Harvey Weinstein is an American former film producer born on March 19, 1952, in the Flushing neighborhood of Queens, New York City.
He is best known as co-founder of Miramax Films and The Weinstein Company. Harvey Weinstein and his brother Bob have been co-chairmen of The Weinstein Company, their film production company, since 2005. Together they own a combined 42% of the company.
In October 2017, The New York Times and The New Yorker reported that dozens of women had accused film producer Harvey Weinstein of rape, sexual assault and sexual abuse over a period of at least 30 years.
Over 80 women in the film industry eventually accused Weinstein of such acts. Weinstein himself denied “any non-consensual sex”.
Shortly after, he was dismissed from The Weinstein Company (TWC), expelled from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and other professional associations, and retired from public view.
Criminal investigations into complaints from at least six women took place in Los Angeles, New York City, and London. In May 2018, Weinstein was arrested in New York and charged with rape and other offenses.
In February 2020, he was found guilty of rape in the third degree and a criminal sexual act. In March 2020, he was sentenced to 23 years of imprisonment.
Harvey Weinstein Age: How Old Is Harvey Weinstein?
Weinstein was born on March 19, 1952. He was born in Flushing, New York, United States.
Harvey Weinstein Siblings
Harvey Weinstein grew up with a sibling. His brother is called Bob Weinstein. Bob is an American film producer. He was born on October 18, 1954 in Flushing, New York, United States. Bob is not married after his last marriage hit a snag. He was married to Annie Clayton from 2000 to 2012. He children are Sarah Weinstein, Nicole Weinstein
Harvey Weinstein Wife: Is Weinstein Married?
He is not married currently, The American film-maker has been married twice. From 1987 to 2004, Harvey Weinstein was married to Eve Chilton Weinstein. After the first marriage hit a snag, he got married to Georgina Chapman but the marriage lasted from 2007 to 2021.
Harvey Weinstein Children
From his two marriages, Harvey has 5 children. They are Lily Weinstein, India Pearl Weinstein, Dashiell Weinstein, Emma Weinstein, Ruth Weinstein
Harvey Weinstein Net Worth
At the peak of his career, Weinstein’s net worth was estimated at $300 million. Much of this valuation was based the value of The Weinstein Company before the sexual scandals of 2017 broke worldwide.