How long was Steve Harvey married to first wife?

Steve and Marcia got married in 1980 and had three children together during their marriage.

Steve and Marcia's marriage faced financial struggles early on, which put a strain on their relationship.

Steve's career in stand-up comedy began to take off, which led to him spending more time on the road and away from his family.

Marcia found out that Steve had been unfaithful and the couple separated in 1990.

After their separation, Marcia moved to Maryland with their children and Steve moved to Los Angeles to pursue his career.

Steve and Marcia's divorce was finalized in 1994, and Steve was ordered to pay $3,500 a month in child support.

Despite their divorce, Steve and Marcia have remained on good terms and have co-parented their children successfully

In Steve's book "Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man," he reflects on his mistakes in his first marriage