10 Interesting Facts about Ralph Lauren

Post On: November 13, 2016

Check the information about the prominent American fashion designer on Interesting Facts about Ralph Lauren. He was born 14th October 1939. Lauren is also recognized as a business executive and philanthropist. He has a global multibillion-dollar enterprise called Ralph Lauren Corporation. Lauren loves unique cars. Some of them have been exhibited in museums. Let us find out other interesting facts about Lauren below:

Interesting Facts about Ralph Lauren 1: the position of Lauren in Ralph Lauren Company

Lauren still holds the position as the Executive Chairman and Chief Creative Officer at Ralph Lauren Company. However, in September 2015, he let go his position as the Chief Executive Officer.

ralph lauren polo store

ralph lauren polo store

Interesting Facts about Ralph Lauren 2: the wealth of Lauren

Can you count the wealth of Lauren? He has $5.5 billion based on Forbes’ estimation as of October 2016.

Interesting Facts about Ralph Lauren 3: the list of the richest person

In the list of the richest person, Lauren is ranked at 233rd place.

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ralph lauren facts

Interesting Facts about Ralph Lauren 4: the birthplace of Lauren

The birthplace of Lauren was located in Bronx, New York City. His parents were immigrants from Pinsk Belarus. They were Ashkenazi Jewish. His father was Frank Lifshitz, a house painter. His mother, Frieda Cutler was an artist.

Interesting Facts about Ralph Lauren 5: the siblings

He had one sister and two brothers. In the family, he was the youngest child in the family.

Interesting Facts about Ralph Lauren 6: education

Lauren went to MTA for school. In 1957, he graduated from DeWitt Clinton High School. He studied business by attending Baruch College. Two years later, he dropped from the college.

Interesting Facts about Ralph Lauren 7:  selling ties

In New York, Lauren sold ties for small shops. Neiman Marcus purchased 1,200 ties from him. It marked a major turning point for Lauren.

ralph lauren and his porsche

ralph lauren and his porsche

Interesting Facts about Ralph Lauren 8: a necktie store

He created label Polo for his own ties sold in his necktie store in 1967. The finance for his store was from Norman Hilton.

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Interesting Facts about Ralph Lauren 9: the expansion

Lauren tried to expand his business. A Polo boutique was established in Beverly Hills, California in 1971.

interesting facts about ralph lauren

interesting facts about ralph lauren

Interesting Facts about Ralph Lauren 10: the Coty Award

Due to his menswear line, Lauren was awarded with a Coty Award in 1970. Then Lauren expanded his business by creating a women’s suit.

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