Vera Wang Biography
Here is what we know about Verda Ellen Wang is an American fashion designer and she is of Chinese descent. Worked for Vogue as an editor later joined Ralph Lauren.
She resigned from her job and become an independent bridal wear designer. Some of her work have been featured in several movies and television shows. She was placed 34th in the list America’s Richest Self-Made Women.
Vera Wang Age
Vera Wang was born on 27th June 1949 in New York City. She is currently 72 years old. Wang celebrates her birthday every 27th June every year.
Vera Wang Height
Vera Wang stands at a height of 5 feet and 3 inches
Vera Wang Family
Vera Wang was born to Cheng Ching Wang and Florence Wu. She is the sister of Kenneth Wang.
Vera wang Husband
Vera Wang was married to Arthur P Becker but the couple announced their separation(1989–2012). They have two daughters who both are adopted Cecilia and Josephine Becker.
Vera Wang Education
Vera Wang attended Friends Seminary and graduated from Chapin School in 1967. attended the University of Paris, and earned a degree in art history from Sarah Lawrence College.
Vera Wang Net worth
In 2021 wang is ranked 61 in America’s Self-made Women 2021 with a net worth of $500 million
Vera Wang Wedding Dresses
Wang launched her brand of wedding gowns in February 2011 namely White by Wang. The prices of the gowns range From 600 to $1,400. Wang has made wedding gowns for public figures namely Kim and Khloe Kardashian, Arian Grande, Victoria Beckham, and many more. She has opened bridal boutiques In New York, London, Sydney.
Vera Wang Rings
Vera Wang partnered with Zale to launch a set of Exclusive collection of diamonds bridal Jewelry. The collection was called Vera Wang love.
Vera Wang Movies
Wang has been cast in various shows:
- Gossip Girl (2012)
- Keeping Up with the Kardashians (2011)
- Chelsea Lately (2011)
- The Celebrity Apprentice (2008)
- Ugly Betty (2007)
Vera Wang Book
This is the book Vera Wang has written Vera Wang on Wedding
Vera Wang Wikipedia
Wang was hired to be an editor at Vogue immediately upon graduation from Sarah Lawrence College, making her the youngest editor at that magazine. She stayed at Vogue for 17 years, leaving in 1987 to join Ralph Lauren, for whom she worked for 2 years. At 40 she resigned and became an independent bridal wear designer.
Wang has made wedding gowns for public figures such as Hayley Williams Ariana Grande, Chelsea Clinton, Karenna Gore, Ivanka Trump, Campbell Brown, Alicia Keys, Mariah Carey, Victoria Beckham, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Avril Lavigne, Hilary Duff, Khloe Kardashian, and Kim Kardashian. Wang’s evening wear has also been worn by Michelle Obama.
She has designed costumes for figure skaters, including Nancy Kerrigan, Michelle Kwan, Evan Lysacek, and Nathan Chen. Kerrigan wore a Wang piece for the 1992 and 1994 Winter Olympics, Kwan for the 1998 and 2002 Winter Olympics, Lysacek for the 2010 Winter Olympics, and Chen for the 2018 Winter Olympics. Wang was inducted into the U.S. Figure Skating Hall of Fame in 2009 for her contribution to the sport as a costume designer. She designed the uniforms worn by the Philadelphia Eagles Cheerleaders.
On October 23, 2001, her book, Vera Wang on Weddings, was released. In June 2005, she won the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) Womenswear Designer of the Year. On May 27, 2006, Wang was awarded the André Leon Talley Lifetime Achievement Award from the Savannah College of Art and Design.
Wang’s evening wear has been worn by stars at many red carpet events, including Viola Davis at the 2012 Academy Awards, and Sofia Vergara at the 65th Emmy Awards.
She was awarded the Council of Fashion Designers of America Lifetime Achievement Award in 2013.