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Gloria Vanderbilt Net Worth, Biography, Wiki in 2017-2016

How rich is Gloria Vanderbilt?

Gloria Vanderbilt net worth:
$200 Million

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Gloria Vanderbilt Net Worth, Biography, Wiki 2017-2016

Gloria Laura Vanderbilt, simply known as Gloria Vanderbilt, is a famous American author, artist, actress, socialite, as well as a fashion designer. Gloria Vanderbilt is perhaps mostly known as a part of the Vanderbilt family, which was one of the most prominent families in the United States during the Gilded Age, which constitutes the late 19th century. The success of the family begins with Cornelius Vanderbilt, who created the empire of railroad and shipping systems and then ventured on to other businesses. Another important person in the family is an American journalist and television personality Anderson Cooper, who is Gloria Vanderbilt’s son.

Gloria Vanderbilt Net Worth $200 Million

In addition to her family roots, Gloria Vanderbilt is also known as a first creator of designer jeans that became extremely popular all around the world. A famous fashion designer and an artist, how rich is Gloria Vanderbilt? According to sources, Gloria Vanderbilt’s net worth is estimated to be $200 million. The majority of Gloria Vanderbilt’s net worth and wealth comes from her business ventures.

Gloria Vanderbilt was born in 1924, in New York City. Her father, Reginald Claypoole Vanderbilt, passed away when Gloria was only 18 months old, which in turn made her the youngest heiress to her father’s five million fund. Since she was a minor, the rights to control the fund went to her mother who was challenged by Gloria’s aunt Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney. This confrontation resulted in one of the most infamous trials, which was later retold in a television miniseries directed by Waris Hussein called “Little Gloria… Happy at Last”. When Gloria Vanderbilt grew up, she went to several high schools and attended an art school called “Art Students League”, where she focused on her artistic skills. Vanderbilt’s passion for arts resulted in her studies at the Neighborhood Playhouse where she also studied acting. Vanderbilt proved to be a talented artist, as her paintings started to be used by a privately owned manufacturer of greeting cards in America “Hallmark Cards”. At the same time, Gloria started making paintings specifically for linens and pottery.

Gloria Vanderbilt’s artistic nature inspired her to venture into the fashion industry. In 1976, Gloria Vanderbilt suggested the production of designer jeans alongside with her logo on it. Vanderbilt did not stop with jeans only. She then went on to launch a line of shoes, perfume, dresses, blouses, sheets and other goods, all of which carried Vanderbilt’s swan logo. Vanderbilt then sold her name to a designer company called “Murjani Group”, and in 1982 partnered with L’Oreal to create eight perfumes, which were named “Gloria Vanderbilt”. In addition to her partnerships, Gloria Vanderbilt founded her own company called “GV Ltd.” A famous businesswoman and artist, Gloria Vanderbilt is also a known author. So far, Vanderbilt has published three novels and four memoirs, and has been making contributions to such magazines as “Elle” and “The New York Times” since the beginning of her writing career. Gloria Vanderbilt, who is a well-known heiress and author, has an estimated net worth of $200 million.

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