Steve Harvey Once Was Homeless and Had to Live out His Ford Tempo before Becoming a Millionaire
Steve Harvey's hard road to success had him living on the streets.
Talk show host Steve Harvey may now rule an entertainment empire and have over a $100 million in the bank, but he started out homeless and living out of his car
Harvey's rags-to-riches story is an inspiring chronicle of hard work and unshakable determination to succeed.
“It kills me when I hear very successful people say, ‘I always knew I would get here,’ I didn’t. I always hoped I would get somewhere, but this is above and beyond. My imagination didn’t even go this big.”
TAKING A CHANCE ON HIMSELF
His decision ended the marriage, and Harvey, found himself living in his car, on as $50 a week.
Shortly after that incident, Harvey found himself performing on "Showtime" at the Apollo
BELIEF IN GOD CARRIED STEVE HARVEY THROUGH DARK DAYS
Harvey reveals that at his lowest point he found himself hiding in a hotel restroom attempting to wash up.
“I sat down and started crying, but a voice said, ‘If you keep going, I’m going to take you places you’ve never been.' It was like God said, ‘Don’t quit, you’re almost there.’ ” Harvey confided.
FINALLY THE BIG BREAK
Shortly after that incident, Harvey found himself performing on "Showtime" at the Apollo; and by 1993, he was working on a sitcom, a spot on "Cedric the Entertainer" and the late Bernie Mac’s Original Kings of Comedy tour.
But even after achieving success, and incredible wealth, Harvey confesses that his years on the streets left marks.
He can't rest, and works constantly, haunted by the fear that he might find himself destitute again.
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STEVE HARVEY HINTS AT ENDING DAYTIME TALK SHOW
Steve Harvey has indicated that he is considering ending the contract for his daytime talk show.
Harvey believes that daytime television is losing ground to online access whenever and wherever the viewer wants it.
Harvey has hinted that he is going to be focusing on social media as an outlet for his work, but has yet to indicate what form or format that might take.
Whatever he does, it is guaranteed that Steve Harvey will make a success of it.