Exploring Steve Harvey’s Business Ventures: 5 Successful Enterprises Owned by the Media Mogul
Among the hallmarks of the world’s business magnates and luminaries is an indomitable spirit — an unwavering commitment to defy convention bolstered by sheer will and an unyielding belief in oneself. Steve Harvey, the acclaimed television host, comedian, actor, and producer, embodies this relentless drive.
From early challenges with a stutter to becoming a global entertainment figure, Harvey’s ascent was fueled by his determination to prove his naysayers wrong. His achievements in today’s Hollywood speak for themselves — a testament to his unrivaled talent and dedication.
Billionaires.Africa shines the spotlight on the ventures shaping the $280-million empire of this entertainment juggernaut:
1. Steve Harvey Global (SHG)
As the linchpin of Harvey’s enterprise, SHG Steve Harvey Global is an entertainment company specialising in entertainment, motivation, and television shows.
2. EAST 112
A subsidiary of Steve Harvey Global, East 112 stands out as a prolific production company. It crafts digital content for many platforms, spanning documentaries, feature films, animation, and scripted and unscripted television. Notably, East 112 boasts the rights to international adaptations of “Family Feud,” with its African iteration, which debuted in 2020.
As the investment subsidiary of SHG, Harvey Ventures sets its sights on groundbreaking ideas and technology, particularly those fronted by individuals with a vision to transform society. Harvey Ventures has invested in over a dozen companies, including Coinbase, Stripe, 23andme, Bloom Energy and Airbnb.
4. H BY STEVE HARVEY
Harvey’s foray into fashion culminates in “H by Steve Harvey,” a sartorial line that encapsulates season-defying, timeless menswear curated with an emphasis on effortless elegance.
In 2016, Harvey unveiled “Delightful.com,” a niche dating platform tailored for women seeking meaningful connections and guidance in their quest for love.