Harvey Levin Biography

Updated On Feb 03, 2019 Published On Dec 23, 2015
Facts of Harvey Levin
Date of Birth: 1950 , September-2
Birth Nation: United States
Name Harvey Levin
Birth Name Harvey Robert Levin
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Los Angeles, California, United States
Ethnicity white
Profession Television producer, lawyer, legal analyst, and celebrity reporter
Net Worth $15 million
Girlfriend Dr. Andy Mauer
Education University of Chicago
Awards Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Legal/Courtroom Program
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Harvey Levin, who is famous for carrying a coffee mug on camera, is the renowned television producer, lawyer and celebrity reporter from the United States. He is also famous as the legal analyst and the founder of celebrity news website TMZ.

Early Life of Harvey Levin

Harvey Robert Levin was born on September 2, 1950, in Los Angeles, California, the United States of America. Harvey received his formal education from Grover Cleveland High School. He is an American and is of white ethnicity.

Is he married? His Sexuality

Before 2010, Harvey's sexual orientation was not known as he was not married. In 2010, he took part in the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association as an event speaker.

There he revealed that he is gay and is having love affairs with Dr. Andy Mauer for a long time. Dr. Andy Mauer is a Southern California chiropractor.

His Career So Far

Harvey began his career as an attorney in the state of California soon after earning his J.D. in 1975 form University of Chicago Law School. In addition to being an active attorney, he also began teaching law at the University Of Miami School Of Law.

In 1982, he joined KNBC-TV covering the news about the legal issues. Next year, he created the Harvey Levin Productions.

Net Worth & Salary

Harvey's net worth is expected to be around $15 million, in 2019. Likewise, he also receives a good salary for his work but the detail is not revealed.

Harvey Levin facts on timeline

Born in Los Angeles, California

September 2 , 1950

Born as Harvey Robert Levin in Los Angeles, California, United States of America to American parents, Harvey received his formal education from Grover Cleveland High School. He is an American and is of white ethnicity. He is a tall guy. 

Graduated from Grover Cleveland High School

1968

He was raised in Reseda, Los Angele where he joined Grover Cleveland High School. Talented since his childhood days, Harvey Levin finally completed his high school graduation from there in 1968. And then he joined University of California.

Graduated from University of Chicago Law School

1975

After completing his high school graduation from Grover Cleveland High School, he joined University of California where he majored in political science. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1972 and then he began attending University of Chicago Law School.

Became an active attorney

December 18 , 1975

Harvey began his career as an attorney in the state of California soon after earning his J.D. in 1975 form University of Chicago Law School. In addition to being an active attorney, he also began teaching law at the University Of Miami School Of Law.

Got his first television job

1982

He began participating in public debates since 1978 and this took him to the new level. He then joined radio show as a legal adviser and later he became associated with Los Angeles Times as a columnist. In 1982, he joined KNBC-TV covering the news about the legal issues. 

Created Harvey Levin Productions

1983

In 1982, he got his first television job and then next year, he created the Harvey Levin Productions. This production company has been producing several programs and shows from that time on. It is also known for producing Beyond Twisted.

Revealed that he is gay

2010

Before 2010, Harvey's sexual orientation was not known as he was not married. In 2010, he took part in National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association as an event speaker. There he revealed that he is gay and is having love affairs with Dr. Andy Mauer since a long time. 

Won Daytime Emmy Awards

2015

Daytime Emmy Awards is one of the prestigious awards. It is said that he has been honored with this award for nine different times. Recently in 2015, he won this award for Outstanding Legal and Courtroom Program.

Honored by Out magazine

2012

Besides being nominated in lots of prestigious awards and being awarded with that, he has also been honored by several magazines. In 2012, he was listed in the lists of Out magazine's   Power 50. That year, he was ranked 15th.