Net Worth: $125 Million
- Source of Wealth Fashion Designing
- Birth Place Hamburg, Germany
- Height 5′ 10″ (1.78 m)
- Marital Status Single
- Full Name Karl Otto Lagerfeldt
- Nationality Germany
- Date of Birth September 10, 1933
- Ethnicity German, Swedish
- Occupation Fashion Designer,Artist, Photographer
- Education Lycée Montaigne
- Children None
About Karl Lagerfeld
Currently based in Paris, Karl Lagerfeld, Karl Otto Lagerfeldt in real life, is a well known fashion designer from Germany with an estimated net worth of $125 million in 2012. Though he is best associated with his own fashion house and the Italian fashion house Fendi, Karl Lagerfeld is also widely known as creative director and head designer of the world renowned Chanel.
Though his birth year is yet to be known, reports say that Karl Lagerfeld’s career in the fashion industry started when he was 22 years old. He finished only second to Yves Saint Lauren in designing a coat. Nonetheless, it earned him a slot at Pierre Balmain as an apprentice. Subsequently, he began working in other fashion houses like Jean Patou, Repetto, Monoprix, Mario Valentino, Tiziani, Chloe, Curiel and Fendi.
In 2002, Lagerfeld earned worldwide attention after collaborating with Diesel’s founder, Renzo Rosso. The collaboration resulted to the release of a special denim collection titled Lagerfeld Gallery by Diesel. Later on, he designing Madonna’s outfits for the artist’s Re-Invention tour, as well as Kylie Minogue’s on her Showgirl tour.