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Full NameMorgan Harvey
First NameMorgan
Last NameHarvey
ProfessionFood Blogger and Cookbook Author
Father NameSteve Harvey
Father ProfessionAmerican television presenter
Mother NameMarjorie Harvey
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseKareem Hawthorne
SibilingsBrandi Harvey, Jason Harvey and Lori Harvey
Date of BirthJune 1,1987
Age37 years
Married DateOctober 12,2013

Morgan Harvey rose to fame as a stepdaughter of famous television personality and Award-winning talk show host Steve Harvey. She has established herself as a food blogger and cookbook author

She is the creator of "I need some Mo," a kitchen hacks and recipes blog. She is also an author of her e-book Party Heart.

Married to her high-school sweetheart

Morgan is happily married to her high-school sweetheart, Kareem Hawthorne, a DJ by profession. 

They first met in 2006 when she was a participant in Miss Black and Gold Pageant organized by Kareem's Fraternity Alpha Phi Alpha at Morehouse.  

The couple was in a serious romantic relationship before Kareem finally made a surprise wedding proposal at the same place where he first confessed his love for her. 

Her father, Steve, walked her down the aisle on October 12th, 2013.

Morgan Harvey with her father Steve Harvey at her wedding
Morgan Harvey with her father Steve Harvey at her wedding. Source: Instagram

A lavish wedding ceremony 

The lavish wedding ceremony was organized at the Cathedral of St. Philip in Atlanta, which 235 guests attended. A dinner reception followed the ceremony in the ballroom of St. Regis Atlanta

According to Morgan, the ceremony genuinely reflected the experience which they had visualized for the guests, a stylish traditional affair with modern touches.

Morgan Harvey and her husband Kareem Hawthorne at their wedding
Morgan Harvey and her husband Kareem Hawthorne at their wedding. Source: Instagram

Mother to two adorable kids

She shares two adorable daughters with her spouse, Kareem, who goes by his stage name  DJ Bruckup

They welcomed their first daughter Elle on March 22nd, 2015, and their second daughter Marley Jean on September 1st, 2020

Kareem is a complete family man and gives priority to his family. His Instagram posts are flooded with pictures of him with his daughters and wife. 

Along with her life partner, Morgan leads the production company East One Twelve and the Company Harvey Events under Steven Harvey Global, which Steve founded in 2017 by uniting all the business ventures.

She grew up with two siblings 

Morgan grew up with two siblings, sister Lori Harvey and brother Jason Harvey. All three of them were adopted by Steve

Her sister Lori is pursuing her career in the fashion industry as a model, while her brother Jason is the founder of a women's footwear company, Yevrah

Who is her biological father? 

Morgan was born to her father Darnell Woods and mother Marjorie Bridges. Her mother was married to  Jim Townsend before her father. 

They parted their ways after Jim was sentenced to jail for drug dealing. As per the source, Darnell was a drug dealer as well.

How did Steve meet his now-wife, Marjorie?

Steve met Marjorie at the Comedy Club in Memphis, Tennessee, during his stand-up comedy. As per Steve, his breathing stopped for a while when he saw Marjorie for the very first time. 

Marjorie, with her few girlfriends, had reached late on the show and was sitting right by the stage where he kept staring at her without uttering a word. 

When he realized he has to say something, he apologized and confessed he was going to marry her even not knowing who she was. 

He stuck to his words and married her on June 25th, 2007. For both of them, it was their third marriage. Steve was previously married twice. 

His first wife was Marcia Harvey, with whom he shares twin daughters Brandi Harvey and Karli Harvey. His second spouse was Mary Lee Harvey, with whom he shares one son Wynton Harvey.

Morgan Harvey parent's Steve Harvey and Marjorie Harvey
Morgan Harvey parent's Steve Harvey and Marjorie Harvey. Source: Instagram

Divorce rumors 

There are no divorce rumors since Morgan is living a blissful life with her husband and kids. 

However, her parent's divorce rumors made a headline in 2018 because of Steve's closeness to Showbiz Pal Kris Jenner, which later turned out to be false.

Morgan loves celebrating mother's day with her family 

On the occasion of mother's day, Morgan and her sister Lori and mom Marjorie talked about their mother's day celebration. 

According to Morgan, she loves celebrating mother's day with her family as she is the mother of two. 

She confessed that their mother's day celebrations are super low-key as they enjoy keeping it simple. 

Her sister Lori said she loves celebrating her extremely stylish and giving mother on mother's day, where everyone comes together and has a big brunch at the house. 

Their mother, Marjorie, added, saying the celebrations to be always full of love although simple and intimate. 

Morgan's daughter Elle is said to be the carbon copy of her as Morgan's mother, Marjorie, whenever she comes home, pick things up that her granddaughter Elle does and keeps telling her she is acting just like her mom. 

For Marjorie, as long as she can talk with her mother and each of her children and grandchildren on mother's day, she is always happy and advises all the mothers to rest. 

Morgan added saying that there are no rule books for being a mom and asked every mom to give themselves credit telling them not to take stress about little things. 

She tries thinking about what she should be doing as a mom and also asked them to cherish every moment that they have, the mess-ups, the victories as those things help to mold their child. 

Her daughter Elle made her first national television debut appearing on her grandfather's show

Morgan often features in her dad's show "The Steve Hardy Show," where she is seen providing different recipes. 

For the first time, she took her then-two-year-old daughter Elle to her father's show in 2017. They talked about Elle's 2nd birthday celebration

Morgan confessed to making the whole family involved during the birthday party where everyone helped with the preparation and said she used grandmother's recipes in the strawberry cake. 

Besides that, Morgan came up with simple party "cheats" to help one of the moms in Atlanta to plan a joint party for their two kids whose birthdays fell in the same week.

She went to visit the mom Mecca and learned from her two kids they did not want food dinner and did not want to sit around watching T.V. She gave a stress-free party cheats so that she could enjoy the day with her kids along. 

The first tip she gave was to prepare the night before so that she could just put the final touches on right before the guests arrived. 

She helped her bake the cake with time-saving tips. According to her, the recipes are in her party heart ebook. Mecca said of Morgan that she shared all her tips which were life-changing, and expressed her gratitude for making her life easier.

Net worth 

The exact net worth of Morgan is not revealed, but she is earning a decent amount. Currently, we have the net worth of her father, Steve, who has amassed a handsome amount from his career. 

His successful career was not a blink of an eye. Before his venture into the entertainment world, he had done various jobs like boxer, autoworker, insurance salesman, carpet cleaner, and mailman. 

He started as a stand-up comedian and continued for 27 years. He soon rose to fame as a host of The Steve Harvey Morning Show, Family Feud, and Celebrity Family Feud

He is a recipient of a six-time Daytime Emmy Award, a Two-time Marconi Award, and a 14-time NAACP Image Award

His income sources include $10 million for hosting Family Feud, $20 million from as a radio host, and others from his business ventures 

His net worth as of now is:

Income Source
$200 million Annual Income $45 million


  • She was born on June 1st, 1987. She was born to her father, Donnell Woods, and mother, Marjorie Elaine Harvey.

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