What Is Marjorie Elaine Harvey’s Net Worth? About Steve Harvey’s Wife

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What Is Marjorie Elaine Harvey’s Net Worth? About Steve Harvey’s Wife
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Marjorie Elaine Harvey is famously known as the wife of renowned comedian and television host, Steve Harvey, an American fashionista. Besides, Marjorie is a famous Instagram personality with over 3 million followers as of 2023.

Steve, who has long been active on television, is married to his wife Marjorie for over one and a half decades. Marjorie and Harvey lead a happily married life with their seven kids. In spite of Marjorie’s outspoken personality, there still are some facts that she and Steve’s fans are unaware of.

Do you know about her parents, siblings, biological, step-children, and ex-husbands? Let’s explore them all today.

Marjorie Elaine Harvey Quick Facts

Full NameMarjorie Elaine Harvey
BirthdayOctober 10, 1964
ParentsDoris Ridge (mother)
HusbandSteve Harvey
Married On June 25, 2007
Ex-HusbandsJim L. Townsend (1990-1995), Donnell Woods
ChildrenMorgan, Jason, and Lori

Marjorie Harvey is a Multimillionaire: Her Net Worth

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Marjorie has a net worth of $50 million in 2020.

Meanwhile, her husband Steve Harvey has an exquisite net worth of $200 million. Further, the source reported the 63-year-old comedian earns a decent annual salary of $45 million.

Marjorie Harvey Parents – Belongs to Mixed Ethnicity

Marjorie Elaine Harvey was born Marjorie Elaine Ridge-Woods on October 10, 1964, in Memphis, Tennessee. She is 58 years old as of 2023. Talking about her parents, her mother is Doris Ridge while her father’s name is not disclosed as of yet.

Marjorie Elaine Harvey parents
Marjorie Harvey with her parents

As for her ethical background, Marjorie belongs to mixed ethnicity. Her father is an African American while her mother belongs to a White racial background. And her nationality is American.

Marjorie Elaine Harvey Grew up in Memphis with a Brother

Marjorie Harvey was born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee with her sibling, a brother. She revealed that she was raised with her brother on Instagram where she responded to a comment by one of her followers.

Back in 2018, Marjorie shared a couple of photos on her Instagram after she visited her parents in Memphis. After seeing her parents’ old house in the photo, many of her fans raised questions about how she should have arranged a better living for her parents.

Marjorie Harvey at her parents' house in Memphis
Marjorie Harvey at her parents’ house in Memphis

In response, Marjorie said she takes excellent care of her parents and would buy a house for them too. However, since her father loved the house he built for his family, she didn’t want to disrespect him by  saying “it’s not good enough,” or ‘small.’

Elaine Harvey is Pretty Close to Her Parents

Marjorie lives with her husband and children in LA while her parents live in her hometown Memphis. However, she goes up to her parent’s residence frequently. She also shares photos with her parents every time she visits them.

Likewise, in January 2020, Marjorie and her parents headed to Jamaica to celebrate her father’s 85th birthday. She shared a video clip featuring her father on her Instagram where she wrote: “Headed to Jamaica to celebrate my Dad’s 85th birthday tomorrow.”

Here is the post:

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A post shared by Marjorie Harvey (@marjorie_harvey)

Her Dad Was Diagnosed With Parkinson’s and Dementia

A day before her abovementioned video, Marjorie also posted another video of her dad. She wrote in the caption that her dad was “recently diagnosed with Parkinson’s and Dementia.”

Thus, the celebrity spouse said she and her husband “have been researching some things to keep the brain and body active.”

She further showcased her immense support toward her dad, writing,

“We are all committed to fighting this. Let’s go Daddy….. my hero….. my heart…. my example of what a real man is. I love you.”

Her College

According to sources, Marjorie did her schooling in her hometown Memphis. She then attended the University of Memphis, in Memphis, Tennesse, but dropped out due to a bad report.

