Fran Lebowitz

Birth Day October 27th, 1950
Birth Place Morriston, New Jersey
Age 73 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Scorpio

Fran Lebowitz Biography

An American author, public speaker, and occasional actor, Frances Ann Lebowitz is better known as Fran Lebowitz. He is well recognized for her sardonic social commentary on American life as filtered through her New York City sensibilities. Previously, she worked at a Carvel ice-cream store. She was forced to leave high school and was subsequently hired by artist Andy Warhol to work as a columnist for Interview. As well, she worked as a cleaning lady, chauffeur, taxi driver, and pornography writer. She played the role of Judge Janice Goldberg on the popular television drama, "Law & Order". Furthermore, she has also appeared in a couple of movies like "The Wolf of Wall Street". She is also known for essay collections such as "Metropolitan Life", "Social Studies", and "The Fran Lebowitz Reader". Her other works include Progress and Exterior Signs of Wealth. She was featured in the Martin Scorsese documentary, "Public Speaking". She celebrated her 70th birthday as of 2020 and will next celebrate her 71st birthday as of 27th October 2021. Scroll down to know more about Fran Lebowitz's full biography, interesting facts, career timeline, wiki, personal life & affairs.

Famous For

  • Being an American author, public speaker, and occasional actor.
  • For her sardonic social commentary on American life as filtered through her New York City sensibilities. 

Fran Lebowitz, a famous author

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Fran Lebowitz Early Life

Fran Lebowitz took birth on 27th October 1950 with the real name or full name of Frances Ann Lebowitz in Morristown, New Jersey, U.S (hometown/birth nation). She holds an American nationality and her ethnic background/ethnicity is American-white. Similarly, she is Jewish by religion and her race is white. She happily celebrates her birthday on 27th October of every year and she had celebrated her 70th birthday as of 2020 though as her birthdate, her star sign is Scorpio. She is the daughter of Ruth (mother) and Harold Lebowitz (father), who owned Pearl's Upholstered Furniture, a furniture store, and upholstery workshop. She has one sibling a sister named Ellen. She is educated from The Wilson School whereas her grades were so poor as she also was suspended from Morristown High School for sneaking out of pep rallies.

Fran Lebowitz Career

  • Fran Lebowitz kicks off her career working for a small magazine, "Changes" at the age of 21 where she sold advertising space, then wrote book and movie reviews and was hired as a columnist for "Interview" by Andy Warhol where she wrote a column called "I Cover the Waterfront."
  • She then published her first book, "Metropolitan Life" in 1978 though her last published book was "Mr. Chas and Lisa Sue Meet the Pandas" (1994).
  • Her book "Progress" was first excerpted in "Vanity Fair" in 2004 but has yet to be completed as of 2020.
  • Also, she has made several appearances on "Late Night with David Letterman" and on the television drama "Law & Order" from 2001 to 2007 as Judge Janice Goldberg.
  • She has also been employed as a contributing editor and occasional columnist for "Vanity Fair" since 1997 as she was named one of the year's most stylish women in "Vanity Fair's" 68th Annual International Best-Dressed List.
  • When she was featured in the documentary "Public Speaking", she was introduced to a new generation of audiences in 2010 as she returned to "The Late Show with David Letterman" after a 16-year absence, to promote the documentary on 17th November 2010.
  • As well, HBO debuted "Public Speaking", Martin Scorsese's documentary about her containing interviews and clips from speaking engagements on 22nd November 2010.
  • She was also seen as a judge in Scorsese's 2013 film "The Wolf of Wall Street" whereas she collaborated with Scorsese again on the 2021 Netflix series "Pretend It's a City", in which Scorsese interviews her about New York City and other subjects.


  • Fran identifies as a liberal Democrat but is often critical of Democratic politicians and policy. She said on "Real Time with Bill Maher" in May 2019 that Trump should suffer the same fate as Jamal Khashoggi, the "Washington Post" columnist the CIA believes was tortured and murdered on orders from Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman however, Lebowitz walked back her comments later in the same program.

Film and Television 

  • Law & Order (2001-2007)
  • Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2006)
  • Public Speaking (2010)
  • The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
  • The Booksellers (2020)
  • Pretend It's a City (2021)

Fran Lebowitz Partner & Sexuality

Reflecting on Fran Lebowitz's personal life, she is an unmarried woman as regarding her sexual orientation, she is lesbian. She has spoken about romantic difficulties in some interviews. In 2016, she explained, "I'm the world's greatest daughter. I'm a great relative. I believe I'm a great friend. I'm a horrible girlfriend. I always was." Fran was also a longtime and very close friend of Toni Morrison. Additionally, she is "famously resistant to technology." She has no cell phone, computer, or typewriter. She has not used drugs or alcohol since she was 19, which she says is because she reached her "lifetime supply" of both by that age. She is assumed to be single as of today as there are no rumors and affairs about her dating anyone. 

Fran Lebowitz and Toni Morrison


Fran Lebowitz Net Worth & Salary

Moving towards Fran Lebowitz's net worth, she has a worth of around $4 million as of 2020 though talking about her salary, Fran's salary is also in millions of dollars per year. Her story to success definitely does not appear to be anything different than others. During the beginning phase of her career, she also had to prove her potential. She had to work from scratch to reach where she has today. In addition, her major source of income is from her author career.

Fran Lebowitz Height & Body Size

The beautiful and versatile author, public speaker, as well as occasional actor, stands at a perfect height with balanced body weight. She is gradually transforming into an attractive and more feminine person. She makes a special effort to look professional and attractive on air. She wears outfits that make her glow. Graceful woman, Fran has hazel eyes and brown hair color as her body build type is average.

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