Donna Karan

American fashion designer

Donna Karan (born October 2, 1951) is an American fashion designer and the creator of the Donna Karan New York and DKNY clothing labels.

Donna Karan
Karan at the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival
Donna Ivy Faske

(1951-10-02) October 2, 1951 (age 72)
EducationHewlett High School
The New School (Parsons division)
Occupationfashion designer
Spouse(s)Mark Karan (1976-1978)
Stephan Weiss (1983-2001; his death)

Early life


She was born in Forest Hills, Queens, New York City. She is Jewish.