It does not happens often that one encounter a young and dashing entrepreneur, who is a philanthropist, drop dead gorgeous, has a mom who is famous fashion designer and has royal blood running down his veins. Well, glad to present, Alex Von Furstenberg. Even though the Von Furstenberg family is a part of the Austrian royalty, their contribution to the society has made them equally popular in the US.
Princess Tatiana and Prince Alex Von Furstenberg are proud children of Prince Egon and Diane of Furstenberg. Alex graduated from the Brown University and started working for Allen & company and founded the LLC and Ranger global advisors. He is also a member board for quite a few charitable institutions, Companies and investment funds.
Alex Von Furstenberg, solely with his efforts restructures the Diane Von Furstenberg studio, LP and made it a global luxury lifestyle brand. It took the company from a $1 million to a $200 million mark. Currently he serves as a Partner and director in the company and his wife Alexandra is the Creative Designer.
Alex Von Furstenberg is widely known for his philanthropic pursuits. He is the Director and secretary of the Diller – Von Furstenberg Family Foundation. Von Furstenberg Family Foundation “The Diller” funds several other smaller organisations to higher environmental awareness and better environment communities across the country. He also marks his presence on the board of many other non profit intuitions.
• Oxfam America
• Big Brothers / Big Sisters of America
• Comfort Zone Camp
• NYC Police Foundation
• Central Park Conservancy
• Human Rights Campaign
• Heart of Los Angeles Youth
• Motion Picture & Television Fund (Social Workers)
• Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City
• International Rescue Committee
• Andre Sobel River of Life Foundation
• Human Rights Watch
• International Women’s Media Foundation
• Anti-Defamation League of Bnai Brith
The von Furstenberg’s are the royal descendants of Count Unruoch, and were contemporary of the Charlemagne. They also have a subsequent lineage of Napoleon. Diane always wanted to do something of her own and so she made her impression in the fashion world and set up the luxury lifestyle Brand, Diane Von Furstenberg Studio.