Harvey Weinstein has had a long and decorated career in the movie business. An award-winning producer and studio co-founder, his past achievements are now overshadowed by allegations concerning his conduct towards women.
Who is Harvey Weinstein, how old is he, when is his birthday, how tall is he and what is his background?
Harvey Weinstein is a movie producer and co-founder of entertainment company Miramax. He is 66 years old and was born in Queens, New York, on 19 March 1952.
He produced rock concerts along with his brother and a friend in the 1970’s; with the money they made, he and his brother went on to create Miramax Film Distribution Company, named for their parents Miriam and Max.
Weinstein is 1.83 metres tall.
Why is Harvey Weinstein famous and what is his occupation?
Weinstein found his fame as a movie producer and company owner. He and his brother Bob sold Miramax to Disney in 1993, where they stayed until 2005 before setting up The Weinstein Company.
Although a well known figure to those with an interest in Hollywood, Weinstein has recently become a household name after allegations surfaced regarding his behaviour towards women.
What is Harvey Weinstein’s net worth?
Forbes estimated that Weinstein’s net worth in 2015 was $150million.
How much does Harvey Weinstein earn?
There are no reliable sources of information regarding his past earnings. Having been fired by the board of The Weinstein Company in light of recent allegations of sexual harrassment, his current source of income might only be from investments and endorsements.
How much does Harvey Weinstein weigh?
Weinstein was estimated to weigh over 300 lbs or 130 kg at one point, but stated in 2006 that he had lost more than 80 lbs or 36 kg due to diabetes.
Where does Harvey Weinstein live?
Harvey Weinstein owns several properties, although his main residence is a townhouse in New York City’s West Village.
Is Harvey Weinstein married, who has he dated, is his wife divorcing him?
The star has been married twice, with his dating history seeming to only include the women he married. In October 2017, his wife announced she was leaving him; they are currently estranged.
Which celebrities has he dated and had relationships with?
Weinstein’s past relationships include his assistant, Eve Chilton; they married in 1987 and divorced in 2004. That same year, he met fashion designer and actress Georgina Chapman. They dated and then married in 2007.
What did Harvey Weinstein do, did he sexually assault women, what have women said about him, which famous women have alleged that he sexually assaulted or harassed them, has he been arrested, did he go to rehab?
After allegations of Weinstein’s sexual misconduct surfaced in early October 2017, more than 50 women have now come forward to accuse him of rape, sexual assault or sexual harassment. It’s alleged that he coerced women into sexual favours by using his power and influence over their career success.
Stars such as Ashley Judd, Annabella Sciorra, Angelina Jolie and Rose McGowan have come forward with allegations about Weinstein. UK actress Lysette Anthony alleged that she was attacked in the 1980’s; this allegation is being investigated by The Met Police.
The NYPD is investigating a rape allegation made by Paz De La Huerta and have stated they plan to arrest him.
Weinstein has admitted that his past behaviour may have caused pain but described many of the allegations as ‘patently false’ and has denied all allegations of non-consensual sex, or any acts of retaliation upon being rejected. He is currently getting counselling in an Arizona rehab centre stating he wants to ‘conquer my demons’.
What is the #MeToo campaign, who has come forward about sexual abuse involving Harvey Weinstein, what is the Harvey Weinstein scandal, is there a trial?
In the wake of the Weinstein allegations, Hollywood star Alyssa Milano took to Twitter to encourage anyone who had been sexually assaulted to tweet #MeToo to show the scope of the problem of sexual assault in society.
After more women such as Salma Hayek, Mira Sorvino and Cara Delevingne came forward, this encouraged a change in society talking about sexual abuse and misconduct.
Many other celebrities have been accused of sexual wrongdoing as a result. Weinstein’s alleged behaviour is now the focus of UK and US police investigations, and an FBI probe has been ordered into the allegations; this makes it potentially likely for there to be a trial.
What awards has Harvey Weinstein won, when did he win them and what for?
Harvey Weinstein’s companies Miramax and The Weinstein Company have won 81 Oscars; he himself has won an Oscar and BAFTA as the producer of Shakespeare in Love in 1999, as well as a Golden Globe for Chicago in 2003.
What films has Harvey Weinstein produced?
His productions include Shakespeare in Love, Gangs of New York, Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon and My Week with Marilyn.
Does Harvey Weinstein have kids, what are their names?
The producer has five children; Lily (Remy),Emma, Ruthie, India and Dashiell.
What religion is Harvey Weinstein?
Weinstein identifies as Jewish.