Comedian, talk show host, radio personality, and author who starred on The Steve Harvey Show on The WB from 1996 to 2002. In 2009, his book "Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man" was published and later turned into the 2012 film "Think Like A Man."
He held jobs as a salesman, a mailman, a boxer, and a carpet cleaner before performing his first stand-up routine in 1985. He later attained the coveted spot of host of It's Showtime at the Apollo, which featured live performances from both professional and up-and-coming artists, as well as the Amateur Night competition made popular at the famous Apollo Theater in Harlem.
In 2010, he became the first African American host of the long-running American game show Family Feud.
He starred in the Original Kings of Comedy in 2000 with Bernie Mac.