Harvey Weinstein

Weinstein in 2017, photo by kathclick/Bigstock.com

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

Harvey’s paternal grandfather was Joseph “Joe” Weinstein (the son of Aaron Weinstein and Chaya Bank). Joseph was born in Głogów Małopolski, rzeszowski, Podkarpackie Voivodeship, Poland.

Harvey’s paternal grandmother was Pauline Fischman (the daughter of David Fishman and Eve Brosdowits). Pauline was born in Novoselytsya, Novoselyts’kyi district, Chernivets’ka oblast, Ukraine.

Harvey’s maternal grandfather was Joseph “Joe” Postel/Postol/Postal (the son of Aron Shlomo Postol). Joseph was born in Antopaĺ, Drahichyn District, Brest Region, Belarus.

Harvey’s maternal grandmother was named Sarah Kantsevitch (the daughter of Josef Kantsevitch and Rebecca). Sarah was born in Kobryn, Kobryn District, Brest Region, Belarus.

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

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

Obituary of Harvey’s mother – https://www.nytimes.com

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