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Full NameHarvey Fierstein
First NameHarvey
Last NameFierstein
Birth NameHarvey Forbes Fierstein
ProfessionActor, Voice Model, Playwright
Birth CityBrooklyn, New York
Birth CountryUnited States
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationGay
Marital StatusSingle
Relation WithTed Casablanca (ex-partner)
SibilingsRonald K. Fierstein
FilmographyGarbo Talks,Miami Vice,The Simpsons,I Met Your Mother,The Good Wife,Big Mouth
EducationPratt Institute
Height189 cm
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Date of BirthJune 6,1954
Age66 years

How Rich Is The American Actor Harvey Fierstein?

Harvey Fierstein is an American actor who has an estimated worth of $2 million. Similarly, he is also a successful playwright and voice actor. In the United States, the actor usually earns a salary of $37,000 to $57,000 from his films and television series.

Harvey is best known for portraying roles in films, Frank in Mrs. Doubtfire (1993) and Marty Gilbert in Idependence Day (1996), and Arnold Beckoff in Torch Song Trilogy (1988). Also, he is recognized for providing his voice to the character Yao in Disney's animated movie Mulan.

Began Acting From Garbo Talks

Harvey Fierstein began his acting career starring as Bernie Whitlock in the movie Garbo Talks in 1984. After that, he acted in the series and films like Miami Vice, Apology, and Tidy Endings. In 1988, he played in the movie, Torch Song Trilogy alongside Anne Bancroft, Matthew Broderick, Brian Kerwin and earned popularity.

Additionally, Fierstein also gave his voice to Karl in the television series The Simpsons in 1990. Again, he also appeared in series such as Daddy's Girls, The Larry Sanders Show, Fame L.A., Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child, Hercules, How I Met Your Mother, The Good Wife, Big Mouth, and The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance

Hairspray actor Harvey Fierstein
Hairspray actor Harvey Fierstein

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Furthermore, three times Tony Award-winning actor is also a notable part of the movie credits like The Harvest, Bullets Over Broadway, Independence Day, White Lies, Mulan, Safe Men, Farce of the Penguins, and many more. Also, Fiersteinwon Tony Award for Best Actor for his role Edna Turnblad in the American musical Hairspray.  


6 feet 1-inch tall versatile personality Harvey has written several books. He wrote a book for the musical La Cage aux Folles won the Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical

Harvey Fierstein's Kinky Boots Book
Harvey Fierstein's Kinky Boots Book

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Additionally, Hairspray star's other book titled Kinky Boots also was the winner of the Tony Award.


As of 2020, Mulan star lives a lavish lifestyle in Ridgefield, Connecticut, United States.

Harvey Fierstein's West Hollow Road house sold for $749,900
Harvey Fierstein's West Hollow Road house sold for $749,900

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In 2008, Harvey sold a villa of West Hollow Road at 3,640 square feet featuring 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms for $749,900. 


Harvey Fierstein was born Harvey Forbes Fierstein on June 6, 1954, in Brooklyn, New York, United States

Torch Song Trilogy star's mother is a school librarian while his father is a handkerchief manufacturer. He has a brother named Ronald K. Fierstein.

Harvey Fierstein and his parents
Harvey Fierstein and his parents

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Regarding Big Mouth's actor education, Fierstein attended Pratt Institute

Is Openly Gay

Brooklyn born playwright Fierstein is openly gay since the beginning: he has never hidden his sexuality for a single moment. 

On a special occasion writes columns related to gay issues. He also professionally work as a stand-up comic and female impersonator.

As per some sources, Hairspray star was dating Ted Casablanca in 1987. Unfortunately, the couple broke-off in 1992. 

Updated On Tue Feb 04 2020 Published On Tue Feb 04 2020 By Mikshya