Chairman and chief creative officer of Michael Kors Holdings Limited, Michael Kors is the famous fashion designer from the United States. He is popular in the fashion world for being the fashion designer of the American sportswear and women's ready-to-wear, Celine.
Age, Childhood, Parents
Born as Karl Anderson, Jr. on August 9, 1959, in Long Island, New York, United States of America, to Karl Anderson and Joan Hamburger. Michael was raised in an upper-middle-class family. He is an American and is of white ethnicity.
Her mother comes from Jewish influence, while her father belongs to Swedish descent. His mother Hamburg is a former model and she has been married twice. His last name Kors came from his mother's second married life.
Michael spent a major part of his life in Merrick, New York and did his graduation from John F. Kennedy High School in Bellmore, New York, on Long Island.
Michael is Gay, Married to Lance LePere
Michael Kors is gay and is married to his long term partner, Lance LePere. They got married on the 16th of August, 2011. The wedding ceremony was held in Southampton, New York, in The Hamptons.
In fact, Michael is one of the first high-profile fashion designers to tie the knot with a same-sex partner. Talking about his wedding with his gay partner Lance, he said,
To marry someone as wonderful and special to me as Lance barefoot on a glorious beach is more than I could have dreamed of
Michael also stated that they were waiting to be wed for a long time, and since the gay marriage was finally leagalized, they expressed their escactsy.
Lance and I are very excited to finally be able to have the opportunity to marry in our home state after many years together, We have no plans for a major party, but we will be getting married privately
What is Michael Kors Net Worth?
As of 2019, Michael has a net worth of around $1 billion. In fact, in 2014, he was listed in the Forbes list with net worth of US$ 1 billion.
He was fascinated towards fashion and designing since he was child. His mother was also the main inspiration on him. Something is interesting about him; he designed the wedding dress for his mother's second marriage.
He began designing the clothes since he was child and he sold them from his parent’s basement. In 1981, he launched his own creation Michael Kors womenswear in the market.
He then began designing dresses for several celebrities like Jennifer Lopez, Rachel McAdams and the most notable design of him is worn by First lady, Michelle Obama.