Anna Wintour is a world-renowned journalist and publisher, best known as an editor in chief of the most powerful American fashion magazine, Vogue. She’s lately taken a second job and began working as an artistic director for Vogue’s publisher, Conde Nast business. Wintour is widely commended for her individual style and awareness for trend, her ability to see the young and gifted, yet undetected designers. On the other hand, she’s frequently criticized for her too demanding and inflexible style. These qualities even earned her a prevalent nickname: Nuclear Wintour.
Anna Wintour Net Worth $35 Million Dollars
This gives an excellent reason to consider that Miranda Presley, among the principal characters of the bestseller novel The Devil Wears Prada, is created based on Anna. Loved or loathed, this editor stays among the most affluent and the most powerful woman in America. Anna Wintour net worth is now estimated at $35 million.
Wintour is only one man in her family, which selected the profession in media industry. Her dad, who started his career composing posts, was eventually promoted to edit among the earliest British papers, Evening Standard. Despite this professional success and acknowledgement, Charles Wintour fortune never came close to Anna Wintour net worth.
Anna used the advices of Charles and Audrey when she decided to start her own fashion magazine. Among Anna’s older brothers, Patrick Wintour, can also be a journalist. He’s now working as the political editor for among the most famous British papers, The Guardian. Although Patrick is broadly regarded as a wealthy man, compared to Anna Wintour net worth his incomes look hapless.
Anna’s interest in trend grown when she was still a teen. This magazine had not been spread in London, so Anna had to request her American relatives to send it for her. Yet, in one of her interviews Wintour has said that working in trend was more of her dad’s determination. When Anna was still adolescent, her dad got his daughter work in among the most powerful boutiques in London, Biba. Following this, Anna Wintour net worth grew quicker and faster every year.
November 3, 1949 age 65
London, United Kingdom
5 ft 6 in (1.7 m)
Magazine editor, Journalist
North London Collegiate School
Shelby Bryan (1999–)
David Shaffer (m. 1984–1999)
Bee Shaffer, Charles Shaffer
Charles Wintour, Eleanor Trego Baker
Patrick Wintour, Nora Wintour, Gerald Wintour, James Wintour
Brother Patrick is the Political Editor of the UK's The Guardian newspaper.
An absolute no-no in her fashion books: head-to-toe black.
Some of her favorite things include: (play) "Skylight" by David Hare / (musical) "Kiss Me, Kate" by Cole Porter / (comedian) James Corden / (action star) Hugh Jackman / (game) Tennis / (book) "Pride and Prejudice" by Jane Austen / (museum) Metropolitan (NYC) / (flower) Tuberose / (restaurant) Balthazar / (food) avocado (hates broccoli) / (dessert) Coffee Ice Cream / (invention) any Apple product /(guilty pleasure) Homeland (2011), etc.
Suffers from arachnophobia (fear of spiders).
Counts Scarlett O'Hara as the most fashionable literary figure.
Is a teetotaler.
Is a big fan of Game of Thrones (2011), even finding the costume design to be particularly appealing.
In the 1970s, Anna worked as a fashion editor for Penthouse Magazine publisher Bob Guccione's erotic publication, "VIVA - International Magazine for Women".
Mother of producer Bee Shaffer from her marriage to child psychiatrist David Shaffer.
Is a good friend of Roger Federer and she attended some of his matches at the US Open. Counts his Wimbledon 2009 final victory over Andy Roddick as her all-time favorite match.
She was awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2008 Queen's Birthday Honors List for her services to British journalism and British fashion in the USA.
Has raised over $ 10 million dollar for AIDS charities since 1990.
Showed a good sense of humor when she attended the premiere of The Devil Wears Prada (2006) wearing Prada.
Editor-in-chief of American "Vogue" since 1988.
Her former assistant Lauren Weisberger (1999-2000) wrote the book "The Devil Wears Prada", which was a thinly veiled account of the hellish life of a fashion magazine editor's assistant and is based upon Weisberger's own experiences. The main character Miranda Priestly is supposedly based upon Wintour. The book was eventually made into the movie The Devil Wears Prada (2006).
Reportedly warned major fashion designers that they would be banished from "Vogue"'s pages if they make cameo appearances on The Devil Wears Prada (2006) because the character of "Miranda Priestly", played by Meryl Streep, is believed to be based on her.
Has often been the target of various animal rights organizations such as P.E.T.A. due to her use of fur in "Vogue".
Has two children with David Shaffer, Charles "Charlie" (b. 1987) and Katherine "Bee" (b. 1989).