Sy Kravitz (Lenny Kravitz Father) Height, Death, Wife, Net Worth

Sy Kravitz was a late American television producer and former United States military officer. Kravitz was well-known for his work as a film producer for the National Broadcasting Company (NBC).

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Sy Kravitz, an American TV producer died at the age of 80.
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Besides that, the producer was also an ex-partner of famous American actress Roxie Alberta Roker and the father of star Lenny Kravitz.

At the age of 80, he was diagnosed with leukemia and died on 29th October 2005. His musician son, Lenny Kravitz paid tribute to him at a concert in Connecticut a few days after his death.

Quick Facts: Sy Kravitz

Full Name Seymour Kravitz
Famous as Lenny Kravitz’s father
Nick Name Sy
Birth Date 10th December 1924
Birthplace Brooklyn, New York City, United States
Died 29th October 2005
Father’s Name Joseph Kravitz
Mother’s Name Jean Kaufman
Siblings Leonard Harold Kravitz
Spouse Roxie Roker, Erika Kravitz
Children Lenny, Laurie, Tedi Kravitz
Education Under Review
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Sexuality Straight
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Gender  Male
Marital Status Divorced
Height 5’7″ or 1.7 m or 170 cm
Weight 62 kg or 136 lbs
Body Measurements Not Available
Shoe Size Not Available
Dress Size Not Available
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Blonde
Profession Television Producer  for NBC
Net Worth $1 million
Social Media Presence Not Available
Last Update January 2023

Who is Sy Kravitz?

Sy Kravitz was a late American television producer and former United States military officer. Kravitz was well-known for his work as a film producer for the National Broadcasting Company (NBC).


Kravitz was born on 10th December 1924, in Brooklyn, New York City, United States of America. However, his real name was Seymour Kravitz.

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Kravitz is with his second wife and son.
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He was the son of Jean Kaufman and Joseph Kravitz. His father, Jean was a stay-at-home mom who spent most of her time raising her children. Joseph, his father worked at a company telecommunications company.

The American producer was raised with his younger brother named Leonard M. Kravitz in Brooklyn. Both siblings had a good childhood and even worked in the military together.

Unfortunately, his brother died in action in the Korean War at the age of 20 while single-handedly holding off a Chinese attack, enabling most of his platoon to escape.

How tall is Sy Kravitz?

At the age of 80, Kravitz died on 29th October 2005 in New York. He was diagnosed with leukemia in the same year.

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The television personality stood at the height of 5’7″ or 1.7 m or 170 cm tall and weighed around 62 kg or 136 lbs. Moreover, there is no information regarding his body measurements and shoe size.

Apart from this, he had blonde hair and dark brown eyes.

Sy Kravitz Religion and Ethnicity

Moving through the religion and ethnicity of the charming and loving personality, he was Christian by religion and American by nationality.

Likewise, Kravitz was of American white descent. His zodiac sign was Sagittarius.


Talking about his educational qualification, he joined Beverly Hills High School.

So, after completing his high school education, Kravitz joined his college for further education. In 1946, the officer graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Arts.

How did Sy Kravitz and Roxie Roker meet?

The hardworking TV producer Sy Kravitz married Erika in 1948. Sadly, the couple divorced in 1955 after their marriage failed to stand the test of time.

Then, he a late American actress met Roxie Roker and got married in 1963. The duo unfortunately divorced in 1985 after nearly two decades of marriage.

Roker died at the age of 66 from breast cancer on 2nd December 1995. She is famously known as Helen Willis on the CBS sitcom The Jeffersons.


From the previous marriage with Erika Kravitz, he had two children named Laurie and Tedi Kravitz.

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Sy Kravitz and his son, Lenny Kravitz.
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Sy also had a son named Leonard Albert Kravitz from his second marriage with Roxie Roker. His youngest is an American singer-songwriter famously known as Lenny Kravitz.

Lenny was named after his late uncle Leonard M. Kravitz who was killed during the Korean War.


After completing college education, Sy started his career as a soldier in the United States Army before transitioning to the entertainment industry as a television producer.

He was eventually selected for the United States Army and joined the army as a Green Beret and worked really hard his way up to sergeant.

Kravitz worked in both the Second World War and the Korean war during his military career. Moreover, Roker’s ex-husband ventured into television production after serving in the military for a significant portion of his adult life.

Seymour came into the highlight during this time because he was in charge of developing and overseeing the video aspect of the National Broadcasting Company (NBC).

Furthermore, the famous personality was featured in the documentary Sei Bernstein Presents in 2010.

Sy Kravitz Net Worth and Salary

As we know, when it comes to celebrities, everyone wants to know how much money Sy Kravitz made in the lifetime of his achievements.

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Roxie Roker, a late American actress was the second wife of Kravitz.
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The American personality has a net worth of $1 million. However, there is no information about the exact net worth of the celebrity.

His income was primarily derived from his successful career as a military army officer, actor, and television producer. Interestingly Sy never talked about his assets to the general people. Be it about the houses or also the cars owned, Sy never talked about it.

Social Media Presence

The loving personality, Sy was not engaged in any social media networking sites such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

He never preferred to share his love life and professional life on social media.

Interesting Facts about Sy Kravitz

  • Sy worked in the US Army with his younger brother.
  • His brother, Leonard died in the Korean war.
  • He joined the army as a Green Beret.
  • The television producer had three children.
  • Seymour named his son Lenny after his late brother.
  • Kravitz died of Leukemia.

Frequently Asked Questions about Sy Kravitz

How old is Sy Kravitz?

Sy Kravitz was born on 10th December 1924 and died on 29th October 2005 in New York at the age of 80.

What did Lenny Kravitz father do for a living?

Late American personality, Sy Kravitz was a television producer and former United States military officer.

How long were Roxie Roker and Sy Kravitz married?

The beautiful couple, Roxie Roker and Sy Kravitz were together for nearly two decades and got divorced in 1985.

What happened to Lenny Kravitz’s mother?

The musician, Lenny Kravitz’s mother, Roxie Roker died on 2nd December 1995 at he age of 66 from breast cancer.


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