Harvey Weinstein is a producer from the United States of America. He and his brother first found Miramax, then The Weinstein Company. Harvey Weinstein was kicked out of his company for sexual assaults accuses. Now let’s have a close look on Harvey Weinstein’s net worth in 2018.
Harvey Weinstein Early Life
Harvey Weinstein was born on March 19, 1952 in Queens, New York, United States. His father, Max Weinstein was a gemcutter mainly diamond but he died in 1976, and his mother Miriam Weinstein died in 2016. Harvey has 1 brother, his name is Bob Weinstein and he’s a producer and a businessman.
Harvey Weinstein was grown and raised with his brother in a housing cooperative in New York City. He finished his schooling from the John Bowne High School, and then graduated from the State University of New York at Buffalo.
Harvey Weinstein was first married to Eve Chilton Weinstein from 1987-2004. Eve was his assistant and together they gave birth to 3 daughters, Ruth Weinstein, Emma Weinstein and Remy Weinstein.
Harvey Weinstein married the fashion designer and actress Georgina Chapman in 2007. Harvey and Georgina gave birth to 1 son and 1 daughter, Dashiell Weinstein and India Pearl Weinstein.
In 2017, Georgina Chapman left Harvey Weinstein stating sexual harassment. She has recently said that she wants to get divorced. He is facing an investigation for the sexual acts accuses.
Harvey Weinstein Career, Awards & Achievement
Harvey Weinstein and his brother had interest in movies, so they found a company that produce and distribute movies and shows calling it Miramax, and they came out with the name from their parents’ names. Their first work in Miramax was focused on music concerts movies such as “Rockshow”.
Harvey Weinstein and his brother started going into success with Miramax, in the The Secret Policeman’s Other Ball, The Thin Blue Line movie, and the romantic dramatic movie Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! After a few successful work, The Walt Disney Company offered Harvey and his brother to own Miramax for $80 million, they accepted but with them remaining the head of the company.
Harvey Weinstein and his brother Bob Weinstein found a production company in 2005 calling it The Weinstein Company. The company has been very successful since its creation, they worked on several great movies and the most important ones to mention are The Founder, The Hateful Eight, The Butler, The Imitation Game, Scream 4, Derailed, Scary Movie 4, and No Escape.
Harvey Weinstein is interested in the fashion and he produced for the reality TV show Project Runway.
Harvey Weinstein’s company, The Weinstein Company has several 2017-2018 movies including Little Door Gods, 3 Generations, and Ballerina.
In 2017, several magazines and newspapers fight Harvey Weinstein, and they are mentioning that many women that has worked with him reported a sexual assault and/or other related acts were done by him. He is facing an investigation regarding that, and was fired from his company.
Awards & Achievements
Harvey Weinstein has received many award winnings and nominations until he started facing the sexual assault news in 2017. Below, you will find a list of a few of Harvey Weinstein’s award winnings.
– BIFA Special Jury Prize.
– Gotham Independent Film Tribute Award.
– Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation (The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring).
– Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy (Chicago).
– PGA Milestone Award.
Net Worth of Harvey Weinstein
Harvey Weinstein has an estimated net worth of more than $200 million. He made his fortune from the great movies he’s been producing with the company he co-found The Weinstein Company. Django Unchained movie that the company jointly released domestically grossed at more than $162 million, and The King’s Speech domestically grossed at more than $138 million.
Harvey Weinstein is a very talented producer and businessman. He co-found with his brother The Weinstein Company, but he was fired in 2017 because of the sexual assaults he’s been accused with. Harvey Weinstein is married to Georgina Chapman, but she left him in 2017 also for the sexual assaults, and Harvey is currently facing an investigation for that.