Harvey Weinstein is a popular former American film producer who is also convicted for a Rape case. Harvey was an alleged and convicted sex offender and coronavirus. Let us take you through Harvey Weinstein wiki, Bio, Age, Family details, Coronavirus & Net worth
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Harvey Weinstein Biography – Who is Harvey Weinstein?
Harvey Weinstein was born on March 19th, 1952, in New York. His father Max Weinstein is a diamond cutter and his mother Miriam. His family is Jewish and his maternal grandparents were Polish immigrants. He was grown up with his younger brother, Bob in a housing co-op named Electchester in New York City. He did his graduation from John Bowne High school and attended the State University of New York at Buffalo.
Harvey Weinstein Career
Both Weinstein and his brother had grown up with a passion for films, and they always desired to get into the film industry. In the late 1970s from the profits of their concert promotion business, the brothers created an independent film distribution company named Miramax after their parents Miriam and Max Weinstein. In the early 1980s, Miramax acquired the right to two British films of benefit shows filmed for the human rights organization Amnesty International.
Martin Lewis the producer of the original films worked closely with the Weinstein brothers and they edited two movies into one movie tailored for the American Market. After the success of The Crying Game in 1993, Disney offered the Weinstein $ 80 million for ownership of Miramax. In the year 2005 September 30th the Weinstein brothers left Miramax and formed their own production company.
Later against Weinstein in the aftermath of the sexual misconduct allegations were raised. Due to that, the company was forced into bankruptcy and Lantern Entertainment purchased all assets in 2018. On July 16th, 2018 the company was shut down.
Harvey Weinstein personal life
Harvey Weinstein married Eve Chilton in 1987 and they were divorced in 2004. Harvey married Georgina Chapman in 2007 and even this relationship did not last long. They separated and divorced in 2017. Harvey has 5 children. Harvey paid his first wife Eve $23 million worth apartment.
Harvey Weinstein Sex offender Controversy
In the year 2017, Harvey was accused of sexually harassing, assaulting and raping dozens of women. Many women in the American film industry came forward and reported similar cases on Harvey. After these allegations, Harvey was fired from his production company. On 2018 May 25, Harvey was charged with “rape criminal sex act”. He was arrested on the same day. However, he got bail after posting $1 million.
Harvey Weinstein was tested positive with dreadful coronavirus while serving a 23-year jail sentence for rape and sexual assault cases. He was earlier locked up at Rikers Island jail complex in New York which had lot of coronavirus cases. He was first sent to the hospital from the courtroom for a heart checkup. Later he was diagnosed and tested as coronavirus positive.
Harvey Weinstein Net Worth
As in 2020, Harvey Weinstein’s net worth is 50 million dollars.