Donatella Versace is a popular Italian fashion designer and is the vice president of the Versace Group. She owns a share of 20% in the group and has also been in real estate ventures. She has won many awards and has been parodied in films and television. She also serves as a board member of the Elton John AIDS Foundation. Now let’s have a close look at the net worth of Donatella Versace in 2020.
Early Life & Biography
Donatella Francesca Versace was born in May 1955, in Reggio di Calabria, Italy. Her parents were Francesca and Antonio Versace. Her brothers are Gianni Versace and Santo Versace. She also had an older sister named Tina, who died at the age of 12 after having a tetanus infection. In 1997, her brother Gianni was murdered in Miami, Florida.
Coming to the educational profile of Donatella Versace, after completing her high school, she went to the University of Florence. She was the best-dressed girl in the city and was known to be spoiled. She was inspired by her brother Gianni.
In 1983, Donatella Versace got married to Paul Beck. They are the parents of Allegra Versace and Daniel Versace. The couple divorced in 2000. 50% of Versace’s stock is owned by her daughter Allegra. In 2004, Donatella got married to Manuel Dallori. However, the couple separated a year later. She was portrayed by Penelope Cruz in the TV series ‘American Crime Story’. She has also been parodied in many movies.
Career, Award & Nominations
Donatella Versace followed in the footsteps of her brother in the 1970s by pursuing a knitwear design. She wanted to be in the public relations department and later entered the fashion world. In the 1980s, Gianni Versace launched a perfume named “Blonde” which was given on her own label called ‘Versus’. She has built runways in hotels and is now responsible for seeing dozens of collections every year. She has hosted many parties which have been attended by people like Sir Elton John, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Prince Charles, Kate Moss, and Liz Hurley.
She has designed many dresses and popular among them is her “Versace Green Dress”. In 2008, Versace was conferred with the FGI Superstar Award. She has also twice won the Glamour Award for Fashion Designer of the Year. From 1997 to 2004, she was the chief executive officer of ‘Gianni Versace S.p.A’. She is currently the creative director of ‘Gianni Versace S.p.A’.
Versace is also active in the real estate business. Her corporation is also responsible for building the Palazzo Versace in Australia’s Gold Coast. The Gianni Versace SpA, Sunland Group Ltd. teamed up with Emirates International Holdings for the construction of The Burj al-Arab in Dubai, UAE. She was the creative director of Versace collections and her exhibit was displayed in London’s Victoria and Albert Museum. In 2010, she was nominated for the Do Something With Style Award by VH1.
Net Worth & Earnings
Imagine the net worth of a person who is the vice president of Versace Corporation? She has been active in her profession for over four decades and has gone on to make a net worth of over $330 million. Her Miami Beach House is worth over $41 million and she has got many other assets. She is a successful fashion designer and is also involved in real estate. She is also a board member of several enterprises and has been inducted into the ‘Rodeo Drive Walk of Style’.
Donatella Versace is a very successful woman. Her name is very popular in the fashion industry and her label has been sold across the world. She has also been portrayed in many movies and television shows.