Michael Kors Net Worth
Michael Kors net worth: Michael Kors is an American fashion designer who has a net worth of $1 billion dollars. Michael Kors was born Karl Anderson, Jr. in Long Island, New York in August 1959. Kors was exposed to the fashion apparel industry as a child with his mother being a model. He started designing and selling clothes as a teen and dropped out of the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City. He got a job at Bergdorf Goodman and he shortly thereafter got his own collection. He launched Michael Kors at stores including Goodman, Bloomingdale's, Neiman Marcus, Lord & Taylor, and Saks Fifth Avenue in 1981. In 1997 he launched a ready to wear line for Celine. In 2002 Kors launched a menswear line. His lines include the Michael Kors Runway Collection, the MICHAEL line, and the KORS line. His clothing has been worn by Jennifer Lopez, Heidi Klum, Catherine Zeta-Jones, and Michelle Obama. Kors acted as a judge for Project Runway on Bravo. Time Magazine selected him to their list of 100 most influential people in the world in 2013. He has been referenced in the film The Devil Wears Prada and a song by Big Sean. He played himself in an episode of Gossip Girl. He is the Honorary Chairman as well as Chief Creative Officer for Michael Kors Holdings.