Fran Lebowitz Biography
Fran Lebowitz is an American public speaker, author, and occasional actor. She became known as filtered through her New York City sensibilities for her sardonic social commentary on American life. The New York Times has named her a modern-day Dorothy Parker.
Fran is known for her books Social Studies and Metropolitan Life, which were combined in 1994 into The Fran Reader. Lebowitz has been the subject of two projects directed by the HBO documentary film Public Speaking, Martin Scorsese, and the Netflix docu-series Pretend It’s a City.
Fran Lebowitz Age
Fran Lebowitz was born in Morristown, New Jersey, United States, on October 27, 1950. She is 72 years old.
Fran Lebowitz Height
Lebowitz stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches (Approx. 1.70 m).
Fran Lebowitz Education
She joined The Wilson School, a private girls’ Episcopal school based in Mountain Lakes. But Fran was eventually expelled for nonspecific surliness and had difficulty following the rules. Lebowitz also was suspended for sneaking out of pep rallies from Morristown High School.
Fran Lebowitz Family
She was born and raised by her parents Ruth and Harold Morristown, in New Jersey. Fran had one pretty sister called Ellen. Her parents owned a furniture store, Pearl’s Upholstered Furniture, and an upholstery workshop. Lebowitz describes her Jewish identity as cultural or ethnic, but it’s not religious. Fran since age 7 has been an atheist.
Fran Lebowitz Partner
Fran is open about her identity and life as a lesbian. Lebowitz has spoken about having difficulty with romantic relationships. In 2016, She said, “I’m the world’s greatest daughter, a great friend, great relative, but a horrible girlfriend. I always was. Fran was a close, longtime friend of Toni Morrison. Toni is resistant to technology and does not have a computer, cellphone, or typewriter.
Fran Lebowitz’s Net Worth
Lebowitz has an estimated net worth of $4 million.
Fran Lebowitz Career
Lebowitz is an American public speaker, author, and occasional actor. She became known as filtered through her New York City sensibilities for her sardonic social commentary on American life. The New York Times has named her a modern-day Dorothy Parker. In 1978, Her first book, Metropolitan Life, was published.
The book was a set of comedic essays mostly from Interview and Mademoiselle with titles such as “A Few Words on a Few Words” and “Success Without College”. Some of her other books include Social Studies, Random House, 1981, The Fran Lebowitz Reader, Vintage Books, 1994, and Mr. Chas and Lisa Sue Meet the Pandas, Knopf, 1994.