Óscar de la Renta

Fashion Designer

Birthday July 22, 1932

Birth Sign Cancer

Birthplace Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

DEATH DATE Oct 20, 2014 (82)

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Dominican-American fashion designer who was trained by Cristobal Balenciaga and dressed icons such as Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.

Before Fame

He studied painting at the Academy of San Fernando in Madrid.


He is a board member of the Metropolitan Opera.

Family Life

He had children from marriages to Francoise de Langlade and Annette Engelhard.

Associated With

He designed clothing for the most famous women in the world, including actress Salma Hayek.