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Diane von Furstenberg Net Worth

Diane von Furstenberg Net Worth is
$1.2 Billion

Diane von Furstenberg Biography

Diane Simone Michelle Halfin is a Brussels, Belgian-born American fashion designer, born on 31 December 1946, to a Romanian father and a Greek-Jewish mother, As Diane Von Furstenberg, she is particularly known for her famous wrap dress. Diane was previously married to Prince Egon of Furstenberg from where she gets her surname. She has been active in her profession since 1970.

One of the most successful personalities in the field of fashion designing, one may wonder how rich is Diane after all? As estimated by sources, Diane counts her net worth at an amount of $1.2 billion. Needless to say, she has gathered her wealth from her successful business venture “Diane Von Furstenberg (DVF)” which is a luxury lifestyle brand. Being one of the top-rated dress designers in the world has helped Diane significantly to make her a billionaire businesswoman at the present.

Diane von Fürstenberg Net Worth $1.2 Billion

Diane was raised in Brussels by her holocaust survivor mother, and father. She attended Madrid University and later transferred to the University of Geneva graduating with a degree in economics. She started her career as an assistant to Albert Koski, a fashion photographer, then moved to Italy in order to work for textile manufacturer Angelo Ferretti where she learnt about fabrics, and started designing and producing her own clothes. In 1970, Diane started her own business as a fashion designer, and her career went a long way as she was shortly married to Prince Egon of Furstenberg(1969-72).

In 1974, Diane gained much popularity as she introduced the knitted jersey wrap dress, and was featured on the cover of Newsweek; she was also nominated as “the most marketable woman since Coco Chanel” by the magazine. Apart from being the owner of a now global luxury lifestyle brand “DVF” which offered four complete collections every year, she also launched a cosmetic line, and fragrance named “Tatiana”. She relaunched her company in 1997 while re-introducing her wrap dresses which are still very popular in the fashion industry. Her company now has 85 stores and 45 free standing shops, and operates in over 70 countries.

For her contributions to the field of fashion designing and the business world, she was rewarded with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Council of Fashion Designers Of America (CFDA). She currently serves as the president in CFDA, the position she has held since 2006. Danie was listed as the 68th most powerful woman in the world by Forbes magazine in 2014, and the next year Time Magazine listed her in Time 100 as an icon.

Regarding her personal life, Furstenberg had two children with Prince Egon of Furstenberg, however, her title “Her Serene Highness Princess Diane Of Furstenberg” was removed after her divorce. She subsequently married Barry Diller in 2001, with whom she had been involved since the 1970s. For now, she is enjoying her career as one of the most accomplished businesswomen in the world, while her present net worth of $1.2 billion caters to her daily life in every possible way.

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Quick Facts

Full NameDiane von Furstenberg
Net Worth$1.2 Billion
Date Of BirthDecember 31, 1945
Place Of BirthBrussels, Belgium
ProfessionAmerican fashion designer
EducationMadrid University, University of Geneva
SpouseBarry Diller (m. 2001), Egon von Fürstenberg (m. 1969–1972), Barry Diller, Egon von Fürstenberg, Barry Diller, Prince Egon von Fürstenberg
ChildrenAlexander von Fürstenberg, Tatiana Von Furstenberg
ParentsLeon Halfin, Liliane Nahmias
SiblingsTassilo Egon Maximilian
NicknamesPrincess Diane of Fürstenberg
Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/dvf
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LinkedInhttp://www.linkedin.com/in/diane-von-furstenberg-61696551
Wikipediahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diane_von_Fürstenberg
AwardsLifetime Achievement Award
NominationsPrimetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Non-fiction Series, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Non-fiction Series, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Non-fiction Series
TV ShowsHouse of DVF, The Fashion Fund


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Dated Warren Beatty, Richard Gere and Ryan O'Neal.
2Maintains long-time homes in New York City and Litchfield County, Connecticut. von Furstenberg's beloved "Cloud Walk Farm" in New Milford, Connecticut was purchased in the 1970s from the estate of famed pianist Vladimir Horowitz. One of her Connecticut neighbors is Peter Gallagher. [February 2007]
3Mother-in-law of Russell Steinberg.
4Daughter of Leon Halfin and wife Liliane Nahmias, a survivor of the Holocaust.
5Studied economics at the University of Geneva in Switzerland.
6Married her first husband, 'Egon von Furstenberg', in Montfort-l'Amaury.
7Credited with popularizing the "wrap-around" skirt in the 1970s, which became a worldwide fashion sensation, and frequently worn by Suzanne Pleshette on The Bob Newhart Show (1972). In 1976, she penned the best-seller, "Diane Von Furstenberg's Book of Beauty: How to Become a More Attractive, Confident, and Sensual Woman.".
8Former sister-in-law of Ira von Fürstenberg.
9Children: Alexandre Egon Prinz zu Fürstenberg, born 25 January 1970, and Tatiana von Furstenberg, born 16 February 1971.
10Multi-millionaress, world-famous fashion designer and businesswoman.
11Became a U.S. citizen in 2002.


