Betsey Johnson
Betsey Johnson

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Name: Betsey Johnson
Occupation: Fashion Designer
Gender: Female
Birth Day: August 10, 1942
Age: 78
Birth Place: Wethersfield, United States
Zodiac Sign: Leo

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Betsey Johnson

Betsey Johnson was born on August 10, 1942 in Wethersfield, United States (78 years old). Betsey Johnson is a Fashion Designer, zodiac sign: Leo. Find out Betsey Johnsonnet worth 2020, salary 2020 detail bellow.

Trivia

In 2002, she became a member of the Fashion Walk of Fame.

Net Worth

Net Worth 2020

$50 Million

Salary 2020

Not known

Before Fame

Her interest in design was sparked after playing with costumes as a child.

Biography Timeline

1968

Johnson has been married three times. She married John Cale in 1968. They divorced in 1969. Johnson then married Jeffrey Oliviere in 1981. They divorced in 1984.

1969

Johnson's fashion career started after she entered and won the Mademoiselle Guest Editor Contest. Within a year, she was the in-house designer for Manhattan boutique Paraphernalia. Johnson became part of both the youthquake fashion movement and Andy Warhol's underground scene, along with The Velvet Underground, Edie Sedgwick, Nico, and Lou Reed. In 1969, she opened a boutique called Betsey Bunky Nini on New York City's Upper East Side. Edie Sedgwick was her house model and Johnson designed the clothing Sedgwick wore on her last film, Ciao! Manhattan.

1971

In the 1970s, Johnson took control of the fashion label "Alley Cat" which was popular with the rock 'n roll musicians of the day. In her first year, her debut collection for Alley Cat reportedly sold $5 million in volume. In September 1971 she received the Coty Fashion Critics' Award (a 'Winnie').

1978

In 1978, Johnson started her own fashion line. Her second collection did not sell well, leaving her with 3,000 pieces of spring clothing and insufficient funds to stage a 1981 fashion show to sell them and Johnson opened a retail store in the SoHo area of New York City. She designed the dress that Lisa Loeb wore in the music video for her 1994 hit "Stay (I Missed You)".

1997

Johnson's current husband is Brian Reynolds, they married in 1997.

2002

In 2002, Johnson was inducted into the Fashion Walk of Fame. Her bronze plaque held one of her original sketches. In 2003, she expanded her line for 2004 to include handbags, accessories, hats, and scarves.

2008

In 2008, Johnson was a contributor to Carrie Borzillo-Vrenna's book Cherry Bomb.

2012

On April 26, 2012, Betsey Johnson, LLC filed voluntarily for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

On September 12, 2012, she celebrated 40 years of her brand with a retrospective fashion show with Cyndi Lauper performing.

2014

On September 4, 2014, it was announced that Johnson would be one of the celebrities competing on the 19th season of Dancing with the Stars. The couple was eliminated in week 4, finishing in 10th place.

2018

In 2018, Johnson appeared on Sugar Rush as a guest judge (Episode: "Frosted Fashion").

Family Life

Betsey was married to musician John Cale from 1968 to 1969. Betsey has a daughter named Lulu Johnson.

🎂 Upcoming Birthday

Currently, Betsey Johnson is 79 years, 9 months and 14 days old. Betsey Johnson will celebrate 80th birthday on a Wednesday 10th of August 2022. Below we countdown to Betsey Johnson upcoming birthday.

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75th birthday - Thursday, August 10, 2017

5 Things to Know About Betsey Johnson on Her 75th Birthday

Betsey Johnson has been there for most of fashion’s biggest changes, from the ’60s to the ’80s and the “corporate” phase we’re in now. On the eve of her 75th birthday, she’s still as excited as ever about it, so we asked her to share the lessons she’s learned over the decades.

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