Nev Schulman Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Nev Schulman is an American TV host and producer who is best known for his work in the documentary film Catfish (2010) which had depicted him being filmed by his brother, as he tries to build a romantic relationship with a young woman on the social networking site Facebook. He had then co-hosted and served as the executive producer of Catfish: The TV Show, a reality-based documentary TV series about the truths and lies of online dating. Besides his work in the entertainment industry, he has been involved with several charities and philanthropic organizations. He was also one of the founding members of the ‘Young Leadership Committee’ of the youth-driven organization known as Leave Out Violence.

Born Name

Yaniv Schulman

Nick Name


Sun Sign


Born Place

New York City, New York, United States


New York City, New York, United States




Nev, after his high school graduation, had attended the Sarah Lawrence College, a private liberal arts college in Yonkers, New York. He had studied photography and dance there, from 2004 to 2006, before getting expelled from the institution for punching a female student whom he had allegedly mistaken for a male.


TV Host, Producer


  • Siblings – Ariel Schulman (Older Brother) (Actor, Director, Producer)
  • Others – Marvin Barasch (Maternal Grandfather), Marlene Panzer (Maternal Grandmother)




6 ft 1 in or 185.5 cm


78 kg or 172 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Nev has dated –

  1. (2015) – Rumor
  2. Laura Perlongo (2015-Present) – Nev began dating writer, creative director, and producer Laura Perlongo in August 2015, and they got engaged on May 26, 2016. The couple got married on July 22, 2017, in a ceremony in East Hampton, New York. They have 2 children together – a daughter named Cleo James Schulman (b. October 21, 2016) and a son named Beau Bobby Bruce Schulman (b. January 9, 2019).

Race / Ethnicity


He is of Ashkenazi Jewish (German, Russian, Polish, and Romanian) descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Toned physique
  • Clean-shaven look
  • Affable smile
  • Short-cropped hair

Nev Schulman Facts

  1. He had been inclined towards performing arts from a very young age, and during his teenage years, had studied dance for nearly 5 years. He had also had a love for photography.
  2. When he was 19 years old, he and his older brother Ariel had launched a film and photography production company. A year later, in 2004, he had started photographing dance and dancers as he had become involved with the contemporary ballet community in New York City.
  3. In 2014, he had published a book titled In Real Life: Love, Lies & Identity in the Digital Age. The book was based on both his personal experiences as well as his learnings from the documentary film Catfish.
  4. In 2018, the production work of his TV series Catfish: The TV Show was temporarily suspended as Nev had been accused of s*xual misconduct. An investigation was carried out which found out that the case was ‘not credible’ and consequently, the show’s suspension was lifted.
  5. In September 2020, he was announced as one of the celebrities who would be participating in the 29th season of the popular dance competition-based reality TV franchise Dancing with the Stars. He was the first contestant to record a perfect score that season. He finished in 2nd place and was partnered with .
  6. In March 2020, Nev and his wife Laura had tested positive for coronavirus.

Featured Image by Nev Schulman / Instagram


Facts of Nev Schulman

  • full nameNev Schulman
  • Date of Birth September 26, 1984
  • Age 39 years 9 months
  • Horoscope Libra
  • Lucky Number 12
  • Lucky Stone Peridot
  • Lucky Color Blue
  • Best Match for Marriage Gemini
  • weight78 kg
  • height6 ft 1 in

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