Donatella Versace Biography

Published On Jan 16, 2017
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Date of Birth: 1955 , May-2
Birth Nation: Italy
Height: 5 feet 5 inch
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After the graduation from Florence University in the Seventies, Donatella joined Gianni's fledgling fashion company as a fashion designer. When Donatella's late brother, Gianni Versace started his own fashion company in Milan, she was right there by his side and organized many fashion shows and advertising campaigns. Gianni Versace introduced the world with an iconic fashion line series with her own name labeled on it ‘Versus’ which is a global fashion statement till today's date. After a long journey of her career, Donatella became the vice-president of Versace. A lot of celebrities such as Lady Gaga and Selina Gomez are pretty vocal about their likeness towards Versus brand.

Donatella Versace is 61 years aged Italian nationality fashion designer belonging to the white ethnicity. She got married to her husband, Paul Beck and the couple is blessed with two children. The couple is no longer together and live separate lives after divorce soon divorced. Donatella earns her salary from her fashion designing career and her net worth is estimated to be about U. S $ 680 million.

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Born in Reggio Calabria, Italy

May 2 , 1955

Donatella Versace full name Donatella Francesca Versace, an Italian fashion designer as well as business women, currently the vice-president of Versace and head designer of Versa Corporation, was born on 2nd May 1955, to her parents Antonio Versace and Francesca Versace, in Reggio Calabria located in Italy.

Death of Gianni Versace

July 15 , 1997

After the death of Donatella's brother Gianni Versace on 15 July 1997, Donatella Versace mounted her first couture show for the Versace Atelier at the Hôtel Ritz Paris. Gianni Versace was actually murdered but the murderer is not caught yet.

Launched her own fragrance Versace Women


After working for various companies as a fashion designer, Donatella then launched her own fragrance, Versace Woman in February 2001. She got a big success in that. At that time, Donatella was one of the famous fashion designers.

Made the "Fashion Fringe"


Donatella Versace was made the honorary chairman for London's ‘Fashion Fringe’ in the year 2008. The ‘Fashion Fringe’ was an initiative by fashion writer Colin McDowell and ‘IMG Fashion’ to support emerging designers.

Departed from Versus


In November 2012, Donatella departed from ‘Versus’ as the Italian fashion house planned to completely overhaul the label, ceasing the production of seasonal collections. In the same year, She started using pop star Lady Gaga as her muse.

Appeared in "House of Versace"


Donatella Versace appeared in a movie drama called, ‘House of Versace’, was broadcast on ‘Lifetime Network’ in 2013. It presents the chronicles of the Versace family and Gina Gershon portrays the role of Donatella Versace.

Donatella Versace's Networth


Donatella Versace earns her salary from her fashion designing career and her net worth is estimated to be about $680 million U.S dollars in the present time.She earns this much money only because of her talent and hard work towards her career.