starred on “The Steve Harvey” show, a sitcom on the WB network which ran 122 episodes over six seasons. Steve was also a producer on the show. Today Steve is known for hosting the nationally-syndicated radio show, “The Steve Harvey Morning Show”, as well as popular game shows “Family Feud” and “Celebrity Family Feud”

Who is Steve Harvey

Who is Steve Harvey

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.

As a finalist in the Second Annual Johnnie Walker National Comedy Search in 1990, Harvey landed a spot as the host of TV show “It’s Showtime at the Apollo”. He continued to perform stand-up comedy, going on the 1997 Kings of Comedy tour with Cedric the Entertainer, D.L. Hughley, and Bernie Mac. This tour is one of the highest-earning comedy tours of all time, grossing $37 million in 1997 and 1998. From his success and recognition as a comic he landed opportunities such as a starring role on the ABC show “Me and the Boys” (1994); his own show on the WB network, “The Steve Harvey Show” (1996-2002); “The Steve Harvey Morning Show”, a weekday radio program he has hosted since 2000; and roles in films such as “The Fighting Temptations” (2003) and “Love Don’t Cost a Thing (2003). In 2006, he released the stand-up special “Steven Harvey: Don’t Trip… He Ain’t Through with Me Yet”.

Net Worth:$200 Million
Born:January 17, 1957
Height:1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Country of Origin:United States of America
Source of Wealth:Profession Comedian/Actor
Last Updated:March 8, 2023

Steve Harvey’s Net Worth and Salary

Steve Harvey's Net Worth and Salary

Steve Harvey is an American comedian, businessman, Award-winning show host and entertainer who has a net worth of $200 million. Steve Harvey first became nationally-famous as a standup comedian in the 1980s. Between 1996 and 2002 he starred on “The Steve Harvey” show, a sitcom on the WB network which ran 122 episodes over six seasons. Steve was also a producer on the show. Today Steve is known for hosting the nationally-syndicated radio show, “The Steve Harvey Morning Show”, as well as popular game shows “Family Feud” and “Celebrity Family Feud”. Out of the roughly $40 million Steve earns every year, $10 million comes from “Family Feud” and $20 million comes from his radio hosting salary.

Stand-Up Comedy Stardom:

Steve Harvey’s foray into stand-up comedy marked the beginning of his meteoric rise in the entertainment industry. His infectious humor, keen observational skills, and magnetic stage presence quickly earned him recognition. By the late 1980s and early 1990s, Harvey had become a well-established stand-up comedian, touring nationally and releasing hit comedy specials such as “HBO One Man Show” and “Steve Harvey: Live.”

The Steve Harvey Show:

Harvey’s transition to television was a pivotal moment in his career. “The Steve Harvey Show,” a sitcom that aired from 1996 to 2002, showcased his comedic prowess and endeared him to a broader audience. The show’s success solidified Harvey’s status as a household name, paving the way for future opportunities.

Radio and Hosting Success:

In addition to his success on television, Steve Harvey’s journey extended to the world of radio. “The Steve Harvey Morning Show” debuted in 2000 and quickly became a syndicated hit, reaching millions of listeners daily. Simultaneously, Harvey began his tenure as the host of the long-running game show “Family Feud” in 2010, injecting his trademark humor into the beloved program and further expanding his fan base.

Business Ventures and Authorship:

Business Ventures and Authorship:

Beyond his entertainment career, Steve Harvey has ventured into entrepreneurship with remarkable success. His ventures include a clothing line, a fragrance collection, and various endorsement deals. Additionally, Harvey has authored several best-selling books, offering insights into relationships, success, and personal development. His literary contributions have not only resonated with readers but have also contributed significantly to his overall net worth.

Family Feud and Hosting

On August 2, 2012, Harvey performed his final stand-up show at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, ending his 27-year career as a stand-up comedian. However, in addition to his comedy career, Harvey has enjoyed many successes in his various other projects.

Perhaps even more so than as a comedian, Harvey is famous as a dynamic and engaging host. In 2010, Harvey began hosting the game show “Family Feud”. His consecutive tenure as host is also the longest of any previous hosts of the show. A spin-off, “Celebrity Family Feud”, is also hosted by Harvey. He has achieved modern notoriety thanks to YouTube, and the many viral videos showing his reactions to “Family Feud” participants and their inappropriate or incorrect answers. He was nominated for both the Outstanding Talk Show Host and Outstanding Game Show Host Daytime Emmy Awards in 2013, the first double-nominated host ever. The same year, he received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

In 2015, Harvey hosted the Miss Universe 2015 pageant in Las Vegas. Despite his mistake, where he named the first-runner up as the winner and had to announce a few minutes after she was crowned that he had read the results incorrectly, he continued on to host the Miss Universe pageant in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2021.

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 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.

Steve Harvey Family and Relationship

Steve Harvey Family and Relationship

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. Steve has also partnered with Kent State University to provide scholarships for the school and Walt Disney World Resort for the Disney Dreamers Academy.

In 2022, Harvey, along with fellow comedian Chris Tucker, received the “Man in The Mirror” Award honoring influential individuals who use their platforms for good.

Real Estate

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 Harveys 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.

Favorite Quotes from Steve Harvey

“Failure is a great teacher, and I think when you make mistakes and you recover from them and you treat them as valuable learning experiences, then you’ve got something to share.” – Steve Harvey

“You can be happy, or you can be right. If you want to be part of a couple and win every argument, you’re in trouble.” – Steve Harvey

“Hollywood is run by people who sit up in their executive office, who are not connected to Mississippi, Alabama, Chicago, South Carolina. They know nothing about that, they don’t go to church, and they make their decisions about what they think is right.” – Steve Harvey

“I’m not really a relationship expert but …I’m an expert on manhood and what men think.” – Steve Harvey

“The problem is, women have stopped setting the bar high.” – Steve Harvey

“How can smart women be so stupid about men sometimes? Lack of knowledge. It’s what men have kept secret for so long.” – Steve Harvey

“You can take lessons to become almost anything: flying lessons, piano lessons, skydiving lessons, acting lessons, race car driving lessons, singing lessons. But there’s no class for comedy. You have to be born with it. God has to give you this gift.” – Steve Harvey

“Women are the real reason we get up every day. I’m talking about real men. If there were no women, I would not even have to bathe, because why would I care? These are guys I’m hanging with. I wake up for a woman every day of my life to make it happen for her.” – Steve Harvey