If you know Gianni Versace, who was gunned out in his Miami mansion, then you must be familiar with his sister, Donatella Versace. Upon the death of her brother, she inherited 20% of the company, Versace. Furthermore, she is currently working as a chief executive officer of the company.
Likewise, Donatella is also a prominent fashion designer. So, being a chief executive of such a reputed company as well as a famous designer, how much does she earn? What is her net worth?
Who Is Donatella Versace? Bio
The famous fashion designer, Donatella Versace was born on 2nd May 1955 in Reggio Calabria, Italy as Donatella Francesca Versace. She was born to a financier, Antonio (father) and a dressmaker, Francesca (Mother). Likewise, Versace belongs to white ethnicity and holds Italian nationality. In addition, her sun sign is Taurus.
Similarly, Versace grew up along with her three siblings, Tina, Santo Versace, and Gianni Versace. As per some sources, her elder sister, Tina died at the age of 12 from a tetanus infection. Likewise, her elder brother, Gianni was murdered out in his Miami mansion.
Versace attended the Florence University in Italy and studied different languages.
Donatella Versace’s Career
Donatella Versace moved to Milan and started her career in fashion designing. Initially, she worked with Gianni as a design assistant in 1979 and later in the public relations department. After the assassination of her brother, Gianni in Florida in July 1997 she became the chief designer of the company, Versace and made her solo debut for spring.
Moreover, Versace moved beyond clothing and expanded its area to accessories and home furnishings under Donatella’s guidance. Likewise, the company operates two hotels. Furthermore, she launched her own fragrance, ‘Versace Woman’, in February 2001.
No to mention, Versace was also nominated for the ‘VH1 Do Something With Style Award’ in 2010 for providing art supplies to children and creating a tote bag.
The famous fashion designer, Donatella Versace is currently a divorced woman. Versace was married to an American model, Paul Beck. The two tied the knot in 1983. They share two children from their relationship. Firstly, they welcomed their daughter, Allegra Versace Beck, on 30th June 1986. Similarly, their son Daniel Versace was born in 1989.
Unfortunately, the duo divorced in 2000 but they haven’t revealed the actual reason for their divorce to the public. After the divorce with Paul, Versace married Manuel Dallori in 2004.
Unfortunately, the two divorced in 2005. She does not share any children with Manuel. Other than this, there are no rumors or records of her relationships and affairs.
Donatelle Versace’s net worth is around $200 Million as of 2019. She collected such a hefty sum of money through her career as a fashion designer. Furthermore, she is also a chief executive officer of the reputed company, Versace.
Moreover, Versace designed for famous celebrities such as Madonna, Courtney Love, Christina Aguilera, Lady Gaga, Demi Moore, etc. Surely, she bagged millions of dollars for designing clothes for these celebs. Furthermore, Versace also earns a decent sum of money from her Instagram account where she over 4.4 million followers.
In addition, as per the source, Versace bought an Italian Lake House worth around $5.6 Million. The mansion covers the spare of 15,000 square feet.