Wolfgang Joop

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Birthday
18, 1944
Birthplace
Potsdam, Germany
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
18, 1944 (age 74)
Birthplace
Potsdam, Germany

About

German fashion designer who founded the world-famous fashion and cosmetics company JOOP! as well as the high-end fashion label WUNDERKIND. He is the author of numerous books, including the novel Im Wolfspelz and the cookbook Hectic Cuisine.

Before Fame

He moved to Braunschweig, Germany at age nine. He worked as a fashion journalist before winning a design competition, at which point he pursued fashion designing full-time.

Trivia

He personally designed the bridal gown worn by Princess Sophie of Isenburg during her marriage to Prince Georg of Prussia.

Family Life

His daughters are fashion designer Jette Joop and author Florentine Joop. He was married to Karin Joop-Metz from 1970 to 1985.

Associated With

He appeared alongside supermodel Heidi Klum as a judge on Germany's Next Top Model.