Harvey Specter is a character on the Legal drama “Suits.” He is portrayed by the American actor Gabriel Macht.
Harvey Specter Net Worth
Harvey Specter’s has a net worth around $10 million. He is a bigshot lawyer in Wall Street and works at a top law firm called Pearson Hardman (the firm underwent many name changes in the show). He is a senior partner at the firm.
In the first season of the series, it was reported that Harvey bills clients $1000/hr. It is typical of prestigious service firms to charge 3x the hourly wage, so Harvey’s estimated hourly wage would be $333. This gives us $666,000 as his annual salary.
Specter lives in a lavish penthouse in New York which amounts to millions. He also owns a luxury car and is being driven by a personal chauffeur everyday. Throughout the series, he is seen dining at five-star restaurants and going to grand parties.
Before joining Pearson Hardman as a corporate lawyer, Harvey worked as an Assistant District Attorney for New York.
Harvey Reginald Specter was born in the 1970s and grew up in Riverside, New York. HIs father is Gordon Specter and his mother is Lily Specter. He also has a brother named Marcus Specter. Not much of his childhood information is mentioned in the series. When he was 16, he caught his mother cheating on his father. He did not want to hurt his father’s feelings, so he kept this a secret. Eventually, his mother left them.
Harvey Specter went to Harvard Law School where he graduated 5th from his class.
He is the husband of Donna Paulsen, his former secretary at Pearson Hardman.
He is described as charismatic, persuasive, and confident.
After graduating from Harvard, Harvey Specter worked as an assistant for New York District Attorney Cameron Dennis. He worked as an Assistant District Attorney for two years.
On the pilot episode of the series, he was promoted to the position of senior partner at Pearson Hardman in 2011, He then hired Mike Ross, a genius with a photographic memory, but did not have a law degree.
At the end of season one, the managing partner Jessica Pearson learns the truth about Mike not having a law degree. In season two, Hardman, the other managing partner, returned to the firm. They found out that Hardman embezzled funds from the company. By the end of season two, Pearson Hardman merged with a British firm, headed by Edward Darby, making the name of the company Pearson Darby.
At the start of the third season, the firm had a high-profile client, Ava Hessington. Hessington was charged with murder and Harvey was in charge of defending her. The opposing counsel on the case was his former boss, District Attorney Cameron Denis.
In the show, Harvey Specter became a manager partner.
Harvey Specter Dating History
Harvey Specter is married to Donna Paulsen. His exes were Zoe Lawford, Dana Scott, and Paula Agard.