Mary Lee Harvey - Updated Jul 2024

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Mary Lee Harvey

Mary Lee Harvey is a make-up artist, author, and ex-celebrity wife from the United States. Mary Lee Harvey came to fame after being the ex-wife of Steve Harvey, a popular American television personality, comedian, actor, writer, and producer.

Early Life

Mary Lee Harvey is a 62-year-old American woman. She was born on the 20th of October 1960, in Arlington, Texas, the United States of America. According to the astrological chart, she has a birth sign of Libra and belongs to African-American ethnicity. In addition, she practices Christianity religion.

Meanwhile, Mary seems to be quite a private person and she has not disclosed much about her early childhood, parents, and siblings. However, she revealed in one of her interviews that growing up was difficult. She mentioned growing up in a family of ten children.

Similarly, she has not yet disclosed her education and qualifications, She seems to be an educated person and might have earned a degree. However, she has not yet disclosed the names of the schools and colleges from which she completed her graduation.

Professional Career

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Caption: Mary Lee Harvey in an interview (Source:

In terms of her professional career, Mary Lee Harvey is a make-up artist and author. She did, however, work in a cosmetic store when she met Steve Harvey and she resigned from her job after they began dating.

Steve Harvey

Steve Harvey is one of the most successful television hosts, producers, actors, and comedians in the United States. He hosts The Steve Harvey Morning Show, Family Feud, Celebrity Family Feud, Family Feud Africa, the court comedy Judge Steve Harvey, and he previously hosted the Miss Universe pageant.

In the early 1980s, he began his career as a stand-up comedian and later hosted Showtime at the Apollo and starred in the television sitcom The Steve Harvey Show on The WB. After performing on the Kings of Comedy Tour, Steve was featured in The Original Kings of Comedy in 2000. His last stand-up performance was in the year 2012.

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Caption: Steve Harvey hosting the game show (Source: The Today Show)

In addition, Harvey has been the host of both Family Feud and Celebrity Family Feud since 2010. He also worked as the host of Little Big Shots, Little Big Shots Forever Young, and Steve Harvey’s Funderdome.

He is the author of four books, including the best-selling “Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man,” which was published in March 2009. Harvey established Steve Harvey Global, an entertainment company that houses his production company East 112 as well as various other ventures, in 2017.

He also invested in the HDNet takeover alongside Anthem Sports and Entertainment and launched an African version of Family Feud. He and his wife, Marjorie, founded The Steve and Marjorie Harvey Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to youth education.

Mary Lee Harvey – Awards

Till now, this ex-celebrity wife has not won any major awards or recognitions. However, being a make-up artist and author by profession, he might get recognition in coming future. On the other hand, her ex-husband, Steve has won seven Daytime Emmy Awards, two Marconi Awards, and fourteen NAACP Image Awards.

Net Worth 2023

Mary’s net worth is measured to be around $500,000 while her annual salary, income, and other assets are unknown. Her makeup business is her primary source of income, and she is also an author. Furthermore, as part of her divorce proceedings with her ex-husband Steve Harvey, Mary received a $1.9 million settlement.

Relationship Status

Currently, Mary Lee Harvey’s relationship status is divorced and single. In the past, she married to popular American television personality, comedian, actor, writer, and producer; Steve Harvey. The couple married in 1996, and with the marriage, the couple has a son named Wynton Harvey.

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Caption: Mary Lee Harvey with her ex-husband, Steve Harvey (Source: Briefly News)

Their marriage, however, ended in a contentious divorce in 2005. The divorce proceedings were reportedly acrimonious, with both parties accusing the other of infidelity and abuse.

Following the divorce, Mary Lee Harvey reportedly received a $1.9 million settlement. The former couple has had little contact since their divorce, and Mary has kept a low profile in the media.

Body Measurements

This ex-celebrity wife is 5 feet 7 inches tall (170 cm) and weighs around 65 kg (143 lbs). In addition, she has a pair of dark brown eyes with black hair colour.

Social Media

Mary is absent on social media sites such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. After getting a divorce from Steve Harvey, she has maintained a low profile.