Harvey Weinstein’s Net worth, Wife, Movies, Scandals, Awards

Published Date   01st Feb. 2018, 14:41 pm
Harvey Weinstein’s Net worth, Wife, Movies, Scandals, Awards
Quick Info
Birth Name:Harvey Weinstein
Birth Place: New York City, New York, U.S
Birth Sign:Pisces
Father:Max Weinstein
Mother:Miriam Weinstein
Spouse:Georgina Chapman, Eve Clinton
Height:6 Feet
Weight:300 lbs
Ethnicity:White
Eye Color:Dark brown
Hair Color:Light Brown
Date of Birth:19/03/1952
Age: 66 years old
Nationality: American
Net Worth:$240 to $300 million
Qualification:University of Buffalo




Harvey Weinstein is an American Film Producer and a Business Leader of the political party Democratic. He is an alumnus of the State University of New York at Buffalo. Weinstein along with his brother Bob Weinstein co-founded Miramax Film Company.

Later, they dismissed the company and arose with new mini-major film studio named The Weinstein Company. But due to abuse of sexual allegation, he was dissolved from the Weinstein Company. Also, he got expelled from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Early Life and Education

American native Harvey Weinstein was born on March 19, 1952, in New York City, New York, U.S. His father is Max Weinstein, a Gemcutter and mother Miriam Weinstein. He is an older brother to Bob Weinstein Both of them began their career through the entertainment company Miramax.

Weinstein attended John Bowne High School following the University at Buffalo. After graduation in 1970, Harvey produced rock concert Harvey & Corky Productions in Buffalo along with his brother Bob and Corky Burger.

Career

After collecting a reasonable sum of money from their concert programs, the Weinstein brother created a small independent entertainment company Miramax in the late 1970s. The concept of Miramax was propounded after their parents Miriam and Max.

Paul McCartney’s Rockshow and music-oriented concert were the initial releases of the company. Then, in the 1980s they picked up two British films of benefit for the human rights organization Amnesty International. The brothers had a good link to the producer of the film, Martin Lewis.

Thus, with his permission, they merged the two films. And they released a single film in the American market. The first film led them to the commercial and financial success. The same year, the brothers slowly built success partnering with arthouse films. And they also received critical and commercial success.

After struggling for several years, they finally succeed to gain wider recognition after the release of Errol’s Morris’ documentary The Thin Blue Line (1988). The next year, they released Soderbergh’s Sex, Lies, and Videotape. Eventually, the project led Miramax to stand as the most successful independent studio in America.

In 1993, after the successful business of The Crying Game, Disney offered $80 million for their ownership. Similarly, they released several films like Shakespeare in Love (1998), Malena (2000). They also released Gangs of New York (2002), My Week with Marilyn (2011), etc. All the film results in the commercial hit and earned several awards and several nominations for several awards.

Despite great business, the Weinstein brothers left Miramax on September 30, 2005, with an intention to establish their own production company. Eventually, they introduced the new group named The Weinstein Company. They formed the company combining with several media executives and directors who were already the member of Miramax for ten years.

The movie list released from the particular company includes The King’s Speech (2010), The Artist (2011), Silver Linings Playbook (2012),  The Hateful eight (2015), The Founder (2016), and many more.

Awards and Honors

Because of hard work and dedication, he received several awards. He along with his brother Bob won Gotham Awards (1997), GLAAD Media Award (1998), Saturn Award (2003), Producers Guild of America Award (2013), and so on.

Besides an award, he is also honored as the Doctor of Humane Letters (DHL) on September 26, 2000, by the University of Buffalo. Likewise, he is also a commander of the Order of the British Empire. The status is the honor for him as he was not the native of that particular country.

Is Harvey only specified to film productions?

Harvey did not specify self within film sector as a producer, co-producer, and director. Instead, he is an activist. Weinstein usually involved in social support programs related to the reduction of Poverty, AIDS, Diabetes and many more. He provides aids and services to the needy ones through Board of the Robin Hood Foundation.

Political Career

He is also politically active personality. He is the supporter and enhancer of Democratic Party including the campaigns of Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, and John Kerry.  Also, he has hosted an election fundraiser for Obama in Westport, Connecticut.

Fashion Career

Harvey Weinstein is also active in the fashion industry. He is the producer of the fashion reality show, Project Runway. The company is focused on a fashion-themed movie like W.E., Pret-a-Porter, and A Single Man.

Scandals and Allegations

Earlier, Harvey Weinstein along with his brother was doing great. But later, on October 2017, Harvey stuck in several allegations of sexual harassment, assault, and rape.  

Women, both within and outside the film industry more than a dozen, accused him. Then, all of a sudden, he appeared in the spotlight as an illegal personality with lots of unwanted sexual conduct.

As a result, he fired from his production company. And he suspended from British Academy of Film and Television Arts. Besides, he even expelled from the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences. The state ultimately led Harvey Weinstein’s net worth to decline and create difficulties in his livelihood.

As well as, he separated with his wife. And he was publicly denounced by the renowned political parties.

Personal Life

Harvey Weinstein married twice. Firstly, he married his own assistant Eve Clinton in 1987. But the couple divorced in 2004. Before their divorce, the couple has three children named Remy (1995), Emma (1998) and Ruth (2002). After two years of his divorce, i.e., in 2007, he remarried Georgina Chapman, an actress, and English fashion designer.

Harvey weinstein's Net worth, Wife

Harvey Weinstein with his wife Georgina Chapman

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The couple welcomed two children daughter India Pearl (2010) and son Dashiell (2013).

The couple was enjoying their company. But unfortunately, after the Weinstein sexual harassment accusation, Chapman stated her separation   on October 10, 2017.

Net worth

A successful professional career is the source of Harvey Weinstein’s Net worth. As of Feb 2018, Harvey Weinstein’s net worth is expected to be within $240 to $300 million according to Money. Because of several sexual allegations, Harvey Weinstein’s net worth could not rise higher. If he continues in the industry with the positive behavior, for sure, he will rise in the industry soon. Also, there will be the increment in Harvey Weinstein’s Net worth.

Physical Traits

Harvey Weinstein has an average height of 6 Feet matching his body weight 300 lbs. An American native Weinstein belongs to a Jewish family and possesses white ethnicity. Pisces is his birth sign.

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