Eric Villency is an American interior designer and businessman. He is currently CEO of Villency Design Company, an interior and product design agency. Villency was raised in New York, and grew up in a wealthy family. It was his grandfather Maurice Villency who founded a New York City furniture business.
The company later became the Villency Design Agency, and in 1998 Villency became the firm’s CEO. Considered one of today’s most prominent artists, Villence has received numerous awards for his dedication to the industry. He frequently appears on the ‘Today Show’ to speak about a range of subjects including trends in architecture, fashion and family issues.
Eric Villency was featured on ‘Good Morning America,’ ‘Tyra Banks Show,’ HGTV, Travel Channel, and TBS as well. He acted as the host of the ‘iDesign’ of Fine Living Channel for a period of time. Villency is a former model, and has been involved for years in the fashion industry. In 2007 he launched his own fashion company, Monarchy Restauration. He is also a freelance journalist, whose articles were printed in publications such as ‘Huffington Post,’ ‘The New York Times,’ ‘Information,’ ‘Best Life,’ ‘Women’s Health,’ and ‘Departures.’
Eric Villency’s Bio, Wiki, Age
Eric Villency was born on 10 June 1975 to Rowann and Robert Villency in New York City, New York, USA. His mother is a mixed media artist, while his father worked from 1965 to 2005 as the CEO of Maurice Villency, Inc .. He has an older sister named Beth Cara. University of Wisconsin studied with Villency.
Eric Villency’s Career,Grandfather
Maurice Villency, grandfather of Eric Villency, founded a furniture company in New York City in 1932. His father, Robert Villency, managed the business, after his grandfather. Maurice Villency, Inc ultimately became the Villence Design Group. Villency began his tenure as the firm’s CEO in 1998. He’s considered one of today’s most talented and influential artists.
He has recently been named by ‘Inc Magazine’ as one of the most influential designers to watch. ‘Well + Nice’ called him the “Wizard of Wellness” He was awarded the FIT “All Star Salute” award in 2001, for being a leading design and fashion leader.
A year later, he supervised the launch of the flagship store Maurice Villency, located on 57th street in midtown Manhattan. He also launched the firm’s first line of home accessories. In 2006, Villency founded Villency Atelier, which is a workshop for design professionals focusing on custom design and manufacturing.
Eric Villency’s Awards and accolades
He was awarded IFDA Technology Industry Award in 2007. In 2008, he founded Villency Pure Design, a company that produces furniture environmentally friendly in the USA.
He has also lectured at Savanah Art & Design School. With the launch of its business-to-business operation, Villency Contract, in 2008, Villency was able to provide a forum for design ventures such as the Rudy Giuliani Urgent Care Unit at St. Vincent’s Hospital, the Delta Air Lines Miami Crown Lounge, the Club Level Lounge at Citifield, Starwood brands like W Hotels and Sheraton, the Bryant Park Hotel, the Plaza Private Rooms, and the office for Citifield.
He has also moved into the fitness boutique market by developing exercise bikes for SoulCycle and Peloton. Villency has made many appearances on the ‘Today Show’ over the years to speak to the hosts about various subjects, from design trends to fashion to family issues.
He was interviewed on ‘Good Morning America,’ ‘Tyra Banks Show,’ ‘HGTV,’ Travel Channel, and TBS as well. At one point he was hosting the ‘iDesign’ of the Fine Living Channel. He served as the executive producer and host of ‘INSEAM’ a short time ago, a series focused on the lives of aspiring talented fashion designers.
As a freelance journalist, Villency is affiliated with publications such as ‘Huffington Post,’ ‘The New York Times,’ ‘Information,’ ‘Best Life,’ ‘Women’s Health,’ and ‘Departures.‘ Villency was a role model in the early days of his professional life. That has helped him to establish powerful connections within the fashion industry.
He has founded the Villency Emerging Fashion Fund, which has built professional relationships with fashion designers such as Proenza Schouler, Derek Lam, Christ’s Imitation, Ruffian and Erin Featherston. In February 2009, Villency was designer of the Mercedes-Benz Star Lounge at the New York Fashion Week. Villency launched its fashion brand The Monarchy Restauration in 2007. In September, the company launched denim lines for both men and women.
Eric Villency’s Married, Wife, Divorced
Villency exchanged wedding vows with former assistant District Attorney of San Francisco and co-host of ‘The Five’ on Fox News, Kimberly Guilfoyle, on May 27, 2006, on the island of Barbados. Their son, Ronan Anthony, was born on October 4, 2006. The couple parted ways in 2009. He married his second wife, Swedish designer Caroline Fare, on December 14, 2013, in West Palm Beach. They split in 2017. At present, he resides in New York City, New York with his son Ronan.
It appears, though, that marital bliss lasted just three years after the pair divorced in 2009; they share their son’s custody. Following the divorce from Kimberly, Eric didn’t waste time and soon returned to the dating scene.
In 2010 he met Caroline Fare, a Swedish model, on a blind date arranged by a mutual friend. Eric and Caroline apparently “clicked” immediately, and the couple were married in December 2013. Indeed, the son of Eric, Rowan Anthony was his best man at the ceremony, and soon afterwards a snapshot of the wedding was made public.
Eric Villency Net Worth
Calculating someone so complex and multifunctional’s net worth is almost an difficult challenge, and we are not sure whether even Eric himself will be able to tell how much money he actually has. The authoritative accounts, however, value his fortune well above US$ 100 million.
He’s a regular guest on many high-profile TV programs, such as “The Today Show,” aside from his ‘normal work’ at Villency Design. He has also made appearances on “Good Morning America,” “Tyra Banks Show” and so on. In addition, he also lectures on university architecture trends and contributes to numerous publications including The Huffington Post, Men’s Health, Good Life, and etc.
Eric Villency’s Instagram
Given the myth that successful entrepreneurs do not have time for social networks, Eric is an example of how businesspeople can take advantage of modern means of communication. Around 1,200 people follow his Twitter account, and he also has about 2,200 followers on Instagram.
Eric Villency’s Height
Eric was born in 1975, which as of now makes him 45 years old. He stands at 6.2 height and weighs 78 kg. He has brown hair and blue eyes.