Vera Wang Biography


Vera Wang

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Birth Name: Vera Wang
Date of birth:
Birth Country: United States
Height: 5 Feet 3 Inch
Birth Sign: gemini
Age: 68 Years
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Fashion designer, Vera Wang is the renowned designer of bridal wear. She is an expert in implementing modern way of design into the conventional fashion wear. She was popular for being the fashion editor at the Vogue. Vera Wang was from the upper class family born in New York City, New York, United States of America to Cheng Ching Wang and Florence Wu. She is an American and is of Chinese descent.

It was from her college days she was seeing Arthur Becker. Their romantic love affairs lead them to get married in 1989. She didn't become mother from her won effort but this sweet couple adopted two children soon after getting married. They got divorced in July, 2012 and the divorced was claimed to be friendly.

Vera Wang attended The Chapin School. She completed her education from there in 1967. While she was there she was a figure skating and she also took part in U.S. Figure Skating Championships. After her high school days, she was enrolled at University of Paris. Soon after receiving bachelor’s degree, she gave up her skating career and began working for Vogue. After being there for about one and half decade, she left Vogue and then joined Ralph Lauren as a fashion director. She is also owner of bridal boutique. Her salary was high at Vogue and her net worth as of 2015 is rumored to be around $400 million.

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Born in New York City, New York

1949 27th of June

Vera Wang was from the upper class family born in New York City, New York, United States of America to Cheng Ching Wang and Florence Wu. She is an American and is of Chinese descent. She is of average height.

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Graduated from The Chapin School

1967

She received her formal education from The Chapin School. While she was there she was not only good at her studies but also in figure skating. She also completed her education form there and graduated from there in 1967.

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Joined US National Championships

1968

It is said that she was just eight years old when she began skating. And within a decade she established herself as a professional figure skater. After completing her high school education she also took part in U.S. Figure Skating Championships and nearly became the champion of this championship.

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Graduated from Sarah Lawrence College

1971

Though she was good at skating since her childhood days, she didn't only choose skating as her professional career but she also got enrolled at the University of Paris and continued her higher education. She graduated from there with a bachelor’s degree in Arts in 1971.

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Joined Vogue

1971

Soon after receiving bachelor’s degree, she gave up her skating career and began working for Vogue. While she was there she was the senior fashion editor and she holds this position for about one and half decade.

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Joined Ralph Lauren

1987

After being in Vogue for about one and half decade, she left Vogue and then joined Ralph Lauren as a fashion director. It is said that she left Vogue because her position of senior fashion editor was taken away.

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Married to Arthur Becker

1989

It is said that she was in love with Arthur Becker since her college days. They dated each other for some time and finally decided to get married. They got married in 1989. They didn’t have any children from this married life but they thought of adopting children soon after getting married.

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Adopted a child

1990

She didn't become mother from her won effort but this sweet couple adopted two children soon after getting married. Within a year, they adopted a sweet little baby born and they named her Cecilia Becker. She was also born that year.

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Won Honoree of the Year Award

1993

Every year, Chinese American Planning Council used to honor several celebrities for their genuine works for about year. In 1993, she was also honored with this award; they honored her with the Honoree of the Year Award.

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Won Girl Scout Council's Woman of Distinction

1994

She has been nominated in lots of prestigious awards and she has also won some of them. In 1994, she was also honored with the Girl Scout Council's Woman of Distinction Award. In 1995, she was also honored with the Fashion Designers of America.

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Published her own book

2001 of October

Vera Wang is a versatile woman. She is also good at writing and from this writing she has also expressed her skills of fashion designing in several books. In 2001, she published her won book under the title, Vera Wang on Weddings.

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Began her acting career

2004

A renowned fashion designer, Vera Wang is also an actress and she began her acting career since 2004. That year, she portrayed role in the movie, First Daughter. She has also appeared in several television shows.

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Won Womenswear Designer of the Year

2005

Since the start of her career, she has been honored with several prestigious awards. She has been honored with Council of Fashion Designers of America several times. In 2005, they also honored her for being the Womenswear Designer of the Year.

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Divorced with Arthur Becker

2012 of July

She was married to Arthur Becker in 1989. They hold this married life for about two decades and then finally in July 2012, they decided to dissolve their married life. The divorced was said to be friendly but the actual reason for that was unknown.

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