The popular American fashion designer Carolina Herrera net worth is really incredible. Carolina Herrera is well known across the globe for her exceptional personal style. She is also revered for having dressed the First Ladies of the world, right from Jacqueline Onassis to more recently Michelle Obama. According to The New York Times, she creates designs which are “elegant and worldly without ever being fussy.”
How Rich is Carolina Herrera ?
Total Net Worth :- $100 million
Date Of Birth : January 8, 1939
Carolina Herrera Height : 5.8 feet or 1.73 m
Weight : 65 Kg or 145 lb
Spouse : Carolina Herrera was marry with Guillermo Behrens Tello but now she is with Reinaldo Herrera Guevara.
Carolina, born as Maria Carolina Josephina in Venezuela in 1939, was heavily influenced by her fashionable grandmother. Her grandmother was a socialite, who introduced her to the world of fashion, and bought her stuff from Lanvin and Dior. She grew up in such an atmosphere and to quote her, “My eyes were accustomed to see pretty things.”
Carolina became well known for her style of dressing and especially her dramatic style and she was seen frequently associating herself with personalities like Andy Warhol and Mick and Bianca Jagger. In 1972, she earned a place in the list of the Best Dressed List internationally. Success followed as in 1980 she was also earned a place for herself in the prestigious Hall of Fame. A lady called Diana Vreeland associated with the magazine Vogue, who was also a friend of her, suggested her to start a fashion line in 1981. Carolina took the suggestion seriously for her career and started to design a new line of clothing and her debut collection was presented at the Manhattan’s Metropolitan Club where she received critical acclaim. Fame came when Martha’s, a well known boutique decided to showcase her collection. Soon she started presenting her Ready to Wear collections at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York.
Her brand received recognition from Tatler and Women’s Wear Daily and the detailed, well designed sleeves of her brand were especially well praised. Many well known personalities have approached her to design their clothes and the list includes Jacqueline Kennedy Onnasis who got her daughter’s wedding dress designed by Carolina Herrera. Actress Renee Zellwegger too features in the same list.
In the 1980s, fragnance company Puig licensed her name to market a line of perfumes. A ready to wear fashion brand named CH Carolina Herrera was launched in 2008 and there are about 18 Carolina Herrera boutiques all over the world. Her line of clothing is showcased in across 280 stores in 104 different countries. She has been on the cover page of Vogue for her achievements which include the prestigious Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award which came in 2008. The International Center in New York’s Award of Excellence also presented her with an award and she is also a recipient of the Spain’s Gold Medal for Merit in Fine Arts. Recently in 2014, she was adorned with the very prestigious award called the Couture Council Award’.
Carolina Herrera’s net worth is presumed to be around $100 million.