He later attended Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa and became a member of the Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity before going on to the National Theater Institute in Waterford, Connecticut for a single semester.
He once shared an apartment with John Cusack who he was friends with in high school.
His parents are actors and drama teachers Byrne Piven and Joyce Hiller Piven.
He attended Evanston Township High School as well as the Harand Theater Camp and the Piven Theatre Workshop which is owned by his parents.
at Staples Center - Los Angeles, California, United States - Thursday 14th April 2016Jeremy Piven - Jeremy Piven was seen hitting on a pretty girl on the streets of Tribeca, New York where he was having lunch.
Though the girl enjoyed the conversation and shared laughs with the actor, he left the restaurant alone, since she left first, but only after she gave him her number.
But the Texan moneybags (Billy Bob Thornton) is dubious about all of this, and sends his know-it-all son Travis (Haley Joel Osment) to keep an eye on post-production.
And Travis has some ideas of his own, much to everyone's horror.It's been four years since we last saw them, and Vince (Adrien Grenier) is just out of a disastrous marriage, yearning to direct his next movie, a raving sci-fi take on Jeckyll and Hyde.As luck would have it, his loyal ex-agent Ari (Jeremy Piven) is now a studio boss, so he lets him make the movie with his best pal Eric (Kevin Connolly) as producer, his older brother Johnny (Kevin Dillon) in a key supporting role and his pal Turtle (Jerry Ferrara) as their driver.He was in a documentary special entitled 'Jeremy Piven's Journey of a Lifetime' where he travelled to India. Biography by Jeremy Piven - John Varvatos 13th Annual Stuart House Benefit Presented By Chrysler With Kids' Tent By Hasbro Studios at John Varvatos - Beverly Hills, California, United States - Monday 18th April 2016Jeremy Piven - Wednesday April 13, 2016; Celebs out at the Lakers game.The Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Utah Jazz by the final score of 101-96 in Lakers Kobe Bryant's last NBA game at Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles, CA.His other TV roles include a starring and producing role on ABC's 'Cupid' which ran from 1998 to 1999, after he finished appearing in the sitcom 'Ellen'.