Donatella Versace is a famous Italian fashion designer, business women, and model. She is best known as the younger sister of the renowned fashion designer Gianni Versace the founder of the luxury fashion company named Versace. Donatella is working as a brand’s chief creative officer and has worked for many fashion shows and advertisements. She is one of the award-winning fashion designers in Italy and worked on many projects in many countries.
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The early life of Donatella Versace
Donatella was born in Reggio di Calabria, Italy. Her father’s name is Antonio Versace, who owns a coal mining family business, and her mother is Francesca Versace, who owns a fashion boutique. Donatella has three siblings, two brothers and one sister; she is the youngest in her family. Her brothers’ names are Gianni Versace and Santo Versace, and her sister’s name is Tina Versace.
Donatella’s sister Tina died when she was 12 years old because of an improperly treated infection, tetanus. She is always close to her brother Gianni and has spent more time with him since childhood. Donatella spent her early life in her birthplace, Calabria, with her parents and siblings.
Donatella Versace education
Donatella Versace attended high school in Calabria, and the school’s name is unknown. After graduating, she joined the University of Florence, studied literature and languages, and graduated in 1973. While studying in college, she went to his brother’s shop in Milan and helped him; and also wanted to start her career as a teacher, so only she studied languages.
Personal details of Donatella Versace
|Donatella Francesca Versace
|Fashion designer and businesswomen
|67 years old
|Date of Birth
|May 2, 1955
|Reggio di Calabria, Italy
Body Measurements of Donatella Versace
|Height in Centimetres
|Height in Inches
|5 Feet 2 Inch
|Weight in Kilograms
|Weight in Pounds
Donatella Versace’s personal life
Donatella Versace was born in Reggio di Calabria, Italy, on May 2, 1955, to the couple Antonio Versace and Francesca Versace. She is 67 years old as of 2022, and her full name is Donatella Francesca Versace. Her brother Gianni supported her in starting her career as a fashion designer.
Donatella’s brother Gianni was murdered and died in 1997, and she felt depressed and was addicted to drugs because she is close to her brother. Then she went to the exhibition center and went through treatment and recovered from that, and also she will sue to smoke sometimes because of her depression.
Donatella Versace’s net worth
Donatella is a fashion designer and also, and she worked as a chief creative officer, CEO, and artistic director. She is estimated to have a net worth of $ 400 million as of 2022. However, her yearly turnover from her business is unknown, and there is no information about that. She earned all her net worth from her fashion designer company.
Donatella Versace relationship
Donatella was previously in a relationship with famous model Paul Beck, and they married in 1983. On June 30, 1986, they welcomed their daughter, Allegra Versace, and their second child son, who was born in 1989 and is Daniel Versace. Then in 2000, they divorced and separated officially because of some problems. After that, she was in a relationship with Manuel Dallori, and they married in 2004. Then they divorced and split in 2005 after a year of marriage. Now she is single, enjoying her life happily, and mainly focusing on her business.
Donatella Versace Awards and Achievement
Donatella has won many awards in her career as a fashion designer. In 2004, Donatella won the Bambi Award for Fashion, and in 2005, she won the World Fashion Award as Designer of the Year, held at the Women’s World Awards. In 2008, Donatella won the FGI Superstar Award and Honorary chairman of Fashion Fringe. In 2010, she was nominated for VH1 Do Something with Style Award. In 2012 and 2016, Donatella was named Fashion Designer of the Year in the online fashion women’s magazine named Glamour.
In 2018, Donatella won the Designer of the Year in GQ Men of the Year Awards held in China and the UK, and she was the first woman to win the award. In 218, she won awards like the International CFDA Award and Fashion Icon award. Apart from this, she was nominated for many awards and won some awards and honors.
Donatella Versace’s social media
Donatella Versace is active on social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter and has more fans and followers. On Instagram, she has more than 5.5 million fans followers, and she will post more pictures and stories in it. She has more than 4.5 million followers on Twitter and will tweet regularly. She is not active on Facebook and TikTok.
Donatella Versace beginning career
After graduating from college, she moved to Milan in 1979 and started working with Gianni as a design assistant and in the public relations department. In 1978, Gianni started a Versace fashion show and advertisement Campaigns, and Donatella was appointed as a fashion label. In 1980, her brother Gianni launched his perfume brand named Blonde. In the 1990s, Donatella was involved more in business when her brother had cancer, and in 1997, Gianni was murdered and died. After Gianni died, she was the head designer of Versace, and many celebrities worked with her.
Donatella Versace’s successful career
Donatella then worked as a CEO for Versace, and in 2002, her designs were exhibited in the London Victoria and Albert Museum. In September 2000, Donatella designed the e Palazzo Versace Australia resort located on Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. After that, she worked as a designer in Palazzo Versace Dubai, which was opened in 2016.
Donatella has worked as a designer for many luxurious villas, spas, and other places. In November 2012, appointed JW Anderson, an Irish designer, and she departed from Versus to create a capsule collection for her brand. She also wants to impress the new digital world with unique and stylish designs.