The Surprising Love Story of Marjorie Harvey & Steve Harvey that has Lasted Decades

Marjorie Elaine Harvey bio

Steve Harvey mostly known for his comic dialects has always shared the headlines for good and bad reasons. The 2015 blunder on the Miss Universe pageant had definitely raised few eyebrows but it’s his love lives that have been the focal point of the talk. In his hunt to find the perfect life partner, Steve, so far, has tied the knot for the third time. And, in the quest, he has probably found the love of his life in the eyes of Marjorie Harvey.


FAQ on Marjorie Elaine Harvey

  1. How old is Marjorie Harvey?

    Born on October 10, Marjorie recently turned 58.

  2. What does Mrs. Harvey do?

    Marjorie is a global fashion icon and an online entrepreneur. The fashionista is an owner of online store MH Handbags and MH Closets which is popular for selling trendy handbags. Besides, she also runs a fashion blog called ‘The Lady Loves Couture”. She is also the owner of Steve and Marjorie Harvey Foundation that works to create future leaders by empowering the younger generation.

  3. When did Marjorie and Steve meet?

    Their story began in the year 1987. Steve and Marjorie first met when Steve was doing a comedy show in Memphis, Tennesse. Marjorie was on the way to her seat when Steve saw her. The moment he saw Marjorie, he fell in love with her and proposed her from the stage.

  4. What is Marjorie’s net worth?

    Around $50 million (estimated according to

  5. Was Marjorie married before she met Steve?

    Yes, she has gone through two failed marriages before she met Steve. She was first married to Jim Townsend, a Memphis drug dealer. After he was found involved in drug dealing, Marjorie took a divorce. Later on, she got married to Daniel Woods, one of the infamous Woods brothers. Unfortunately, the second marriage also ended in a sad note.

Marjorie Dropped Out of University Lacking Interest in Studies

Marjorie Elaine Ridge was born on October 10, 1964, to mother Doris Bridges. The name of her father hasn’t been known to the media yet. However, she keeps on posting about her dad on her Instagram account. In a recent post, she announced that her dad has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s and Dementia and she is trying all the techniques to keep his brain active. Likewise, she also posts the moments she celebrates with her parents and they look absolutely happy. Marjorie grew up with her brother and parents in the USA. Later on, she went to live separately as she moved to college.

Marjorie Elaine Harvey's parents
Marjorie Elaine Harvey’s Parents

After graduating from high school, she went to attend the University of Memphis. Unfortunately, she dropped out because of her rebellious nature. She was never into the books. Instead, she was always interested in searching about the fashion world. Hence, her agony towards fashion proposed a significant edge to her career that an academic degree couldn’t.

Marjorie Elaine Harvey is a Fashion Mogul in Hollywood

Even though Marjorie is the wife of a man whose net worth is around $140 million, she is not the one to sit back home and let her man do all the job. Despite having a rich husband, she has tried to earn on her own. Mrs. Harvey is a businesswoman and runs her own fashion blog.

The fashionista kick-started her career in the fashion world soon after she dropped out of University. After dropping out of University, she went to chase her dream. She traveled around the world researching fashion. After collecting a handful of pieces of information, she started a fashion blog.

Marjorie's blog Lady Loves Couture

In 2007, she started her own fashion and lifestyle blog called The Lady Loves Couture. Her blog takes her visitors on fashion adventure and gives readers a glimpse of her lavishing lifestyle. Not only this, but she also provides exclusive insights and tips for living a luxurious life on any budget through her blogs. At the time of writing the blog seems to be at a non-functioning state. However, she also shares everything her stories through the blog’s Instagram page. And, although she hasn’t posted in a while, her numbers on Instagram seems quite steady.

Likewise, after witnessing a massive success, she went on to launch an online store named MH Handbags and MH Closet. The MH handbags are popular, rock-bottom, and known as “Bougie Boho in Yellow” and ‘Bougie Boho in White.” People love those handbags as they cost under $100 and are trendy in design. She has contributed a lot to her net worth by selling those bags.

Marjorie Harvey Along with her Husband Steve Run a Foundation

Apart from making contributions in the fashion world, Harvey also runs the “Steve and Marjorie Harvey Foundation” officially inaugurated in 2010. The organization aims to outreach the youths that will produce responsible leaders in the future. The Foundation focus on programs like mentoring camps and single mother enrichment that focuses on providing key principles to both single mother and their children so that they aren’t underachievers in their life.

