Who is Karli Harvey, Steve Harvey’s daughter? Wiki Bio
Karli Harvey was born in the USA on 20 August 1982 – her zodiac sign is Leo and she holds American nationality. She is a hairstylist and an entrepreneur, who is mostly popular for being the daughter of famous TV show host Steve Harvey.
Early life and education
Karli was raised by her father Steve who is a comedian, and her mother Marcia Harvey to whom Steve was married to from 1980 to 1994 and was his first wife – Steve has been married three times. They raised Karli together, and after divorcing when she was 12 years old they had joint custody, and with her twin sister Brandi, Karli got to spend a week with her mother and then a week with her father.
Karli and Brandi have both become TV personalities. Karli attended a local high school in Los Angeles, California where she first tried acting, becoming a member of the school’s drama club, however, she soon realised that she wasn’t fit for the film industry, and found a passion for hairstyling. She began working shortly after matriculation, and didn’t enroll at college.
Career as a hairstylist
Karli has been doing many things over the years, while she is mostly focused on being a hairstylist, and she opened her own beauty salon in 2017.
She is also a fashion columnist who has been giving people advice about fitness and dieting, together with her twin sister. As well as an entrepreneur, Karli is a public speaker and a supporter of the LGBT community, and a TV personality, having appeared in the “Family Feud” TV show hosted by her father.
Love life and relationships
Karli married her long-term boyfriend Benjamin Raymond in September 2015, at a ceremony attended by their many friends and family members counting over 300. Benjamin is the CEO of Raymond Enterprises, and was an athlete before venturing into business while he is also known for being a philanthropist, who has donated to several charities.
Benjamin and Karli welcomed their son not long after the wedding, and named him Benjamin Troy Raymond II. Troy Raymond II became famous even before he was born, as Karli’s pregnancy was followed by many newspapers and internet magazines. He has already become a TV personality, as he has appeared in the “Family Feud” TV show.
Hobbies and other interests
Karli is a philanthropist who enjoys helping people in one way or the other – she has donated large amounts of money to several charity organizations, while she also enjoys doing voluntary work.
She is a huge lover of animals and has two pet dogs, while she has also donated to two animal shelters in Los Angeles. Karli likes to watch movies in her spare time, and some of her favorite actors and actresses are Will Smith, Zarinah Reed and Pam Grier while some of her favorite movies are “Seven Pounds”, “To Kill a Mockingbird”, and “Pulp Fiction”. She also likes to listen to music, with her favorite genres being jazz and blues, while her favorite singers of all times are Frank and Nancy Sinatra.
Karli is physically active, and has several training sessions at the gym each week, while she is also following a strict diet.
She is using her fame to give advice to women who are interested in exercising and shaping their body.
Appearance and net worth
Karli is 37 years old. She has long black hair and brown eyes, is 5ft 8ins (1.73m) tall, and weighs around 136lbs (62kgs). As of early 2020, her net worth is estimated at over $20 million, while Steve’s net worth is reputedly over $160 million.
Who is Steve Harvey?
Broderick Stephen ‘Steve’ Harvey was born in Welch, West Virginia USA, on 17 January 1957, so his zodiac sign is Capricorn and he holds American nationality. He is a comedian, entertainer and businessman, best known for being the host of the “Family Feud” TV show.
Steve was raised by his father Jesse Harvey who was a coal miner, and Eloise Vera who was a housewife in Cleveland, Ohio, after the family moved there when he was five years old. He attended Glenville High School, and after matriculation enrolled at Kent State University, switching to West Virginia University after a year, graduating in 1979 with a bachelor’s degree.
Steve worked several jobs before becoming an actor, and was an autoworker, carpet cleaner, and an insurance salesman among other things.
He made his debut stand-up comedy performance on 8 October 1985, at the Hilarities Comedy Club, but still was apparently homeless for the next three years, sleeping in his car.
He continued doing stand-up comedy, and was invited to star in the “Me and the Boys” ABC show in 1994 which led to him having his own “The Steve Harvey Show”, which aired from 1996 to 2002 making him famous especially in the African-American community. In 2000, he was invited to host “The Steve Harvey Morning Show”, which has been airing on weekdays ever since.
He launched his career as a writer in 2009, with the release of his book “Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man”.
In September 2010 he started hosting the “Family Feud”, a family competition show, while also hosting “Celebrity Family Feud”. He retired from doing stand-up comedy on 2 August 2012 when he performed for the last time at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, and is today only focused on hosting his TV shows.
He launched his Steve Harvey Global (SHG) company in 2017, uniting all of his jobs into one, while the Sand and Soul Festival was also launched by him in the same year.