Karl Lagerfeld is a world renowned fashion designer, produced in Germany and now based in Paris. Karl climbed to prominence in the early 1970s and earned additional recognition after being named creative director/head designer for Chanel, a French fashion house. Besides that, Lagerfeld now possesses several of his own labels. During his long career, which now spans over six decades, the renowned designer has collaborated on the vast variety of artwork and trend associated jobs.
Karl Lagerfeld Net Worth $125 Million Dollars
He’s broadly recognized for his hallmark characteristics: high starched collars, black glasses and snow white hair. His dad, who originated from Sweden, was a rich businessman, the introducer of condensed milk. Although Otto’s fortune failed to come close the present Karl Lagerfeld net worth, his business mainly saved the family in the poverty that’s spread in Germany during the Second World War.
Karl Lagerfeld net worth began to grow in the mid 1950s, as a twenty-year old won a contest and was hired by Pierre Balmain as his personal assistant. Sadly, neither of the was received favorable assessments. Lagerfeld was broadly criticized for being unable to keep any extension with the last year’s style and paying an excessive amount of focus for contour at the expense of colour. His black cocktail dresses brought a negative media interest, as the low cut fronts were broadly deemed to vulgar for haute couture set. The popular opinion regarding Lagerfeld’s work has transformed unrecognizably during the 1960s. This selection helped Karl create his name as trendsetter.
In 1983 the trend guru was named as creative director and head designer for the French privately held company Chanel. As he began to work with this renowned high fashion brand, founded in 1909, Karl Lagerfeld net worth shot to the stars. What about his private life? Small is understood about Lagerfeld’s day-to-day routine or his intimate relationships, as the designer is particularly sensitive about his solitude. When it comes to day the designer is based in Paris, the city referred to as the capital of high fashion, and shares his lavish apartment with a cat, Choupette.
Very good friends with Princess Caroline of Monaco.
Has done many photo shoots for celebrities, including Dakota Fanning.
Topped "Stern" magazine's list searching Germany's most important designer (2007).
When he collaborated with the Swedish fashion chain "H&M", which offered a limited number of his designs, almost all the clothes were sold out after two days (2004).
Among his favorite models in the past were Claudia Schiffer and Stella Tennant.
As he wanted to dress differently and wear the clothes of fellow designer Hedi Slimane, he lost 36 kilograms in one year, which led to a book called "The Karl Lagerfeld Diet".
Also a successful and passionate photographer.
Designed outfits for the concert tours of Madonna and Kylie Minogue.
Son of Christian Lagerfeld, a Swedish businessman who introduced condensed milk to Germany.
Founded his own label "Lagerfeld", which has launched perfumes and clothing lines, in the 1980s.
Although he states he was born in 1938, a Catholic baptismal record indicate his date of birth as 10 September 1933.
Said on Larry King Live (1985) that he stopped celebrating his birthdays when he turned 30.
Has his look-alike puppet in the French show Les guignols de l'info (1988).
German-born fashion designer (mostly for Chanel), Lagerfeld moved to Paris at the age of 14 and speaks fluently 4 languages (German, French, English and Italian).
Carries an Oriental fan
Always wears sunglasses in public
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