How Old Is Wedding Dress Designer Vera Wang?
Iconic wedding dress designer Vera Wang is known for her stunning bridal gowns. If you know anything about wedding gowns, then you have certainly heard of Wang’s iconic designs.
Born in New York City to Chinese immigrants, Wang actually got her start in the figure skating world, competing in pairs in the 1968 Olympics for the U.S. Figure Skating Championships. Following her graduation for college at Sarah Lawrence College, Wang was hired at Vogue Magzine. She was the youngest editor at that magazine. Later, Wang would switch gears once again.
Wang exploded onto the bridal industry in 1990 when she opened her first bridal salon in New York City. Since then she has become a household name. She has also worked to make her gowns affordable for everyday brides. She partner with Khols for the Simply Vera collection and with David’s Bridal.
Vera Wang’s net worth is $650 million
At age 40, Wang left behind her job at Vogue and a stint at Ralph Lauren to become an independent fashion designer. Wang has made the majority of her money from her fashion empire which focuses on bridal and evening wear.
Celebrities including, Chelsea Clinton, Uma Thurman, Jennifer Garner, Holly Hunter, and Alicia Key have all worn Wang’s brand for their nuptials. She has also styled Viola Davis and former First Lady Michelle Obama for various events. According to Celebrity Net Worth, Wang is now worth $650 million.
Vera Wang is 70 years old
Recently, the iconic fashion designer jumped on Instagram to share some shots of herself in isolation. The gorgeous designer showed off her long legs and toned abs. However, fans were really tripped up when they remembered Wang’s age.
The New York-born designer was born on June 27, 1949, which means she will be turning 71 years old this year. One fan was absolutely floored saying, “THIS B*TCH VERA WANG IS 70?!?!” Another added, “SHE WAS BORN IN 1949 I–” Another person added, }Homegirl just went and unsubscribed from aging. ” Yet another asked, “wtf is she drinking, unicorn blood?! Unreal.”
Honestly, no one can get over it, but we’d love Ms. Wang to drop her skincare and nutrition regime immediately.
Inside Vera Wang’s workout routine
Wang hasn’t been wasting any time in quarantine. Her recent photos have shown her stunting in athleisure wear. She captioned one of her photos saying, “Depicts my personal conflict between loving athleisure clothing but dreading the treadmill!” In 2016, Wang spoke about not being a huge fan of the exercise. “I’m not a huge exercise person, but I love to play golf at Liberty National, in Jersey City, N. J., or at Atlantic Golf Club in the Hamptons if I happen to be out there,” she told InStyle. “I’m terrible but enthusiastic.”
The designer is currently quarantining in Miami with her “workday fashion family. ” “All of them are extremely fit, which pushed me to ‘work out’ most days,” she told Harper’s Bazaar. “[My quarantine group] being a hardcore fashion group, and me having my lifelong obsession with leggings, I had the opportunity to actually ‘play’ with clothes, something even a fashion designer rarely has the luxury of doing.”