'Catfish' Host Nev Schulman Personal Life & Net Worth Revealed

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'Catfish' Host Nev Schulman Personal Life & Net Worth Revealed

Nev Schulman is an American producer, host, actor, and photographer, who is famous for being the subject of 2010's documentary Catfish. The documentary narrated the story of Nev meeting a girl online, falling in love with her, and everything that followed after that. 

Besides that, he is also known for hosting, writing, and producing the 'Catfish' documentary-inspired MTV reality show Catfish: The TV Show. The show was first aired in November 2012.

Nev Schulman's Personal Life

Nev Schulman is married to Laura Perlongo, a freelance copywriter and photographer. The couple tied the knots on 22 July 2017 in the back garden of Nev's father's home at East Hampton, New York.

They first met through the social media platform, Instagram, in 2015. Sometime later, Nev asked Laura to go out with him for dinner—they met outside her workplace with his motorcycle in tow.

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Their relationship grew slowly and gradually with time, leading to their engagement on 26 May 2016, and the wedding, nearly 14 months later.

Children, First Baby

Nev Schulman and his wife Laura Perlongo are parents of two children: a daughter, Cleo James Schulman, and a son, Beau Bobby Bruce Schulman.


Nev Schulman and Laura Perlongo with their daughter Cleo James Schulman, and son, Beau Bobby Bruce Schulman on 23 December 2019 (Photo: Nev Schulman's Instagram)

Interestingly, the pair's first baby, Cleo, was born after their engagement and before their marriage, on 21 October 2016. Later, they welcomed their second baby of the family on 9 January 2019.

Age, Height

Nev Schulman was born on 26 September 1984 in New York, United States. The writer-actor Nev Schulman manages a height of 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 meters).

Nationality, Ethnicity

The New York native, Nev Schulman, holds an American nationality by birth.

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Likewise, he embraces Ashkenazi Jewish ethnicity because his maternal grandfather, Marvin Barasch (born in New York), was the son of Abraham Barasch and Betty/Bessie Klapholz. Additionally, Abraham was a Romanian Jewish immigrant, whereas Betty was born in Pennsylvania to German Jewish parents.

House, Net Worth

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Nev Schulman owned a net worth of $500 thousand, as of July 2013. Now, he must have managed to increase his net worth figures with his acting pay-cheques over these years.

Moreover, he also owns a luxurious family house in Brooklyn with his earnings—the house provides very modern retro vibes. The house is round-shaped, and the spaces of the home are warmed by using softer silhouettes. Besides that, the house includes a renovated kitchen, master bedroom, and a living room.

Quick Facts About Nev Schulman

  • Nev Schulman started his career as a ballet photographer.
  • He co-founded a youth organization named ‘Leave Out Violence’ in 2004.
  • His brother’s name is Ariel Schulman. He directed Nev-subjected documentary Catfish. 
  • In 2014, he was nominated for a Teen Choice Award for ‘Choice TV Personality: Male’ for Catfish.
  • He published a book titled ‘In Real Life: Lies & Identity in the Digital Age’ in 2014.
  • He has over 4.6 million followers in his Instagram account.