For American fashion designer Lance LePere, age is just a number. He is best known for being the husband of Michael Kors and is still going strong at 51.
He is a ‘New York Magazine’ profiled American sportswear fashion designer.
LePere and Kors are one of the first gay couples to get married after state laws legalized gay weddings in 2011. The couple has been together for 31 years now.
Lance LaPere’s Age Explored
Lance is 51 years old as of 2021.
He was born in 1970 in Belleville, Illinois to Harold and Dixie LePere.
Lance’s father was an architect. Harold’s noted work was designing Memorial Hospital in Belleville.
While his mother, Dixie was diagnosed with cancer when Lance was just 2 years old. She died in 2003 after battling cancer for 33 years.
Lance has 3 siblings; a brother named Scott and two sisters named Nicole Sinn and Michelle Hewer.
Is Michael Kors’s Husband On Wikipedia?
Unlike Michael Kors, Lance does not have a Wikipedia page dedicated to himself.
Lance LePere is a graduate of Belleville East High School. He came to New York at the age of 17 in search of a job.
He joined the Paris office of Kors’ company, Michael Kors Holdings Limited in 1990. Soon after Lance joined the company, the couple started dating despite a striking 12 years age gap.
Michael David Kors is an American fashion designer and is the honorary chairman and chief creative officer of his brand. In 2011, he married longtime partner, Lance LePere. The couple had been dating for almost 20 years. #LGBTHM21 #LGBTQ pic.twitter.com/krtCCrT7od
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They legally got married in 2011 after 21 years of dating.
Today, Lance works as a creative director of women’s design at the company.
The prolific designer has also been involved in many charitable initiatives. In 2016, LaPere and his partner, Kors donated $750,000 to Memorial Hospital, Belleville in memory of LePere’s parents.
In October 2016, the couple donated $1.5 million to Roundabout Theatre Company for creating a new VIP Patron’s Lounge. The lounge is named ‘Michael Kors and Lance LePere Lounge’ in honor of the donors.
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They have also been a part of a fundraising gala hosted by The National Theatre and the American Associates of the National Theatre.
Lance’s Net Worth
The exact figure of Lance’s net worth is not known.
However, according to The Business Insider, Lance’s husband’s net worth in 2019 was $5.78 billion USD.