Estee Lauder Biography
(Co-Founder of the Estée Lauder Companies)
Birthday: July 1, 1908 (Cancer)
Born In: Corona, New York, United States
Estee Lauder was an American businesswoman and founder of the Estée Lauder Companies, a pioneering cosmetics company. She was also one of the wealthiest self-made women entrepreneurs in America. Her company is based on a basic dream of every woman, to look and feel glamorous. She also held the special distinction of being the only woman on TIME magazine's 1998 list of the 20 most influential business geniuses of the 20th century. Lauder was also the proud recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. In 1988, she was inducted into the Junior Achievement U.S. Business Hall of Fame. Her founded Estée Lauder Companies is one of the leading cosmetic brands in the world today, selling over in 120 countries and generating revenues of billions of dollars per year. Estee Lauder, in her lifetime, had achieved a special place in the world of cosmetics and left a lasting legacy behind her.