Rachel Irene Roy is a famous American fashion designer who rose to fame after starting her own fashion line called The RACHEL Rachel Roy collection. She is also well known as the wife of the famous music producer Damon Dash. Among her many clients, she has worked with famous people like Jennifer Garner, Michelle Obama, Kate Hudson, Tyra Banks, etc. Now let’s have a closer look at the net worth of Rachel Roy in 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
Roy was born to a Dutch mother and Madras-born Bengali Indian father in San Bernardino County, California, US on 15 January 1974. She was brought up in Seaside and was also the member of the Seventh-day Adventist church. Her brother is Rajendra Roy who is the chief movie curator at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. She got her education from Columbia Union College in Takoma Park, Maryland but later she left her education to pursue her career and moved to New York where she started her career as a wardrobe stylist and also worked as an intern at the famous American clothing retailer Rocawear.
Roy got married to the actor/music producer Damon Dash in 2004 and has two daughters, Talulah and Ava, with him. Unfortunately, she filed for a divorce in 2009, and in April 2015, she not only got the sole custody of both of her daughters but also filed for an order, which was for protection against Dash. The court awarded a three-year restraining order against Dash, but he filed a lawsuit against Roy which stated allegations of breach of fiduciary duties related to the fashion company Royale Etenia, which they began during their marriage. She was rumoured to have an affair with the famous rapper Jay Z.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
After moving to New York, she initially interned at the Rocawear, but her hard work paved way and her job elevated as a creative director of the children’s and women’s section. She then launched her fashion collection in 2004. For her contribution to the American fashion, Roy received an award from the Bollywood industry in 2006. In 2007, she became a member of the Council of Fashion Designers of America. The Jones Apparel Group formed a joint venture with her brand in 2008. She also appeared on the 2009 issue of Teen Vogue where she showed a ‘how to transform a normal t-shirt into a fashionable prom dress’.
Net Worth & Earnings:
Her passion towards her career made her famous and successful where she has an estimated net worth of $15 million. She has made all of her earnings through fashion designing where she worked with many celebrities and also had a lot of collaborations with other designers.
Rachel Roy is an epitome of success where she sets a perfect example to those who wish to fulfil their dreams. As of now, she is a single mother and is very much active on social media.