Famous American fashion designer Rachel Roy is known for her amazing talent in the field of fashion designing. The founder of The RACHEL Rachel Roy collection. Let’s find out more about how much is Rachel Roy’s net worth in 2018.
Rachel Roy Early Life
Roy was born on 15th January 1974 in San Bernardino County, California but she was brought up in Seaside, California. She was the member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Her brother’s name was Rajendra Roy, who was the chief film curator working at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Her father is a Bengali Indian and her mother is Dutch.
Roy joined the Columbia Union College in Takoma Park, Maryland, which is later known as Washington Adventist University. After finishing her study, she moved to New York, where she started her career as a wardrobe stylist and also worked at Rocawear, a fashion label, as an intern.
Rachel Roy Career, Awards & Achievement
With her talent soon Roy was seen as the creative director of the women’s and children’s division in Rocawear. She met her future husband, Damon Dash there. Her eponymous fashion collection was launched by Roy in 2004. Jones Apparel group joined hands with Rachel Roy brand in the year 2008 and started their joint venture. In 2009 she got her desire publicity in Teen Vogue.
In the same year, Roy launched The RACHEL Rachel Roy collection, which is a diffusion line which has shoes, sportswear, and accessories. You can find the label exclusively at The Bay in Canada and at Macy’s in the United States.Grammy Award-winning British pop singer Estelle and Roy collaborated for a jewelry line in 2010. With model Jessica Stam, Roy designed a capsule collection in the same year.
Some of the famous clients of Roy are Michelle Obama, Kate Hudson, Diane Sawyer, Kim Kardashian, Jennifer Garner, Lucy Liu, Iman, Tyra Banks, Sharon Stone, Penelope Cruz, and Wendy Williams.
Awards & Achievements
Still now there is no information of Roy getting any big award but we can’t predict the future. Though she was seen in the CDFA Awards and for her contribution to American fashion, Roy got a Bollywood Industry award in the year 2006.
Net Worth of Rachel Roy
This designer has earned a lot of money throughout her career. She is the owner of a very successful fashion brand which is doing very well worldwide and adding to her wealth. Right now the estimated net worth of Rachel Roy is around $12 million.
Rachel married Damon Dash in 2004 but some sources say their marriage was on 2005. Though they are not together now and filed for divorce in 2009. They had two daughters and Rachel was awarded the sole custody of them in April of 2015.
The court also gave a three-year restraining order against Dash. Dash again went to court against her and stated that there was a breach of fiduciary duties to Royal Etania, which was a fashion company founded by both of them. She right now stays in New York with her daughters.