Rachel Roy is a fashion designer and the owner of the RACHEL Rachel Roy Clothing and The Rachel Roy Collection clothing labels.
Michelle Obama, Diane Sawyer, Kate Hudson, Jennifer Garner, Iman, Lucy Liu, Sharon Stone, Tyra Banks, Wendy Williams, and Penelope Cruz are just a few of the celebrities Rachel has worked with.
Rachel has received numerous honors for her contributions to clothes and design, including one Bollywood Industry Award in 2006 for her service to American fashion.
Life as a Married Couple & Divorce Ex-Message Husband’s
Damon and the designer first met at the Rocawear apparel store, where they both worked. Dash was a co-owner of the store at the time, with his old business partner and labelmate, Jay Z. Rachel was working as an intern for the company at the time.
Rachel and Damon married on a Mexican beach on January 15, 2005, after dating for a while.
However, after nearly six years of living together, the couple was formally separated in 2011. Damon was going through a financial difficulty when Rachel filed for divorce, according to news published by the Romper on April 25, 2016. Damon sold his part in the giant clothing brand Rocawear to Jay Z as a result.
In 2009, Damon owed the state of New York $2 million in delinquent taxes and faced foreclosure on multiple New York residences. He abandoned a mansion he owed more than $162,000 in back rent on April 2013.
Details for Children
Damon, Rachel’s ex-husband, has two daughters with her. Ava, her first child, was born in the year 2000.
In 2008, Rachel gave birth to her second daughter, Tallulah.
Estimated Net Worth
Rachel has a total net worth of $12 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth, which is fueled by her career as a fashion designer.
Rachel was born in Monterey, California, on January 15, 1974. She grew up in California with her brother, Rajendra Roy.
Ruth Roy grew up in the care of her parents, her father and mother. Her father is a Bengali Indian who formerly served in the Indian Army and is from Madras, India. Her mother, on the other hand, is of Frisian-Dutch descent and was born in the United States.
Rachel studied Psychology and English at Washington Adventist University in Takoma Park, Maryland.
Rachel Roy’s Exciting Facts
Capricorn is her zodiac sign.
Rajendra, Rachel’s brother, was the Chief Film Curator at the New York Museum of Modern Art.
Rachel’s father dropped her off in the mall when she was 14 years old and told her she needed to get a job so she could come home. As a result, she got a job folding t-shirts at a neighboring aquarium. She also got a job at Contempo Casuals, a fast-fashion pioneer immortalized in the Clueless adolescent comedy from the 1990s. Rachel eventually rose through the ranks of that organization to become a manager.
Rachel has worked as a stylist for free for several years and worked in retail at BCBG and Neiman Marcus Group.
As an intern, the fashion designer joined Rocawear. Rachel became the creative director of Rocawear after nearly four years of working in several divisions.
Rachel is the proud owner of a $2 million mansion in Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles.
Rachel was alleged to be having an affair with rapper Jay Z in 2016.
Damon Dash, Rachel’s ex-husband, sued her in April 2015 for mismanaging the fashion company Royale Etenia, which the two had founded as a married pair. Damon also sued for $2.5 million for violating the company’s behavior.
RACHEL Rachel Roy Clothing is her online clothing brand, and she sells swimwear, jeans, sweaters, sweatshirts, skirts, and more. Junior, plus-size, Petite-Size, and pregnancy sizes are available at the store.
Rachel was blamed by her ex-husband for threatening his life with a knife, according to news published by the Romper on April 25, 2016. Damon also accused Rachel of driving while inebriated with his daughter Tallulah in the car.
In May 2015, the fashion designer was invited to speak at the White House’s National Small Business Week.