Iris Apfel Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Husband, Net Worth

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Iris Apfel

Last Updated: 30 Mar, 2024 | Views: 123

Age: 102

Profession: Business Women

Other Profession(s): Fashion Designer, Model, Interior Desgning

Famous For: Flamboyant style Fashion Label

Higher Education: New York University, University of Wisconsin

Net Worth: $25 Million Approx.

Iris Apfel Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
29 Aug, 1921 (102 Years 08 Months 21 Days)

Birth Country
United States

Birth State/Province
New York

Birth District

Birth Sign



Iris Apfel Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):
On August 29, 1921, in Queens, New York, Iris Apfel was born. Samuel Barrel, whose family operated a glass and mirror company, and his wife, who was born in Russia, had only one child, Iris Apfel. Iris Apfel fell in love with Greenwich Village while exploring Manhattan on her many trips into the city via subway. Iris Apfel enrolled at New York University to study Art History. Iris Apfel is also attended the University of Wisconsin's School of Art.
Iris Apfel Career: 
Iris Apfel Earlier Career: 

• Iris Apfel formerly made $15 a week working as a copywriter for interior designer Elinor Johnson and Women's Wear Daily.
• Illustrator Robert Goodman had an assistant in Iris Apfel as well. 
Iris Apfel Launched the Textile Firm: 
• Iris Apfel founded and operated the textile company Old-World Weavers until their retirement in 1992. 
• Iris Apfel expertise was the replication of materials from the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries. She made two trips to Europe annually to locate materials that were unavailable in the US.
Iris Apfel Work on Design Restoration Projects:
• Iris Apfel worked on numerous design restoration projects, serving as the White House's interior designer for nine presidents. 
• Iris Apfel discovered that the White House was one of Old-World Weavers' easier contracts because most of their clients merely desired to duplicate what had already been established.
Iris Apfel Work As Professor at the University of Texas at Austin: 
• In 2011, Iris Apfel became a visiting professor in the Division of Textiles and Apparel at the University of Texas at Austin.
• Iris Apfel aids students in comprehending the composition and roles of the textile and clothing industries. 
Iris Apfel Performed in a television commercial
• Iris Apfel served as the spokesperson for Australian company Blue Illusion and made an appearance in a TV ad for the French automobile DS 3.
• Iris Apfel revealed that she will be working with tech firm WiseWear on a smart jewelry line that will launch soon.
Iris Apfel Awards: 
• 2013: Best-Dressed over 50
• 2016: Women Special Award of the Year
• 2016: Women's Entrepreneurship Day Pioneer Award 
• 2017: The New Jewish Home's Eight
Iris Apfel Unknown Facts: 
• The composite character Edna Mode, who features in the animated films The Incredibles and Incredibles 2, was inspired by none other than Iris Apfel.
• Although Mattel produced two "Styled by Iris Apfel" Barbie dolls that were sold commercially, the Barbie that was published in tandem with Iris Apfel's book was not for sale. 

Iris Apfel Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 169 cm
In Meters 1.69 m
In feet & Inches 5'7"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 55 Kg
In Pounds 121 lbs

Eye Color

Hair Color

Iris Apfel Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Samuel Barrel

Mother's Name
Sadye Barrel

Carl Apfel





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