Over the past 10 years of the foundation’s existence, it has provided with $700,000 in scholarship to the deserving candidate. In general, the foundation targets every facets of an individual’s all-round development from education, health to social well being.

How did Steve and Marjorie Meet?

Marjorie’s love story with Steve is what fairytales are made of. They are proof that love, at first sight, exists even though it takes years to find your way together. The duo originally met in 1987  when Steve was doing a stand-up comedy show in Memphis, Tennessee. As revealed by the couple, it was love at first sight for Steve Harvey.

Steve claims that he saw her walk right into the Memphis comedy club where he was playing and was awed by her personality. The moment he saw Marjorie, he wanted his feelings to be known right then and there. Without thinking twice, standing on the stage, he announced: 

I don’t know who you are but I am going to marry you.

However, at that moment Marjorie had no idea that the statement was dedicated to her. She realized that the announcement was for her when they began dating. Likewise, Steve was still married to his second wife while he developed feelings for her.

Nevertheless, the duo began dating after few meetings. However, the relation wasn’t a happy ride for the couple as Steve Harvey disappeared after dating for a few weeks in 1990. Recalling the moment, in 2014 she revealed:

I knew he was the one shortly after I started dating him…..but then, he just left. Disappeared.

Perhaps Steve wasn’t ready to start his new life with the fashionista as he was neither financially secured nor his career was at the peak. Fortunately, fate brought them together again in 2005 and the duo got reunited. Steve had already ended his second marriage with Mary Lee Shackelford. Also, when Steve got to know about Marjorie being divorcee, he took a flight to Memphis the next day and they have been together ever since.

After dating for two years, Marjorie got hitched to Steve in 2007 for forever. Since then the duo has been supporting each other through every thick and thin.

Steve and Marjorie’s Marriage Marks One Decade and Counting More!!

Marjorie Elaine Harvey with husband Steve Harvey

Steve proposed to Marjorie with a diamond ring while they were vacationing in Cabi, Mexico, and no surprise Marjorie said yes. As soon as she accepted his marriage proposal, the pair got married on June 25, 2007. Their wedding was a private affair where attendees were only their close friends and family. Since their wedding, they are together like a rock without falling apart.

Steve feels like he has got a new life after struggling to find a perfect partner. The fact that they dated for many years dealing with a long-distance relationship has really made their relationship stronger. Regarding the same in an interview with Essence, Marjorie told:

We were friends. We dated years ago and I think it was the long distance more than anything with Steve and I (that made us go) our separate ways. Nothing happened. He didn’t break my heart. I didn’t break his heart. It just was a long distance relationship and someone would have had to make a decision back then. No one made a move. But it didn’t mean we didn’t care, it’s just sometimes life gets in the way. Obviously, it wasn’t the perfect timing or it would have happened.

The couple has celebrated their 12 years of togetherness the past year proving their bond is as strong as it was on their big day.  The couple wished each other on Instagram with the posts filled with love on the occasion of their 12th anniversary.

They behave like they are forever young and still are crazy about each other. They share a happy relationship and gives a notion of inspiration to the people who have failed relationships.

Steve isn’t the First Man She Dated: Who before Steve?

Marjorie Bridges Woods has tied the knot twice before she walked the aisle with Steve Harvey, the ace Comedian. She was married for the first time with Jimmy Townsend, a Memphis drug dealer. The rumors were there that Jimmy was 23 years older than her. However, just as the saying age is just but a number, the two shared a happy relationship until Jimmy was found guilty of being involved in selling drugs. Marjorie got divorced with Jimmy when he was sentenced to life imprisoned.

After legal separation with Jimmy, she then again tied the knot with Daniel Woods, one of the infamous Woods brothers. Their marriage did not last long as he was also linked with drug charges. The property and the club owned by the former couple were frozen when Daniel was federally charged. Afterward, Marjorie sold the club to a renowned NBA player Todd Day.

As if this was her destiny because it had happened twice in her life. But her hurdle in the relationship ended when she finally met Steve Harvey. Steve Harvey and Marjorie Woods, the power couple of Hollywood never fail to amaze their fans with their fashion sense. They have never had a fashion fail.

Marjorie Bridges Woods Loves Her Extended Family

Marjorie Elaine HArvey with her family on a vacation

Marjorie had three children from her first failed two marriages. They were two daughters named Lori (1997) and Morgan (1987) and a son named Jason (1991). Her elder daughter Morgan has tied the knot with Kareem Hawthorne and are parents to a child, making Marjorie a grandmother. Morgan is in the footstep of her mother who also owns a food blog called Give Me Some Mo.

