Who is Trevor Engelson?

American movie producer and literary manager Trevor Jeo Engelson, was born in Great Neck, New York State USA, on 23 October 1976, making Scorpio his zodiac sign. He’s perhaps still known best for producing the critically acclaimed 2010 romantic movie “Remember Me”, which starred Emilie de Ravin and Robert Pattinson, and was directed by Allen Coulter. It follows Tyler and Ally who’ve fallen in love – the film won four of its nine award nominations.

Trevor’s also known for being  the former husband of Meghan, Duchess of Sussex who’s today married to Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex.

Trevor’s currently working on four upcoming movies, including “Dragon’s Lair: The Movie” and “13 Minutes”.

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Education and early life

Trevor was raised in Great Neck by his Jewish parents, about whom he hasn’t shared many details because he respects their privacy; it’s believed that Trevor’s an only child, as he hasn’t spoken about having siblings.

He studied at John L. Miller Great Neck High School, and was mostly into sports during his time there; Trevor was passionate about both baseball and soccer, and also enjoyed appearing in school plays, and practicing creative writing.

Upon matriculating in 1995, he enrolled at University of Southern California, from which he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in journalism in 1999.

Producing movies

Trevor became a production assistant in 2000, and the following year saw him launch his own production company Underground.

He produced his first movie in 2006: the successful action adventure comedy “Zoom”. It starred Courteney Cox and Tim Allen, was directed by Peter Hewitt and follows former superhero Jack as he’s teaching at a private academy; the film won four of its 12 award nominations. Also in 2006, Trevor produced the animated fantasy comedy “Santa Baby”.

The year 2007 saw him co-produce the popular romantic comedy “License to Wed”, which starred Robin Williams, John Krasinski and Mandy Moore, and was directed by Ken Kwapis. It follows a reverend as he’s put an engaged couple through a marriage preparation course – the film was nominated for a Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie: Chick Flick.

Trevor then produced the 2009 romantic comedy “All About Steve”, the 2012 crime mystery horror “Amber Alert”, and the 2013 animated comedy “Supanatural”.

He produced two movies in 2013: the comedies “Bad Advice from My Brother” and “Bastards”. In 2014, Trevor produced the popular action science fiction thriller “Alien Outpost”, which starred Reiley McClendon and Adrian Paul, and was written and directed by Jabbar Raisani; it follows a documentary crew as they’re covering an elite group of soldiers fighting aliens.

Trevor worked on the 2016 short fantasy mystery “Rise”, and the same year saw him produce the horror thriller “Incarnate”, which starred Carice van Houten and Aaron Eckhart, and was directed by Brad Peyton. It follows a scientist as he’s trying to save a boy possessed by a powerful demon. Trevor then produced the documentary musical “Give Me Future” and the documentary “L. A. Burning: The Riots 25 Years Later” both in 2017, and the 2018 musical comedy “The After Party”.

He produced the 2019 TV special “Desi Lydic: Abroad”, and in 2021, Trevor produced the thriller comedy “Small Engine Repair”, which starred Shea Whigham and Jon Bernthal, and was written and directed by John Pollono. It follows three friends as they’ve agreed to help a woman whom they all adore.

Most recently, in 2023, he produced the science fiction thriller “Share”, which hasn’t attracted a lot of attention.

Producing TV series

Trevor’s produced only two TV series, six of 10 episodes of the 2018 crime comedy “Heathers”, which starred Melanie Field and Grace Victoria Cox, and was created by Jason Micallef. It follows an outcast student who’s planning to kill the ‘cool kids’, and the series was nominated for a Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Series – Guest Starring Young Actor (Maverick Thompson).

Since 2017, Trevor’s produced all 61 episodes of the popular crime drama “Snowfall”, which stars Carter Hudson and Damson Idris, and was created by John Singleton and Eric Amadio. It follows the cocaine epidemic in Los Angeles, California in the ‘80s, and the series has won seven of its 28 award nominations.

Other credits

Trevor worked as a production assistant on the 1998 crime comedy movie “Safe Men”, and the 1999 action science fiction adventure film “Deep Blue Sea”.

He’s received six special thanks, some of which are for the 2014 drama movie “Boulevard”, the 2016 crime mystery thriller “Money”, and the 2016 crime horror thriller “The Neighbor”.

Trevor was featured in the 2018 documentary film “Harry and Meghan: A Windsor Wedding”.

Love life and wife

Trevor and Meghan Markle began dating in 2004, but details regarding how they met haven’t been disclosed; she was an actress prior to marrying Prince Harry and appeared in 31 movies and TV series prior to retiring from acting in 2018.

Trevor and Meghan exchanged vows in Jamaica on 16 August 2011, and their divorce was finalized in February 2014; the two still remain friends. Meghan married Prince Harry on 19 May 2018.

Trevor began dating American businesswoman and author Bethenny Frankel in 2014, and the relationship soon turned into a business one. He and American dietitian Tracey Kurland became engaged on 1 June 2018; she’s an heiress to a multi-million dollar fortune, as her late father is Stanford Kurland, an investment trust founder. Trevor and Tracey married on 11 May 2019, she gave birth to their first daughter Ford Grace Engelson on 27 August 2020, and their second daughter followed in 2021.

Trevor’s married to his second wife Tracey Kurland as of June 2023, and they have two daughters together.

Interesting facts and hobbies

Trevor only became popular on the internet after his former wife Meghan became engaged to Prince Harry in November 2017.

He’s today the manager of many screenwriters, directors and actors, as well as of a couple of novelists.

Trevor’s been to all of the US 50 states, mostly for work but also for pleasure; he’s also travelled to a number of countries around the world, but his favorite city is still Los Angeles.

He’s a lover of animals, and has donated money to many animal shelters; his favorites are dogs and parrots.

Trevor’s also donated money to charity organizations which work with orphans.

One of his favorite actors is Russell Crowe, and some of Trevor’s favorite movies include “The Next Three Days”, “A Good Year” and “3:10 to Yuma”.

Height, eyes and wealth

Trevor’s age is 46. His eyes and hair are brown, he’s 6ft (1.82m) tall and weighs around 190lbs (85kgs).

Trevor’s net worth’s been estimated at over $5 million, as of June 2023.

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