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Donatella Versace Introduction
Donatella Versace is an eminent Italian fashion designer; who is known for her creative ideas, bold designs, and epic business mind.
Fashion has been a trending topic since the age of globalization. Fashion Designing is one of the top-rated career opportunities now. But this requires strong will, perseverance, and passion in addition to immense knowledge in the subject.
Being the sister of legendary Italian fashion artist Gianni Versace and the CCO of the Versace fashion brand, Donatella Versace is one of the leading icons in the fashion industry now. Gianni and Donatella were the chief patrons of the runway revolution that redefined the fashion world in the ‘90s.
Donatella Versace Net Worth & Salary
Donatella Versace’s Net Worth is $400 million.
As one of the chief officials and a major shareholder of Versace, Donatella possesses a massive net worth. Being an eccentric businesswoman, she has spanned the company on a larger scale; which in turn increased her monetary figures.
Donatella Versace Age, Early Life & Biography
Donatella Versace’s age is 67 years.
Born on 2 May 1955, Donatella Versace was the youngest child of the Versace family. The Versace family resided in the metropolitan region of Reggio di Calabria, where the father Antonio Versace led a coal business. Her mother Francesca owned a fashion boutique.
Francesca indirectly induced fashion interest in her children. However, she was struck down with grief when she lost her daughter Tina and became over-protective.
After completing her school education, Donatella took up literature at an eminent institution in Florence. However, her heart was in fashion. She often visited her brother Gianni, who worked for a fashion brand in Milan.
Though her mother disliked this and wanted her to focus on her academics, Donatella assisted her brother in his fashion endeavor. Together, they developed a fashion statement that revolutionized the sector.
|Donatella Francesca Versace
|2 May 1955
|Reggio Calabria, Calabria
|Manuel Dallori (div. 2005)
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):
|Allegra Versace, Daniel Versace
|Fashion Designer, Creative Director, Businesswoman
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Donatella Versace Personal Life
When in her youth, Donatella was a young and charming lady. There was no end to her suitors and she even dated a few. But she did not have time for a serious relationship as she was busy growing a company with her brother.
However, she finally decided to settle down and got married in 1980. Her husband Paul Beck was a model. They also had two children before ending their 20-year-long relationship in 2000.
Dona developed a cocaine addiction and Paul despised it. However, when he could not have any effect on her, he chose to end it. Versace was deeply hurt and decided to give up the addiction, for her children.
Donatella was also in a short-term marriage with Manuel Dallori in 2004. At present, she is not known to be in any romantic relationship.
Donatella Versace Career
Donatella’s determination made her pursue a career in fashion and her hard work put her in the magnificent position, she is in.
After completing her higher education, Donatella and her two brothers began the work of starting a new brand. With fire in their heart and support from their close ones, they voyaged to the USA in 1977, with investors and buyers onboard.
After a series of official works, the Versace siblings finally established their brand in 1978. Donatella became the vice president of the company and the main collaborator to his brother.
She was deeply attached to Gianni and inspired him to develop numerous fashion lines. Gianni identified Donatella as his lovely sister, his partner, a fine critic, and his muse.
After Gianni was murdered in front of the Versace family mansion in 1997, Donatella took up the weight of the million-dollar company. She paid a tribute to her brother by organizing a high-end ‘Haute Couture’ show in 1998.
In the following years, Donatella designed for many eminent personalities. Fashion icons like Nicki Minaj, Lady Gaga, and Jennifer Lopez have draped Donatella’s bold and sensual designs.
Dona has also designed the two resorts that Versace owns. She was also the lead designer of a Mini Cooper, for the biggest European Charity Event, known as ‘Life Ball’.
Donatella Versace Awards & Achievements
Donatella Versace’s work did not go unrecognized. She has been felicitated with different awards and titles from time to time.
Donatella’s designing skills go far beyond fabrics. She received the De Beers Diamond International Award in 1996 for composing a resplendent tiara with gold and diamonds.
By the 2000s, she had become one of the leading Female fashion designers in the world. At the 2004 Women’s World Awards, she received the World Fashion Award.
Her contribution to fashion was acknowledged at the 2018 GQ Men of the Year Awards, as she became the first woman to get the Designer of the Year Award.
Donatella Versace Major Investments and Assets
Donatella has recently bought a majestic and breathtaking mansion beside Lake Maggiore, in Italy.
The house is spread over a massive area of 15000 feet! Named ‘La Verbanella’, there are twenty bedrooms in the villa.
The house is designed with a pink color tone and 1920’s enthralling Italian elements. A medium-sized well-maintained garden, a pool, and signature European balconies elevate the exterior aesthetics of the house.
Donatella Versace Must Watch Latest Video and Trending Photographs
Donatella is known for her exquisite and alluring designs. In this video, she talks about the “Jungle Dress” she designed for Jennifer Lopez for the 42nd Grammy Awards Ceremony in 2000. She talks about her brother Gianni and her inspirations.
Donatella Versace Twitter Handle
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