Michael Kors is among the most successful designers of The Big Apple. Michael Kors is generally credited for designing ancient American sportswear line for girls. In addition, it brought the largest amounts of cash to the total approximation of Michael Kors net worth. Michael Kors design firm is called Michael Kors Holding Limited, and there, he’s working as an Honorary Chairman along with a Chief Originator Officer.
Michael Kors Net Worth $1 Billion Dollars
Michael Kors was born in 1959, in Long Island, Ny. His mom was also involved into modeling profession. Since Michael was at a youthful age, Michael Kors has been interested into vogue.
Nevertheless, nine months passed and Michael Kors lost from it. Shortly, the teenager got hired by a boutique in Nyc, where he also got a place to sell his own constructed clothes. In 1981, Michael Kors started his first ever women’s sports clothing line, that was sold in Bloomingdales. The sales added lots of earnings to Michael Kors net worth and the truth is, it was this time when it began to be collected.
When Michael was a teen, Michael Kors was already designing clothes along with selling them. His ‘store’ was in the cellar of his parents’ house and he named it “Iron Butterfly”. In 1977, Michael Kors was certain what he needed to do for living and he was taken to the Fashion Institute of Technology in Nyc.
In 1993, Michael Kors endured insolvency and was compelled to shut his designing for a significant time. In 1997, the teenager began his profession yet again and also this time it was considerably more successful and more affordable, since he determined to lose the costs quite a bit. Ever since then, Michael Kors has experienced nothing but success in his profession as a designer, which likewise added numerous dollars to Michael Kors net worth.
August 9, 1959
Long Island, New York, United States
Fashion designer, Designer, Costume designer
Fashion Institute of Technology
United States of America
Lance LePere (m. 2011)
Karl Anderson, Joan Hamburger
CFDA International Award
Models of the Runway, Project Runway, Project Runway All Stars (season 1), Great Things About the Holidays
On August 16, 2011 he married his partner of 21 years, Lance LePere, on a beach in Southampton, New York.
Designed Michelle Obama's dress for her first official photographic portrait as First Lady (2009).
Is a guest judge for Project Runway (2004).
Has dressed such celebrities as Jennifer Lopez, Charlize Theron, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Sharon Stone, Madonna, Barbra Streisand, Gwyneth Paltrow, Anjelica Huston, Sigourney Weaver, Liv Tyler, and Rene Russo.
In 2003, he was awarded the CFDA Award for Menswear Designer of the Year.
In 1999, he was awarded the CFDA Award for Womenswear Designer of the Year.
In 1981, his "Michael Kors" label was formed.
Studied fashion design at The Fashion Institute of Technology.