Morgan Harvey rose to fame as the stepdaughter of famous television personality and Award-winning talk show host Steve Harvey. She has established herself as a food blogger and cookbook author.
She is the creator of “I need some Mo,” a kitchen hacks and recipes blog. She is also the author of her e-book Party Heart.
Who is Morgan Harvey?
Morgan Harvey is an American food blogger and daughter of Steve Harvey and Marjorie Harvey. She also runs a popular blog called I need some Mo. Morgan shares her passion for cooking and posts delicious recipes to the world.
As a result of his marriage to Marjorie Harvey, Steve Harvey adopted Morgan in 2007. Morgan Harvey’s biological father is the notorious drug kingpin, Darnell Woods.
Morgan sometimes appears on her father’s TV program, where she teaches viewers how to make several dishes. Furthermore, her e-book ‘Party Heart cookbook’ shares tasty party recipes.
Morgan Harvey is also co-founder of the game company, Lift Every Voice and Meme. The company mainly produces text and picture cards related to popular humor to play indoors with your friends and family. Morgan recently launched a new card game called ‘Aight Imma Head Out’ through the company in November 2020.
|Full name||Morgan Harvey|
|Other names||Morgan Townsend|
|Birthdate||June 1, 1985|
|Age||37 years old.|
|Traits||Positive– Adaptable, outgoing, and intelligent
Negative– Indecisive, impulsive, and nosy
|Birthplace||Memphis, Tennessee, USA|
|Currently residing||Atlanta, GA|
|Parents||Darnell Woods (biological father)
|Grandparents||Doris Bridges (maternal grandparents)|
Broderick Harvey Jr,
|Children||Elle Monroe Hawthorne,
Marley Jean Hawthorne
|Education||The Culinary Institute of America
|Profession||Food Blogger and Entrepreneur|
|Net worth||Under USD 640k|
|Hair Color||Dark black|
|Height||No exact information|
On June 1, 1985, Morgan Harvey was born to Darnell Woods and Marjorie Bridges. As per her date of birth, she is a Gemini. As a Gemini, she’s pretty caring, reliable, and incredibly creative.
She usually follows her intuition. Morgan is an excellent, loving mother who ensures her daughters get the best care.
Cooking for her children and providing nutritious food have led her to create some fantastic recipes she shares with her followers.
Morgan has dark hair and light-brown skin. Similarly, she had a beautiful pair of brown color eyes.
Morgan’s mother was previously married to Jim Bridges. Jim and Darnell were both drug dealers. They were both arrested in 1992.
After the incident, Morgan’s mother, Marjorie, divorced her father as the court sentenced him to life imprisonment due to his crimes.
After graduating from high school, Marjorie Harvey’s daughter, Morgan, completed her undergraduate degree at Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia.
Despite that, Morgan always had a passion for cooking, and she decided to follow her passion.
Morgan entered the Culinary Institute of America in New York, a renowned baking and pastry arts education institute. In 2011, she received a degree in Baking and Pastry from the institute.
Family of Morgan Harvey
Morgan Harvey’s father, Steve Harvey, is a successful comedian, game show host, radio personality, and daytime talk show host. Steve is quite close with Morgan despite being the adopted daughter. During her appearance on Steve’s show, Morgan revealed that she never imagined having a father-daughter moment at her wedding until Harvey entered her life.
She said, “You walked me down the aisle, and we shared a special moment during our father-daughter dance. As a child, that moment was not something I ever looked forward to. But with you coming to my life, it made that moment extremely special, so that’s the moment I will always treasure.”
Morgan has four step-siblings, Karli, Brandi, Broderick, and Wynton Harvey.
Morgan’s mother, Marjorie Harvey, is a fashion designer, blogger, and entrepreneur. Marjorie was 21 when she gave birth to Morgan. However, the mother-daughter duo is close and often seen together in each other’s Instagram posts.
Marjorie Harvey’s biological children are Morgan, Jason, and Lori Harvey. Steve Harvey adopted the three siblings after he married their mother in 2007.
Darnell Woods (biological father)
Morgan Harvey’s biological father, Darrell Woods, was reportedly a drug dealer. Eventually, the cops arrested Darnell. Consequently, he and his then-wife Marjorie got divorced.
Marjorie Harvey’s daughter and Marjorie since have done away with Darrell.
Jason Harvey (brother)
Jason Harvey is Morgan Harvey’s brother. He is the founder of a women’s footwear company, Yevrah.
