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Birth Date: 3 November 1949
Birth Place: London
Known as: | Dame Anna Wintour |
Sex: female
Awards: | Knight of the Legion of Honour | | Officer of the Order of the British Empire | | CFDA Lifetime Achievement Award | | Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire |
Birth date: 3 November 1949
Birth place: London
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Father: Charles Wintour
Mother: Eleanor Trego Baker
Spouses: | David Shaffer | | Shelby Bryan |
Unmarried partners: | Piers Paul Read | | Nigel Dempster | | Richard Neville | | Michel Esteban | | Shelby Bryan | | Bill Nighy |
Children: | Charles Shaffer | | Katherine Shaffer |
Siblings: Patrick Wintour
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All languages: | English |
Political parties: | Democratic Party |
Member of: Metropolitan Museum of Art
Ethnic groups: | English people | | English American |
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Positions held: | editor-in-chief | | artistic director | | editor-in-chief |
Also known as: | Dame Anna Wintour |
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Family name: | Wintour |
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Citizenship: | United Kingdom |
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Residence: | London | | Greenwich Village |
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Education: | North London Collegiate School | | University of Oxford | | Columbia University |
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Work period start: 1975
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Occupation: | journalist | | fashion editor | | writer | | editor |
Employer: | Condé Nast | | Vogue | | New York Magazine | | House & Garden | | Biba | | Harrods | | Oz | | Harper's Bazaar | | Viva |
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Anna Wintour Biography and Interesting Facts

Dame Anna Wintour (; born 3 November 1949) is a British journalist based in New York City who has served as editor-in-Chief of Vogue since 1988 and Global Chief Content Officer for Condé Nast since 2020; she is also the artistic director of Condé Nast and the Global Editorial Director of Vogue. With her trademark pageboy bob haircut and dark sunglasses, Wintour has become an important figure in much of the fashion world, praised for her eye for emerging fashion trends. Her reportedly aloof and demanding personality has earned her the nickname "Nuclear Wintour". Her father, Charles Wintour, Editor of the London Evening Standard (1959–1976), consulted her on how to make the newspaper relevant to the youth of the era. She became interested in fashion as a teenager. Her career in fashion journalism began at two British magazines. Later, she moved to the US, with stints at New York and House & Garden. She returned to London and was the editor of British Vogue between 1985 and 1987. A year later, she assumed control of the franchise's magazine in New York, reviving what many saw as a stagnating publication. Her use of the magazine to shape the fashion industry has been the subject of debate within it. Animal rights activists have attacked her for promoting fur, while other critics have charged her with using the magazine to promote elitist views of femininity and beauty. A former personal assistant, Lauren Weisberger, wrote the 2003 bestselling roman à clef The Devil Wears Prada, later made into a successful 2006 film starring Meryl Streep as Miranda Priestly, a fashion editor, believed to be based on Wintour. In 2009, Wintour was the focus of another film, R. J. Cutler's documentary, The September Issue.

Early life and family

Anna Wintour was born in Hampstead, London, to Charles Wintour (1917–1999), editor of the Evening Standard, and Eleanor "Nonie" Trego Baker (1917–1995), an American, the daughter of a Harvard Law School professor. Her parents were married in 1940 and divorced in 1979. Wintour was named after her maternal grandmother, Anna Baker (née Gilkyson), a merchant's daughter from Pennsylvania. Audrey Slaughter, a magazine editor who founded publications such as Honey and Petticoat, is her stepmother.Wintour's grandfather was Major-General Fitzgerald Wintour, a British military officer and descendent of Prime Minister George Grenville. Through her paternal grandmother, Alice Jane Blanche Foster, Wintour is a great-great-great-granddaughter of the late-18th-century novelist Lady Elizabeth Foster (later the Duchess of Devonshire) and her first husband, the Irish politician John Thomas Foster. Her great-great-great-great-grandfather was Frederick Hervey, 4th Earl of Bristol, who served as the Anglican Bishop of Derry. Sir Augustus Vere Foster, 4th Baronet, the last Baronet of that name, was a granduncle of Wintour's. She is a niece of Cordelia James, Baroness James of Rusholme (daughter of Fitzgerald Wintour).She had four siblings. ... Read full biography