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Coco Chanel Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Coco Chanel was a phenomenal French milliner, dressmaker, fashion designer, businesswoman, and Nazi spy who struggled her ways out from a humble family to become one of the leading personalities to influence fashion and its course for the coming era. One of the pioneers of modern-day fashion, her legacy is celebrated and she is revered for making a mark so prominent in the world of fashion.

Age

She was born on August 19, 1883.

Died

Coco Chanel died naturally at the age of 87 on January 10, 1971, in Paris, France due to old age.

Resting Place

Bois-de-Vaux Cemetery, Lausanne, Switzerland

Sun Sign

Leo

Nationality

Sexual Orientation

Bisexual

Distinctive Features

  • Loved camellias
  • A legendary designer whose legacy has been maintained and celebrated over the decades

Coco Chanel Favorite Things

  • Jewelry – A white enameled cuff featuring a jeweled Maltese cross
  • Color – Black

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Coco Chanel Facts

  1. At the time of her birth, her last name was misspelled as ‘Chasnel’ because both of her parents were absent during the registration process as her mother was too sick while her father was registered as “traveling”.
  2. Coco Chanel’s mother died of tuberculosis but it is also speculated that the reasons for her death might have been a combination of poverty, pregnancy, and pneumonia.
  3. After the death of her mother, Chanel’s father sent her to the convent of Aubazine.
  4. She learned the art of sewing during her time at a convent school.
  5. She was the first one to start a business in branded perfumes and her perfume, Chanel No. 5, is the first perfume to be a blend of many floral scents.
  6. Coco Chanel was also the one who brought-in the sun-tanned look as previously, porcelain white skin was regarded to be more appealing.
  7. She was well-known for scrutinizing her competitors on several occasions.
  8. In 1957, Coco Chanel was honored with the Neiman Marcus Fashion Award.
  9. She is the one and only fashion designer who has been successful to make a place for herself in Time magazine’s list of the “100 most influential people of the 20th century”.

Featured Image by Marion Pike / Internet / Public Domain

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Facts of Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel

  • Gender Female
  • full nameGabrielle Bonheur Chanel
  • middle nameBonheur
  • nicknamesCoco, Gabrielle Chanel, Chanel, Chanel of Paris
  • birthplaceBois-de-Vaux Cemetery, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Date of Birth August 19, 1883
  • Age 140 years 11 months
  • Horoscope Leo
  • Lucky Number 11
  • Lucky Stone Ruby
  • Lucky Color Gold
  • Best Match for Marriage Sagittarius, Gemini, Aries
  • nationalitySwiss
  • net worth$100 Million
  • professionMilliner, Dressmaker, Fashion Designer, Nazi Spy, Businesswoman
  • weight55 kg or 121 lbs
  • height5 ft 6½ in or 169 cm
  • hair colorDark Brown
  • eye colorDark Brown
  • body type / buildSlim
  • motherEugénie Jeanne Devolle
  • fatherAlbert Chanel
  • sistersJulia
  • favorite colorsBlack

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