Marjorie Bridges-Woods is a fashionista who owns an online fashion emporium and also has a handbag label. She is quite known for her works on the fashion blog, Lady Loves Couture which she created in 2007. The Chicago native additionally serves as the creator of an Instagram account and e-commerce website, therein, she markets her collections.
As a result of her terrific fashion sense, Marjorie has gained recognition in the fashion community, with her presence being sought after at many high-end societal functions. Not only has she made waves as a fashion designer, but the businesswoman’s height of fame has also skyrocketed following her marriage to the multi-award-winning comedian, TV figure and entrepreneur, Steve Harvey.
Marjorie and her husband have gone on to produce one of the most enviable blended families in the entertainment industry. Though both have experienced failed relationships in the past, they have successfully developed an inseparable bond as a couple – despite several rumors of divorce. Read on, as we explore more details about the married life and past affairs of the gorgeous significant other of the famed TV host.
What Do We Know About Marjorie Bridges-Woods’ Marriage to Steve Harvey and Her Kids
Marjorie Bridges-Woods and Steve Harvey are no doubt one of the famous power couples in the entertainment world. Prior to becoming man and wife, the two have previously had a fair share of two broken marriages respectively. But having been destined for each other, the love birds finally got it right this time when they united in 2005.
After dating for two years, they exchanged vows in June 2007 in a private wedding graced by their close friends and family. The couple who obviously complement each other has brought out the best in one another and has been relishing a blissful marital relationship for over a decade.
They are proud parents of seven children who are products of their previous marriages as their union is yet to produce any child. Marjorie Bridges-Woods’ husband, Steve Harvey had four kids from his first and second marriage, whereas, the talented fashionista welcomed three kids from hers.
In 1980, Harvey tied the knot with his first spouse, Marcia Harvey who gave birth to twin daughters named Brandi and Karli, and a son who goes by the name Broderick Harvey Jr. Following the annulment of the union in 1994, the widely known author entered his second marriage two years later, with Mary Shackelford. The union produced another son named Wynton Harvey, before hitting rock bottom.
Marjorie, on the other hand, had two daughters, Morgan and Lori, and a son named Jason from her previous marriages. The two families have blended to become one big loving family as Steve Harvey has adopted his stepchildren who now bear his surname. He refers to them as his children because he believes that calling them his stepchildren would cause division and detachment.
Meet Her Grandchildren
Marjorie Bridges-Woods has been a wonderful mother to her seven kids whom she often spends time with. She is also a grandmother of five adorable children. In 2015, her oldest child, Morgan and her husband, Kareem Hawthorne who is a DJ, expanded their family with the arrival of their first child, a daughter christened Elle Hawthorne.
Then in June 2016, one of the twin daughters, Karli Harvey who is married to a motivational speaker and entrepreneur – Benjamin Raymond – gave birth to a son, Benjamin Troy Raymond. Jason Harvey and his model wife, Amanda Harvey welcomed Marjorie and Steve’s fifth grandchild, a son named Ezra in September 2019. More so, they have previously welcomed a son, Noah and daughter, Rose together.
Marjorie Bridges-Woods and her spouse are happily married. Despite, the challenges they have faced in their marriage including different divorce rumors, they are still going strong with each passing year.
Details of Her Past Relationships
As previously mentioned, Marjorie Bridges-Woods has been married twice prior to becoming Steve Harvey’s third wife. She first entered into matrimony in the early 1990s with Jim Townsend, a well-known drug trafficker who was apprehended by the law enforcement agency with 40kg of cocaine in his possession.
Afterward, he was handed a life sentence, but luckily for him, he gained a Presidential pardon in January 2017 after being imprisoned for twenty-six years. Marjorie had two children with Jim namely; Morgan and Jason, before getting divorced from him.
A few years later, she married a drug cartel boss by the name of Donnell Woods with whom she welcomed her daughter, Lori. Then in the early 2000s, she annulled her union with Donnell when he was being investigated by the FBI for drug smuggling.
How Did She Marjorie Bridges-Woods Meet Her Husband?
Marjorie Bridges-Woods and Steve Harvey’s love story seems more like a fairy tale. It was purely love at first sight as the beautiful blogger caught the attention of her future husband during her entrance into one of his performances at a Memphis based comedy club in the year 1990. Having been enchanted by her beauty, Steve Harvey was dumbfounded and couldn’t say a word as he steadily gazed at Marjorie.
He then told his audience that he was going to marry her even though he didn’t know who she was. Interestingly, what seemed like a joke turned into reality in 2007 when the two sealed their love with a nuptial bond. But it wasn’t smooth sailing for the couple prior to that.
After that first encounter in 1990, the lovebirds dated for a while before calling it quits as a result of long-distance and Steve Harvey’s marriage (as he was married to Marcia at the time). But later in 2005, they got back together, thanks to Harvey’s bodyguard who reunited them having seen how they complemented each other at their first meeting. Following their union, the esteemed radio personality has given huge credit to his amazing spouse for his career success and happiness in life.