Simon Leviev is popularly known as the Tinder Swindler. He used to dupe women around the world and managed to run with the estimated amount of $10 million. Netflix has recently made a new documentary on the person exploring how he did this and how far he got to achieve all these things and where he is now, etc. the documentary also focuses on the downfall at the hands of his victims. However, the games of the con man came to an end in 2019, and according to the reports he is currently in Israel.
Simon Leviev Early Life
The real name of Simon Leviev, aka Tinder Swindler, is Shimon Yehuda Hayut. He was living in his 20s when he had to flee to Israel. Several women have come forward to say that Simon Leviev is reportedly the son of diamond billionaire Lev Leviev, who is a real person and the father individually has nine children. There is no detail regarding Simon’s career and educational life. He came into the picture when all of sudden many women came forward to report about the person as he used to fraud them and fake his financial crisis.
Whole story of the person Simon Leviev
Simon reportedly used to con women who come on Tinder-the dating app, where he often creates the flare of giving them a visit to a luxury hotel and going with them on a date at a private jet. Eventually, he fakes up his financial crisis and gets them to pony up making thousands of dollars ranging from $20,000 to more than $140,000. By the time, the woman may understand that she was conned by the person, he would probably move to the next woman. Simon individually moved through places to con women ranging from London, Barcelona, Rome, Mykonos, and Tel Aviv.
It has been a decade now since his criminal behavior came into the picture of the top headlines of the news media. He fled to Israel where he was charged with theft, forgery, and fraud in 2011 and was reportedly sentenced from which he tried to run away and fled to another country. Simon was caught and convicted in Finland where reports came forward about his actions of defrauding women. He was later sent back to Israel in 2017 but he fled away again (according to the newspaper, Times of Israel).
Netflix completely owns the crime scenes of the swindler. It is streaming the documentary that is creating a new buzz in the industry and among the fans. It has telecasted the documentary as “The Tinder Swindler” which depicts the story of the person who claims to be Simon Leviev, a son of a diamond billionaire. The person is known to run through a series of a con, creating a fraud of millions of dollars with different women whom he came across on the social media platform called Tinder. His story is completely fascinating and creates a thrill in the people or the entertainers. The platform of Netflix has come forward with a film based on his story that has recently been released on Wednesday, i.e, 2nd February 2022.
Simon Leviev Biography
|Real Name||Shimon Yehuda Hayut|
|Age (as of 2022)||31 Years|
|Birth Place||Bnei Brak, Israel|
|Known for||The Tinder Swindler|
|Height||in feet inches – 5’ 8” – in Centimeters – 172 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 72 kg – in Pounds – 158 lbs|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|School||Private high school|
Where is he now?
Simon was arrested many times. First in Israel from where he fled away, next into Finland, and finally arrested. The second time, he was arrested in Athens, Greece. According to the Times of Israel, the newspaper says that the personality was imprisoned in the frauds and many other charges but was soon released after five months of a 15-month sentence. After he got out of jail, he started posting many of his pictures on Instagram doing things like rich people do (like posing in front of the luxury car and posing on a private jet, smoking a cigar, hanging out in the expensive car, etc).
But, soon he became unavailable on his social media profiles and stopped posting anything. It is still unclear whether or not the documentary made on him is real. Not only did he con women, but he also interviewed with Israel’s News 13, where he said that he was taken wrong for the things that he had never done in his life. He said that he loves to go with good things and will not lie to anyone regarding this. When he was asked whether or not he had the connection with the Leviev family, he said that he never knew that there was copyright to the family name.
Simon is no longer available on social media or tinder. He is now rumored to be settled down in Israel with a model, as reported by Metro UK. It is still unknown what he is doing currently and where he has been for a long time. His identity is not known to the public and the media outlets.
Simon Leviev Net Worth
As per the reports or as per the explanation of the Time of Israel, Simon Leviev is said to be the son of a diamond billionaire who himself possesses at least 8-9 kids. Seeing his background, it is for sure that he must be having a billionaire lifestyle, as no one knows whether he fakes his wealth to the public or he is already that much rich.