Oleg Cassini Net Worth

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Oleg Cassini Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Oleg Cassini (April 11, 1913 – March 17, 2006) was an American fashion designer born to an aristocratic Russian family with maternal Italian ancestry. He came to the United States as a young man after starting as a designer in Rome, and quickly got work with Paramount Pictures. Cassini established his reputation by designing for films. He gained additional renown by designing for First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy. "The Jackie Look" was highly influential in American design. Cassini's designs such as the A-line, sheath and the empire strapless dresses continue to be influential. He was inspired by sports and Native American culture.

Date Of BirthApril 11, 1913, Paris, France
DiedMarch 17, 2006, Manhasset, New York, United States
Place Of BirthParis, France
ProfessionCostume Department, Costume Designer, Actor
SpouseMarianne Nestor (m. 1971–2006), Gene Tierney (m. 1941–1952), Mary Fahrney (m. 1938–1940)
ChildrenChristina Cassini, Daria Cassini
SiblingsIgor Cassini
Star SignAries
1Fashion anticipates, and elegance is a state of mind.
2St. Francis of Assisi has always been an inspiration to me. He was a playboy, too.
1Played by Veli Erturk in Hollywood Mouth (2008).
2Former brother-in-law of Nadia Cassini and Peggy Nestor.
3In his 1995 book, "A Thousand Days of Magic: Dressing Jacqueline Kennedy for the White House," Mr. Cassini wrote, "All I remember about those days are nerves, and Jackie on the phone: 'Hurry, hurry, Oleg, I've got nothing to wear.'"
4A late convert to animal rights, he blamed himself for the loss of 250,000 leopards -- killed as women flocked to copy a coat he had designed for Jackie Kennedy. He renounced the killing of animals and stuck by his word by introducing micro-fiber fake furs in 1999, a fully synthetic material that retained the feel, warmth, and fashion of real fur. He was also an avid animal-lover and shared his Oyster Bay estate with a menagerie of pets including eighteen dogs, fifteen cats, thirty goats, six sheep, one half-ton sow, two Vietnamese potbellied pigs, one donkey, two parrots, twenty-two full-size horses, and two miniature horses.
5He led a fast jet-set life and his reputation as a boulevardier. He wrote his autobiography "In My Own Fashion" in 1987.
6Was the first to introduce brightly colored shirts for men and was responsible for the short-lived trend of the Nehru jacket. Popularized the pillbox hat immortalized by Jackie Kennedy.
7Was the first to power a franchise via his name with over 50 licenses, including sunglasses, watches and children's closes. At one point his world-wide retail volume was estimated at $400 million.
8Arrived in New York in 1936 and was soon joined by brother Igor Cassini, who went on to become the well-known columnist Cholly Knickerbocker for the Heart newspaper.
9He was linked, however to a bevy of beautiful women, including Anita Ekberg,Linda Evans, Jill St. John, and scores of models.
10Wed to actress Gene Tierney and had two daughters. Elder daughter Daria was born blind and severely retarded after Tierney was exposed to rubella by an overzealous fan while she was pregnant. Both daughters, Daria Cassini and Christina Cassini, survived him.
11Was a regular guest on the talk show circuit, including The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962) and The Mike Douglas Show (1961).
12Dubbed the "secretary of style," he defined an era of haute coutre via Jacqueline Kennedy, the most glamorous woman ever to hit the White House. The newly-elected president JFK officially asked him to be the official designer for his wife. Joseph P. Kennedy picked up the tab for the nearly 300 outfits designed for Jackie during her 1,000 day-stay at the White House.
13He gave up his title as a Count to become a U.S. citizen and enlisted in the U.S. Army during World War II serving stateside.
14Was briefly married to cough syrup heiress Merry Fahrney becoming the fourth of her nine ex-husbands.
15Grace Kelly broke off their engagement to marry Prince Rainier of Monaco.
16Was romantically involved with actress Grace Kelly.
17Not only was he famous for his costume designs for motion pictures, he also designed many of the outfits worn by Jacqueline Kennedy, especially the gown she wore to John F. Kennedy's inaugural gala ball.
18Older brother of gossip columnist Igor Cassini.
19Son of an Italian countess and a Russian diplomat.

Costume Department

Say It in Russian2007costumes: Faye Dunaway
The Sentinel2006costumes: Kim Basinger
Monty Nash1971TV Series wardrobe - 14 episodes
Peligro...! Mujeres en acción1969swimming costumes
The Tammy Grimes Show1966TV Series costumer - 1 episode
Rampage1963clothes designer: Miss Martinelli
Close to My Heart1951costumes: Gene Tierney
On the Riviera1951costume designer: Miss Tierney
The Mating Season1951costumes executor: Miss Tierney
Night and the City1950costumes: Miss Tierney
Whirlpool1949costume designer: Gene Tierney
That Wonderful Urge1948costume designer: Gene Tierney
Repeat Performance1947costume supervisor
The Ghost and Mrs. Muir1947costume designer: Gene Tierney
It's a Joke, Son!1947wardrobe supervisor
The Razor's Edge1946costume designer: Gene Tierney
The Shanghai Gesture1941costumes: Miss Tierney

Costume Designer

The Ambushers1967dresses and costumes designer
SOS Conspiracion Bikini1967swimsuits designer
Where the Sidewalk Ends1950
Unfaithfully Yours1948uncredited
Lost Honeymoon1947
Born to Speed1947
Tales of Manhattan1942uncredited


Where the Sidewalk Ends1950Oleg the Fashion Designer (uncredited)


The Daydreamer1966clothes: Emperor


Say It in Russian2007special thanks
The Sentinel2006thanks
Biography1999TV Series documentary very special thanks - 1 episode


JFK: A Presidency Revealed2003TV Movie documentaryHimself
Living Famously2002TV Series documentaryHimself - Fashion Designer & Former Fiancé
Biography1995-1999TV Series documentaryHimself - Former Husband / Himself - Fashion Designer / Himself
The 13th Annual Genesis Awards1999TV SpecialHimself - Guest Of Honor
E! True Hollywood Story1998TV Series documentaryHimself
The Pat Sajak Show1989TV SeriesHimself
The Wil Shriner Show1987TV SeriesHimself
Night of 100 Stars II1985TV MovieHimself
In the Beginning God Created the Swimsuit1982TV Short documentary
The Mike Douglas Show1964-1979TV SeriesHimself - Fashion Designer / Himself / Himself - Designer
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1963-1969TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Skitch Henderson Show1968TV SeriesHimself
Mr. Broadway1964TV SeriesHimself
The DuPont Show of the Week1962TV SeriesHimself
The Jack Paar Tonight Show1958-1962TV SeriesHimself
What's My Line?1961TV SeriesHimself - Mystery Guest #1

Archive Footage

Off the Menu: The Last Days of Chasen's1997DocumentaryHimself (with Grace Kelly) (uncredited)
Grace Kelly: The American Princess1987Video documentaryHimself (escorts Grace to premiere) (uncredited)

Known for movies

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