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Facts of Harvey Weinstein Biography

Occupationformer studio director, film producer
EthnicityWhite
NationalityAmerican
Spouse1) Georgina Chapman 2) Eve Chilton
Education1) John Bowne High School 2) University at Buffalo
Place of birthNew York City, New York

Harvey Weinstein is one of the renowned personalities as an American former studio director and film producer and also as the Co-founder of Miramax Films and Co-chairman of the Weinstein Company. Recently, he is accused of sexual allegations to different women.

 

A movie mogul producer, Harvey is married to a woman named, Georgina Chapman. She is an English fashion designer and actress. Similarly, before Georgina, he was married to Eve Chilton Weinstein but their relationship could not last for longer period.

Weinstein Early Life and Education

Harvey Weinstein was born on 19th March 1952, in New York City, New York, to Max Weinstein, father, and Miriam Weinstein, mother. In the same way, he rose up with his younger brother, Bob Weinstein in a housing called Electchester in New York City.

[ CAPTION: Harvey Weinstein's early age photo. ][ SOURCE: Pinterest ]

Talented Harvey is a graduate of John Bowne High School and the University of Buffalo. In 2000, he received SUNY Doctorate of Humane Letters during the ceremony held at Buffalo. Likewise, during that time, he produced rock concerts as Harvey & Corky production along with his brother Bob and friend Crocky Burger.

Weinstein Career

Following a passion for movies, later Harvey and his brother formed a small independent film distribution company named Miramax. Their first releases were primarily music-oriented concert films called Paul McCartney's Rockshow. Giving continuity towards passion, he then began producing films such as

Films

  • The Burning- 1981
  • The Secret Policeman's Other Ball- 1982
  • Deep End- 1985
  • Shakespeare in Love- 1998
  • Malena- 2000
  • Gangs of New York- 2002
  • Nine- 2009
  • One Chance- 2013 etc

Similarly, he also worked as an executive producer and director for numbers of films. Some of them are listed below

Directed Films

  • Playing for Keeps- 1986
  • The Gnomes 'Great Adventure- 1987

Executive Producer

  • Scandal- 1989
  • Hardware- 1990
  • Madonna: Truth or Dare- 1991
  • True Romance- 1993
  • Smoke- 1995
  • Scream- 1996
  • Jackie Brown- 1997
  • Senseless- 1998
  • Dracula 2000- 2000
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring- 2001
  • Scary Movie- 2000
  • Project Runway- 2004 and much more

More recently, he worked for the films named Wind River as an executive producer and is working for upcoming films called Waco and Yellowstone. In the same way, he has been honored by the several awards for his incredible work like

Awards

  • Britannia Awards- 1996
  • Gotham Awards- 1997
  • GLAAD Media Award- 1998
  • British Film Institute- 2002
  • Saturn Award- 2003
  • DVD Exclusive Awards- 2003
  • Producers Guild of America Award- 2013

Youtube: Harvey Weinstein in the 24th Annual Producers Guild of America Awards;

Weinstein Personal life

Aged 65, Harvey Weinstein married to English designer and actress, Georgina Chapman in 2007. The husband and wife are blessed with a son named, Dashiell and daughter, India Pearl.

[ CAPTION: Georgina Chapman and Harvey Weinstein. ][ SOURCE: Pinimg ]

Prior to Georgina, Harvey was married to his assistant, Eve Chilton. The duo remained together for almost 17 years and got divorced. They had three children from their relationship, Remy, Emma, and Ruth.

[ CAPTION: Eve and Harvey Weinstein. ][ SOURCE: Pinimg ]

Currently, American film studio executive and film producer is tugged into lots of controversies on sexual harassment. And this news has been a headline news from several sources.

Sexual Allegation

According to several sources, in October 2017, many women have claimed sexual misconduct allegations to the Harvey. Accusers are actress Ashley Judd, Gwyneth Paltrow, Angelina Jolie, Cara Delevingne and Lea Seydoux including other 29 women.

For that incident, he has been terminated from his production company. The action of terminating Harvey was taken by, Lance Maerov, Tarak Ben Ammar, Bob Weinstein (Mr. Weinstein’s brother) and Richard Koenigsberg.

Weinstein Net Worth

Weinstein makes a huge amount of money from his acting professions. Till the date, he has worked as a producer and executive producer for several movies from where he has accumulated thousands of dollars. Allocating information from several sources as of 2018, it is found out that his estimated at around $150 millions of dollars. 

Updated On Mon Oct 16 2017 Published On Mon Oct 16 2017 By Biplov Barakoti

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