Harvey Weinstein

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Full Name Harvey Weinstein
Age 68 Years Old
Nick Name Harvey Weinstein
Gender Male
Famous As Producer
Birth Date March 19, 1952
Birth Place Flushing, New York City, New York

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An American former film producer is named as Harvey Weinstein. Initially, he and his brother Bob Weinstein co-founded the entertainment company Miramax, which produced several successful independent films, including ‘Sex, Lies, and Videotape’, ‘The Crying Game’, ‘Pulp Fiction’, ‘Heavenly Creatures’, ‘Flirting with Disaster’, and ‘Shakespeare in Love’ among others. On 25th May 2018, Weinstein was arrested in New York, charged with rape and other offenses, and released on bail. He was a very talented film producer. 

Harvard dean’s legal defense of Harvey Weinstein sparks controversy on campus

Harvard law professor Ronald Sullivan Jr. has built a sparkling resume of high-profile cases with clients like Michael Brown and Aaron Hernandez that’s earned him the reputation as a top mind in criminal law nationally. His move in January to join the legal defense team of Hollywood media mogul Harvey Weinstein, whose alleged sexual misconduct ignited the #MeToo movement, has caused a stir on the Ivy League campus. The house of cards came tumbling down with astonishing speed, as Weinstein's second wife left him, he was sacked from his own company, checked into a rehab clinic for sex addiction, and was arrested and charged with six counts of sexual assault. Sullivan also serves as faculty dean of the college’s Winthrop House, a prestigious title that makes him a resident and leader of one of 12 buildings that house undergraduate students. Since Sullivan emerged as one of the attorneys representing Weinstein in the movie producer’s highly publicized sexual assault case in New York, Sullivan has faced a backlash among some students. Weinstein's upcoming trial, where he faces multiple sex-crime charges, is tentatively set to begin in June. Harvard has had faculty lawyers represent notorious defendants before perhaps most notably, attorney Alan Dershowitz worked for O.J. Simpson’s legal defense in 1995. Dershowitz this week joined Weinstein's defense as well. 

Early Life, Family, Birthday, Education, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Wikipedia, Bio of Harvey

On 19th March 1952, Weinstein was born in Flushing, New York City, New York to parents Max Weinstein, father and Miriam, mother. He is of American nationality. Furthermore, he belongs to the Ashkenazi Jewish ethnic background. Talking about his siblings, he has a younger brother named Bob Weinstein. His religion is Jewish. His horoscope sign is Pisces. At present, his age is 66 but his age will be 67 on his upcoming birthday in March as of 2019. His other early life background will be updated soon. 

Talking about his education, Weinstein graduated from John Bowne High School and later he attended the University at Buffalo. He was awarded the Honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters (DHL) by the University at Buffalo.

Height, Weight and Other Body Measurement

Weinstein is a very handsome person with a perfect body feature. He has a height of 6 feet (1.83 m). His hair color and eye color is dark brown. His exact weight will be updated soon. With his charming smile, he attracts a lot of people towards him. His other body measurement will be updated soon.

How Harvey Weinstein Began His Career?

  • Harvey Weinstein began his career with his brother by creating a small independent film distribution company named "Miramax". 
  • The Weinsteins slowly built upon this success throughout the 1980s with arthouse films. 
  • On 30th September 2005, the Weinstein brothers left Miramax to form their own production company, "The Weinstein Company".
  • In 1993, after the success of The Crying Game, Disney offered the Weinsteins $80 million for ownership of Miramax.
  • Miramax released their first blockbuster, Quentin Tarantino's Pulp Fiction, and distributed the popular independent film Clerks IN 1994.
  • In February 2011, filmmaker Michael Moore took legal action against the Weinstein brothers, claiming he was owed $2.7 million in profits for his documentary Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004), which he said had been denied to him by "Hollywood accounting tricks". 
  • In the aftermath of the allegations against Weinstein, the company was forced into bankruptcy, with Lantern Entertainment purchasing all assets in 2018. 
  • The company was shut down on July 16, 2018, and the website sometime thereafter.
  • He has also been active on issues such as poverty, AIDS, juvenile diabetes, and multiple sclerosis research. 
  • He also serves on the Board of the Robin Hood Foundation, a New York City-based non-profit that targets poverty, and co-chaired one of its annual benefits. 
  • He was also active n the fashion industry.  
  • He has produced Project Runway, the fashion reality show. 
  • He has over 300 credits as a producer, 3 credits as an actor, and 2 credits as a director.

Awards and Achievements

Weinstein has won the Academy Awards in 1999 for ‘Gangs of New York’. He also gained the nomination for the same award in 2003, Primetime Emmy Awards a total of 15 times. He has also won the Britannia Awards, Gotham Awards, GLAAD Media Award, British Independent Film Awards, and Saturn Award.

Marital Status, Affairs, Children's, Sexual Orientation

Harvey Weinstein is a married person. He has been married twice in his lifetime. In 1987, he married his assistant Eve Chilton. They divorced in 2004. The couple had three children named; Remy (previously Lily) (born 1995), Emma (born 1998), and Ruth (born 2002) from the marriage. After that, he married English fashion designer and actress Georgina Chapman in 2007. They have a daughter named India Pearl, and a son named Dashiell from the marriage. On October 10, 2017, Chapman announced she was leaving Weinstein after the sexual harassment accusations. At present, he is assumed to be single. His sexual orientation is straight.

Net Worth, Salary and Source of Income

The net worth of Weinstein is estimated to have $250 Million as of 2019. He is making an impressive net worth from his career. He has not revealed his current salary but there is no doubt that he is earning in millions. His major source of career is from films.

Social Media Platform

Weinstein is also active in social media sites. He has more than 14k followers on Twitter. Furthermore, he does not have an official Instagram account. His company’s Facebook page "The Weinstein Company" has over 200k followers.

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