Anna Wintour Biography

Updated On Feb 10, 2019 Published On Oct 07, 2015
Facts of Anna Wintour
Date of Birth: 1949 , November-3
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
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Anna Wintour is a chief editor in Vogue magazine. She is a British-American journalist and amongst the important person in the fashion world. Pageboy bob haircut and large sunglasses is her trademark style. She is also known for being the author of the best selling book The Devil Wears Prada.

Anna Wintour's early life

She was born in London, the United Kingdom to Charles Wintour and Eleanor Trego Baker. She is the eldest child by her parents and has four siblings.

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As for her nationality, Anna Wintour is British-American and her ethnicity is white. She got her education from North London Collegiate School.

Anna Wintour's career

Anna Wintour is mostly known for being the editor-in-chief for Vogue magazine. Due to her personality, Anna has been nicknamed Nuclear Wintour.

She has also remained as the director of the Conte Nast and has also worked with many reputed journals like New York and House & Garden.

To people who don't know much about her, Anna Wintour is the author of the book The Devil Wears Prada, which has also been adapted into a movie starring Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt, and Anne Hathaway.

Anna Wintour's personal life

She started having a love affair from her young age. She dated a well-linked older man at the age of fifteen. Then, Anna Wintour dated Piers Paul Read when she was 24 years and was also seen with Nigel Dempster who is a gossip columnist.

Anna Wintour married David Shaffer, M.D. in 1984. They have two children; Charlie Shaffer, who is now married (born 1985) and Katherine (born 1987). They filed a divorce in 1999.

She then started a relationship with Shelby Bryan and married in 2004 and they are still living together in Houston.

Anna Wintour's net worth

According to Forbes magazine, Wintour is the 28 most powerful women in the world. She has the net worth of $35 million dollars and earns as $2 million dollars as an annual salary.

Anna Wintour is a chief editor in Vogue magazine. She is among the important person in the fashion world. Pageboy bob haircut and large sunglasses is her trademark. 

Anna Wintour's body measurements

Anna Wintour stands tall with a height of five feet and seven inches (170 cms) and has a body weight of 61 kgs (134 lbs).

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Born in London, United Kingdom

November 3 , 1949

Anna Wintour was born in London, United Kingdom to Charles Wintour and Eleanor Trego Baker. She is the eldest child by her parents and has four siblings. She got her education from North London Collegiate School.

Dated well-linked older man

1964

Anna Wintour started having love affair from her young age. She dated well-linked older man at the age of fifteen. Then, she dated Piers Paul Read when she was 24 years and was also seen with Nigel Dempster who is a gossip columnist.

Listed in Top 28 powerful women

2015

According to Forbes magazine, Anna Wintour is 28 most powerful women in the world. She has the net worth of $35 million dollars and earn as $2 million dollars as annual salary. She currently lives in New York City New York.

Married to David Shaffer

1984

David Shaffer is a medical doctor from America. He has been awarded as M.D., F.R.C.P., F.R.C.Psych. He is also a professor of child Psychiatry at Columbia University. Anna Wintour and David Shaffer married in 1984.

Divorced to David Shaffer

1999

Anna Wintour and David Shaffer filed a divorce in 1999. They lived together for fifteen years. It was Wintour first divorce while in case of Shaffer it was second. They have one daughter and one son together.

Gave birth to first child Charles

1985

Anna Wintour and David Shaffer, M.D. welcomed their first child in year 1985. They had their first child as Charles after three years of their marriage. Charles has one sister who is two years younger than him.

Gave birth to second child Katherine

1987

Anna Wintour and David Shaffer, M.D. welcomed their second child in year 1987. They had their second child as Katherine after five years of their marriage. Katherine has one brother who is two years elder than him.

Married again to Shelby Bryan

2004

After divorce with David Shaffer, M.D., Anna Wintour started being close to Shelby Bryan. Shelby Bryan is a business icon from America. She started relationship with Shelby Bryan and married in 2004 and they are still living together in Houston.

Became junior fashion editor at Harper's Bazaar

1975

Anna Wintour left school and start taking classes of fashion at Harrods. She was just fifteen years old at that time. She moved to New York and got her new job as junior fashion editor at Harper's Bazzar. Her boyfriend that time Jon Bradshaw helped her find job.

Joined Vogue magazine

1983

Anna Wintour joined Vogue magazine in 1983. Vogue is a fashion and life style magazine which is published by Conde Nast. She was purposed for the job by the editorial director Alex Liberman of Conde Nast. She accepted after doubling her salary.