Who is Arthur P. Becker, Vera Wang’s Ex-husband

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Two heads are always better than one. Do you know Vera Wang’s success in the fashion world, somewhat depended on the shoulders of her ex-husband Arthur P. Becker? Yes, it did. He was the board advisor for Vera’s fashion lines for the 23 years of their marriage.

Arthur P. Becker and Vera Wang married in 1989 in an interfaith Baptist and Jewish ceremony in Manhattan, New York City. Their marriage lasted for over two decades and three with two adopted daughters before they parted ways in 2012 amicably with shared custody of their children.

Apart from being the financial advisor for his ex-wife’s mega business venture, he held his world as a man at the helm of his life. He is a successful investor and real estate developer.

Brief Wiki Of Arthur P. Becker

Full Name Arthur Paul Becker
Date of Birth 1949
Place of Birth
Age 73 years
Children 2
Spouse Vera Wang [ ex-wife]
ChildrenCecilia Becker
Josephine Becker
Education Bennington College
Tuck School of Business
Hobby Boat Surfing, Golfing and Fishing
Nationality Vermont, United States
Ethnicity Caucasian

After Arthur graduated from Bennington College in 1972 with a BA in Fine Arts and later earned an MBA from Dartmouth College’s Tuck School of Business in 1974, he launched into the business world as a stockbroker at Bear Stearns, where he worked for 15 years and became a senior vice president.

In 1988, he co-founded a technology company called Advance Partners, which provided financial advice and services to software companies. He sold the company in 2001 to a British firm called Computacenter.

He then bought a controlling stake and became the CEO of NaviSite, a web hosting and cloud computing company, from 2003 to 2010 selling the company to Time Warner Cable for $230.

He also served as the chairman of Zinio, a digital magazine platform, from 2012 to 2015. After his resignation from Zinio, he moved into real estate.

Becker has also been involved in various real estate ventures, both as an investor and a developer. He has invested in properties in New York, Miami, and Washington D.C., and has developed luxury condominiums and townhouses in Manhattan.

He is also an avid art collector and has a studio where he creates sculptures and paintings.

Becker met Vera Wang in 1987 when she was working as a design director at Ralph Lauren. They married in 1989 in an interfaith Baptist and Jewish ceremony at The Pierre Hotel in New York City and had two daughters, Cecilia Becker, and Josephine Becker

They were considered one of the power couples in the fashion and business worlds and supported each other’s careers and interests.

Why Arthur P. Becker and Vera Wang Divorced

The reason for their divorce was never publicly revealed, but some online sources speculated that it was due to Becker’s involvement with other women or Wang’s demanding work schedule which was really a tight one for someone who manages a busy scheduled company at the time.

The divorce was finalized in 2013, and the terms were kept confidential. Since then, both Becker and Wang have moved on with their lives and careers.

Wang has also been busy with her fashion empire, which includes ready-to-wear, bridal, fragrance, eyewear, jewelry, home decor, and more with her girls mostly at her side. She has also collaborated with celebrities such as Kim Kardashian, Jennifer Lopez, Ariana Grande, and Hailey Bieber.

She has also been rumored to date some younger men, such as Olympic figure skater Evan Lysacek and model Louis Leeman. She posted photos online with the men.

net Worth of Arthur P. Becker

Making at least $1 million on average annually, Arthur P. Becker’s net worth stands at $700 million as of May 2023. Mr. Arthur Becker is listed among the elites of America’s businesses and investment.

He bought 465 Washington Street in Tribeca and invested in 10 Suillivan Street Soho. His other exploits in real estate development that added to his net worth massively were the acquisition of 30, 40, and 50 Sullivan Street in partnership with JDS Development and Properties Management Group as well as other real estate projects in the city of Miami and New York

He Is An artist, He Loves Art

80% of the eye-catching designs on projects designed by Mr. Arthur P. Beckeris created by him. He owns a big house studio in New York where he draws, directs, and watches his art and unique designs come to life.

While these magnificent designs and art could be bought differently he fuses arts and real estate into one, making his work stand out and maintained high values at the market front which in return sells for higher returns.

Who is Arthur P. Becker, Vera Wang's Ex-husband
Arthur P. Becker capturing his work

Who Are His Parents?

Arthur Becker was born in an educated elite American family to his mother Ruth S. Becker and his father Doctor Arnold H. Becker. the father was a chief staff at the Hartford County Medical Association, and his mother Ruth Becker worked as a therapist at Bristol University.

The realtor’s parents are of mixed ancestry, his mother has Danish background and ancestry while his father was a Native American. But Mr. Becker is of American nationality.

FAQs

  • How did Vera Wan and Arthur P. Becker meet?

Arthur Becker and Vera Wang met in 1980 at an exclusive golfing and tennis game by top fashion and investment gurus in New York. According to reports, Becker fell in love at first sight and started talking about marriage with Vera Wang when she only wanted to focus on her career

  • How old is Arthur P. Becker?

The investor was on in 1949, and he is 74 years of age as at 2023

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