Harvey Levin is the creator of this celebrity news website. Harvey Levin is a versatile person who has been involved in many other fields like television production, law firm, celebrity news reporting and legal analysis. Harvey Levin also came in the news when he admitted that he is a gay and he is in a relationship with the co-founder of the TMZ, Andy Bauer.
Date of Birth:
2 September 1950
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Harvey Levin always wanted to be a lawyer since his childhood
Harvey Levin was born on 2 September 1950 in Los Angeles, California; the United States of America. As an adult, his goal was to become a law professor. In 1972, he attended the University of California located in Santa Barbara and graduated with a BA in political science. Later, he earned a J.D. from the University of Chicago in 1972.
From 18 December 1975 till 1 January 1996, Levin became actively involved as an attorney in California State. He even worked as a teacher for the University of Miami School of Law. Whittier College School of Law was where he taught next. Before being the faculty member of this college he went to Los Angeles to practice law.
Later as Harvey Levin started getting involved in many public debate shows. He first grabbed the attention of people during a debate on California Proposition 13. The participation on debate shows gradually pushed him to conduct a radio show he has legal advice. He was then nicknamed 'Doctor Law'. Harvey also wrote columns for the Los Angeles Times.
Harvey Levin launched his career on television as a legal reporter at the KCBC-TV located in Los Angeles. After working for KCBC-TV, he then shifted to KCBS-TV. The murder trial of O.J. Simpson uplifted his career to a new height as he gained more fame giving regular appearance on camera. 'The People's Court' was the next show that made him more recognized, he worked on this program for 25 years. Harvey in 2002 created his own show named Celebrity Justice which only lasted for three.
Harvey Levin is also the founder of a popular celebrity gossip website called TMZ.com which presents celebrity news and gossips. The site was launched by the Time Warne-AOL in December 2005 and it quickly rose to become one of the “500 largest websites” in the whole world. Prior to that, he could be seen in the realm of acting as a reporter in a film titled “Volcano” which stars Tommy Lee Jones. He is also a frequent guest on “Kevin and Bean Morning Show” and “Larry King Live” on CNN. Currently, Harvey Levin, he earns a good salary and has the estimated net worth of 15 million USD.
Harvey Levin opens up his secret of being gay and now is married with his long-term boyfriend
Harvey Levin started appearing in National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association as an event speaker from 2010. He then confessed that he was a gay, it is said that he didn't tell this truth fearing to lose his career. Later he revealed that his partner was Andy Mauer who is a Southern California chiropractor.
According to Heavy, Harvey Levin and Andy Mauer are living together since a long time with each other.
Harvey Levin admitted that he does not have much time to be social and to get into problems. He mostly works for more than a 10 hours a day. He maintains his body with regular work out and considers proper diet as the key to healthy life.
Harvey Levin was mocked for the secret meeting he did with President Donald Trump
"Is there a terrorist plot against Taylor Swift we need to know about?" joked the ABC Jimmy Kimmel. President Trump and Harvey Levin had a long talk which was kept a secret to everyone. The meeting was not listed on the public schedule. "The show was huge success, and the two discussing future opportunities," Whitehouse spokeswoman Hope Hicks.
The meeting was done when the post-election was on the top and President Donald Trump was defending himself against news media. There were many criticisms done about the meeting which was named 'Objectified".
Harvey Levin estimated net worth is $15 million
According to Celebrity Net Worth, the estimated net worth of the TMZ's CEO is $15 million. It is sure that he has been able to get huge success in his career. The magazine has made a huge impact on Hollywood since its publication. Heavy says with this success 'He's gone from a "prince of sleaze' to today's "King of Hollywood".'
This magazine till now have covered many big stories like 'Mel Gibson's anti-Semitic rant', Michael Jackson's death, 'Chris Brown beating Rihanna', 'Heath Ledger and Brittnay Murphy's death' and many others.