Michael Kors Biography
Birthday: August 9, 1959 (Leo)
Born In: Long Island, New York, United States
Michael Kors is a renowned American fashion designer best known for designing women’s fashion wear and sportswear. Kors became famous after serving as a judge on the popular TV show, ‘Project Runway.’ He owns the multinational company, ‘Michael Kors Holdings Limited.’ He is also the chief creative officer of the company. The company sells clothes and fashion accessories, such as watches, footwear, and jewelry. Kors was interested in fashion and glamor, right from his childhood. His mother was a model, which got him a lot of exposure to the fashion industry. At the age of five, Kors designed the wedding dress for his mother’s second marriage. In the early days of his career, Kors worked as a designer for the French fashion house, ‘Celine.’ Kors played a major role in reviving the brand. Later, he started his own fashion label, ‘Michael Kors,’ which became a world-wide success. The brand has exclusive stores around the world. Celebrities such as Jennifer Lopez, Heidi Klum, and Michelle Obama, have appreciated dresses designed by Kors. He married his longtime partner, Lance La Pere, after gay marriage was legalized in New York.