Marjorie Harvey was born in the United States.
The identity of her father is unknown.
Her mother’s name is Doris Bridges.
Both of Marjorie’s parents are of African descent.
Doris worked as a seamstress, the while her father was involved in the drug dealing, leading to his imprisonment.
After her father’s arrest, Doris moved the family to a low-income housing project in Memphis, Tennessee.
Marjorie has openly discussed her difficult upbringing, which included poverty and communal violence.
Marjorie has been married to Steve Harvey since 2007 and is the stepmother to his four children from previous marriages.
Despite her challenging background, Marjorie credits her success to the strong principles and work ethic instilled in her by her mother.
She has used these principles to navigate through life and build a successful career.