Carolina Herrera Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Carolina Herrera Quick Info
Height5 ft 8 in
Weight59 kg
Date of BirthJanuary 8, 1939
Zodiac SignCapricorn
Hair ColorDark Brown

Carolina Herrera is a Venezuelan-American fashion designer who is widely recognized for her unique personal style. She rose to fame after founding her titular label in 1980 and she has dressed various celebrities including Jacqueline Onassis and Michelle Obama. She has been conferred numerous awards such as the Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award from the Council of Fashion Designers of America in 2008 and the Couture Council Award for “Artistry of Fashion” in 2014.

Born Name

María Carolina Josefina Pacanins y Niño

Nick Name


Carolina Herrera at Ralph Lauren's 40th anniversary celebration at the Conservancy Garden in Central Park in New York City
Carolina Herrera at Ralph Lauren‘s 40th-anniversary celebration at the Conservancy Garden in Central Park in New York City (Christopher Peterson / Wikimedia / CC BY 3.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Caracas, Venezuela


Seventh Avenue, Garment District, New York City, New York, United States


Venezuelan nationality.





She went to Vassar College in Poughkeepsie in New York where she studied Biochemistry and Biopsychology. She attained an honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts from the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT).


Fashion designer


  • Father – Guillermo Pacanins Acevedo (Air force officer and former governor of Caracas)
  • Mother – María Cristina Niño Passios


She is represented by A6 Cinema.

Carolina Herrera caught in a jovial mood backstage congratulating a creative director after the Spring 2020 runway show
Carolina Herrera caught in a jovial mood backstage, congratulating a creative director after the Spring 2020 runway show (Carolina Herrera / Instagram)




5 ft 8 in or 173 cm


59 kg or 130 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

She has dated –

  1. Guillermo Behrens Tello (1957-1964) – She tied the knot with the Venezuelan landowner Guillermo Behrens Tello in 1957. They got divorced in 1964. They had 2 daughters named Mercedes Behrens-Pacanins and Ana Luisa Behrens-Pacanins.
  2. Reinaldo Herrera Guevara – In 1968, she married Reinaldo Herrera Guevara who was the host of a Venezuelan television news program, a magazine editor and the 5th Marqués of Torre Casa. They have 2 daughters named Carolina Adriana Herrera-Pacanins (b. 1969), and Patricia Cristina Herrera-Pacanins.

Race / Ethnicity


She is of Venezuelan descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

She often tends to dye her hair in different shades.

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Sharp nose

Carolina Herrera Favorite Things

  • Hobbies – Horse-riding, Reading
  • Passion – Humanitarian work including serving as a goodwill ambassador for the Intergovernmental Institution for the use of Micro-Algae Spirulina Against Malnutrition (IIMSAM)
Carolina Herrera as seen in March 2020
Carolina Herrera as seen in March 2020 (Carolina Herrera / Instagram)

Carolina Herrera Facts

  1. As a child, she was always fascinated with clothing design and she enjoyed sewing clothes for her dolls.
  2. Her socialite grandmother used to take young Carolina to fashion shows and would buy her outfits at Lanvin and Dior, so she got introduced to the world of fashion quite early.
  3. In 2009, she became a naturalized citizen of America.
  4. She has many celebrity fans including the popular actress Renee Zellweger.

Featured Image by Christopher Peterson / Wikimedia / CC BY 3.0

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