- Legendary comedian and entertainer, Steve Harvey, recalls how he moved from being a poor hustler to a wealthy man
Harvey said 21 years ago, he only had $35 (GHC186), but currently, he is worth $160 million which is GHC851m
- The radio personality said in 1991, he was sleeping in a car adding that all that he had could not fit into two bags
Internationally acclaimed comedian, businessman, and entertainer, Steve Harvey, has shared a touching but inspiring part of his life experience of how he metamorphosed from being a poor hustler into a billionaire if his worth is valued from the Nigerian perspective.
Born on January 17, 1957, the American comedian and host of The Steve Harvey Morning Show, Family Feud, Celebrity Family Feud, the Miss Universe competition (since 2015) and Fox's New Year's Eve (since 2017), said 21 years ago, he was worth just $35 (GHC186). Now, he is worth $160 million (GHC851m).
In a post on his social media handle, which he called his "Apollo Story", Harvey said in 1991, he was sleeping in his car and had only $35 to his name.
"In 1991 I was sleeping in my car, I had $35 to my name, everything I had could fit into two bags. I started talking to God about my dreams... Fast forward, out of nowhere I get a call from the Apollo asking me to come on the show.
"That same night I met D.L. Hughley, Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, and Jamie Foxx for the first time. We were all comedians that went on that night. This is my Apollo story and how I became the host. This was my turnback moment," he said.
The comedian noted that every individual has got a turn back a moment, which he describes as the period "you can either go forward or give everything up.
"There's one guarantee if you give up it will never happen. Faith is everything, God is always on time, he's never too late."
YEN.com.gh recently reportedthat the legendary television host and radio personality, once recalled how he walked a long way to becoming what he is today.
He also attributed his success to God.
The one-time stand-up comedian and actor has now also ventured into the authoring world in a move to inspire the masses.
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