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Most Important Thing You've Ever Heard About Steve Harvey

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Steve Harvey was born January 17, 1957, in Welch, West Virginia, as Broderick Stephen Harvey

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He was encouraged to perform at an open mic comedy night in 1985

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In 1990, he won a national comedy competition which led to his big break on Showtime at the Apollo

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In 1997, he toured as one of the Kings of Comedy alongside Cedric the Entertainer, the late Bernie Mac and D.L. Hughley

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In 2006, Harvey released the popular DVD Don’t Trip…HeAin’t through with Me Yet

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On August 2, 2012, Harvey performed his final stand-up act at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, ending a 27-year career as a stand-up comedian

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In 2015, Harvey began hosting Miss Universe, which propelled his career internationally

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In 2017, he also began hosting New Year’s Eve with Steve Harvey live on Fox

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In 2019, Harvey also announced taking Family Feud to Africa

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In 2021, Harvey announced his new courtroom comedy series for ABC

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The new series is set to air the first quarter of 2022