Who Are Marjorie Elaine Harvey’s Ex-Husbands? They were Notorious Criminals

The 58-year-old socialite has been married three times including her current marriage to Steve Harvey. Meanwhile, both of Marjorie’s husbands were renowned criminals. Marjorie and her first husband, Jim L. Townsend, got married in 1990. Jim was later sentenced to life in prison and as per some sources, Marjorie divorced him around five years after he was sentenced.

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Marjorie’s ex-husband, Jim Townsend.

Similarly, Marjorie’s second husband was the notorious drug dealer Donnell Woods. At first, she was in a relationship with Donnell’s brother Ronnie but after he went to prison, she started dating Donnel. It’s not clear when the ex-pair got married and how their marriage was dissolved.

Marjorie has three children, Morgan, Jason, and Lori,  from her two marriages.

She Leads a Happily Married Life with Third Husband, Steve Harvey

After two unsuccessful marriages, Marjorie found the love of her life, Steve Harvey. Having crossed each other’s path a decade ago, Marjorie and Steve Harvey got connected during the mid-2000s. After around a year of dating, Marjorie and Harvey tied the knot in 2007. The lovebirds walked down the aisle on the 25th of June 2007.

Meanwhile, Steve Harvey was married two times before he started dating Marjorie. He was married to Marcia Harvey from 1980 to 1994 and to Mary Shackelford from 1996 to 2005. Harvey has four children, Broderick Harvey Jr., Wynton Harvey, Brandi Harvey, and Karli Harvey from his two marriages.

Marjorie and Steve don’t share any biological children, however, they are parents of seven children. Steve adopted Marjorie’s three children following their nuptials. As of now, the Harvey-duo has five grandchildren.

Steve once said He would Marry Marjorie the Day They Met

Marjorie and Steve Harvey had their first encounter in 1990 when Marjorie reached a club with her friend where Harvey was performing. Marjorie and her friend sat in the front row and upon their arrival, Harvey couldn’t keep his eyes off Marjorie.

Afterward, Steve, from the stage, told her: “I don’t know who you are but I am going to marry you.” Even though it appeared as a joke at the time, fate brought them closer ultimately and they got married indeed. In one episode of Harvey’s show, Steve TV Show, Steve and Marjorie recalled the moment they met. Here is the clip.

Harvey Proposed to His Wife Marjorie in a Hotel in Mexico

In 2014, during a segment called “Just One More Thing” on his TV show, Steve Harvey reminisced about his proposal to his now-wife Marjorie. In the segment, the show host said he took her to Cabo, Mexico where he had planned to pop the question.

Steve said as the pair checked into a hotel, Marjorie said she was too sleepy and didn’t want to go to dinner. Yet, he somehow managed to persuade her to go to the dinner in a private room inside of a wine cellar. The two had dinner and then two waiters came up with dessert on two white platters with a silver dome.

As one of the waiters opened Steve’s dome, it had a chocolate lava cake, however, as the other opened Marjorie’s dome, it had a box that looked like a “square piece of gelatin.” Steve went on saying that he then opened the box and got down on his knee and proposed to her.

Marjorie Resides in Her Husband’s Multi-Million House

At present, Marjorie along with her kids and husband lives in their house in the upscale neighborhood of Buckhead in Atlanta, GA. As per TMZ, the Family Feud star bought the mansion for $15 million in 2020. The 35,000-square-foot house has  7 bedrooms and 9.5 bathrooms.

Quick Facts About Marjorie Elaine Harvey

  • Marjorie is 58 years old in 2023.
  • Her nationality is American.
  • Her father was diagnosed with Parkinson’s and Dementia in 2020.
  • She has been married thrice; her first two husbands were criminals.
  • Harvey doesn’t share any biological children with her current husband Steve.


When did Marjorie Elaine Harvey Marry Steve Harvey?

Marjorie Elaine Harvey married her third husband Steve Harvey on June 25, 2007.

What Disease Does Marjorie Harvey’s husband Steve Harvey Have?

Marjorie’s husband Steve Harvey doesn’t have any chronic disease as of yet. But Harvey’s nephew, Tommy was diagnosed with Chronic Lymphocytic leukemia. He has won the battle with cancer.