Nev Schulman Headshot
Report a problem with this profile
[email protected]

Nev Schulman        

Producer, Actor, Photographer & Host; Best Known for MTV's "Catfish: The TV Show"

Schulman started taking pictures and became involved with photography after having studied dance for 5 years. At the age of 19, he and his older brother, Ariel (an actor and filmmaker), started a film and photography production company. In 2004, Schulman started photographing dance as he became involved with the contemporary ballet community in New York City. Schulman is a founding member of the Young Leadership Committee for the youth organization, Leave Out Violence.

Shulman attended Sarah Lawrence College and studied Photography and Dance from 2004–2006. On April 28, 2006, he was involved in an incident with a female student and expelled, Shulman claims he hit the woman in self-defense.

In 2010, Schulman became the subject of the documentary Catfish, filmed by Ariel and business partner Henry Joost, in which Schulman met and fell in love with a girl he met online. The premise followed Schulman on the journey of falling in love with a girl he meets on the Internet, but later finds out that she may not be exactly who she claimed to be.

In 2012, Schulman became the host and executive producer of the follow up show Catfish: The TV Show for MTV, with his filmmaking partner Max Joseph, where he introduces couples in real life who have fallen for each other online but have yet to meet.

Speech Topics

Catfish on Campus

Cat·fish [kat-fish] noun — a person who pretends to be someone they're not, using social media to create a false identity, particularly to pursue deceitful online romances

In a world full of Facebook status updates and Instagram posts, we are constantly connected to the digital world. Social media has made it easier than ever to communicate without boundaries, but what are the consequences when face-to-face interaction can only take place through a screen?

CATFISH: ON CAMPUS featuring Nev Schulman of MTV's Catfish: The TV Show, will discuss the murky world of online personas, digital dating, social networking, and the triumphs and tribulations of 21st Century communication.


New York City Marathon: Nev Schulman on his 26.2 mile debut | SI ...

Nev Schulman, from MTV's hit show Catfish, discusses his experience at the 2015 New York City Marathon, where he clocked the fastest celebrity time in.

Nev Schulman And Laura Perlongo Have Taken The Most Unique ...

Nev Schulman has facilitated many unforgettable Catfish meetings -- and soon enough, the MTV frontman will become acquainted with a very special someone:  ...

Catfish Host Nev Schulman Expecting Baby with Girlfriend – Moms ...

Baby Girl on the Way for Catfish Host Nev Schulman ... No Facebook stalking needed to confirm this news: Catfish's Nev Schulman and girlfriend Laura ...

Related Speakers View all

More like Nev