Marjorie Elaine Harvey may be well known by many outside the fashion world as the wife of the highly celebrated American comedian, Steve Harvey, but for fashion freaks, she is a fashion diva.
Harvey who is also known for creating the fashion blog Lady Loves Couture, had her fame increased after her marriage to the famous TV host, radio personality and producer. Aside from having a very large family Majorie and her husband are also known for their half-serious-half-joking conversation with the public, especially during Steve’s shows. While much has been written on Steve, there are more facts to unveil about his wife as you read on.
Marjorie Elaine Harvey – Biography
Born as Marjorie Elaine Ridge-Woods in the United States, on the 10th day of October 1964, Marjorie Elaine Harvey is the daughter of Doris BriCareer and she belongs to the African-American ethnicity. The beautiful fashionista has not revealed much about her family background as well as her childhood years. However, she spoke about growing up with her family including her father and younger brother whose names are not known. As per her educational background, Marjorie attended the University of Memphis but dropped out due to poor grades.
Being someone with a high taste for fashion, Marjorie began her career as a fashion blogger after she dropped out of school. She created her own blog, Lady Loves Couture, where she talks about beauty, fashion and styles. Also topics on her blog are food recipes and etiquette guidelines.
In her bid to know more about fashion from different cultures, Marjorie travels to different countries in the world to attend fashion shows, like the popular Milan Fashion Week. Venturing further into her fashion business, she created her own online shopping websites known as Marjorie Harvey’s closet and Marjorie Harvey handbags.
Outside her fashion and blogging business, Marjorie became very popular on various social media platforms, thanks to her various activities on these platforms. On Instagram for instance, the fashion diva has about 2 million followers while her blog has about 370K followers. Today, even though her salary and Net worth are not known, there is no doubt that the fashion diva is worth millions of dollars. Her husband, Steve Harvey, is worth $160 million thanks to his multiple jobs in the entertainment industry.
On one of Steve’s birthdays Marjorie Elaine Harvey surprised her husband with a Bentley, in response to the Rolls Royce and a mansion he gifted her on her own birthday.
Kids and Family of Steve Harvey’s Wife
Marjorie married her husband, Steve Harvey, in 2007 and together they have three children. The couple met for the first time in 1990, at a comedy club in Memphis and they started dating shortly afterwards.
Marjorie’s marriage to Harvey isn’t her first, rather, it’s her second. The Instagram star was previously married to Jim Townsend, a drug dealer who was jailed for life but after serving for about 26 years, he was pardoned by the then President Barack Obama in 2017. Meanwhile, Majorie severed her relationship with Jim five years into his sentence.
As for Steve, his marriage to Marjorie is his third. The West Virginia born comedian was first married to Marcia Harvey with whom he had three children- a son named Broderick Harvey Jr and twin daughters Brandi and Karli. His second marriage was to Mary Shackelford with whom he had a son named Wynton before they divorced in November 2005.
In June 2007, he settled down with Marjorie who according to him, has made him a better man. The two might have met way before Steve got married to his first wife but they separated afterwards. Marjorie said during an interview that part of the reasons for their separation was majorly due to their long-distance relationship. Steve, on the other hand, had admitted that he had a love at first sight with Marjorie. The marriage between the two was quite a private one despite their age gap of about eight years. Their marriage is over a decade old even though they have known each other considerably longer.
Marjorie Elaine Harvey had three children from her previous marriage, they include Morgan, Jason, and Lori. Altogether, the couple has seven children under their care. The fashion star currently lives with her family in Chicago, Illinois, US. She also shares a strong bond with her parents who are still alive.