Harvey Weinstein

by stlucas on April 1, 2017

Place of Birth: Flushing, Queens, New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: March 19, 1952

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Harvey Weinstein is an American film producer and film studio executive.

Harvey is the son of Miriam (Postel/Postal) and Max Weinstein. His younger brother, Bob, is also a film producer. Their company Miramax was named after their parents. They were raised Jewish.

Harvey has two children with his wife, English fashion designer and actress Georgina Chapman, and three children with his former wife, assistant Eve Chilton.

Harvey’s paternal grandparents were Benjamin Weinstein and Helen. Benjamin was born in Ohio, to parents from Russia. Helen was originally from Hungary.

Harvey’s maternal grandparents were Joseph “Joe” Postel/Postol/Postal and Sarah. They were originally from Poland.

Sources: Genealogy of Harvey Weinstein – https://www.geni.com

Harvey’s father, Max Weinstein, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Harvey’s mother, Miriam Postel/Postal, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Obituary of Harvey’s mother, Miriam (Postel/Postal) Weinstein – https://www.nytimes.com

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