Facts of Kendra Scott
|Full Name:||Kendra Scott|
|Age:||49 years 8 months|
|Birth Date:||March 27, 1974|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Leo|
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Kendra Scott is an American fashion designer who is well known as the founder, chairman, CEO, and lead designer of popular jewelry and accessories company, “Kendra Scott, LLC”. The company under her name has more than a hundred jewelry and home decor stores across the world. With the opening of her first business, “The Hat Box”, Scott has managed to come a long way up building a billion-dollar Jewelry Empire with just $500 back then in the early 2000s.
With her net worth estimated to be around $500 million, she has been enlisted Forbes’ list of America’s Richest Self-Made Women ahead of Beyoncé, Ellen DeGeneres, and Taylor Swift. She was named Ernst & Young’s National Entrepreneur of the Year in 2017 and also had received the 2013 Lady Bird Johnson Humanitarian of the Year Award.
Not only she has got chances in her career but also in her personal life as she achieved the height of success when she was a divorced mother of two children back then. Currently, Scott has been quite a known name in social media sites as she has over 1 million followers on Instagram @kendrascott.
What makes Kendra Scott so well-known?
Kendra Scott is well-known as the founder of the jewelry company “Kendra Scott, LLC.”
As one of the self-made millionaire women, she is well-known.
Kendra Scott was born in the United States.
Kendra Scott was born in Kenosha, Wisconsin, in the United States on March 27, 1974. Kendra L Baumgartner is her given name. Her country of birth is the United States of America. Scott is of White descent, and her zodiac sign is Aries.
Kendra was born and raised in Kenosha, Wisconsin, and moved to Houston, Texas with her family when she was 16 years old. She graduated from Klein High School in Texas and went on to Texas A&M University, where she allegedly enrolled after learning that her crush was also a student, but she dropped out after just a year.
She moved to Austin at the age of 19, shortly after dropping out, to assist her ailing stepfather. She launched her first business there, “The Hat Box,” which was created specifically for women undergoing chemotherapy treatment. She contributed a lot of the money she made from her pieces to cancer research. Scott began making jewelry at home in Austin, Texas, before beginning her own company.
Highlights of Kendra Scott’s Career
Kendra Scott’s professional career began in 2002, when she formed Kendra Scott LLC. It started out as a jewelry and accessories business in Austin. She produced her first collection in the spare bedroom of her house with $500.
Her line now includes fashion jewelry, fine jewelry, home accessories, nail lacquer, and cosmetics.
As she walked from store to store across Austin, selling to local boutiques, she went through a lot of work.
Her designs were also selected for the Oscar de la Renta Spring 2006 Runway Show and were seen there. It was also seen on the runway at Randolph Duke’s 2007 exhibition.
In 2010, she opened her first retail store on South Congress Avenue in Austin.
In the same year, she started her e-commerce company and launched the brand’s Color Bar experience.
Her second store, on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, opened in 2011 but closed soon after.
Scott opened stores in the South and Midwest just three years later, in 2014.
Scott has 102 retail outlets after just 17 years of operation.
In addition, the company has organized over 10,000 Kendra Gives Back events through her store.
She’s also co-hosted a reality show called Crowd Law.
In 2015, Scott also started the Kendra Cares Program.
Scott is currently one of the judges on season 12 of the hit reality show “Shark Tank.”
Breakthrough Recognition from the Accessories Council Excellence Awards EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 National Award
The Mother’s Day Council named her Outstanding Mother of the Year.
The Women’s Chamber of Commerce of Texas called her Businesswoman of the Year.
Upstart Business Journal’s Top 100 Entrepreneurs of the Year for 2017 and the Austin Business Journal’s CEO of the Year for 2017.
Kendra Scott’s Husband
Kendra Scott has been married two times till 2020. Scott’s first marriage was with John Scott with whom she got married on June 24, 2000. They together have two children: Cade and Beck born in a span of 5 years. However, the couple separated and got divorced on August 22, 2006. When her first son, Cade was born in 2002, she started her business.
After almost 8 years of her divorce, Scott got married for the second time with Austinite Matt Davis. The couple tied the knot in a ceremony held on June 6, 2014, in Sedona, Arizona. The couple together has a child, Grey, and currently are co-parenting Kendra’s children from her previous relationship.
Kendra Scott’s Net Worth
Kendra Scott has quite good earnings from her professional career as a fashion designer and a businesswoman. Having her professional career started in 2002, Scott has managed to come a long way up becoming one of the successful businesswomen.
Scott makes most of her earnings from her own established jewelry company whose value is currently billion dollars. Accumulating amounts from her earning sources, Scott has a whopping net worth estimated to be around $500 million. She has also been enlisted in the Forbes’ list of America’s Richest Self-Made Women. With her multi-million worth fortune, Scott is living a lavish and luxurious lifestyle.
Back in 2016, she sold a minority stake of her company to the private equity firm Berkshire Partners at a valuation of §1 billion. Since 2010 her company’s program has given away $30 million. Scott also donated $1 million to The University of Texas to launch the Kendra Scott Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute in 2019.
Kendra Scott’s Height
Kendra Scott is a gorgeous lady with a well maintained hour-glass body physique in her 40s. With her marvelous established business venture, Scott has managed to win several hearts all around the US. She stands tall with a height of 5ft. 4inch.(1.63m) while her body weighs around 55kg(121 lbs). She has a fair complexion with blonde hair and brown eyes.