Dov Charney is recognized as one of the famous businessmen from Canada. He first founded American Apparel and then the Los Angeles Apparel where he served as the CEO. Other than business, he’s also an immigrant workers’ rights advocate. You may explore in details below the life, career and net worth of Dov Charney in 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
Dov Charney was born on January 31, 1969, in Montreal city in Quebec, Canada. His father’s name is Morris Charney and he’s an architect, and his mother Sylvia Safdie is an artist who has an official website where she posts everything about her work. His cousin is the Canadian-American-Israeli playwright and screenwriter, Oren Safdie, whose father is the Israeli-Canadian architect, urban designer, educator, theorist, and author, Moshe Safdie.
Dov Charney was grown and raised mainly in Montreal and in Connecticut. His early education as a child took place at a school named Fine Arts Core Education School. He completed his schooling at the St. George’s School of Montreal, and at the Choate Rosemary Hall. He went to study at the Tufts University but never completed as he dropped out to pursue his work in the business he started.
There’s nothing officially confirmed about the private life of Dov Charney. We do not have any records of his previous or current relationships, girlfriends and dating history. Dov Charney has been into sexual harassment cases, and websites say that he mentioned that he indeed had some kind of that with his employees. He doesn’t have any children that we know of.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Dov Charney first founded the clothing manufacturer, designer, distributor and marketer, American Apparel. It was recognized as one of the top in North America. Dov Charney served as the company’s CEO from its foundation until 2014 when he was terminated because of the sexual harassment cases. After that, he founded Los Angeles Apparel and has been its CEO since then.
Dov Charney name came on multiple great awards as an entrepreneur and for his business. He was named as the Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst & Young and he received the Michael Award Retailer of the Year. Many well-recognized and big magazines mentioned him for his outstanding accomplishments as a businessman for his great ability and talent.
Dov Charney recent and newest news was that he had problems in the Los Angeles Apparel he started, but he managed to get through them. The manufacturer, designer and distributor has been growing and having great success with more than 350 employees on work.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The Canadian businessman and entrepreneur Dov Charney has an estimated net worth of only $500 thousand. His wealth and worth reached hundreds of millions a few years ago. He lost all of his hundreds of millions after the problems which he and his company went through.
Dov Charney is one of the talented businessmen who has recently been struggling. He has experienced huge success with the clothing companies he founded, but he faced a few issues through his career. Dov Charney has never revealed much about his private life or his girlfriends.