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Greg Lauren Dana Smith was born on 6 January 1970, in New York City, USA, of Jewish descent. Greg is a fashion designer, painter, and actor, but best known for being the nephew of the famous fashion designer Ralph Lauren. (Greg’s father Jerry Lauren is the Executive Vice President of Men’s Design at Ralph Lauren.) However, he’s appeared in numerous television shows, and all of his endeavors have helped put his net worth to where it is today.
How rich is Greg Lauren? As of early-2017, sources estimate a net worth that is at $10 million, earned through success in various endeavors. He’s a well-known painter who produces in various styles, including doing painting work for comic books, and has also released his own fashion collection. As he continues his career it is expected that his wealth will increase.
Greg Lauren Net Worth $10 million
Greg attended Princeton University and graduated with a degree in Art History in 1991. Since graduating, Greg has worked on his painting skills, and eventually found popularity. His nude paintings have commanded high amounts of money, and are known to be popular with celebrities, with his works being bought by names such as Cuba Gooding, Jr., Demi Moore, Ben Stiller, and Renee Zellweger.
Aside from his nude paintings, he has worked as a cover artist for DC Comics Vertigo, and was the cover artist for the “Hellblazer” comic issues 215-218. His works have been exhibited at various locations, including the Neuhoff/Edelman Gallery in New York and the DACRA in Miami. He also sells his work at Bespoke Collection. Some of his exhibits include 2004’s “Hero” which depicts numerous superheroes in black and white images, including Wonder Woman and Batman being displayed in everyday settings.
In 2009, he worked on the installation called “Alteration” which featured 40 sculptures made from paper. The paper was hand sewn into various clothes, and so became a theme for his later fashion collection. Greg does a lot of his art works at his studio located in Los Angeles.
Greg has also forayed into acting and made his debut in the early 1990s as part of “Melrose Place”, and later appeared in the series “The Young and the Restless” portraying Brett Nelson. He’s also been a part of several films including “Boogie Nights”, “Friends & Family”, and “The Wedding Planner”. Other projects he’s been a part of include “The Practice”, “Batman Forever”, “Time of Fear”, and “Batman & Robin”. These opportunities have helped in increasing his net worth.
In 2011, Lauren launched his own fashion brand named after himself, and featuring ready-to-wear collections for women and men. The collection features various types of clothing, even including hand sewn clothes, and clothes which featured specialty Japanese paper. The collection was picked up by various specialty stores in the United States, including Barneys New York. He also opened a retail installation called “Barracks”, which included repurposed military fabrics.
For his personal life, it is known that Greg married actress Elizabeth Berkley in 2003 in Mexico; she’s known for being a star on “Showgirls”. The couple has a son born in late 2012.