|Net Worth:||$225 million|
|Profession/Career:||TV Host, Comedian|
|YouTube Channel:||The Official Steve Harvey (@SteveHarvey)|
|College:||Kent State University and West Virginia University|
|Full Name:||Broderick Stephen Harvey|
|Date of Birth (Age):||January 17, 1957 (65 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Welch, West Virginia|
|Height:||6 ft 1 in|
Frequently associated with
- Family Feud
- Celebrity Family Feud
- The Steve Harvey Morning Show
- The Miss Universe Competition
Net Worth of Steve Harvey
Steve Harvey’s net worth is estimated to be roughly $225 million.
Steve Harvey has made the majority of his net worth through his television hosting. Although he started off as a stand-up comedian, he’s made a vast amount of money hosting Family Feud and Celebrity Feud, which are a couple of his biggest moneymakers. Steve Harvey has been doing these roles since 2010, so time has been on his side in amassing a fortune and building his net worth. However, he has also created his own company called Steve Harvey Global (SHG), in which he has invested his hard-earned money from television into producing even more quality film content. SVG’s first release was Think Like A Man Too which grossed over $90 million at the box office and has contributed a significant portion to his overall net worth as well.
How much does Steve Harvey earn per year?
Steve Harvey earns roughly $40 million per year.
He gets paid roughly $10 million a year for Family Feud and roughly $20 million through his radio show The Steve Harvey Morning Show.
His other sources of income include:
- SHG films and shows
- The Steve Harvey Collection (a JCPenney line of clothing)
- Real estate investments
How much does Steve Harvey earn per episode?
Steve Harvey is estimated to earn roughly $100,000 per episode.
And it’s well-earned. He arguably single-handedly made the game show the household phenomenon it is today. He became the host of Family Feud when the show was on its way down. When Steve Harvey took over as host, the show shot up in popularity and got rated among the top 10 daytime television programs. In 2015, it went on to surpass both Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy as being the most watched game show on television.
How much does Steve Harvey earn on social media?
Currently Steve Harvey has over 1.2 million followers on Instagram. His engagement rate isn’t super great at 0.15% though.
On Instagram, you can make anywhere from $2 to $6 per thousand followers for a post, depending on the user, niche, and engagement rate. Steve Harvey as an A-lister likely gets paid closer to the higher end at $6 per 1K followers per post. Taking this into account, we estimate that he gets paid roughly $7,200 per post.
On top of that, he can take on brand deals in addition to sponsored posts, which nets him extra income and boosts his net worth.
Additionally, Steve Harvey has a YouTube channel by the name of The Official Steve Harvey in which he currently has over 2.12 million subscribers.
YouTube channels make between $3 to $5 per 1,000 views. Let’s take the midpoint of that at $4.
Steve Harvey has had his channel since 2008 and currently has over 268 million views thus far. With that view count, he has made over $1 million from YouTube ad revenue alone.
Did Steve Harvey grow up rich or poor?
Steve Harvey grew up extremely poor. He was born in West Virginia and his father was a coal miner who eventually lost his job as the industry dwindled. They moved to a farm in Cleveland, Ohio and made a bit of money through that, but it was still a very modest income. As Steve Harvey got older, he worked various jobs including as a mechanic, an insurance salesperson, a mailman, and a carpet cleaner. At one point, he became homeless for three whole years and lived in his car. Eventually, through grit and perseverance, he worked his way into the television industry and the rest is history.