Anna Wintour

Magazine Editor Anna Wintour Full Name: Anna Wintour
Nationality:

American
British

Profession: Magazine Editor
Why Famous: Anna Wintour has been the editor of US Vogue since 1988. During this period she revived the magazine, making it and herself one of the most influential voices in fashion.

Throughout her tenure Wintour has been praised for encouraging new designers but criticized or her use of fur. She is considered the inspiration for the fictional editor of Vogue in the book and film "The Devil Wears Prada".

Wintour is known for her consistent and instantly recognizable personal image - the sharp pageboy bob hairstyle and large dark glasses.

Born: November 3, 1949 (68 years old)
Star Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London, Great Britain

Historical Events in the Life of Anna Wintour

  • 2017-05-05 Anna Wintour, the editor of US Vogue, is made a dame by Queen Elizabeth at Buckingham Palace
  • 2018-05-07 Met Gala 2018 "Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination' is hosted by Anna Wintour, Amal Clooney, Donatella Versace and Rihanna wearing a Pope-inspired outfit

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