A successful artist, actor, fashion designer and socialite- Gloria Vanderbilt, was born on February 20th, 1924. She was born as Gloria Laura Vanderbilt to her parent’s railroad magnet Reginald Claypool Vanderbilt and mother- Gloria Morgan. Her father died when she was 18 months of age, leaving her and her step sister each with a fortune of 5 million dollars. There was a huge trial between her mother and her paternal aunt over her custody, hailed by the press as the trial of the century. She first attended Greenvale School on Long Island, followed by Miss Porter's School in Farmington, Connecticut. Later she joined the Wheeler School in Providence, Rhode Island, followed by the Art Students League in New York City. She follows Zen Buddhism as her religion now, although she was raised as a Catholic. Gloria Vanderbilt nationality is American belonging to White ethnicity. The popular Gloria Vanderbilt bio is given below.
Career and Net Worth
Gloria Vanderbilt has been very successful in her professional career, by earning a huge sum from her acting career. Although she is fortunate with her father’s earning, Gloria Vanderbilt net worth is estimated to be $200 million, which she has earned from her acting, fashion designing as well from father’s worth.
Vanderbilt initially took to the theater, where she appeared in many productions such as Playhouse 90, Studio One in Hollywood, and The Dick Powell Show. She also appeared in television shows like The Love Boat, and many more including CBS News Sunday Morning. She was one of the most famous fashion models during her time. She eventually went on to release her own line of clothes, such as shoes, leather goods, jeans, and accessories. Her name was the brand name for several companies such as Murrain Corporation and L’Oreal. She sold the rights to her jeans to Jonas Arraprel Group in 2002. She is also an avid art lover, who has had several art exhibitions, such as Dream Boxes, in 2001 and another one in 2007. She is also a writer who has many novels and memoirs attributed to her. These include, Obsession: An Erotic Tale, The World of Gloria Vanderbilt (2010), A Mother’s Story, Love, and Loss, etc.
Is Gloria Vanderbilt married? Who is her husband?
Gloria has married four times. Her first marriage was to Pat DiCicco in 1941, at the age of 17. They separated and got divorced in 1945. He allegedly was a very abusive husband. In the same year, she married Leopold Stokowski, who was a conductor. She had 2 children by him viz. Leopold Stanislaus "Stan" Stokowski and Christopher Stokowski. Sadly, this marriage also ended, in 1955. She then married director Sidney Lumet, in 1956 and got a divorce in 1963. Finally, she married Wyatt Emory Cooper in 1963 and bore 2 children by him, Anderson Hays Cooper and Carter Vanderbilt Cooper. Wyatt died in 1978. Thus, Vanderbilt has a total of 4 children and has had 4 husbands. However, she was also involved with film maker Gordon Parks, Marlon Brando, Frank Sinatra, Howard Hughes and more.
Height and Body
Gloria Vanderbilt height and weight are not known, but she looks tall with perfect body structure. Gloria has hazel eye color and dark brown hair color. She was a model back in her haydays, and so looks very beautiful.
Wiki and Facts
Gloria Vanderbilt is a famous personality; however she has not opened accounts in Twitter and Instagram. More information about his personal and professional life can be found from Gloria Vanderbilt Wikipedia page and other social sites.