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Jesse Harvey

Facts of Jesse Harvey

Full NameJesse Harvey
First NameJesse
Last NameHarvey
ProfessionCelebrity Father
Birth CountryUnited States
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseEloise Harvey
No Of Children2
Date of Birth1914

Jesse Harvey worked as a coal miner

He is recognized as the father of Steve Harvey, an American producer, comedian, television presenter, broadcaster, author, and businessman.

His wife and the cause of her death

He was married to Eloise Harvey, a homemaker. Their exact wedding date is not available on their wiki sites. 

The couple spends several years together raised their children and faced lots of ups and downs in their life. 

Jesse Harvey's wife, Eloise Harvey.
Jesse Harvey's wife, Eloise Harvey. Source: Instagram

His wife died at the age of 83, in the year 1997. The cause of death was a stroke.  

In 2013, Steve gave a tearful tribute to his mom in a show in a segment titled 'Things My Mom Taught Me.'

In that segment, he couldn't stop his tears and took a long pause before giving answers. 

He added in that interview that he hoped that he made her proud. It was such an emotional moment of the show.

About his son Steve

Steve, full name Broderick Stephen Harvey, was born on 17 January 1957 in Welch, West Virginia, United States

He was raised with his siblings by his parents

He came to prominence from his television shows such as 'The Steve Harvey Show,' 'Miss Universe Pageant' since 2015, 'Fox's New Year Eve,' and many more. 

He is also the writer of a bestselling book named 'Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man.' 

He has married three times. He has one son and two daughters from his first marriage with Marcia Harvey. His kids with Marcia are Broderick Harvey Jr., Karli Harvey and Brandi Harvey.

From his second marriage to Mary Shackelford, he has one son. His name is Wynton Harvey.

His third wife, Marjorie Elaine Harvey, has three children from his previous relationship, which is adopted by Steve. Their names are Lori Harvey, Morgan Harvey and Jason Harvey.

They have five grandchildren to date. 

Here is the beautiful couple's photo from his wife's Instagram. The picture is from their vacations. 

Jesse Harvey's son Steve Harvey and daughter-in-law, Marjorie Elaine Harvey.
Jesse Harvey's son Steve Harvey and daughter-in-law, Marjorie Elaine Harvey. Source: Instagram

His other son Terry Harvey

Terry Harvey is another son of Jesse Harvey and Eloise Harvey

He is a businessman based in the United States. He was born in 1959. He is sixty years old now.

Here is the picture of the Harvey family.

The Harvey family.
The Harvey family. Source: Instagram


He died on 7 April 2000 at the age of 86. The cause of his death was natural

He left the world after three years of his spouse's death. It was such a devastating moment for the Harvey family. 

Jesse Harvey, a great father

In one motivational speech about his father, his son Steve told him that he was a great man and supporter

He was just an amazing man. 

He added that his father gave the right direction to fulfill his dream

He was fortunate that he had a father like him, and he was a great supporter of him. 

He told one story of how his father helped him show him a path to achieving his dream

His father believed in him and believed in his dream. What he is today all because of his father.

Here is the video of that speech.

Net worth

His son has a net worth of 200 million dollars. His salary is 45 million dollars.

He manages to accumulate that sum of income from his career in the television and entertainment world

He started his career in Stand-up comedy and eventually became an actor after some time.

He has already published four books to date. His book sales also help to accumulate that money. 

He owned different business ventures under Steve Harvey Global in 2017

Some of his movies with their IMDb ratings and Rotten tomatoes ratings are shown below.

Name of the MovieRoleIMDb
You Got ServedMR. Rad3.9
Johnson Family VacationMack Johnson4.5
Love Don't Cost a ThingClarence Johnson5.2

Age and nationality

  1. He was born in 1914, and he was American by nationality.

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Updated On Sun Oct 09 2022 Published On Sat Nov 28 2020 By shaumya

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