Karl Lagerfeld is a German artist, a creative director, and a photographer. He has worked with many famous companies like Chanel, Fendi, Diesel, and others. He also has his own fashion label. He is at the top of the fashion industry. Here are the complete details about his career, biography, and net worth of Karl Lagerfeld in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Karl Otto Lagerfeld was born on 10th of September in the year 1933 in Hamburg, Germany. His father, Otto Lagerfeld was a businessman and his mother, Elisabeth Bahlmann was a lingerie saleswoman. He joined a private school during his early schooling years and then joined Lycee Montaigne where he studied history and drawing. After completing his schooling, he joined the fashion industry and became the best in the market.
Karl Lagerfeld was in a relationship with Jacques de Bascher for so many years until he died in the year 1989. After that, he is not rumoured with anyone, and it is still a mystery that whether he is a gay or a bisexual. Karl also once said that he would have married his cat, Choupette if it were legal. He has Choupette since the year 2013.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Karl Lagerfeld started his career in the fashion industry at the age of 22. He started with the design competitions and then got to work with Pierre Balmain for three years. After this, he designed for Jean Patou, but due to not getting the success he quit his job and took a break from the fashion industry for two years.
After two years, he returned as a freelancer working for design houses and design collections. He worked with many fashion houses, films, and theaters. While working in the industry, Karl got to work with popular companies like Diesel and H&M. He is right now serving as the creative head director of the fashion house Chanel and of the Italian fashion house Fendi. He is also working on his own fashion label.
Karl has been honored with the Bambi award for his creativity in his work.
Other than working in the fashion industry, Karl also has a bookshop “7L” in Paris.
Net Worth & Earnings
Karl Lagerfeld has earned a net worth of $250 million. He has earned most of his net worth through his work in the fashion industry. He has worked with the fashion houses and firms like Chanel, Diesel, H&M, and others which have paid him well for his work. He is currently working as a creative head director of Italian fashion house Fendi and of Chanel which is adding well to his net worth. Karl is also running his own fashion label.
Karl Lagerfeld is a German artist, a creative director, and a photographer who has earned a net worth of $250 million. He was keen about fashion since the beginning, and his passion has earned him millions. He is ruling the fashion industry and millions of hearts with his designs.