Elizabeth Arden

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Birthday
31, 1878
Birthplace
Woodbridge, Canada
Death Date
Oct 18, 1966 (87)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
31, 1878
Birthplace
Woodbridge, Canada
Death Date
Oct 18, 1966 (87)

About

One of the wealthiest women of her time. She built a billion-dollar cosmetics empire.

Before Fame

She lived with her brother in New York City where she worked for the E.R. Squibb Pharmaceuticals Company as a bookkeeper.

Trivia

She painted her first salon on 5th Avenue red in order to stand out from the gray ones that were the standard at the time.

Family Life

She married Thomas Lewis in 1915 and together they expanded the business greatly, but constant work led to their divorce.

Associated With

She had many celebrated clients, including Marilyn Monroe.