The life and times of Steve Harvey

Jennifer Dombrowski By Jennifer Dombrowski, 8th Aug 2015 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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There is a comedian named Steve Harvey that started out as the son of a coal miner and his wife, Eloise. He has done some things that are quite amazing like funny movies and writing a book.

About Steve's Harvey's early years

Steve Harvey's early years

Steve Harvey was born January 17, 1957, under the name Broderick Steven "Steve" Harvey is a hysterical comedian of African Descent. The man is brilliant as he won Three Daytime Emmy Awards and eleven. NAACP Image Award winner in various different categories.

Steve Harvey was born in Welch, West Virginia, to a coal miner father Jessee Harvey and his wife, Eloise. His parents must have suspected they had a special son naming him after an actor named Broderick Crawford. Knowing that he was named after a famous actor made him determined to be a special himself.

Steve Harvey and his family moved from Welch, Ohio. to the state of Ohio in Cleveland on East 112 the street. I 2015 the street was renamed Steve Harvey Way because they are so proud of what he made of himself.

Graduating high school and college

Graduating high school and college

He graduated from Glenville High School in 1974. Then he went on to two University's West Virginia University and Kent State University. He was a fraternity member of Omega Psi Phi.

He got a start in jobs such as insurance salesman, a boxer, mailman and carpet cleaner. He lived in the late 1980's in a 1976 Ford was where he lived by showering in swimming pools showers or gas station bathrooms,
Thankfully, Becky and Rich Liss let him have a contract to be a carpet cleaner and credit for a travel agent.

First stand up routine

He was homeless after he had his first stand-up comedy routine in front an audience on October 8, 1985

He was a finalist in the second annual event that was a National Comedy searching on April 16, 1990. When he won this show, that lead to the hosting of Showtime at the Apollo.

He starred in 1994 that was called Me and the Boys.
From 1996 to 2002 he starred in The Steve Harvey Show on the WB Networks, The show was popular, but it didn't do as well outside the African American Community

Spike Lee makes movie of his comedy act with other men

Spike Lee makes Steve Harvey's attack into a movie

IN 1997, he went on the a comedy tour called the Kings of Comedy tour along with other things Cedric the Entertainer, DL Hughley, and Bernie Mac

Spike Lee came along and made that into a movie of the comedy act called the Original Kings of Comedy.
He has his CD label that he made the one R&B one Hip-hop

From 2003-2005, he had a show on the WB network Steve Harvey's Big Time Challenge which originally went on air as Steve Harvey's Big Time

In a 2003 movie, he was in a movie along with Beyonce Knowles and Cuba Gooding Jr. called The Fighting Temptations
He wrote the book Act like a lady, think like a man and it was turned into a romantic Comedy movie was called Think like a man


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author avatar brendamarie
8th Aug 2015 (#)

great article

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author avatar Donald Pennington
8th Aug 2015 (#)

I've tried watching him before. He strikes me as flat and boring. Then again, I' m just not easily amused. Sometimes, I wish I were.

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author avatar Nancy Czerwinski
15th Aug 2015 (#)

Thanks for sharing such a great article! I love Steve Harvey. I watch him every day and his wife Marjorie is adorable.

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