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Bob Weinstein Height, Weight, Age, Controversies, Wife, Family, Biography & More

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Bio
Real NameRobert "Bob" Weinstein
NicknameBob
ProfessionAmerican Film Producer
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters - 173 cm
in meters - 1.73 m
in feet inches - 5’ 8”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms - 85 kg
in Pounds - 187 lbs
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorGray
Personal Life
Date of BirthOctober 18, 1954
Age (as in 2017)63 Years
Birth PlaceFlushing, New York, U.S.
Zodiac sign/Sun signLibra
NationalityAmerican
HometownNew York City, U.S.
SchoolNot Known
College/UniversityA College Graduate
Educational QualificationNot Known
FamilyFather- Max Weinstein (a Diamond Cutter)
Mother- Miriam
Brother- Harvey Weinstein (Film Producer)
Bob Weinstein (Left) With His Elder Brother Harvey Weinstein
Sister- N/A
ReligionNot Known
EthnicityJewish
HobbiesWatching Films, Traveling
Honors/Awards1996: Britannia Awards (shared with Harvey Weinstein).
1997: Gotham Awards (shared with Harvey Weinstein and James Schamus).
1998: GLAAD Media Award (shared with Harvey Weinstein).
2001: British Independent Film Awards (shared with Harvey Weinstein).
2003: Saturn Award (shared with Harvey Weinstein).
Controversies• Bob has been cited as a volatile and bullying executive by his business associates and multiple former employees.
• In October 2017, a female showrunner, Amanda Segel (Producer & Writer), working for the Weinstein Company, came forward with claims that Bob Weinstein had sexually harassed her the previous year. Variety published Segel's story on the same day that Harvey Weinstein resigned from the Board of Directors of The Weinstein Company.
Amanda Segel
Girlfriends, Affairs and More
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusDivorced
Girlfriends/AffairsAnne Clayton
Wife/Spouse1st Wife- Name Not Known
2nd Wife- Anne Clayton, a former book editor (2000–2012)
Bob Weinstein With His Ex-Wife Anne Clayton
Children2 daughters and 1 son from his 1st wife
3 children from his 2nd wife
Money Factor
Net Worth$150 Million (as in 2017)

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Bob Weinstein

  • Does Bob Weinstein smoke?: Yes
  • Does Bob Weinstein drink alcohol?: Yes
  • He was born to a Jewish family in Flushing, New York.
  • Bob grew up with his elder brother Harvey Weinstein in Electchester (a housing co-op) in New York City.
  • In the 1970s, he, along with his brother Harvey Weinstein, and Corky Burger produced rock concerts as “Harvey & Corky Productions” in Buffalo.
  • Bob and Harvey, both had grown up with a passion for movies. They inculcated a desire to enter the Film Industry.
  • In the late 1970s, created a small independent film distribution company called “Miramax” (named after their parents – Miriam and Max). Miramax Films
  • The 1980 Musical Concert film ‘Rockshow’ and ‘Wings’ is one of the first releases from the company. The Secret Policemans Other Ball
  • In the early 1980s, their company, Miramax, obtained the rights to 2 British films of benefit shows filmed for the human rights organization- Amnesty International.
  • The Weinstein brothers, working closely with Martin Lewis, the producer of the original films, edited the two films into one movie titled ‘The Secret Policeman’s Other Ball.’ The film was released in May 1982. The film became Miramax’s first hit.
  • The Weinstein brothers slowly grew up by making arthouse films throughout the 1980s, which achieved critical attention and modest commercial success.
  • With the success of Steven Soderbergh’s “Sex, Lies, and Videotape,” Miramax became the most successful independent studio in America.
  • After the success of The Crying Game in 1993, Disney offered the Weinsteins $80 million for ownership of Miramax, which they agreed.
  • In 1994, Miramax released their first blockbuster, Quentin Tarantino’s “Pulp Fiction.” Miramax Pulp Fiction
  • In 1997, with the victory of The English Patient, Miramax won its first Academy Award for Best Picture. With this, started a chain of critical successes, which included Good Will Hunting (1997) and Shakespeare in Love (1998)- both won several awards, including the Academy Awards.
  • On September 30, 2005, the Weinstein brothers left Miramax to form their own production company, The Weinstein Company. The Weinstein Company
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