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Betsey Johnson Biography

Birth Place:
Wethersfield, Connecticut, United Statse
Profession
fashion designer

Fast Facts

  • Graduated magna cum laude from Syracuse University
  • Won Mademoiselle magazine's Guest Editor Contest after graduating college
  • At 29, was the youngest person to receive the Coty Fashion Critics Award in 1971
  • Opened her first store in 1978 with Chantal Bacon
  • Was presented with the Timeless Talent Award from the Council of Fashion Designers in 1999
  • Competed on season 19 of Dancing with the Stars, partnered with Tony Dovolani

Relationships

  • Brian Reynolds -- Ex-husband
  • Jeffrey Oliviere -- Ex-husband
  • John Cale -- Ex-husband
  • Lena Johnson -- Mother