Fran Lebowitz is an American author, public speaker, and occasional actor. She recently became people’s interest after producing Pretend It’s a City premiered on NetFlix in January 2021 in collaboration with Martic Scorsese. In the series, she talked about New York City and other subjects with her longtime friend and filmmaker Martin Scorsese.
Fran is also known for her sardonic social commentary on American life as filtered through her New York City sensibilities. She has earned the nickname a modern-day Dorothy Parker by some reviewers.
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All Facts On Fran Lebowitz
- Fram Lebowitz was born on 27th October 1950 as Frances Ann Lebowitz in Morristown, New Jersey, USA.
- She grew in a conservation family as the daughter of Harold Lebowitz and Ruth Lebowitz. Her father Harold was a World War II veteran and also owned Pearl's Upholstered Furniture, a furniture store, and upholstery workshop. Her father died at the age of 83.
- Fran was an atheist since she was 7. From an early age, she developed an obsessive love of reading.
- Talking about her education, she was a poor student and failed six times in algebra. Due to her poor grades, her parents enrolled her in The Wilson School (now defunct), a private girls' Episcopal school in Mountain Lakes. There somewhat her grades marginally improved, but she was eventually expelled for "nonspecific surliness."
- During her adolescence, she became deeply affected by James Baldwin, an American novelist, playwright, essayist, poet, and activist after she heard his speech. She said,
"James Baldwin was the first person I ever saw on television who I heard talk like that—by which I mean, he was the first intellectual I ever heard talk... And I was just flabbergasted. That made me read him."
- Fran stands tall at the height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.70 meters).
- Interestingly, Fran does not own a cell phone or a computer.
- At the age of 21, she began her career as a columnist for Changes, a small magazine organization. Later, she left Changes and focused on selling advertising space and writing movie reviews. In 1978, she published her first major work Metropolitan Life, a collection of comedic essays.
- Later, in 1981, she published another book titled Social Studies, followed by The Fran Lebowitz Reader in 1994. Furthermore, her last published book was in 1994 titled Mr. Chas and Lisa Sue Meet the Pandas.
- In 2010, Fran was featured in HBO’s Public Speaking, and in 2013, she starred in the movie The Wolf of Wall Street.
- According to Celebrity Net Worth, she has an estimated net worth of $4 million.
- The socialite is openly gay. However, nothing much is known about her love life.