Georgina Chapman

Georgina Chapman

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Georgina Chapman
Georgina Chapman at Met Opera (cropped).jpg

Chapman in September 2008
Born Georgina Rose Chapman[1]
(1976-04-14) 14 April 1976 (age 41)
London, England
Nationality British
Alma mater Marlborough College and Wimbledon School of Art and Chelsea College of Art and Design
Occupation Designer, actress
Years active 2001–present
Label(s) Marchesa
Spouse(s) Harvey Weinstein (m. 2007; sep. 2017)
Children 2

Georgina Rose Chapman (born 14 April 1976) is an English fashion designer and actress. Together with Keren Craig, she is a co-founder of the fashion label Marchesa.

Life and career[edit]

Chapman was born in London, England, the daughter of Caroline Wonfor, a journalist, and Brian Chapman, a co-owner of the coffee company Percol.[2][3] Chapman grew up in Richmond, southwest London. Chapman attended Marlborough College in Wiltshire.[4]

In her 20s, Chapman modelled in an advertisement for Head & Shoulders, a dandruff shampoo, and one for throat lozenges Soothers.[5]

Chapman met future business partner Keren Craig while they were students at Chelsea College of Art and Design.[6] Chapman graduated from Wimbledon School of Art in 2001 and began her career as a costume designer.[citation needed] After graduation, Chapman appeared in various television shows and films.

In 2004, she and Craig launched Marchesa, named after socialite Marchesa Luisa Casati.[6] Investors include Giuseppe Cipriani and Steve Witkoff.[7] In 2006, the label was named one of the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund’s top 10 finalists.[8]

According to the 2015 Sunday Times Rich List, Chapman has a net worth of £15 million.[9]

Since 2012, Chapman has been a judge on the first five seasons of Project Runway: All Stars.[10]

Personal life[edit]

Chapman started dating film producer Harvey Weinstein in December 2004 after he left his first wife. They married on 15 December 2007 in Connecticut, US. The couple split their time between a West Village townhouse, a seafront home in Westport, Connecticut, and a mansion in Los Angeles. Chapman gave birth to the couple’s first child, daughter India Pearl, on 30 August 2010.[11][12] On 11 April 2013, they had a son, Dashiell Max Robert.[13] On 10 October 2017, Chapman announced she was leaving Weinstein after numerous reports by actresses of alleged sexual harassment and sexual assault.[14][15][16]

Filmography[edit]

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