Marjorie Harvey was born in the United States.

Her parents are of African descent.

The identity of her father is unknown.

Her mother’s name is Doris Bridges.

Doris worked as a seamstress, while her father was involved in drug dealing.

Her father’s involvement in illegal activities led to his imprisonment.

Following her father’s arrest, Doris moved the family to a low-income housing project in Memphis, Tennessee.

Marjorie has spoken about her challenging upbringing, which included poverty and community violence.

Despite these hardships, Marjorie credits her success to the strong values and work ethic her mother instilled in her.

Marjorie has been married to Steve Harvey since 2007 and is the stepmother to his four children from previous marriages.