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Marcia Harvey


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Full NameMarcia Harvey
First NameMarcia
Last NameHarvey
Birth CountryUnited States
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
No Of Children3
Networth$12 M
Date of Birth1955

Marcia Harvey is an author who is best known as the first wife of the famous comedian and T.V. personality, Steve Harvey.

Married Life

She and her former husband first met at a mutual friend’s party. They felt a connection between them and hence exchanged the wedding vows in 1980.

Marcia, with her ex-husband, Steve Harvey
Marcia, with her ex-husband, Steve Harvey Source: TVshowstars

Two years after their marriage, the couple became proud parents of two children named Brandi Harvey and Karli Harvey.  

Eight years later, the husband and wife were again blessed with a baby boy whom they named Broderick Harvey Jr.

The duo lived happily for more than a decade before calling it to quit citing irreconcilable differences. 

What ended her marriage?

The reason behind their separation was her husband’s passion for being a comedian.

 Steve wanted to make a name for himself in the entertainment industry, which did not go well with his wife. 

As a result, he chose his career over his family. 

In the process of divorce, the pastor of the church claimed that the church did not believe in divorce. 

However, Steve had already decided to get a divorce, and hence his wife walked out of the pastor’s office, claiming that he was not a member of the church anymore. 

Years after their divorce, their daughter Brandi and Karli said that they did not understand why Steve left them, but they knew he had to go.

 He did not belong to them because he belonged to the world.

Where are her children now?

Brandi is an author and a public speaker. She is also the Chief Change Maker and Executive Director of the Steve and Marjorie Harvey Foundation.

Karli works as a fitness instructor and also runs a female empowerment group called YOUNG, FIT, and FLY with her twin sister Brandi. She is happily married to partner Ben Raymond

Broderick has launched a shoe business. He also made an appearance on a show called Family Feud. 

Marcia with her children
Marcia with her children Source: Dreshare

Relationship with children

She has been a wonderful mother to her children, and this is the reason why her children love her to infinity. 

Time and again, her children shower love on her through their Instagram posts. 

She is a queen to her children. She has always been supportive of her children. In an Instagram post by Karli, she has mentioned Marcia as her healer and counselor. 

She is not only a mother but also a friend to her daughter. To her daughter, she stands as a perfect example of class, sophistication, dedication, and sacrifice.

Here is a post by her son with a beautiful caption. 

Marcia Harvey With Her Children
Marcia Harvey With Her Children Source: Instagram

Net Worth

According to some sources, she is estimated to have a staggering net worth of $12 million. The primary source of her income is her writing and clothing business. 

Steve is estimated to have a massive net worth of $200 million, which he has accumulated being a comedian and a businessman.

How Did She Earn Money?

Before Marrying Steve, she worked in a departmental store. From her writing and clothing business, she earns an annual income of over $700000. 

She received $6.5 million from her husband as divorce alumni.

Below is the list of books written by her:

2011MARCIA: Poems from the Heart
2011MARCIA: Eyes to the Soul
2014MARCIA: Thoughts from my Mind


  1. On her 65th birthday, Karli posted a story wishing her a happy birthday.
  2. She has a grandchild named Benjamin Troy Raymond II, whose current age is three years.

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Updated On Sun Oct 09 2022 Published On Thu Apr 30 2020 By paper-boat

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