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Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015WIN AwardWomen's Image Network AwardsOutstanding Actress Reality SeriesHouse of DVF (2014)
2007Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Nonfiction SeriesAmerican Masters (1985)Susan Lacy (executive producer for american master)

Prudence Glass (series producer for american master)

Julie Sacks (supervising producer for american master)

Donald Rosenfeld (produced by)

Daniel Wolf (produced by)

Ric Burns (produced by)

Peter Brant (executive producer)

Larry Gagosian (executive producer)


Filmography

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
House of DVF2014-2015TV Series executive producer - 7 episodes
American Masters2006TV Series documentary executive producer - 1 episode
Forty Shades of Blue2005executive producer

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Meddler2015special thanks - as Diane von Furstenberg
America's Next Top Model2004TV Series special thanks - 4 episodes
When Will I Be Loved2004thanks
American Experience2003TV Series documentary special thanks - 1 episode

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
C à vous2014-2016TV SeriesHerself
The Fashion Fund2016TV SeriesJudge
Secrets of New York Fashion Week2015TV Movie documentaryHerself
The Insider2014-2015TV SeriesHerself - Fashion Designer / Herself
CNBC Meets2015TV Series documentary
Good Morning America1979-2015TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Designer / Herself - Guest
Late Night with Seth Meyers2014TV SeriesHerself
The View2010-2014TV SeriesHerself
Live with Kelly and Michael2014TV SeriesHerself - Guest
House of DVF2014TV SeriesHerself
The Colbert Report2014TV SeriesHerself - Guest
CBS This Morning2014TV SeriesHerself - Fashion Designer
Extra2014TV SeriesHerself - Designer / Herself
Today2014TV SeriesHerself
Entertainment Tonight2008-2014TV SeriesHerself
Fashion News Live2013TV SeriesHerself
Mademoiselle C2013DocumentaryHerself
Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf's2013DocumentaryHerself
Programa do Jô2012TV SeriesHerself
Project Runway All Stars2012TV SeriesHerself - Guest Judge
The Conversation2012TV SeriesHerself
Charlie Rose1998-2012TV SeriesHerself - Guest / Herself
Anderson Live2011TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Kings & Queens2011DocumentaryHerself
Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel2011DocumentaryHerself
CBS News Sunday Morning2011TV Series documentaryHerself - Guest
Hubertusjagd, New York2011TV Series documentaryHerself
The Oprah Winfrey Show2011TV SeriesHerself - Guest
America's Next Top Model2004-2010TV SeriesHerself - Guest Judge & Fashion Designer
Gossip Girl2007-2010TV SeriesHerself
Martha Stewart Presents2010TV SeriesHerself - Guest (2010)
The Day Before2010TV Mini-Series documentary
Florent: Queen of the Meat Market2010DocumentaryHerself
Ultrasuede: In Search of Halston2010DocumentaryHerself
Katz's: That's All2010DocumentaryHerself
Project Runway: All-Star Challenge2009TV SpecialHerself - Special Judge
High Line Stories2009TV Series documentary
La traversée du désir2009DocumentaryHerself
The City2008-2009TV SeriesHerself
The Rachel Zoe Project2008TV Series documentaryHerself
Valentino: The Last Emperor2008DocumentaryHerself
Project Runway2005-2008TV SeriesHerself - Guest Judge
60 Minutes2007TV Series documentaryHerself - Barry's Wife (segment "Barry Diller")
Grin & Barrett2005TV SeriesHerself
E! True Hollywood Story2005TV Series documentaryHerself
Full Frontal Fashion2003TV SeriesHerself
Intern2000Herself (as Diane Von Furstenburg)
CBS This Morning1988TV SeriesHerself
The Morning Program1987TV SeriesHerself
Fame, Fortune and Romance1986TV SeriesHerself
The Mike Douglas Show1977TV SeriesHerself - Fashion Designer

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Oscars Red Carpet Live2013TV MovieHerself - Interviewee
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