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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Broderick Steven Harvey  

Pen Name: Steve Harvey

Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction

Born: 1957 in Welch, West Virginia


Illinois Connection

Harvey moved to Chicago in the mid-’90s during his stint as morning radio host on WGCI-FM (107. 5). Today, he lives there most of the year.

Biographical and Professional Information

Steve Harvey is an actor, comedian, entertainer, television/radio personality and best-selling author. He began doing stand-up comedy in the mid-1980s. His success as a stand-up comedian led to the WB’s hit show ''The Steve Harvey Show'', which has won multiple NAACP Image Awards. He was featured in Spike Lee’s film ''The Original Kings of Comedy''. In addition to his nationally syndicated ''Steve Harvey Morning Show'', Steve hosts a daily talk show on NBC, is the gameshow host for ''Family Feud'' and ''Celebrity Family Feud'', and most recently NBC’s top rated new show, ''Little Big Shots''. A philanthropist, he is the founder of the Steve and Marjorie Harvey Foundation. He lives in Atlanta, Georgia and Chicago, Illinois.

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