Leon Max Net Worth: American fashion designer and retailer, Leon Max has an estimated net worth of $650 million (£400m) as of 2015, according to the Sunday Times Rich List. His story is one from the rag trade to the rich list. Born Leonid Maxovitch Rodovinksi in Saint Petersburg, Russia and moved to United States at the age of 18 where he attended New York Fashion Institute of Technology. He started his career working for Tahari fashion house in New York, and then Los Angeles-based women’s sportswear firm Bis. Max Studio has annual sales of more than £625m.
Changing his name to Leon Max by taking his fathers first name as his surname. Max launched the Max Studio fashion label in 1979, fashion chain that sells through department stores. With 96 stores worldwide.
The Russian-born designer reportedly bought a Los Angeles home once owned by Madonna for $7 million and in 2005 he bought Easton Neston, a country house in Towcester, Northamptonshire for £15 million. Eastin Neston House was completed in 1702.
He is married to British model Yana Boyko. He spent most of his time in California where his company main design and distributions are.