Updated: 05/08/2019 04:03 PM | First Published: 01/15/2017 02:29 AM

Who is Marjorie Bridges? Meet Her Husbands and Children

Marjorie Bridges Harvey and Steve Harvey

Marjorie Bridges is a fashion icon and internet personality and none other than the wife of 12 years of your best comedian, Steve Harvey. She was allegedly previously married to two of the infamous drug dealers in the past. Scroll down to know more about her.

Failed marriages

Third time really seems to be the charm, both for Steve Harvey and his wife Marjorie Bridges.

Steve Harvey's ex-wife, Marcia smiling

Steve Harvey was previously married to two other women before he met Marjorie. He was married to Marcia Harvey from 1980 to 1994, and to Mary Shackelford from 1996 to 2005. He went through a nasty and public divorce fiasco with Mary.

Steve Harvey and Mary Lee Harvey looked happy together while attending a public event

Marjorie Harvey seemed to be in the same boat as her husband when it came to previous marriages. She was first married to Jimmy Townsend who was eventually sentenced to life imprisonment for criminal charges, which as you can imagine, put a dent in their relationship. Reportedly, Townsend was really broken with her betrayal.

Drug kingpin, Jimmy Townsend seemingly in an interview

Her bad luck seemingly persisted as her second marriage also happened to another drug lord and criminal named Darnell Woods. They apparently had a good relationship but his constant arrests and drug dealing proved too much for Marjorie to nurture her children in. So, she eventually ended up divorcing Woods after gaining the custody of her kids.

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How Steve and Marjorie found love?

Steve and Marjorie had previously crossed paths in the early 1990s at the Memphis Comedy Club. At the time, Harvey humorously addressed her from the stage and said, “I don’t know who you are, but I’m going to marry you.” Steve was immediately enamored by her but since he was really struggling personally and financially at the time, they lost contact. 

Marjorie Bridges Harvey posing with Steve Harvey

But, as fate would have it, they met again after Steve’s second divorce in 2005. They dated for two years and finally tied the knot on June 25, 2007. And funnily enough, Steve actually cites his bodyguard for being the reason behind this matrimony.

In People magazine, Steve recalled the bodyguard saying, “Look, the only time I’ve ever seen you happy was when you were with that woman Marjorie. Now, before you go and do something stupid and marry another woman, I’m calling her.”

This sentiment seemed to have been shared by Marjorie as well.

“When Steve came back into my life, it was effortless. I only wish he’d told me what was really going on with him when we were first dating. I told him, ‘I owned my house. Honey, you wouldn’t have been homeless.’ We could have saved so much time.”

- Marjorie Bridges Harvey

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The Blended Harvey family 

Steve and Marjorie are parents to seven children, including their kids from previous marriages.

Marjorie has three kids from her previous marriages; two daughters, Lori and Morgan with first husband and a son Jason (reportedly born with the second husband). All of them eventually adopted Steve’s last name making them a big happy Harvey family.

Steve Harvey poses with a star in his hand along with his family

Marjorie’s oldest daughter Morgan is married to Kareem Hawthorne and has a kid. Her son also has a son Noah and daughter Rose with an American model named Amanda, making Marjorie and Steve officially grandparents of three.

Steve Harvey has twin daughters Karli and Brandi from his first marriage and sons Wynton and Broderick Steve Jr. from his second.

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Marjorie Bridges Is a Fashion Icon

Marjorie was born on 10th of October in 1974 in the U.S. and is of African-American heritage. It is reported that she did attend the University of Memphis but eventually dropped out. So, what does Marjorie Bridges gets busy with when she’s not busy being a wonderful mother and a wife? Well, she is actually a professional fashionista.

Marjorie Bridges Harvey posing for a photoshoot.

It might not be the first thing you’d associate with Steve Harvey but his wife, Marjorie actually loves fashion. She used to attend a lot of runway shows back in the day and was eventually inspired to blog about it. This is what led to the creation of her very famous fashion blog ‘The Lady Loves Couture’ in June of 2007. The blog explores her exciting fashion excursions and also provides exclusive insight and tips for living lavishly on a budget.

Marjorie Bridges Harvey's fashion sense just wins over everyone's heart

She details her fashion adventures through her social media posts and also shares her fashion tips and tricks with the public. She also seems to be very business-savvy as she runs her own online business in the form of Marjorie Harvey handbags and Marjorie Harvey’s Closet.

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Name Marjorie Bridges Harvey
Birth Name Marjorie Elaine Bridges
Profession Fashion Designer
Birthday October 10, 1964
Age 55 Years Old
Star Sign Libra
Nationality American
Religion Christianity
Marital Status Married
Hair Color Blonde
Eyes Color Brown
Husband Steve Harvey
Best Known For The Lady Loves Couture