Nev Schulman
Nev Schulman
Real Name/Full Name Nev Schulman
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Yaniv Schulman
Birth Place: New York City, New York, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 26 September 1984
Age/How Old: 39 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 185 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 1″
Weight: In Kilograms – 80 Kg
In Pounds – 176 lbs
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: N/A
Siblings: Ariel Schulman
School: National Dance Institute, NY
College: Sarah Lawrence College
Religion: Judaism
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Laura Perlongo (m. 2017)
Kids/Children Name: Cleo James Schulman, Beau Bobby Bruce Schulman
Profession: Television host & producer
Net Worth: $1 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Yaniv Schulman, popularly known as Nev Schulman is an American TV show host and producer. He is popularly known for hosting the television show Catfish: The TV Show on MTV, which is the continuation of his 2010 documentary Catfish. Schulman is both the host and executive producer of the show.

Well, how well do you know about Nev Schulman? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Nev Schulman’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Nev Schulman to date.

Biography and Early Life

Nev Schulman was born on 26th September 1984 in New York City, New York, the United States in a Jewish family. His name, Yaniv means “He’ll prosper” in Hebrew. His father Robert Schulman is a real estate agent. He has an older brother named Ariel Schulman who is a filmmaker and actor. He is of German, Russian, Polish, and Romanian ethnicity.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Nev Schulman in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Nev Schulman’s age is 39 years old as of today’s date 20th June 2024 having been born on 26 September 1984. Though, he is 6′ 1″ in feet and inches and 185 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 176 lbs in Pound and 80kg in Kilograms.


Schulman attended the National Dance Institute (a non-profit art academy)in New York City from 5th grade till high school. From 2004 to 2006, he attended the Sarah Lawrence College in Yonkers, New York but was expelled as he punched a female student there. He later explained that he mistook her for a male student and punched her out of self-defense. Schulman’s mother, who is an influential alumnus of the college, persuaded the college authority to allow him to continue college, but he was not admitted back.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Nev Schulman With Wife Laura Perlongo
Nev Schulman With Wife Laura Perlongo

Nev Schulman met his current wife Laura Perlongo, who is a freelancer, in 2015 through Instagram. After they started going out for a week, Schulman and Perlongo broke up as he felt he was “too in love” with her. But the couple got back together and has been together since then.

He proposed to her on 26th May 2016 and they remained engaged for about 14 months, eventually getting married on 22nd July 2017 in Schulman’s father’s backyard in East Hampton, New York. Laura and Nev were already parents by then, with their daughter Cleo James being born on 21st October 2016.

In January 2019, the couple announced the birth of their second child, a son named Beau Bobby Bruce. Schulman later said that their son’s two middle names are kept in honor of his and his wife’s respective fathers.

Is Nev Schulman Gay?

Nev Schulman is straight as far as sexual orientation is concerned. He is happily married to his beautiful wife Laura for 4 years now and has his own little family with their two kids. Schulman is a faithful husband and there has never been any news or rumor surfacing about him being romantically or sexually involved with other men or women.

Professional Career

Schulman started his career as a photographer and also launched a film and photography production company with his brother Ariel when he was 19 years old. He started getting more seriously involved with photography in 2004 and joined Sarah Lawrence College to study photography and dance.

In 2010, Nev starred in a documentary named Catfish, which was filmed and directed by Ariel and Henry Joost, Ariel’s filmmaker friend. The story revolved around Schulman and a woman he fell in love with online. The plot further followed Schulman meeting up with the woman in real life, only to find out that she is not who claimed to be online.

The film was based on Nev’s real-life experience. The was premiered at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival and it received positive reviews from the critic. The television adaptation of the film was made in 2012, titled Catfish: The Show, and was and still is broadcast on MTV. It is co-hosted by Schulman, Kamie Crawford, and Max Joseph (till 2018).

The hosts help people explore the world of online dating and offer tips and advice to online couples who haven’t met before. The show has been running for 8 seasons with 162 episodes. The 8th season of the show aired on 8th January 2020. Schulman was accused of alleged sexual misconduct in 2018 which lead to the halting of season 7 of Catfish but the accusations were later lifter after being found as “not credible”.

In 2014, Schulman authored a book titled In Real Life: Love, Lies & Identity in the Digital Age, in which he shared his experience and observations on online dating. He played himself in the 2018 romantic comedy film named Nobody’s fool.

He appeared in the 29th season of the celebrity dance show Dancing With the Stars with his dance partner Jenna Johnson. They achieved the second rank in the finals of the 29th season. He is also a part of his wife’s Facebook series titled We Need to Talk where they give talks about “clingy partners, to cheating, to grooming habits.”


Nev Schulman and his wife Laura Perlongo won the Shorty Award for Best in Parenting/Family at the 2017 Shorty Awards.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Nev Schulman in 2024

Nev Schulman Net Worth
Nev Schulman Net Worth

Nev Schulman’s net worth is about $1 million as of 2024. He currently lives in Los Angeles with his family. He sold his Brooklyn condo in 2020 with an asking price of about $2 million. Nev is still working and his earnings are surely going to increase in the future.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • When he was 16, Nev traveled from Paris to Barcelona on a bicycle on a teen tour
  • He has a tattoo on his lower back which he does not like
  • He has a collection of remote control cars

Nev came into the entertainment industry with a riveting story on online dating and stayed while helping other people understand the reality of digital dating.


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