Fashion icon who all became famous because the editor-in-chief of Vogue Newspaper in 1988. She started directing Conde Nast, which publishes Vogue, in 2013. She initial broke in to the style industry by functioning at London’s Biba store at fifteen. She became known for a personal bob haircut and generally wearing designer sun shades. She acquired two kids — Katharine and Charles — with her hubby David Shaffer. The few provides since divorced. She actually is rumored to end up being the motivation behind Meryl Streep’s personality within the 2006 film The Devil Wears Prada.
Full Name Anna Wintour
Date Of Birth November 3, 1949
Place Of Birth London, England
Height 1.7 m
Education North London Collegiate School
Spouse Shelby Bryan, David Shaffer
Children Bee Shaffer, Charles Shaffer
Parents Charles Wintour, Eleanor Trego Baker
Siblings Patrick Wintour, Gerald Wintour, James Wintour, Nora Wintour
Movies Manolo: the Boy Who Made Shoes for Lizards, The First Monday in May, The Last Impresario, Mademoiselle C
TV Shows The Fashion Fund, Fashion Fund: Extras
Star Sign Scorpio
Brother Patrick is the Political Editor of the UK's The Guardian newspaper.
An absolute no-no in her fashion books: head-to-toe black.
Some of her favorite things include: (play) "Skylight" by David Hare / (musical) "Kiss Me, Kate" by Cole Porter / (comedian) James Corden / (action star) Hugh Jackman / (game) Tennis / (book) "Pride and Prejudice" by Jane Austen / (museum) Metropolitan (NYC) / (flower) Tuberose / (restaurant) Balthazar / (food) avocado (hates broccoli) / (dessert) Coffee Ice Cream / (invention) any Apple product /(guilty pleasure) Homeland (2011), etc.
Suffers from arachnophobia (fear of spiders).
Counts Scarlett O'Hara as the most fashionable literary figure.
Is a teetotaler.
Is a big fan of Game of Thrones (2011), even finding the costume design to be particularly appealing.
In the 1970s, Anna worked as a fashion editor for Penthouse Magazine publisher Bob Guccione's erotic publication, "VIVA - International Magazine for Women".
Mother of producer Bee Shaffer from her marriage to child psychiatrist David Shaffer.
Is a good friend of Roger Federer and she attended some of his matches at the US Open. Counts his Wimbledon 2009 final victory over Andy Roddick as her all-time favorite match.
She was awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2008 Queen's Birthday Honors List for her services to British journalism and British fashion in the USA.
Has raised over $ 10 million dollar for AIDS charities since 1990.
Showed a good sense of humor when she attended the premiere of The Devil Wears Prada (2006) wearing Prada.
Editor-in-chief of American "Vogue" since 1988.
Her former assistant Lauren Weisberger (1999-2000) wrote the book "The Devil Wears Prada", which was a thinly veiled account of the hellish life of a fashion magazine editor's assistant and is based upon Weisberger's own experiences. The main character Miranda Priestly is supposedly based upon Wintour. The book was eventually made into the movie The Devil Wears Prada (2006).
Reportedly warned major fashion designers that they would be banished from "Vogue"'s pages if they make cameo appearances on The Devil Wears Prada (2006) because the character of "Miranda Priestly", played by Meryl Streep, is believed to be based on her.
Has often been the target of various animal rights organizations such as P.E.T.A. due to her use of fur in "Vogue".
Has two children with David Shaffer, Charles "Charlie" (b. 1987) and Katherine "Bee" (b. 1989).