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The Honourable Daphne Diana Joan Suzannah Guinness was born on the 9th November 1967, in London, England, of English, Irish and French ancestry and is an artist, but also an heir to the Guinness family. She was nominated in the International Best Dressed List Hall of Fame in 1994.
How much is the net worth of Daphne Guinness? It has been estimated by authoritative sources that the overall size of her wealth is as much as $100 million, as of the data presented in early 2017. Fashion designing is the major source of Guinness’ fortune. Reportedly, her assets among others include a four-bedroom, four-bathroom apartment located on Fifth Avenue, which is valued at $14 million.
Daphne Guinness Net Worth $100 Million
To begin with, Daphne Guinness is the daughter of Jonathan Guinness, the baron Moyne and his second wife, the Franco-British Suzanne Lisney, and the granddaughter of Diana Mitford, one of the six Mitford sisters. As a child, she lived in the family mansions in England and Ireland and spent her holidays in a monastery of the XVIII century in Spain. In the middle of the 1980s, she moved to New York.
Daphne Guinness is an important figure in the world of fashion, a fashion face. She is known for her collection of dresses which the Fashion Institute of Technology, the New York Fashion Museum, dedicated to an exhibition in autumn of 2011. Brand names such as Lagerfeld, the make-up line MAC, and Akris chose her as an advertising goddess. She modelled in order to raise money for widows and isolated mothers in Haiti. Since 1994, the Hall of Fame of Vanity Fair and the International Best Dressed List have ranked her as one of the best dressed women in the world. She devotes a portion of her fortune to assisting artists, theatres and bookstores in London. In 2008, she organized an auction of a part of her wardrobe in the prestigious Gallaria in Essex, and the proceeds went entirely to a charitable organization called Womankind, which is dedicated to improving the lives of women in developing countries but also in the UK.
Daphne Guinness has produced and directed three short films – “Cashback” (2006) was nominated for the Oscars. “Phenomenology of Body” (2008) was a hymn to femininity and co-produced and aired by The New York Times Magazine, and “Mnemosyne” originally designed to serve as an advertisement for the perfume that bears her name (Daphne), which was nominated for the Webby Awards. In 2011 she starred in Joseph Lally’s underground film “The Last Days of Jean Seberg” about the tragic end of the American actress, who was the muse of Jean-Luc Godard and who was involved with the Black Panthers. Daphne herself is a muse of several recognised photographers, including Steven Klein and David La Chapelle.
Finally, in the personal life of Daphne Guinness, she married Spyros Niarchos, the younger son of the Greek billionaire Stavros Niarchos, in 1987, and they have three children but divorced twelve years later. Daphne Guinness lives in London and Manhattan.