Vera Wang Net Worth is
Vera Wang Biography
Vera Ellen Wang was born on the 27th June 1949, in New York City, USA of Chinese descent. She is a fashion designer well known all over the world, and indeed fashion is the main source of Vera Wang’s net worth. She has been active in the fashion industry since 1970.
How much is the net worth of Vera Wang? Reportedly, Vera’s wealth now stands at $400 million, which indicates just how successful a designer she is.
Vera Wang Net Worth $400 Million
Vera Wang was born in New York City, into a family of Chinese immigrants. He father Cheng Ching Wang, was the owner of a medicine company, whereas Florence Wu, her mother, was a translator at the United Nations. She was educated at The Chapin School, and then graduated with a degree in history from the University of Paris. Concurrently though, at eight years of age Vera Wang began figure skating, and with her partner James Stuart she participated at the Figure Skating Championships in USA in 1968, but they failed to gain selection on the Olympics team.
Wang decided not to continue her career in sport, and chose to pursue a career in the fashion industry, which subsequently added a lot financially to the overall size of Vera Wang’s net worth. One thing which still currently unites figure skating and Vera Wang is that she designs costumes for the figure skaters. Evan Lysacek, Michelle Kwan, Nancy Kerrigan and other well known figure skaters wore the costumes of the designer. Consequently, Wang has been inducted into the Figure Skating Hall of Fame as a costume designer.
More, Vera has designed wedding dresses for a number of celebrities, including Kim Kardashian, Kate Hudson, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Jennifer Lopez, Mariah Carey, Ivanka Trump, Chelsea Clinton among many others. The designer owns salons or boutiques of wedding dresses in New York, Sydney, Tokyo and London.
Wang has also released the book “Vera Wang on Weddings” (2001). She is also known to have worked as a senior fashion editor at the fashion and lifestyle magazine Vogue. Vera Wang has received a Lifetime Achievement award for her contribution to fashion. Additionally, Vera Wang was awarded the André Leon Talley Award in 2006 and the Geoffrey Beene Award in 2013 which proves that Wang is really one of the best designers in the world.
Further, Vera Wang has appeared in films and television series as herself ,which also increased her popularity and her net worth. The designer showed herself in the romantic comedy film “First Daughter” (2004) directed by Forest Whitaker, and in the documentary film “The September Issue” (2009) directed and co-produced R.J. Cutler. More, she has appeared in various television series including such cult ones as “Ugly Betty” (2007), “Chelsea Lately” (2011), “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” (2011), “Gossip Girl” (2012) and others.
In addition, many movies and television series have used the works of Vera Wang to dress their actors, to give examples, “Sex and the City” film and series, the series of “Revenge” among many others.
Finally, in the personal life of the fashion designer, Vera Wang married Arthur Becker in 1989. They have adopted two daughters: Cecilia and Josephine. However, they divorced in 2012.
|Net Worth||$400 Million|
|Date Of Birth||June 27, 1949|
|Place Of Birth||New York City, New York, United States|
|Height||5 ft 3 in (1.61 m)|
|Profession||Fashion designer, Designer|
|Nationality||United States of America|
|Spouse||Arthur Becker (m. 1989–2012)|
|Children||Cecilia Becker, Josephine Becker|
|Parents||Cheng Ching Wang, Florence Wu|
|Nicknames||Віра Вонг , Вера Еллен Вонг|