Mary Kay Ash

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Birthday
12, 1918
Birthplace
Texas
Death Date
Nov 22, 2001 (83)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
12, 1918
Birthplace
Texas
Death Date
Nov 22, 2001 (83)

About

Texas entrepreneur who founded Mary Kay Cosmetics Inc.

Before Fame

She was a door-to-door saleswoman of books and also worked for Stanley Home Products.

Trivia

Her company started out as an idea for a guide for women in business. Instead of just writing a book, she decided to take her own advice and found a company.

Family Life

She married her first husband Ben Rogers at age 17; they had three children together. She'd married twice more to George Hallenbeck and Melville Ash.

Associated With

She and Estee Lauder were both cosmetics pioneers.