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Marjorie Elaine Harvey’s All Infamous Relationship Before Steve Harvey

aisha Published On Wed Apr 15 2020   Modified On Wed Apr 15 2020
Marjorie Elaine Harvey’s All Infamous Relationship Before Steve Harvey

The third wife of Steve Harvey, Marjorie Elaine Harvey is an American celebrity, Designer, and Fashion Blogger. She is the mother of seven children from which three are from her previous marriage and the other four are of Steve.

Harvey has dated two men and got married to them before tying her knot with Steve. Keep scrolling to know about Marjorie Elaine Harvey infamous previous relationship and marriages: 

First Marriage With Jimmy Townsend

At the age of 18, Harvey was in a relationship with Jimmy Townsend who was a criminal and Memphis drug dealer. The ex-pair were together for over seven years three months and were married somewhere in between the 1990s. 

A picture of Jim Townsend, first husband of Marjorie Elaine Harvey.
A picture of Jim Townsend, first husband of Marjorie Elaine Harvey.
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As Townsend was a drug dealer he was arrested for distributing it and was sentenced for life imprisonment in 1992. He was arrested after proceeding an undercover sting operation and soon after hearing his imprisonment, Harvey filed divorce for him and moved on with her life. 

After marrying Townsend, Harvey was also investigated by the FBI and DEA during her marriage. While after Townsend arrest, she was again suspected of the involvement in the drug ring he created. Although she was never charged with any criminal involvement. 

Townsend wrote a tell-all memoir in prison about his married life with his ex-wife Marjorie Elaine Harvey. He said he has written two-third of the book in prison and wants to tell his story and doesn't care about anyone (and by anyone he meant Marjorie). Townsend was pardoned by former President Barak Obama in January 2017, and now his memoir is yet to be released. 

Second Marriage With Donnell Woods

After her first failed marriage with Jim Townsend, Marjorie Elaine Harvey was in a relationship with Donnell Woods who is also a drug kingpin of Memphis. The pair dated for over some years and gave birth to two children named Lori Harvey and Jason Harvey and got married in 2000. It seems like Harvey was more into bad boys before she met Steve Harvey, who likes to dress like a pimp by looking at her dating history.

Children of Marjorie Elaine Harvey Lori Harvey (left) and Jason Woods (right) with her second husband Donnell Woods.
Children of Marjorie Elaine Harvey Lori Harvey (left) and Jason Woods (right) with her second husband Donnell Woods.
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Woods along with his brother Ronnie R. Woods, Bernard Woods, and Steve Woods known as The Woods Brothers used to distribute cocaine and marijuana from the Houston area to Memphis. Like Townsend, Woods also was in the custody of police along with other nine people including his brothers. They were accused of selling 5 kg of cocaine and 100 kg of marijuana. 

Her Third Successful Marriage With Steve Harvey

Marjorie Elaine Harvey then dated Steve in 2005, and after staying for over two years in a relationship they tied their knot in 2007. Counting their married life they are together for 11 years but know each other for 28 years as they met in 1990. 

 Marjorie Elaine Harvey with her third husband Steve Harvey.
 Marjorie Elaine Harvey with her third husband Steve Harvey.
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The pair are co-parenting their seven children as Marjorie gave birth to three children and Steve has four children from his previous marriage. 

A picture of Marjorie Elaine Harvey and Steve Harvey Seven children.
A picture of Marjorie Elaine Harvey and Steve Harvey Seven children.
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