45 Facts About Steve Harvey

1. Steve Harvey stands at the height of 6 feet 2 inches.

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2. Steve Harvey was 10 when her mother married Steve Harvey and raised them alongside his four biological children.

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3. Steve Harvey has twin daughters from his marriage to his first wife.

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4. Steve Harvey started out in stand-up comedy, and has had some amazing comedy specials.

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5. In 2009, Steve Harvey became a bestselling author of controversial relationship advice books.

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6. Steve Harvey was making waves long before his epic run on Family Feud.

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7. Steve Harvey is the proud head of a charitable organization, The Steve Harvey Foundation, which offers mentoring programs to young men.

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8. In 2010, Steve Harvey won another iconic TV role, taking over as host of the venerable game show Family Feud.

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9. Steve Harvey would stay on Showtime at the Apollo until 2000, but his hosting duties on the iconic show were far from the only thing on his plate.

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10. Steve Harvey was the youngest of five children born to Eloise and Jesse Harvey, a coal miner who passed away in 2000 of black lung disease.

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11. Steve Harvey got his start in stand-up comedy, which led to TV roles such as host of Showtime at the Apollo and the star of a WB sitcom.

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12. Steve Harvey has received criticism for a May 30, 2009, book interview he gave on Larry King Live guest hosted by Joy Behar.

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13. In January 2017, Steve Harvey was met with backlash from some in the African-American community for his decision to meet with then–President elect Donald Trump.

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14. Two days before the broadcast, Steve Harvey was ordained in the state of New York so he could officiate an on-air wedding between Keven Undergaro and Maria Menounos during the special.

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15. Steve Harvey returned as host for the Miss Universe 2017 pageant in Las Vegas on November 26, 2017.

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16. Steve Harvey is the host of a weekday morning radio program, The Steve Harvey Morning Show, which was originally syndicated through Radio One Inc and continues to air.

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17. Steve Harvey was a finalist in the Second Annual Johnnie Walker National Comedy Search performing on April 16, 1990, eventually leading to a long stint as host of It's Showtime at the Apollo, succeeding Mark Curry in that role.

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18. Steve Harvey was born on January 17, 1957, in Welch, West Virginia, and is the son of Jesse Harvey, a coal miner, and Eloise Vera.

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19. Steve Harvey is the true definition of a rags-to-riches story.

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20. Steve Harvey hosts the daytime destination for laughter and life lessons, "Steve", whose distinctive comedic voice and inspiring straight-talk.

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21. Steve Harvey poised to keep his top spot in daytime slot.

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22. Steve Harvey has been giving out the "Blue Cheese Awards" on his Instagram for "people that be dressing.

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23. Steve Harvey wondered if the town's traditions would survive Darlene Superville contributed from Paris.

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24. Steve Harvey made the remark at a City Council meeting this year In the Valley of the Moon Water District Board race, two seats were open.

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25. Steve Harvey scored 10 for the Irish and that kind of set the tone for the game", UIC coach Steve McClain said.

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26. Steve Harvey knows a good Halloween costume when he sees one! When News 3 This Morning Anchor Kristen Crowley posted that her daughter went to school dressed as the comedian and television.

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27. Steve Harvey says he nearly teared up when the Cleveland Browns tied the Pittsburgh Steelers.

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28. Steve Harvey recently outdid himself when it comes to generosity.

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29. Steve Harvey has been married three times and has seven children.

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30. Steve Harvey responded by saying, "The caller and I were talking trash about our teams and cities.

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31. Steve Harvey apologized on his talk show and Twitter, saying: "I offer my humblest apology for offending anyone, particularly those in the Asian community.

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32. Steve Harvey has received criticism for a May 30, 2009 book interview he gave on Larry King Live guest hosted by Joy Behar.

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33. In January 2017, Steve Harvey was met with backlash from some in the African-American community for his decision to meet with then-President-elect Donald Trump.

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34. In August 2011, on his radio show, Steve Harvey called Cornel West and Tavis Smiley, "Uncle Toms", because of their criticism of President Barack Obama.

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35. In October 2016, it was announced that Steve Harvey would host two revival specials of Showtime at the Apollo for Fox.

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36. Steve Harvey is set to host the Miss Universe 2018 pageant in Thailand on December 16, 2018.

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37. Steve Harvey hosted the Miss Universe 2016 pageant in the Philippines on January 30, 2017, telling the Miss Universe Organization that he wanted to personally apologize to the Filipinos for the incident that occurred in the last Miss Universe pageant he hosted.

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38. In September 2014, Steve Harvey launched a new dating website called Delightful to "help women become more dateable".

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39. In November 2016, Steve Harvey was cancelled, and it was announced that Harvey had reached a deal with IMG to produce a new syndicated talk show in Los Angeles with NBCUniversal.

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40. Steve Harvey hosts Celebrity Family Feud, where celebrities compete for a chance to donate up to $25,000 to their favorite charity.

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41. Steve Harvey launched a clothing line which featured a line of dress wear.

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42. In the late 1980s Steve Harvey was homeless for multiple years.

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43. Steve Harvey is the author of Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man, which was published in March 2009, and the book Straight Talk, No Chaser: How to Find and Keep a Man.

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44. Steve Harvey is one of the most accomplished comedians of all time.

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45. Steve Harvey never specified who exactly could be a contender for his "Blue Cheese Award" honoring the best-dressed person, so his high-profile pick might turn a few heads.

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