On the other hand, her husband Steve Harvey had four children from his first two marriages. He has twin daughters named Karli and Brandi (born in 1982) from his first marriage with Marcia Harvey. Likewise, he had two sons named Wynton ( born in 1997) and Broderick Steve Jr.( born in 1991) from his second marriage with Mary.

The couple doesn’t have their biological children and together are parents to seven children from their past relationships. They are raising their seven children as their own child without any discrimination. In 2016, Marjorie talked about her family in an interview with People magazine. She said:

“We knew this was right. But, I just told them,’Everyone is included. Everyone has access to their parents. Whatever you didn’t have before, don’t let that interfere with what you can have now.”

Among many things, the couple is famous for maintaining a blended family and going on exotic vacations.

Denial For Attending Trump’s Inauguration

Steve Harvey was invited to attend Donald Trumps’ inauguration. However, he missed the inauguration ceremony of the most controversial president in the history of the USA. The reason was his wife Marjorie.

Marjorie had to cancel the invitation as she has planned a birthday trip for her husband Steve, who was turning 60 back then. Later on, Steve Harvey clarified for the denial by saying:

“I will be turning 60 on Tuesday, and my wife is taking me far away, So, I won’t be at anybody’s inauguration because my wife said no.”

Did Marjorie and Steve Call it Quits?

marjorie and steve enjoying christmas with grandkids

Similar to many rumors that flow around the showbiz industry, there were also rumors of the couple parting their ways. Some sources even claimed that their relationship is in a crucial phase. reported that Steve and Marjorie on the way to a $400 million divorce bombshell. The source revealed the reason for the divorce was Steve’s growing closeness with his co-star Kris Jenner. 

The rumor got more fire when she told an interviewer to address her as Marjorie Bridges-Woods which is the name she hired from her previous marriage. This statement was enough to stir the tension between the fashion blogger and the comedian. But, the rumored disappeared when the duo was together even after the one year of rumor.

Likewise, Steve also cleared the rumors when he appeared in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He said he was tired of listening to fake news about him and his family. He told:

‘They act like I don’t have a family. They act like my kids can’t read. They don’t care. They just go out to destroy people with no facts behind it.”

The summer of 2022 marked their 15th year of bond and compassion. The moment was made even more special through Steve’s heartfelt letter for his wife.

‘You are the single biggest reason outside of God’s grace that I am where I am today. You’re the one. I feel like if I lost everything, you’d stay with me and we’d build it up again. As a matter of fact, I know you would.’

The Fashion Blogger and Ace Comedian are so much in love with each other. After passing through hardships into the relationship, both of them have finally found their idle match in each other.

Marjorie is a Woman of Wealth

From exotic holidays to attending fashion shows around the world, Marjorie is enjoying a lavishing lifestyle. She supports her lifestyle through the income she collects from her handbag brand “MH Handbags” and fashion blog “The Lady Loves Couture.” She has become one of the powerful ladies in the town who earns millions. As per some sources, her net fortune is pegged at $50 million as of 2021.

Harvey Has a Massive Following in Instagram

Being a fashion mogul and wife of Steve, Marjorie Harvey comes in the category of stars. As such, she has earned a huge fan following on Instagram. Marjorie has 3 million followers on her Instagram account which goes by the handle @marjorie-harvey. She regularly updates about her life and posts about fashion in her account.

Marjorie is a Proud Grandma to 7 Adorable Grandkids

marjorie on vacation with her grandkids

Majorie’s son Jason and his model wife Amanda are parents to four children; daughter Rose, sons Ezra and Noah and their youngest daughter Joey. Her daughter Morgan also shares 2 beautiful daughters Elle and Marley with her husband Kareem Hawthorne. Marjorie and Steve’s daughter Karli and her entrepreneur and business coach husband Ben Raymond have one son Benjamin ‘BJ’ Raymond who will be turning six in June.

Both Marjorie and Steve often share adorable pics and moments of their grandkids. While Steve has previously said to take some time bonding with very young kids, Marjorie seems to be loving her new role as the cool grandma. She often takes babysitting duties, takes the kids for car rides and fun vacations and has even rented a while aquarium for her grandkids to explore. 

Even with their family extending with time, the family still shares a strong bond with one another. The family continues to celebrate different holidays and ceremonies together, however it seems the young children have definitely taken the spotlight in any gathering. 

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