Steve Harvey's Ex-Wife Mary Lee Harvey Bio, Age, Husband, Instagram, Son, Book, Wikipedia Height, Family, Photos

Steve Harvey’s Ex-Wife Mary Lee Harvey Biography: Age, Husband, Instagram, Son, Book, Wikipedia Height, Family, Photos

August 12, 2022 0 Posted By Abigail Anderson


Mary Lee Harvey (born October 20, 1960) is a well-known author, make-up artist, and ex-wife of radio celebrity Steve Harvey. They have been married twice, the second time for 17 years. 

At the time of her divorce, the public and the media paid a lot of attention. Mary Lee Harvey‘s husband’s net worth is believed to be US$140 million.

According to how wealthy Mary Lee Harvey is, sources estimate the success of her many undertakings will have generated a net worth increase to US$1 million.

Mary Lee Harvey
Mary Lee Harvey: History • Bio • Photo
Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Mary Lee Shackleford
Stage Name: Mary Lee Harvey
Born: 20 October 1960 (age 63 years old)
Place of Birth: Texas, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.7 m
Parents: Mr. & Mrs. Shackleford
Siblings: N/A
Husband • Spouse: Steve Harvey (m. 1996–2005)
Boyfriend • Partner: N/A
Children: Wynton Harvey
Occupation: Author • Make-up artist
Net Worth: US$1 million

Early Life

Mary Lee Harvey was born in Texas, United States, on October 20, 1960. She is currently 63 years old. Since her life recycles around her husband, she has a child for him.

The American star is 5 feet 7 inches (1.7 m) tall. Her birth sign falls under Libra.

She was born Mary Lee Shackleford, but due to her marriage to the renowned American personality, she changed her name to Mary Lee Harvey. She is the daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Shackleford.


Mary Lee Harvey is a paid professional makeup artist from the United States. Little is known about her professional life or whether she worked after her divorce from Steve. 

Personal Life

Before meeting Steve Harvey, there was no information regarding Mary Lee Harvey‘s early years, including her upbringing, education, or employment history. Only as it got close to the comedian did it begin to shine. The two reportedly fell in love for the first time after meeting while performing at a comedy concert in Arlington, Texas, in 1989.

After less than a year of making history, they decided to make even more by getting married that same year. While there aren’t many details about Steve Harvey‘s prior marriages, he was previously married to Marcia Harvey in 1980. He had three children: Broderick Harvey Jr., Brandi Harvey, and Karli Harvey with her. Steve Harvey was a divorcee. 

Mary Lee Harvey‘s marriage to Steve Harvey flourished for a while, and they had a son named Wynton Harvey. She spent the next 14 years with him and watched her husband’s profession progress steadily. She quietly supported her for a while, and everything went smoothly.

Many people were shocked in 2005 when Mary Lee Harvey and Steve Harvey chose to end their lengthy 17-year-marriage. Many things, including an alleged case of infidelity – she suspected him of having an extramarital connection with Marjorie Elaine Harvey while they were married – are said to have contributed to their breakup. 

After their divorce, there was also the issue of the child’s custody, so she started posting YouTube videos to get more supporters. Mary Lee Harvey said in the tapes that Steve Harvey had been abusive physically and mentally in addition to being adulterous.

These remarks were the last straw for Steve Harvey, who then proceeded to court to file a lawsuit to stop the defamation that she was now disseminating. He claimed that her accusations were unfounded because there was no proof to support them. 

The fact that Steve Harvey‘s career was exploding and she could no longer tolerate her husband’s celebrity status as it was another factor in the divorce. Steve Harvey prevailed in the custody dispute regarding their child, but Mary Lee Harvey received Steve Harvey‘s house and a welfare payment of US$40,000 monthly for four years.

Net Worth

According to rumors, Mary Lee Harvey was awarded the house owned by Steve Harvey as well as a monthly welfare payment of US$40,000. 

Mary Lee Harvey‘s current estimated net worth is US$1 million, which she has accumulated via her success in various ventures.

Social Media

  • Instagram: @marjorie_harvey
  • Twitter: @msharveyisback

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