Vera Wang Net Worth
Vera Wang net worth: Vera Wang is an American fashion designer and former figure skater who has a net worth of $650 million dollars. Vera Wang is most widely recognized for her wedding gown designs, which have been worn by a number of celebrities, including Chelsea Clinton, Uma Thurman, Jennifer Garner, Holly Hunter, and Alicia Keys. She has also designed houseware, shoe, fragrance, eyewear, and jewelry collections. Vera Ellen Wang was born in New York City, NY in June 1949. Her clothing line is known for bridesmaid and wedding gowns, as well as figure skating dresses. Her parents came from China to the United States. She earned a degree from Sarah Lawrence College. Wang started to figure skate at eight years old. She competed in the 1968 U.S. Figure Skating Championships. She did not make the US Olympics team and decided to enter the world of fashion. In 1970 she became a fashion editor for Vogue. She then joined Ralph Lauren as a design director. She has made wedding gowns for the likes of Chelsea Clinton, Ivanka Trump, Alicia keys, Mariah Carey, Victoria Beckham, Jennifer Lopez, and Khloe and Kim Kardashian. Her evening wear has been worn by Michelle Obama, Sandra Bullock, and Sofia Vergara. Nancy Kerrigan and Michelle Kwan have had skating costumes designed by Wang. She released the book Vera Wang on Weddings in 2001. She was inducted into the U.S. Figure Skating Hall of Fame in 2009. She has bridal boutiques in New York, London, Tokyo, and Sydney. In 2007 her line Simply Vera was picked up by Kohl's. Her collection White by Vera Wang launched at David's Bridal in 2011.