A Venezuelan designer and businesswoman, she founded her own fashion label Carolina Herrera, LTD. in 1981, after launching her first collection and moving to New York. In 2001, she created Carolina Herrera’s lifestyle collection, which is distributed in 89 of her own stores in over 104 countries. In 2018, she bid farewell to the creative direction of CH’s luxury, perfumery and apparel business. In 2020, her fortune was over $800 million. CH’s designs have been worn by celebrities such as Michelle Obama, Taylor Swift, Salma Hayek, Sofia Vergara, and Renée Zellweger.