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Vera Wang

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Designer recognized on her behalf haute couture bridal dress designs and on her behalf relationships with superstars. She started shape skating at age six, and would continue to contend in the activity prior to finding fashion. Due to the beautiful outfits she created for skaters, she was inducted in to the U.S. Shape Skating Hall of Popularity. She got wedded to Arthur Becker in 1989, as well as the few had two kids together. The set divorced in 2012. She’s been close friends with Evan Lysacek for many years, which includes sparked rumors of the romance.

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Full Name Vera Wang
Date Of Birth June 27, 1949
Place Of Birth New York City, NY
Height 1.61 m
Profession Fashion Designer
Education Sorbonne, Sarah Lawrence College, Chapin School, School of American Ballet, University of Paris
Nationality American
Spouse Arthur Becker
Children Josephine Becker, Cecilia Becker
Parents Florence Wu, Cheng Ching Wang
Siblings Kenneth Wang
Awards CFDA Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award, Glamour Woman of the Year Award
Movies The September Issue, Seamless
TV Shows Style Star
Star Sign Cancer

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1Has two daughters: older daughter was born in 1991 and her younger daughter was born in 1993.
2Designed the wedding dress for Anne Stringfield for her wedding to Steve Martin.
3Designed Jennifer Garner's dress for her wedding to Ben Affleck.
4Designed the wedding dress for Lhotse Merriam for her wedding to Tony Hawk.
5She designed the wedding dress for Susan Downey for her wedding to Robert Downey Jr..
6Her niece is film star Emmy Rossum.
7Was fashion editor at Vogue magazine for 16 years before starting her career of designing wedding dresses.
8Used to be a serious figure skater. She has also designed outfits for such famous skaters as Nancy Kerrigan and Michelle Kwan.
9Designed the wedding dresses of Heidi Klum, Tiffani Thiessen, & Avril Lavigne.
10Designed the wedding dress for Judith Nathan, the bride of former NYC mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani. Also attended the wedding.
11Designed the wedding dresses of singer Jessica Simpson & actress Sarah Michelle Gellar.
12Lives in New York City with her husband, Arthur Becker, & 2 daughters


Costume Department

Costume Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
First Daughter2004wedding dress
Four Dogs Playing Poker2000costume designer: wedding dresses

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
First Daughter2004Vera Wang

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Structure2013Short executive producer

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Breakup at a Wedding2013thanks
America's Next Top Model2010TV Series special thanks - 1 episode
Bride Wars2009the producers wish to thank
The Wedding Dress2001TV Movie special thanks
Town & Country2001the filmmakers wish to extend their personal thanks: for their contribution to the making of this movie, Diane Keaton's and Goldi Hawn's wedding dress
Four Dogs Playing Poker2000special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Untitled Carlyle Documentary2017Documentary post-productionHerself
The Fashion Fund2016TV SeriesHerself
The First Monday in May2016DocumentaryHerself (Cameo)
Entertainment Tonight2008-2015TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Fashion Designer / Herself - Designer
The Insider2014TV SeriesHerself
Fashion News Live2006-2013TV SeriesHerself
CBS News Sunday Morning2013TV Series documentaryHerself - Guest
Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf's2013DocumentaryHerself
In Vogue: The Editor's Eye2012TV Movie documentaryHerself
Gossip Girl2012TV SeriesHerself
Keeping Up with the Kardashians2009-2011TV SeriesHerself
Chelsea Lately2011TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Love Lust2011TV Series documentaryHerself
Bloomberg Game Changers2011TV Series documentaryHerself - Fashion Designer
The Oprah Winfrey Show2007-2010TV SeriesHerself
America: The Story of Us2010TV Series documentaryHerself
The September Issue2009DocumentaryHerself
E! True Hollywood Story2001-2008TV Series documentaryHerself - Fashion Designer / Herself
The Apprentice2008TV SeriesHerself
Ugly Betty2007TV SeriesHerself
Project Runway2006TV SeriesHerself - Judge
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2005TV SeriesHerself
Seamless2005DocumentaryHerself
Fashion Week Diaries2005TV Movie documentaryHerself
Sex and the City: A Farewell2004TV Movie documentaryHerself
Fashion in Focus2004TV Series documentaryHerself
Intimate Portrait2004TV Series documentaryHerself
Style Star2003-2004TV Series documentaryHerself
VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards2001TV SpecialHerself
Biography2001TV Series documentaryHerself
Inside Hollywood: The Pictures, the People, the Academy Awards1999TV Movie documentary
Charlie Rose1997TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Rock n' Roll Weddings1997TV Movie documentaryHerself
A Day with...1997TV Movie documentaryHerself
1995 Miss North America Pageant1995TV SpecialHerself - Judge

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Oscars Red Carpet Live2013TV MovieHerself - Interviewee
Gossip Girl: XO XO2012TV Movie documentaryHerself

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