Vera Wang is a prominent American fashion designer. Vera Wang is previously a senior fashion designer for Vogue as well as a fashion director for Ralph Lauren.
She also briefly played figure skating competing on U.S. National Championship.
- Birthday: June 27, 1949 (Age 69)
- Ethnicity: Chinese
- Nationality: American
- Profession: Fashion designer
Vera Wang Husband – Arthur Becker and Children
Vera Wang was married to husband Arthur Becker, a real estate developer in 1989 in Baptist and Jewish Ceremony. Formerly CEO to NaviSite and Zinio, Arthur Becker worked as Vera consultant and expert leading her business to become a global marque.
With him and two adopted children, Wang was relishing a happy life in Manhattan until 2012 as after that they parted their ways.
Vera was born in New York City to Chinese descent parents Florence Wu and Cheng Ching Wang who emigrated to the States in the mid-1940s.
Her father ran a medical company while her mother served the United Nation as a translator in New York.
- Parents: Florence Wu and Cheng Ching Wang
- Husband: Arthur Becker
- Children: 2 (Cecilia Becker and Josephine Becker)
- Marital Status: Divorced
After graduating the elite all-girls Chapin School in Manhattan, she attended Sarah Lawrence College. But thru her sophomore year, she hovered to France to briefly study at the University of Paris.
Later she came back to Manhattan’s liberal art college graduating in art history.
Vera Wang Age – Height and Body Measurements
Vera Wang stands short in 5 feet 3 inches height and weighs 52 Kg. Vera packs a great talent in her small frame. Elegantly youthful, the fashion designer does not look like a woman who is in her late 60 as she only grows better and beautiful with time.
Vera Wang is an exquisite beauty with the ageless charm and svelte physique. She is stealing the limelight of every show and event with her even-toned body great looks and successful career.
Vera, being an ace fashion designer no doubt has the most scintillating body with great looks.
Every inch of her body oozes glamour as she always shows off her figure in the most stunning and latest outfits in the global market.
- Height: 5 feet 3 inches (161 cm)
- Body Measurements: 32-24-32 inches
- Plastic Surgery: N/A
- Weight: 52 kg (114 lbs)
Usually dealing with the product lines and checking on the fabric and leather at Kohl’s, she spends her leisure doing healthy exercises which soothe both her body and face.
Being an avid sports lover, she also spends her off time playing several sports which helps in fitness.
Vera Wang Wedding Dresses, Engagement rings, Perfume, Love Collection and More
Wang is best known for designing beautiful Wedding Dresses and engagement rings. Previously editor for Vogue, she has also mastered in designing evening wear and chic ensemble.
Vera initially began her career as a figure skater competing for the number of events including 1968 U.S. National Championships as she was coached during high school by partner James Stuart.
But when botched to make it all the way to the U.S Olympics team, she switched her profession and got into the fashion industry.
- 1987: Joined Ralph Lauren after departing from Vogue
- 1990: Launched salon in Carlyle Hotel in New York City
- 2002: Offered tuxedo styles in both rental and retail areas along with Men’s Wearhouse
Following the graduation from Sarah Lawrence, she was signed by Vogue as the youngest editor ever in the magazine. For 17 years she served Vogue in the same position until legendary Ralph Lauren approached her. In 1987, she left the fashion and lifestyle magazine and worked two years for Ralph Lauren, becoming self-determining bridal wear designer.
As a designer for bridal wear, she has fashioned as well as designed gowns for several protruding figures including Ivanka Trump, Mariah Carey, Avril Lavigne, Kim Kardashian, Chelsea Clinton and Victoria Beckham.
Her evening gown was also worn by former first lady Michelle Obama.
Additionally, her designed evening ensemble and gowns were worn by stars on numerous occasions and red carpet including Viola Davis at the 2012 Academy Awards and Sofia Vergara at the 65th Academy Awards. Her power designed outfit was also worn by figure skaters Michelle Kwan, Nancy Kerrigan and Evan Lysacek.
She has garnered numerous accolades for her unique and classic fashion designs including Andre Leon Talley Lifetime Achievement Award as well as Council of Fashion Designers of America Lifetime Achievement Award.
For her remarkable contribution to the fashion industry, she was enshrined in the U.S. Figure Skating Hall of Fame.
Vera Wang Net Worth and Salary – How Much is Vera Wang Net Worth?
Vera Wang’s net worth is estimated at $420 million, according to Forbes. The fashion designer has most collected her massive net worth mostly selling bridal wears.
With a number of retail stores and shopping houses around the world, she hoards a massive salary per annum, however, the amount is still under review.
- Net Worth: $420 million
- Salary: N/A
With such jaw-dropping fortunes, it would only come as surprising if she hadn’t owned a house in celebrities most liked Beverly Hills, California. Featured with 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, swimming pool, shimmering terrazzo floors, and super-polished kitchen, the opulent home perfectly goes with her success.