Steve Harvey is an Emmy Award winning TV personality, talk show host, actor and comedian who took over as host of Family Feud in 2010. In addition to Family Feud, he currently serves as host of the award-winning syndicated daytime TV show The Steve Harvey Show, which premiered in 2011, and the nationally syndicated radio show, The Steve Harvey Morning Show, since 2000. Harvey began his career doing stand-up comedy in the mid-1980s. His success as a stand-up comedian eventually led to a long stint as host of It’s Showtime at the Apollo as well as to various entertainment roles including acting, hosting, writing and producing. On TV, starred in ABC’s Me and The Boys, as well as the WB’s The Steve Harvey Show and Steve Harvey’s Big Time Challenge. Harvey hit the big screen in movies such as Love Don’t Cost a Thing, You Got Served, Johnson Family Vacation and Madea Goes to Jail. He has also been the longtime host of BET’sCelebration of Gospel.
Harvey is also a best-selling author. His latest book, Act Like a Success, Think Like a Success: Discovering Your Gift and the Way to Life’s Riches, was released in September 2014. His New York Times best-seller, Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man: What Men Really Think About Love, Relationships, Intimacy, and Commitment, inspired the 2012 movie Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man, in which he starred. His book, Straight Talk, No Chaser: How to Find, Keep, and Understand a Man, is another New York Times best-seller.
Throughout his successful career, Harvey has continued to be a force in stand-up comedy. In 1997, he toured as one of the Kings of Comedy alongside Cedric the Entertainer, the late Bernie Mac and D.L. Hughley. The tour’s immediate success led to the taping of one of the most successful comedy DVDs in history – The Original Kings of Comedy – directed by Spike Lee. In 2006, Harvey released the family-friendly DVD Don’t Trip…He Ain’t Through With Me Yet. Due to the overwhelming demand for his original style, he released a comedy special on DVD in 2008 entitled Still Trippin to critical success.