Gloria Vanderbilt who is currently 94 years old is an actress, socialite, fashion designer, an artist based in the United States, an author of several art home décor, memoirs and novels, and an heiress. She came into the spotlight in 1930 when she was a subject of child custody trial between her mother and her aunt in what is known today as the” trial of the century’” all because of the $5 million trust fund that was in stake.
She is a descendant of Vanderbilt family which was once a rich family that made its fortunes in roads and shipping during the 19th century. Vanderbilt built her legacy by investing her fortune into a line of fashions, perfumes, interior design empire and she is widely credited as the early developer of designer blue jeans. With 94 years of age and being the mother of one of the world’s top news anchor Anderson Cooper what do you think is Gloria Vanderbilt net worth in 2019. In addition to Gloria Vanderbilt net worth fortune, I have listed down a few things you probably don’t know about Gloria Vanderbilt.
Biography & Wiki
Gloria Laura Vanderbilt Is the only daughter and the only child of heir Reginald Claypoole Vanderbilt and Gloria Morgan. She was born in the state of New York City in 1924. Gloria was raised up in Manhattan in a Catholic church setup.
Gloria father died leaving behind $5 million trust fund to her daughter, and since the mother was alive she had the right to control the trust fund, but that right was challenged by Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney paternal aunt. Whitney claimed that Gloria’s mother was unfit to keep custody of her daughter and her use of finances was an issue. The trial went on before a judge, and it was one scandalous trial that it earned a nickname “the trial of the century”. Finally, the aunt won the case and the right of custody of her niece, and they moved in Old Westbury in Long Island. The mother was just given a small portion of her daughters wealth.
In her aunt’s house, Gloria Vanderbilt grew up with her cousins and went to school at Greenvale School before transferring to Wheeler School. She would then join the Art League school in New York where she learned her artistic skills which later in her life would be known for.
Gloria Vanderbilt Personal Life: Affair, Boyfriend, Married, Husband, Children & Family
On her personal life, Vanderbilt was married four times and divorced thrice and gave birth to four sons.
Vanderbilt professional career kicked off when she completed her studies at the Art Students League of New York, and her artwork was licensed in 1968 where she began designing glassware, lines, and pottery. Between 1954 and 1963 she appeared in a number of live and filmed television dramas such as The Dick Powell Show, Playhouse 90, The Love Boat Studio One in Hollywood and on Oprah Winfrey Show and The Tonight Show.
Gloria was also a top international fashion model. She was the face of her fragrance and clothing lines. Later on, she would transform into fashion design where she launched a line of blue designer jeans. Soon after she went to sheets, liqueurs, shoes, blouses, dresses among other accessories.
On her writing career, she has written three novels and four volumes of memoirs. Some of the novels and memoirs she has written are Vanderbilt, Gloria (1979). Woman to Woman., Vanderbilt, Gloria (1995). A Mother’s Story, Vanderbilt, Gloria (1989). Never Say Good-Bye, Vanderbilt, Gloria (2009). Obsession: An Erotic Tale among others.
Awards & Achievements
On awards and achievements Gloria Vanderbilt hasn’t been awarded with any official award yet to date but considering she has built a household name for herself among the most successful 19th century people that is an achievement of its kind
Gloria Vanderbilt Salary, Net Worth & Earnings
As of 2019, Gloria Vanderbilt net worth stands at $200 million. The source of Gloria Vanderbilt net worth fortune is the trust fund she inherited from her mother and turned it into a business. She has made her net worth value from fashion modeling career since she was a top international model, her line of clothing’s, perfumes, household goods, liquors, shoes, among others. Another net worth booster income channel of Gloria Vanderbilt is the sale of her art exhibitions. It’s also reported that Anderson Cooper her son who works at CNN and one of the top news anchors in the world won’t inherit a dime from her mother’s fortune. However, Anderson Cooper net worth in 2019 is $100 million and earns around $11 million annually as salary.
5 Facts You Need To Know About Gloria Vanderbilt
Looking at HBO’s documentary Nothing Left Unsaid regarding the life of the 94-year-old Gloria Vanderbilt you might think you know everything about Vanderbilt. Here are a few things you probably don’t know about Gloria Vanderbilt.
1. Her first marriage occurred when she was still in high school at her senior. She was married to 32-year-old Pasquale.
2. Her fear of being abandoned led her to be married four times and also led to rocky relationships.
3. She was there when her son Cartel killed himself by falling off the 12-store building.
4. What has inspired her artwork is mostly her regrets.
5. At the age of eight years, she had her first “romance memoir” with Humphrey Bogart in a one-night stand.
Gloria Vanderbilt net worth is always a subject of discussion and speculations on the actual amount. However, we do wish her well and good health in 2019.
Rеаl Nаmе/Full Nаmе: Gloria Laura Vanderbilt
Аgе: 94 Years, Born on 20 February 1924
Husband: Wyatt Emory Cooper (m. 1963–1978), Leopold Stokowski (m. 1945–1955), Sidney Lumet (m. 1956-1963), Pat DiCicco (m. 1941-1945)
Сhіldrеn: Anderson Cooper, Carter Vanderbilt Cooper, Leopold Stanislaus Stokowski, Christopher Stokowski
Nеt Wоrth: $200 Million
Ѕоurсе оf Wеаlth: American artist, author, actress, fashion designer, heiress, and socialite