Kareem Vincent-Patrick Hawthorne (husband)
Morgan Harvey’s husband, Kareem Vincent-Patrick Hawthorne, is better known as DJ Bruckup. They first met as university students in 2006. At the time, Morgan was a sophomore participating in a pageant hosted by Kareem’s fraternity, Alpha Phi Alpha.
Throughout their college years, Morgan Hawthorne met her husband Kareem in college. They had a friendly relationship. However, the couple started dating after they graduated from Spelman. After dating for a few years, the couple married on October 12, 2013.
Southern Seasons Magazine reported that Kareem proposed on the patio of the Twelve Hotel in a surprise proposal. Additionally, this is where he first confessed his love to Morgan several years earlier at a New Year’s Party.
Their wedding ceremony took place at Atlanta’s Cathedral of St. Philip. Steve, Marjorie, and Lori Harvey were guests at their ceremony.
A special moment for Morgan was her father-daughter dance with Steve Harvey during the reception at St. Regis Atlanta. Steve Harvey also toasts Morgan, saying she had finally found a man capable of getting her as high as possible.
Steve added, “Kareem is everything I ever wanted one of my daughters to have.”
They spent seven days on Aruba’s Palm Beach on their honeymoon.
Morgan Harvey has two daughters. Their eldest daughter Elle Monroe was born on March 22, 2015, and their youngest, Marley Jean Hawthorne, was born on September 1, 2020.
The career of Morgan Harvey
Morgan Harvey was interested in cooking and loved the joy it brought from a young age. She explained that she bagged her lunch the night before school because she took cooking seriously as a kid.
Morgan states that her love for cooking comes from her passion for people. It is an ability that brings her loved ones together.
She graduated from the Culinary Institute of America and worked for prestigious bakeries and event companies.
Likewise, Morgan Harvey had a YouTube channel, ‘Morgan Hawthorne.’ Unfortunately, it seems to be abandoned.
Occasionally she appears in her father’s shows, too, where she teaches how to cook mac and cheese, quick dinners, and prepare food for their children’s birthday parties.
Additionally, Morgan is also a food blogger and an author of a cookbook.
Her food blog, ‘I need some Mo,’ shares delicious, beautifully prepared 30-minute meal recipes.
Likewise, Morgan’s cookbook ‘Party Heart’ contains delicious and simple finger food recipes best suited for young guests at a party. For example, the cookbook includes Morgan’s grandmother’s strawberry cake, banana pudding, BBQ meatballs, etc.
Interested people can purchase Morgan’s cookbook ‘Party Heart’ for only $9.99 through her food blog.
Aside from being a fantastic cook, Morgan is the co-founder and CEO of a game company, Lift Every Voice and Meme. The company produces adult card games played on typical game nights with friends and family.
Additionally, Morgan recently launched a new game called ‘Aight Imma Head Out.’ She has also started lifteveryvoiceandmeme.com
Morgan is an entrepreneur, and Kareem Hawthorne teaches chemistry and pre-calculus in Chicago.
Additionally, Kareem and Morgan Hawthorne have founded the FroRibbean Fest together. It celebrates black culture’s different sounds.
The one-day music fest includes Reggae/ Dancehall, Soca, Calypso, Afro beats, and Neo-Soul.
The net worth of Morgan Harvey
Morgan Harvey’s net worth stands around USD 640,000, which she has earned through her culinary skills. Furthermore, she also makes a significant amount of money by selling her e-book.
Her net worth will likely increase soon by looking at her involvement in opening a new business like her card game company.
Morgan Harvey owns an Instagram account, which is under the username @morgan_janel. She has more than ninety-one thousand followers on her Instagram. Morgan is active on Instagram, and her feed is full of posts of her daughter, husband, and friends.
Is Morgan Harvey pregnant?
Morgan Harvey’s pregnancy made many headlines in 2020 when the food blogger shared photos of her minimalist baby shower. The pics featured Morgan’s husband, Kareem, with whom she already shares a daughter named Elle.
Morgan looked beautiful in a below-the-knee-length white dress. She captioned the photo, “My sweet family will soon grow by ten little fingers and toes. I had a wonderful day taking photos of my two faves to remember these last couple of weeks of pregnancy in a special way.”
How old is Morgan Harvey?
Morgan Harvey is 37 years old.
Who is Steve Harvey’s daughter?
Steve has twin daughters named Brandi and Karli from his first marriage to Marcia Harvey. His adopted daughters are Morgan Harvey and Lori Harvey.
Who is Morgan Harvey’s biological father?
Darnell Woods is the biological father of Morgan Harvey. He was a drug dealer.
Darnell was eventually arrested and sentenced to prison. Marjorie divorced him. Marjorie herself prefers not to talk about her ex-husband.