He is an Italian fashion designer and founder of the Roberto Cavalli Group. He is also the inventor of a patented printing procedure on leather, using animal prints. He was born in November 1940. He is married to Eva Cavalli and has five children.
He studied at an Art Institute in Tuscany invented and patented a printing procedure on leather. He became famous for creating animal prints on different materials.
When he showed his work in Paris, he was contracted by Pierre Cardin and Hermes. He started his own collection in 1972 and opened his first shop in St Tropez.
Roberto Cavalli Group
The group is a fashion house, based in Florence, Italy. The company was founded in 1975 by Cavalli. The company is famous for its wildlife-related motifs applied to jeans and leather.
The entrepreneur designs manufacture and sells haute couture, ready-to-wear, and accessories, including handbags, eyewear, watches, shoes, perfumes, and jewelry. The company also develops interior design projects.
The company realizes a reported US$ 200 million in annual sales. In 2015 Cavalli sold his shares for approx US$ 500 million.
Roberto Cavalli Net Worth
His net worth is estimated at US$ 500 million.