Steve Harvey’s Net Worth (Updated 2021)
Steve Harvey’s net worth is $100 million. Harvey’s big break came when he landed a spot hosting Showtime at the Apollo, a nationally syndicated talent show similar to American Idol or Star Search. His popularity increased when he began hosting Family Feud in 1998 after original host Richard Dawson left. Since then, he has hosted Celebrity Family Feud and Miss Universe Pageants. While it is difficult to measure his exact salary from these appearances, tabloid reports have placed his earnings for hosting Family Feud at around $10 million per year today.
He also hosts his own radio program “The Steve Harvey Morning Show” on the Chicago-based radio station WGCI-FM (107.5) which features many of his friends and comedians as regular guests. Harvey is also the CEO of The Steve Harvey Project, a non-profit organization he created to combat the cycle of poverty by mentoring youth.
Since 2012, Harvey has been the host for “Little Big Shots”, an NBC talent show focused on children aged 4–17 for which he earns $10 million per season. He has earned high ratings and won several Emmy Awards for his work on Little Big Shots. His salary was increased to $20 million when he signed a contract to continue hosting Little Big Shots in 2017 because the show’s second season had exceeded rating expectations adding another two years onto his personal production company with NBCUniversal Television Distribution.
|Net Worth:||$200 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Jan 17, 1957 (64 years old)|
|Height:||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Profession:||Actor, Comedian, Entertainer, Film Producer,|
|Nationality:||United States of America [ USA ]|
Harvey reportedly turned down taking part in the Miss Universe pageant earlier in his career to concentrate on his radio show but later joined the pageant when he began hosting Miss Universe. Harvey later stated that he would have “moved on” if Donald Trump had not sold the Miss Universe Organization after controversy over his remarks about illegal immigrants from Mexico crossing into America.
He has written several books, produced movies, and started a dating website. Harvey hosted the NAACP Image Awards in 2007 and 2015, was a co-host of “Don’t Forget the Lyrics!” in 2010–11, hosted the 2009 Television Critics Association’s Awards, and played himself in The Steve Harvey Show (1996) as well as The King of Queens (1998). He is also the host for Celebrity Family Feud which debuted in July 2014. In 2017, Harvey became the host of “Little Big Shots”, a talent show for kids.
Harvey is executive producer and star of [The Steve Harvey Show], which was in production from September 8, 1996, to May 10, 2002, and was distributed by 20th Television. His talk show The Steve Harvey Show premiered on September 4, 2012, and ran through June 7, 2013. He is also an executive producer and hosts Little Big Shots which debuted in March 2017 and Celebrity Family Feud which started in June 2015. Since its start in 1998, he has hosted the Miss Universe pageant (a deal that reportedly paid him $20 million per year).
Harvey is currently an executive producer for TBS’s of Funniest Wins with Steve Harvey.
Harvey earned an estimated $42.5 million between June 2015 and June 2016.
He appeared as himself on an episode of Tyler Perry’s House of Payne titled “Steve Harvey had a choice to make” which first aired October 8, 2011. He played the role of Fred Simmons in the 2013 film Think Like A Man and reprised his role in its sequels Think Like A Man Too (2014) and Think Like A Man All Streets (2017).
In July 2009, Harvey launched a 90-minute, weekly radio show: Steve Harvey Morning Show at one point syndicated in 75 markets including Los Angeles, New York City, Chicago, and Detroit with comedian/sidekick Cedric ‘BIG CED’ Entertainer, and DJ Ernie ‘Mr. E’ Valenzuela (who is now at WQHT/New York). The Steve Harvey Morning Show is heard nationwide in the morning drive on the ABC Radio Network.
Harvey’s ex-wife, Mary Clark, whom he divorced in 2005, has sued him for $60 million for allegedly violating a confidentiality agreement after the final decree was entered by Judge John W. For example, an episode of “The Celebrity Apprentice” that included both Bill Clinton and Harvey raised viewership of NBC’s TV broadcast with more than 40% over the previous year’s show which had been watched by 4 million viewers compared to 6.4 million back then.” In November 2014, Harvey announced that he had started writing a book about his life, and has been shopping it around to publishers.