Donatella Versace Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Donatella Versace Quick Info
Height5 ft 2 in
Weight55 kg
Date of Birth 2, 1955
Zodiac SignTaurus
BoyfriendNone

Donatella Versace is a world-renowned fashion designer best known for her brand Versace that was founded by her older brother, Gianni Versace. Donatella is currently the Vice President of Versace and holds a share of 20 percent in the company. She also runs her own label, Versus, that was given to her as a gift from Gianni. The fashion designer has more than 3.5 million followers on Instagram.

Born Name

Donatella Francesca Latita Versace

Nick Name

Donatella

Donatella Versace looks stunning at the Time 100 Gala in 2010
Donatella Versace looks stunning at the Time 100 Gala in 2010 (David Shankbone / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Sun Sign

Taurus

Born Place

Reggio di Calabria, Italy

Residence

Milan, Italy

Nationality

Italian nationality

Education

She majored in Foreign Languages from the University of Florence.

Occupation

Fashion Designer

Family

  • Father – Antonio Versace (Personal Financer)
  • Mother – Francesca Versace
  • Siblings – Gianni Versace (Older Brother) (Fashion Designer), Santo Versace (Older Brother) (Businessman), Tina Versace (Older Sister) (Died at the age of 12)
  • Others – Santo Versace (Paternal Grandfather), Fortunata Versace (Paternal Grandmother), Giovanni Olandese (Maternal Grandfather)

Manager

Not applicable

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 2 in or 157.5 cm

Weight

55 kg or 121 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Donatella has dated –

  1. Paul Beck (1983-2000) – Donatella married model Paul Beck in 1983. The couple had a long-lasting marriage and 2 children – a daughter named Allegra Versace Beck (born June 30, 1986) and a son named Daniel Versace (born 1989). Their marriage, however, collapsed in the year 2000.
  2. Manuel Dallori (2004-2005) – Donatella got married to Manuel in 2004 but they soon parted ways in 2005.
Donatella Versace as seen in a face close-up
Donatella Versace as seen in a face close-up (celebrityabc / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Race / Ethnicity

Caucasian

Hair Color

Blonde

Eye Color

Green

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Platinum blonde hair
  • Fuller lips

Brand Endorsements

Donatella advertises for her own brands ‘Versace’ and ‘Versus’.

Donatella Versace as seen in Time 100 Gala in 2010
Donatella Versace as seen in Time 100 Gala in 2010 (David Shankbone / shankbone.org / CC BY 3.0)

Best Known For

Her brand Versace and her own label Versus

First Film

Donatella’s first theatrical movie appearance was in the comedy movie, Zoolander, in 2001. However, her role went uncredited.

Her first credited theatrical film appearance was made in the movie Die Another Day in 2002.

First TV Show

Donatella made her first TV show appearance as herself in the documentary series, Biography, in 2002.

Personal Trainer

As per an Instagram post made in 2016, Donatella was seen doing leg presses, shoulder roll downs, and ab exercises. This ensures that the famous designer works out to maintain a healthy and active lifestyle.

Donatella Versace Favorite Things

  • Film – The Shape of Water
  • Photographer – Steven Meisel
  • Flower – Rose
  • Personalities – Michelle Obama, Barack Obama
  • TV Show – The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
  • Cousine – Italian
  • Country – America
  • Designer – Karl Lagerfeld
SourceVogue
Donatella Versace in an all black attire
Donatella Versace in an all-black attire (celebrityabc / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Donatella Versace Facts

  1. Donatella started accompanying her brother and the founder of the Versace enterprise, Gianni Versace, for his business endeavors at the age of 11.
  2. Apart from Santo and Gianni, Donatella also had an older sister Tina who died at the age of 12 due to a tetanus infection which wasn’t treated properly.
  3. When she was in college, she hoped to become a teacher.
  4. She started her career by handling the PR department of the company, Versace, but soon became an important involvement.
  5. In the 1980s, Gianni dedicated a perfume to Donatella which was called ‘Blonde’.
  6. She soon got her own label called ‘Versus’ from her brother.
  7. After the death of Gianni, Donatella canceled the Spring-Summer 98 collection and the family went to the Carribean to privately mourn their loss.
  8. She had also suffered from drug addiction after her brother’s death, finally seeking treatment in 2004.
  9. She works as the Vice President of Versace, owning the 20 percent of the total share.
  10. Donatella is an absolute feminist.
  11. She derives her inspiration from the lives of independent strong women and her friends like Madonna, Trudie Styler, Naomi Campbell, and Courtney Love.
  12. In 2000, she designed an iconic dress worn by Jennifer Lopez in the Grammys that became the most talked about dress of the year 2000.
  13. Lady Gaga in her 2013 album, Artpop, included a song titled ‘Donatella’ dedicated to her.
  14. It was her older brother, Gianni, who advised her to dye her hair ‘blonde’ when she was just 11. It has now become her signature hair.
  15. She wears at least 4 different types of perfumes at a time and likes to mix fragrances.
  16. Follow Donatella Versace on Instagram.

Featured Image by celebrityabc / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0

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