- When comedian Steve Harvey saw Marjorie walk into a club he was performing at in 1987, he knew immediately he had his life partner in mind
- However, his dream required a lot of patience as the two lost contact and even got married to other people for almost 20 years
- The two finally found each other in 2007 and recently celebrated their 15th wedding anniversary
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Steve Harvey has revealed that he first met Marjorie in 1987 when his life was in turmoil, but he was certain that one day she would become his wife.
In a vivid video on his Twitter pageThe humorist took a trip down memory lane to the day he was performing at a comedy club and watched her walk in.
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Harvey was broke, homeless
Coincidentally, this was the time he was broke and homeless and struggling to find a clear direction in his life.
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Harvey revealed he took one look at the beautiful woman and she blew him away, adding that he stopped talking for a while and just stared, which made the audience laugh.
“The very first words I ever said to Marjorie, and I’m not kidding you; I don’t know who you are, but I will marry you one day. I told her that in 1987,” he said.
Having neither money nor a place to invite her, he stopped going to Memphis to visit her out of embarrassment.
Went separate ways and got married
During this time, Marjorie began a relationship and ended up with a daughter who broke Harvey’s heart.
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He, too, went ahead and married his wife, but the union didn’t last the time he divorced in 2005.
“There were times when one of my bodyguards, Boomerang, kept in touch with one of Marjorie’s friends,” he continued.
This is the same man who called Marjorie and said Harvey was getting divorced.
Couple reconnected after 20 years
He says the next thing he knew, his former crush on the phone broke the news that she, too, was getting divorced three years ago.
This was the push he’d been waiting for all these years, which is why he caught the next plane and flew to Memphis to meet her.
After promising to marry her in the ’80s, Harvey repeated the words in 2005 when the two reconnected.
“As we sat down I convinced her that I’ve been with her ever since and that was the whole story,” the 64-year-old concluded.
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Harvey married Marjorie in 2007
Harvey and Marjorie were married on June 25, 2007 and have enjoyed a happy marriage for 15 years.
During their 15th wedding anniversary, the king of comedy shared a beautiful letter he wrote to his children’s mother.
“When my bodyguard, Boomerang, handed me his phone that day in 2005, I had no idea who was behind it. But I recognized your voice straight away and it was the best day of my life,” part of the letter reads.
He added that when they met for lunch in Memphis the next day, he knew he wasn’t going to screw it up a second time.
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Meanwhile, Lori’s dad Steve Harvey was trending following the news on social media.
Many accused the veteran actor of not giving his daughter the relationship advice he gives to his fans and followers.