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Donatella Versace

Donatella Versace was (born May 2, 1955 in Italy). Like her brother Gianni Versace she is a fashion designer. In the 1970s she began designing knitwear in Florence while studying Italian literature. Following her graduation, she shared a flat with her brother in Milan.

Before murder of her brother Gianni, Donatella and Santo Versace maintained secondary jobs in his fashion house. However, after the death of Gianni, Donatella took over the running her brotherís business. Currently overseeing the fashion house, she has performed well as the Versace name continues to grow.

Donatella and her husband Paul Beck , have two children named Daniel and Allegra.

She has been impersonated by individuals such as Maya Rudolph on Saturday Night Live.

Last updated: 06-01-2005 23:43:47
Last updated: 10-29-2005 02:13:46