Steve Harvey

Steve Harvey, born 1957, is an American television host, television producer, radio host and actor. He is best known as the host of the radio program The Steve Harvey Morning Show and the television programs Steve Harvey, Family Feud and Little Big Shots. Previously he was part of the show of the same name and the reality show Showtime at the Apollo, as well as the film The Original Kings of Comedy. Over the course of his career, he was a three-time Daytime Emmy Award winner and received the NAACP Image Award on fourteen occasions.

Harvey was born on January 17, 1957 in Welch, West Virginia, the son of miner Jesse Harvey and housewife Eloise Vera. He was named Broderick after Broderick Crawford, known for the television series The Highway Patrol. The family later moved to Cleveland's East 112th Street, renamed Steve Harvey Way in 2015. He graduated from Glenville High School in 1974, then attended Kent State University and West Virginia University, where he was a member of the Omega Psi Phi fraternity. During his youth he worked as a boxer, insurance agent, carpet cleaner and postman.

His annual income from hosting his television show is estimated to be $40 million, making him one of the most influential television faces in America.