English businesswoman, fashion designer, model and singer, Victoria Caroline Beckham is worth about $300 million.
One of the domineering figures in the fashion industry, Victoria Caroline Beckham was also a part of the popular hip-hop group “Spice Girls” which fast-tracked her rise to fame.
The English beauty is also known for being the better half of famous footballer, David Beckham following their fairytale wedding on 4 July 1999. The state of the art wedding had a total of 437 staff working at the reception and was estimated to have cost £500,000 (US$823,650).
Born on April 17, 1974, in Harlow, Essex, England, Victoria Beckham hardly experienced any hardship in life as she was raised in a wealthy family. She graduated from St. Mary’s High School where she discovered her inclination towards a career in music. She further trained herself in modeling and theatre arts. Victoria has been active in the entertainment and fashion industry since 1994.
Her journey to fame began when she became a part of all girls group “Spice Girls” in 1994. She performed as a singer alongside Geri Halliwell, Emma Bunton, Melanie Brown and Melanie Chisholm. The group went on to launch a successful career in the music industry, giving Victoria her fair share of fame and money. The group’s first single titled “Wannabe” was released in 1996. Victoria was the member of the hyped group till it seized to exist in 2000.
After the group went off the grid, Victoria started singing solo and subsequently released singles like “Out of Your Mind”, “Not Such an Innocent Girl” and a lot more.
Victoria Beckham Fashion Career & Earnings
Seemingly, Victoria realized she wasn’t exploring her horizon as much as she needed to. Thus, she started putting her interest in modeling. While training herself for a modeling career, she discovered her interest in fashion designing as well.
Following her debut as a model in London Fashion Week in 2000, Victoria won the hearts of many major fashion brands which is no surprise considering her sleek and elegant looks. As a result, the juicy deals kept coming in.
Nevertheless, after becoming the face of Rocawear and acting as a British ambassador for Dolce and Gabbana, Victoria decided to take her career to the next level. Subsequently, she launched her career in fashion designing.
In 2004, Victoria Beckham designed and released high-end jeans, a pair of which retailed at $300 in the USA and its equivalent in other countries. She also ventured into her own denim label “dvb Style” which was launched in 2006.
For the most part, she has been excelling in the industry and has launched many more fashion related lines most of which has remained relevant after so many years. Till date, Victoria is regarded as one of the highly acclaimed fashion designers in the world who has kept on growing since she took her first step into the industry. Her career in music, as well as her passion for fashion, helped Victoria raise her financial standing over time.
In 2007, Victoria Beckham was celebrated as the 52nd richest woman in Britain and the 19th richest persons in Britain with husband David, with an estimated joint wealth of ($225 million). According to The Guardian, Beckham Ventures, a company linked to the Victoria Beckham fashion business, was the best performing brand in the family’s three businesses in 2012.
Victoria has also participated in five official documentaries and reality shows about her, including Victoria’s Secrets, Being Victoria Beckham, The Real Beckhams, Victoria Beckham – A Mile In Their Shoes and Victoria Beckham: Coming to America.
More of her TV appearances include a cameo appearance in an episode of ‘Ugly Betty’ and as a guest judge on ‘Project Runway’, ‘Germany’s Next Topmodel’ as well as ‘American Idol’.
Meanwhile, Victoria Beckham is not all about the glam and luxury, she also invests hugely in charity. In 2010, her charity work with ‘Save the Children’ earned her a nomination for the ‘Do Something With Style Award’. The awards show is produced by VH1.
Victoria Beckham Family, Kids
Presently, the mother of four lives a happy married life with her husband David Beckham. Victoria met the soccer legend in 1997 charity football match. They started dating and by the next year, their engagement was announced. The couple got married on July 4, 1999, at Luttrellstown Castle, Ireland. The wedding was exclusively covered by OK! magazine. Their union had battled with infidelity issues but they have remained together and stronger till date.
The Beckhams have three sons and a daughter- Joseph Beckham, Romeo James Beckham Cruz David Beckham, and Harper Seven Beckham.
Teenage Cruz is a singer, taking after his multi-talented mum. The child star released his debut holiday song “If Every Day was Christmas” for charity.
Quick Facts about Victoria Beckham
Full Name: Victoria Caroline Beckham
Profession: singer, fashion designer, entrepreneur
Height: 5ft 6 in
Weight: 105 lbs
Ethnicity: English, German
Date of Birth: April 17, 1974
Place of Birth: Harlow, Essex, England
Education: Saint Mary’s High School
Marital Status: Married to David Beckham
Astrological Sign: Taurus
Victoria Beckham Net Worth: $300 million