Who is Eric Villency?
Kimberly Guilfoyle has become a successful political analyst, thanks to her extensive work with Fox News; she co-hosted the popular show “The Five” before her departure. She has been married twice – her second husband was the CEO of Villency Design Group, Eric Villency.
Eric Villency Bio- Age, Childhood, Education
Eric Villency was born on the 10th June 1975, in New York USA; he is the son of Rowann, a media artist, and Robert Villency, an heir to Villency Design Group, founded by Eric’s grandfather, Maurice Villency as a small furniture company in 1932.
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For his education, Eric graduated from the University of Wisconsin.
It was in 1998 that he was named the CEO of the Villency Design Group, just two years after his college graduation. Since then, Eric has diversified the company’s operation, and extended it to other cities, and even opened a store in Manhattan. Furthermore, in 2006, he launched the workshop “Villency Atelier”, for custom and fabrication design professionals.
Since then, he has started several more projects, including the Villency Contract, which is a collaboration with a number of designers to promote their projects.
Modeling, Television, and Fashion
Eric was a model in his years while in college, and has remained active in fashion and modeling. He started the Villency Emerging Fashion Fund, through which he has connected with such designers as Erin Featherston, Proenza Schouler, Derek Lam, and others, and launched his own fashion brand, Restoration of the Monarchy in 2007, with men’s and women’s denim lines.
— Eric Villency (@EricVillency) September 6, 2014
Having become a successful businessman, Eric has shared his insights and ideas with people through television. He has featured in a number of shows, including the “Today Show” on which he became one of the regular guests, then “Good Morning America”, and others. To speak further of his success, Eric has produced and hosted the documentary INSEAM, that chronicles emerging fashion designers.
Eric Villency Net Worth and Awards
Although he was born with a silver spoon in his mouth, Eric has turned the company into a conglomerate, and increased his wealth to a large degree.
According to sources, Eric’s net worth is estimated at over $100 million, as of late 2019. It isn’t just the money that he received for his efforts, but also numerous awards; in 2001 he was awarded the FIT All-Star Salute award, while in 2007 he was the recipient of the IFDA Design Industry award.
Eric Villency Marriage, Wife, Divorce, Children
Eric has been married twice; his first wife is the political analyst and news anchor, Kimberly Guilfoyle, from 2006 until 2009; they welcomed a son, Ronan Anthony. The two are still good friends and share custody of their son.
Four years later, Eric married his second wife, Swedish designer Caroline Fare, in 2013, but their romance lasted only until 2017. Currently, Eric is single and focused on his career and raising his son.
Eric’s Ex-Wife, Kimberly Guilfoyle
Born Kimberly Ann Guilfoyle on the 9th March 1969, in San Francisco, California USA, she is an attorney and television host. She is of Irish and Puerto Rican ancestry, as her father, Antony Guilfoyle is Irish and a real estate investor, and her mother, Mercedes is Puerto Rican and worked as a special education teacher.
Kimberly went to Mercy High School, and later enrolled at the University of California, Davis. She the studied law at the University of San Francisco School of Law, from which she obtained her Juris Doctor degree in 1994. Kimberly also did a year at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, which she used to research and publish work on international children’s rights, and European Economic Community Law.
Before she finished her education, Kimberly was a Victoria’s Secret model; she completed a few modeling gigs for Macy’s and wore Victoria’s Secret underwear.
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However, she soon left her career as a model, and opted for law and later television. As a law practician, Kimberly worked as an Assistant District Attorney under Terence Hallinan, and was also a Deputy District Attorney in Los Angeles, among other positions.
However, she earned her fame while working on television; her first job was as the host of the show “Both Sides” on Court TV.
It was in 2006 that she became a part of Fox News, and in the next five years appeared in and contributed to such shows as “The Strategy Room”, “Hannity”, and “The O’Reilly Factor”, among others. In 2011 she was named the new co-host of the daily talk show “The Five”, however, after seven years in the position she left the job and Fox News. Since then, she has been a part of the Pro-Donald Trump Super PAC, America First Policies.
Kimberly Guilfoyle’s net worth is estimated at $20 million, as of late 2019. Kimberly has remained single since her divorce, but rumor has it that she is in a romantic relationship with Donald Trump Jr.