Morgan Harvey- Daughter of Marjorie and Steve Harvey

Who is Morgan Harvey?

Morgan Harvey is an American food and lifestyle blogger and stepdaughter of Steve Harvey and Marjorie Harvey. She also runs a popular blog called I need some Mo. She shares her passion for cooking and posts delicious recipes to the world.

After marrying Marjorie, she was adopted by Steve in 2007. Her biological father was the notorious drug kingpin Darnell Woods. She sometimes appears on her stepfather’s TV program, teaching viewers how to make several dishes. Furthermore, her e-book, ‘Party Heart Cookbook,’ shares tasty party recipes.

Morgan Harvey also co-founded 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. She recently launched a new card game called ‘Aight Imma Head Out’ through the company in November 2020.

Morgan Harvey Biography

Quick Facts

Full nameMorgan Harvey
Other namesMorgan Townsend
BirthdateJune 1, 1985
Age38 years old. 
Sun signGemini
TraitsPositive– Adaptable, outgoing, and intelligent
Negative– Indecisive, impulsive, and nosy
BirthplaceMemphis, Tennessee, USA
Currently residingAtlanta, GA, USA
ParentsDarnell Woods
Marjorie Elaine
StepfatherSteve Harvey
SiblingsJason Harvey,
Half siblingsLori,
Broderick Jr,
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseKareem Hawthorne
ChildrenElle Monroe Hawthorne,
Marley Jean Hawthorne
EducationThe Culinary Institute of America,
Spelman College
ProfessionFood Blogger and Entrepreneur
Net worthUnder USD 640k
Social mediaInstagram
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorDark black
HeightNo exact information


Morgan Harvey Childhood photo

Morgan Harvey was born in Memphis, TN, USA, on June 1, 1985, to Marjorie and Darnell Woods. The neighborhood she was born and raised in was notorious for its high crime rate.

Her biological father was a drug dealer who was imprisoned in 1992. So you can imagine how stressful her life would have been as a kid.
Majorie Bridges divorced Darnell Woods and moved on with her life.

However, things changed after her mother married the American television host, producer, actor, and comedian Steve Harvey. After marriage, he adopted all her kids, Lori, Morgan, and Jason.

She took control of her life. She completed her undergraduate degree at Spelman College in Atlanta, GA, USA.

The second oldest of Steve was always passionate about cooking. Therefore, she enrolled at the Culinary Institute of America in New York. In 2011, she received a degree in Baking and Pastry from the institute.

She has dark hair and light-brown skin. Similarly, she had a beautiful pair of brown color eyes.

Family of Morgan Harvey

Steve Harvey (stepfather)

Her stepfather is a successful comedian, host, radio personality, and daytime talk show host. Steve is quite close to her.

During her appearance on Steve’s show, Morgan Harvey 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 into my life, it made that moment extremely special, so that’s the moment I will always treasure.”

Steve Harvey family photo

Related: Steve Harvey Wives

Marjorie Harvey (biological mother)

Marjorie Harvey Mother of Morgan Harvey

Marjorie Elaine Bridges was born and raised in a poor, toxic neighborhood in Memphis, TN. 

Jim Townsend was the first husband with whom she had a child, Lori. In addition to Jim, she was married to Darnell Woods, incarcerated for drug trafficking.

She married Steve after she divorced Darnell. While some people criticize her and allege she was involved in it, there is no evidence, nor was she ever convicted.

She is a fashion designer, blogger, and entrepreneur. Additionally, she runs a non-profit youth organization, “The Steve and Marjorie Harvey Foundation.”

Darnell Woods (biological father)

The biological father of Morgan, Darnell Woods, was reportedly a drug dealer. In addition, he was a repeated convict who couldn’t outrun the law.

The Narcotics finally caught him red-handed in a raid and sentenced him to life imprisonment; as a result, she divorced Darnell.

After that, there is no information about her father.


She has two siblings from her mother, Lori, and Jason. Jason is the biological brother. He is the founder of a women’s footwear company, Yevrah. She has four more from her stepfather’s previous two marriages- Karli, Brandi, Broderick Jr, and Wynton.

Brandi and Karli are the eldest of all.

Kareem Vincent-Patrick Hawthorne (husband)

Morgan Harvey with her husband Kareem Hawthorne

Kareem and Morgan met at college in 2006. At the time, she was a sophomore participating in a pageant hosted by his fraternity, Alpha Phi Alpha. Her husband is also known as DJ Bruckup,

The couple married on October 12, 2013, after dating for a few years. He proposed to her on the patio of the Twelve Hotel.

Their wedding ceremony took place at Atlanta’s Cathedral of St. Philip. After that, the couple went to Aruba’s Palm Beach for seven days on their honeymoon.

Wedding photo


Daughter of Marjorie and Steve with their granddaughter Ellen Monroe Hawthorne

Morgan Harvey has two daughters. Their eldest, Elle Monroe, was born on March 22, 2015, and their youngest, Marley Jean, was born on September 1, 2020.

The career of Morgan Harvey

Morgan loved cooking. In an interview, she mentioned bagging her lunch the night before school. She said that her love for cooking comes from her passion for people. 

She has worked for prestigious bakeries and event companies. She even appeared in The Steve Harvey Show, sharing her recipes. 

She 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. She also wrote an e-book, Party Heart.

Morgan photo from her new youtube channel

Additionally, she started her YouTube channel, which was abandoned. 

Aside from being a fantastic cook, she 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.

Morgan recently launched a new game called ‘Aight, Imma Head Out.’ She has also started She is an entrepreneur, and her husband teaches chemistry and pre-calculus in Chicago.

Additionally, the couple 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.

Additionally, she had a blog, I Need Some Mo, launched after she graduated from the Culinary Institute of America in 2011 with a degree in Baking and Pastry. The blog focuses on delicious, beautifully presented, and conquerable recipes ready within thirty minutes or even fifteen.

The net worth of Morgan Harvey

From all her income, she has an estimated net worth between USD 1 million to USD 5 million. The accumulated wealth is from her various ventures, such as cooking, e-book, and tech.

Social media

Morgan Harvey is active on Instagram, which is under the username morgan_janel. 

She has more than ninety-one thousand followers on her Instagram. She is active on Instagram, and her feed is full of posts of her children, husband, and friends.


Who is Morgan Harvey’s real father?

Darnell Woods is the biological father. He was a drug dealer who was eventually arrested and sentenced to prison.

How old is Morgan Harvey?

Morgan Harvey is 38 years old. 

Who is Morgan Harvey’s mom?

She is the biological daughter of Marjorie Elaine Harvey.

Who is Morgan Hawthorne?

She is the stepdaughter of Steve Harvey

What does Morgan Harvey do for a living?

She is a food blogger, author, and businessman. She is the founder and CEO of a game company. Additionally, she teaches chemistry and pre-calculus.

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