American fashion designer, Ralph Lauren has an estimated net worth $7 billion as of 2015, according to Forbes. The philanthropist, and business executive is the son of a Russian immigrant from Pinsk, Belarus. He was born Ralph Lifshitz in the Bronx, New York. He attended the Baruch College, Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy, and graduated from DeWitt Clinton High School in 1957. He started his Polo with company with a $50,000 loan in 1967 and which later went public in 1997. Today he’s one of the richest people in the fashion industry.
Ralph Lauren continues to bring the fashion his very own empire to the world gorgeous gowns and leaves celebs rushing to find his newest collections. His boutique inspired clothing and accessories is now available all over the world, the designer also owns over 30 boutique shops in the US and allows him to be one of the most wealthy designers in the world with billions in his name. One of his most famous brands, Polo Ralph Lauren, brought women everywhere a new way to express their fashion style with a note taken from the boys with his one-of-a-kind polo shirt. As his gowns and designs continue to shine on the Red Carpet he is adored by fashionistas everywhere.
A keen car collector, his car collection include Bugatti, Bentley, Alfa Romeo, Ferrari. He reportedly bought a LaFerrari hybrid supercar for $1.4 million in August 2013. His daughter Dylan Lauren is the founder of Dylan’s Candy Bar, a high-end candy emporium with presence in Manhattan, Houston and Orlando.
Ralph Lauren is married to Ricky Anne Loew-Beer, together they have 3 children. He was declared Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur by French president Nicolas Sarkozy in Paris in 2010.