Ralph Lauren Net Worth 2017: Short Bio & Wiki

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Ralph Lauren net worth is
$5.8 Billion

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Ralph Lauren Net Worth, Biography & Wiki 2017

Ralph Lifshitz, commonly known as Ralph Lauren, is a famous American businessman, philanthropist, as well as a fashion designer. To the public, Ralph Lauren is perhaps best known as the founder of the popular clothing company called “Ralph Lauren Corporation”. Founded in 1967, the company expanded to encompass clothing for men, women and children, as well as various fragrances and accessories. The company also includes such subsidiary fashion brands as “Club Monaco”, “Chaps” and “American Living”. Over the years, “Ralph Lauren Corporation” became a sponsor for such sports events as “Wimbledon”, signed a partnership with United States Tennis Association, and has supported such professional golfers as Davis Love III, Luke Donald and Webb Simpson among others. Currently, “Ralph Lauren” has opened stores in approximately 631 locations in the world. The total worth of the company is estimated to reach an impressive sum of $7 billion.

Ralph Lauren Net Worth $5.8 Billion

A well-known businessman, how rich is Ralph Lauren? According to sources, Ralph Lauren’s net worth is estimated to be $5.8 billion, most of which he has accumulated due to his business ventures. Because of his impressive net worth, Lauren has been able to purchase a variety of expensive assets, among which is his Bugatti Veyron, which cost him $1.4 million, and his Jaguar XKSS, for which he paid $6.1 million. Lauren is also an owner of a Ruf CTR-3 car, which cost $570,000 and a Gulfstream G650 airplane, the cost of which is $65 million.

Ralph Lauren was born in 1939 in New York, where he studied at the Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy. He continued his studies at the Dewitt Clinton High School, from which he graduated in 1957. He then enrolled in the Baruch College, yet he failed to graduate from it. Soon afterwards he joined the United States Army, in which he served from 1962 until 1964. He worked for a short period of time for the clothier chain known as “Brooks Brothers”, until he decided upon opening his own store. He launched his first necktie shop in 1967, and by 1970 received his first COTY Award. The popularity of Lauren’s clothing reached the media when he was asked to create clothing styles for characters of Jack Clayton’s 1974 romantic drama film called “The Great Gatsby”. Then in 1977 he received an opportunity to provide clothing for the main character in Woody Allen’s “Annie Hall” film. Since then, Ralph Lauren has opened 35 boutiques in the United States alone, in such cities as San Diego, New York, Atlanta, and Denver among others. For his contributions to the fashion industry, Lauren was rewarded with the James Smithson Bicentennial Medal, and received the title of Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur, which was bestowed on him by Nicolas Sarkozy.

In regards to his personal life, Ralph Lauren is married to Ricky Anne Loew-Beer. The couple met in 1964, and half a year later celebrated their wedding. Together, they have three children, namely Dylan Lauren, who now owns “Dylan’s Candy Bar” company, David Lauren, who works at “Polo Ralph Lauren”, and the actor Andrew Lauren.

Quick Facts

Birth date: October 14, 1939
Birth place: The Bronx, New York, United States
Height:5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Profession:Fashion designer, Designer, Entrepreneur, Businessperson, Founder of "“Ralph Lauren Corporation”"
Education:Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy, Dewitt Clinton High School, Baruch College
Nationality:American
Spouse:Ricky Anne Loew-Beer (m. 1964)
Children:Dylan Lauren, David Lauren, Andrew Lauren
Awards:Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur, James Smithson Bicentennial Medal
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Father-in-law of Lauren Bush, granddaughter of former US President George Bush.
2Father-in-law of Paul Arrouet.
3Collects classic automobiles.
4Created his own fashion label "Polo Ralph Lauren" in 1967, which became a public company in the middle of the 1990s.
5His surname is pronounced "like a girl's first name", according to his niece, Jennifer Lauren.
6Born to Frank Lifshitz, an Ashkenanzi Jewish house painter, and his wife Fraydl Kotlar, he grow up in The Bronx. At the age of 16, his brother Jerry changed their name into "Lauren", while his other brother Lenny remained a "Lifshitz" for many years.
7His children are: sons, Andrew Lauren, born in 1969, and David Lauren, born in October 1971, and daughter, Dylan Lauren, born in May 1974.
8Uncle of actor Greg Lauren and Elizabeth Berkley.


Quotes

#Quote
1I don't design clothes, I design dreams.
2They know they're going to look beautiful, and I don't think women should look like costumes. They shouldn't look like fashion victims.


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Filmography

Costume Department

Costume Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
America's Next Top Model2011TV Series clothes - 16 episodes
Friends2001TV Series provider - 1 episode
Manhattan1979wardrobe: Mr. Allen
Annie Hall1977clothing designs by
The Wild Party1975costume designer: James Coco, Perry King & David Dukes

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Tweed Run2011Short

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Friends1999TV SeriesRalph Lauren

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Knight and Day2010the producers wish to thank

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Untitled Victor Skrebneski DocumentaryDocumentary filmingHimself
Harry Benson: Shoot First2016DocumentaryHimself
Citizen Hearst2012DocumentaryHimself
Ralph Lauren's Fall and Holiday Fashion Show2012TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Oprah Winfrey Show2011TV SeriesHimself
American Masters2004TV Series documentaryHimself
Restore America Honors2003TV MovieHimself
Good Morning America1981TV SeriesHimself
Today1978TV SeriesHimself

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