Top 10 Richest Fashion Designers In The World

Sponsored Links

Sponsored Links

10. Sara Blakely

 

Sara Blakely

 

Sara Blakely is one of the most successful designers and richest female designers. She is also one of the few self made billionaires that this world can boast of. The idea was not experimental and extremely eccentric. She did not pose a cobweb hanging over her hair with the help of a stand, nor was she looking for snakes stuffed with cotton used as scarves. It was a simple solution to a problem through which Blakely became a billionaire. Her net worth is $1 Billion.

 

 

9. Tory Burch

 

tory burch

 

Tory Burch is born into a rich family, her journey towards fame was easier as compared to many others. She graduated from Pennsylvania and worked with Polo Ralph Lauren and Vera Wang in New York for a while until she started her own brand in 2004. Although an acclamation by Oprah helped her grow, there is certainly a lot of hard work and quality there too. Her net worth is $1 Billion.

 

 

8. Michael Kors

 

michael kors

 

Michael Kors began selling dresses at the age of 10 and got enrolled in fashion school at 18. However he thought that the school might be holding him back so he dropped out and began his small store opposite Bergdorf Goodman 57th Street until the fashion director of the big name’s eyes rested on his work. Despite bankruptcy he bounced back and is now one of the few successful billionaire designers in the world with his net worth standing at $1 Billion.

 

 

7. Aerin Lauder

 

Aerin Lauder

 

Aerin Lauder is attended the University of Pennsylvania, studied communications there but then launched her own brand called Aerin. It carries perfumes, jewelry, accessories, clothing and makeup. Aerin Lauder is also the company’s style and image director at Estee Lauder. Her worth is $1.3 Billion.

 

 

6. Domenico Dolce

 

Domenico Dolce

 

Domenico Dolce is the highly acclaimed partnership Dolce and Gabbana. He was also a fashion school dropout and met Stefano Gabbana in Milan, Italy where he worked as a designer’s assistant. They formed a partnership and since then there has been no looking back. The design house has made clothes for celebrities as famous as Madonna and have also designed costumes for the movie Romeo + Juliet. Due to his extremely lucrative company, Dolce’s net worth stands at $1.6 Billion today.

 

 

5. Stefano Gabbana

 

Stefano Gabbana

 

Stefano Gabbana and Domenico Dolce displayed their first collection in 1985 and then took a headstart. Many owe their success to the partnership with Madonna, who at that time was extremely popular and famous. Their flamboyant designs have been described as captivating and carry the touch of the previous decade. Gabbana’s net worth is $1.6 Billion.

 

 

4. Renzo Rosso

 

Renzo Rosso

 

Renzo Rosso was born in Veneto, quite far away from the hub of global fashion in Italy, Milan. During the 1970 oil crises, diesel was deemed the alternate fuel. That is precisely what gave the denims created by Rosso a boom. His jeans brand Diesel got the title of alternative jeans for being born in the same era. Today Rosso’s brands are much more than jeans and he owns small high-end stores including Only the Brave and Marni. His net worth is $3.1 Billion.

 

 

3. Miuccia Prada

 

Miuccia Prada

 

Miuccia Prada is the youngest granddaughter of Mario Prada and took over the company in 1978 from where she took the company to unprecedented success. Miuccia Prada has also launched her own brand called Miu Miu which caters to the needs of those looking for avant-garde of fashion. Her net worth is $4.2 Billion.

 

 

2. Ralph Lauren

 

Ralph Lauren

 

Ralph Lauren was born in Bronx, New York and started really small by selling ties that he made, to his class fellows. He continued to do that till his mid twenties until his European style design caught the eyes of Neiman Marcus who became his first major client. At this time Ralph Lauren was working for a tie company as a salesman. Lauren dreamt of becoming a millionaire since young age and it seems like with $6.9 Billion, his dreams have been fulfilled.

 

 

1. Giorgio Armani

 

Giorgio Armani

 

Giorgio Armani first worked for Nino Cerruti before starting his own fashion label. His work at the bottom of the industry gave him exposure that proved to be beneficial for the initiation of the now $8.5 billion empire. Armani’s personal wealth stands at $7.5 Billion.

Comments

comments

Loading...