Victor Drai is a French-American businessman and a former film producer. He is best known for movies like Weekend at Bernie’s and The Women in Red.
Victor Drai: Early Life, Bio, Wiki
Victor Drai was born on July 25, 1947, in Casablanca, French Protectorate in Morocco (now just Morocco). He was born into a wealthy Jewish family.
He moved to Paris, France, with his family during his early teens. Because of the migration, Drai dropped school at the age of 14 and launched a ready wear line called Vicadam in Paris in 1968.
How old is Victor Drai?
Victor Drai’s age is 72, as of 2019.
Personal Life: Marriage, Kids
Till 2019, Victor has been married three times. As of 2019, he married model Yolanda Krupiarz. He tied the knot in April 2016, at Drai’s Beach Club/Nightclub atop The Cromwell Hotel in Las Vegas. They have one daughter, Ava Drai, together.
He was also previously married to actress Loryn Locklin for eight years. They were married in 1990. Drai and Locklin have a beautiful son, Dustin George Drai, who was born in October 1993. The couple divorced in 1998.
Victor's first wife was model and actress, Kelly LeBrock. They married in 1984 and remained that way for two years. They ultimately divorced in 1986.
Victor also dated actress Goldie Hawn in the early 1980s.
How tall is Victor Drai?
Though Victor's exact height is not known, he is well above 5 feet 6 inches.
Victor Drai ‘s Career
Drai got into film producing after watching the movie, Pardon Mon Affaire, with then-girlfriend Kelly LeBrock in Paris. After getting inspired by the movie, he produced the movie, The Woman in Red in 1984. The movie did amazing in the box office.
After the hit of his debut movie, Victor produced two more comedies, The Man with One Red Shoe and Weekend at Bernie’s.
The 72 years old producer made the decision to open restaurants after producing took too much time away from his family. Victor opened his first restaurant, Drai’s in 1993 with the famous French chef Claude Segal. It is located in the L'Ermitage Beverly Hills hotel in Beverly Hills, California.
Victor then opened a second Drai’s restaurant in Las Vegas in 1995 and followed that up with an after-hours club that was a huge hit.
His last opening ceremony was for Drai’s Beachclub and Nightclub at The Cromwell Las Vegas in 2014.
Net Worth of Victor Drai
Victor Drai is a renown businessman and a film producer. Through his ownership in various restaurants and clubs, Victor Drai has an estimated net worth of $150 million, as of 2019.
His night club, XS’s revenue in 2014 alone was upwards of $550 million.
He also earned money from his movies. His debut movie, The Women in Red collected $25.3 million while his comedy, Weekend at Bernie’s earned an impressive $30.2 million worldwide.