Harvey Levin Bio, Wiki
Harvey Levin whose full name is Harvey Robert Levin is an American television producer, legal analyst, celebrity reporter, and former lawyer. He is the founder of the celebrity news website TMZ, and the host of OBJECTified, which airs on the Fox News Channel.
Harvey Levin Age
Levin was born on born September 2, 1950, in Los Angeles, California, U.S. He is 71 years old as of 2021. He celebrates his birthday on 2nd September every year.
Harvey Levin Height
He stands at a height of 1.7 Meters.
Harvey Levin Family
Levin was born in Los Angeles County, California to a Jewish family. However, not much is known about his family as he likes to keep his personal details off the limelight.
Harvey Levin Partner – Gay
In April 2010, Levin spoke at an event for the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association, when he openly acknowledged his sexual orientation. Levin talked about his worry of losing his job if someone found out, which led to his separating his personal and work lives.
Andy Mauer, a chiropractor in southern California, has been Levin’s longstanding companion. Since the late 1990s and early 2000s, the two have owned various properties jointly and have had joint-deed listings.
Since 2012, when he was ranked #15, Levin has been named to Out magazine’s “Power 50” list as one of the most powerful voices in LGBT America. He has since been named #25 in 2013, #34 in 2014, #48 in 2015, and #40 in 2016.
Harvey Levin Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $20 million which he has earned through his career as a producer, legal analyst, celebrity reporter, and former lawyer.
Harvey Levin Salary
He earns an annual salary of $ 5 million.
Harvey Levin Education
Grover Cleveland High School in Reseda, Los Angeles, was his high school, and he graduated with honors in 1968. Levin received his B.A. in political science from the University of California, Santa Barbara, in 1972. He went on to the University of Chicago Law School, where he earned his J.D. in 1975.
Harvey Levin Career
From December 18, 1975, through January 1, 1996, Levin was a practicing attorney in California. Levin taught law at the University of Miami School of Law under Soia Mentschikoff in the mid-1970s. He practiced for a short time in Los Angeles before returning to Whittier College School of Law to teach.
Following his appearances in a number of public debates, Levin was thrust into the public glare when California Proposition 13 was introduced and debated in 1978. With his newfound celebrity, he began to give legal advice on a radio show, earning the moniker “Doctor Law,” and writing pieces for the Los Angeles Times. His time as a Times columnist lasted seven years.
In 1982, Levin worked for KNBC-TV, where he covered legal topics. He then went on to work for KCBS-TV, where he spent a decade doing investigative reporting and legal analysis, including covering the O. J. Simpson murder case.
He joined The People’s Court as co-executive producer and on-air legal anchor in 1997. Celebrity Justice was his creation, and it aired from 2002 to 2005.
Beyond Twisted was created by Levin and aired for one season in 2009 before being canceled. Famous in 12 (2014) was an experiment in exploiting a family for quick celebrity, but the show was canceled after only five of the planned twelve episodes had been broadcast. Since 2016, Levin has hosted the weekly prerecorded show OBJECTified on the Fox News Channel.
Harvey Levin TMZ
Levin served as the founding and managing editor of TMZ, which was created by AOL and Telepictures Productions in 2005. When it broke the story of Mel Gibson’s DUI arrest and following the antisemitic outburst, the website swiftly shot to fame. It continues to break a number of high-profile stories, including Chris Brown’s mistreatment of Rihanna, Heath Ledger’s, Brittany Murphy’s, Kobe Bryant’s, and Michael Jackson’s deaths. According to the Los Angeles Times, TMZ’s coverage of Michael Jackson’s death was the most important story the website has covered to that point.
In the run-up to the 2016 US presidential election, Levin becomes increasingly supportive of Donald Trump. Following Trump’s victory, he visited with President Donald Trump in the Oval Office on March 7, 2017 and spoke for an hour.
Harvey Levin The People’s Court
Since joining The People’s Court in 1983, Harvey Levin Productions has developed Levin’s media ventures. Levin published The People’s Court: How to Tell It to the Judge in 1985, which reviewed and commented on various instances from the show. “[The book] is recommended for public libraries,” according to Library Journal.
Harvey Levin bike Accident
Levin was unable to host Thursday the 4th of June’s episode of “TMZ Live” due to a “very serious” bike accident. The absence of Levin was mentioned at the outset of the nationally syndicated show, which pre-tapes and airs at 4 p.m. Levin was in “a really terrible accident,” according to PT. co-host Charles Latibeaudiere, and “he’ll need a little bit of time to heal.” He wouldn’t say much about the collision or Levin’s health, although he did say that he was grateful Levin was wearing a helmet.
Does Harvey Levin Have a Son
There is no record of Levin ever having a son.
Harvey Levin House
In 2015, Levin put his paparazzi-proofed house in Hollywood Hills West up for lease at $20000 a month.