Who is Michael Kors?
Michael Kors is a professional American fashion designer. He is well known for his brand Michael Kors which is selling clothes, accessories, fragrances, watches, jewelry, and footwear.
|Full Name||Michael David Kors (Karl Anderson Jr.)|
|Birth Date||August 9, 1959|
|Birth Place||Long Island, New York|
|Father||Karl Anderson Sr.|
|Wife||Lance Le Pere|
|High School||John F. Kennedy High School|
|University||Fashion Institute of Technology|
|Net Worth||$1 Billion|
Michael was born on the 9th of August, 1959 in Long Island, New York. He is the son of Joan Hamburger and Karl Anderson Sr. Primarily, he was named Karl Anderson Jr. but he later changed his name when his mother married Bill Kors. His mother was a model. Kors married Lance Le Pere on the 16th of August, 2011. They married in Southampton, New York.
Michael attended John F. Kennedy High School for high school and later attended the Fashion Institute of Technology for further studies.
The Career of Michael Kors
Michael also had an interest in the fashion industry from a very young age. He was able to redesign his mother’s wedding dress for her second wedding at the young age of 5. Kors designed clothes and sold them from his parents’ basement. He was a student at the Fashion Institute of Technology in 1977 but dropped out. Later, he took a job as a salesperson at Lothar’s boutique. He launched his women’s label in 1981. He got his license to the name KORS Michael Kors in 1990 and launched his company. However, he had to put the license on hold. He then released the menswear line in 2002.
Michael launched his MICHAEL Michael Kors line in 2004. He then used to sell women’s handbags and shoes. Furthermore, he also sold women’s ready-to-wear apparel. Currently, his company has more than 770 Lifestyle stores worldwide. Michael has boutiques of his collection in Beverly Hills, New York, Chicago, Palm Beach, as well as Southampton. Various big stars and celebrities wore his designs. Some of the celebrities include Dakota Johnson, Blake Lively, Jennifer Lopez, Kate Hudson, Olivia Wilde, Melania Trump, Ivanka Trump, Heidi Klum, Michelle Obama, etc.
Kors was also a judge for the show Project Runway for five seasons.
His net worth is around $1 Billion.