Romanian beauty entrepreneur who founded the global cosmetics brand Anastasia Beverly Hills in 1997. She is credited with introducing "brow shaping" to American salons and has been championed by high-profile celebrities like Oprah Winfrey and Kim Kardashian.
She grew up studying art and architecture in Romania. She moved to Los Angeles in the early 1990's.
Her company's Instagram account has attracted more than 17 million followers to date.
She was previously married to a ship captain. She has a daughter named Claudia.
She claims that supermodel Cindy Crawford was her first professional client.