Dov Charney
Dov Charney
Real Name/Full Name Dov Charney
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Dov Charney
Birth Place: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 31 January 1969
Age/How Old (at the time of death): 55 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimeters – 183 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6″
Weight: In Kilograms – 77 kg
In Pounds – 169.75 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father – Morris Charney
Mother – Sylvia Safdie
Siblings: N/A
School: St. George’s School of Montreal
College: N/A
Religion: Roman Catholic
Nationality: Canadian
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Unmarried
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: N/A
Kids/Children Name: N/A
Profession: Businessman
Net Worth: $200 thousand
Last Updated: May 2024

Dov Charney is a worldwide recognized entrepreneur based in Canada. He has founded a clothing company called “American Apparel,” which manufactures in downtown LA. He had started the company when he had legally acceptable. The company still operates to this date.

Well, how well do you know about Dov Charney? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Dov Charney’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Dov Charney to date.

Biography and Early Life

Dov Charney took birth in Montreal in Quebec, Canada, on 31st January in the year 1969 to his parents; father Joseph, and his mother, Sylvia. His father used to work as an architectural designer, and her mother was an artist too.

Dov Charney got interested in t-shirts at a young age and started his inclination towards selling them after creating his own company. He was mainly interested in US products.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Dov Charney in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Dov Charney’s age is 55 years old as of today’s date 24th May 2024 having been born on 31 January 1969. Though, he is 6″ in feet and inches and 183 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 169.75lbs in Pound and 77kg in Kilograms.


Dov Charney schooled at the “St. George Montreal School.” He used to study at Choate Rosemary Hall before that, which is a boarding school in Connecticut. Having spent his childhood with Jews and Montreal culture, he has got enough of their traditions and influence. He loves being a part of it. After looking at his zeal, we can say that he was very enthusiastic towards education and because of that he uses to study so much and it is because of the education that he is now in this position now.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Dov Charney has an entrepreneur who relishes in the hustle culture and stays loyal to his work ethic. This is also reflected in his relationship status as he claims that being a bachelor helps him more than getting espoused. Also, there isn’t any news about any relationships which clearly states that he is someone who is wholly career-driven.

Rest assured, he lives in a lavish historic mansion on the hills of Silver Lake, the Garbutt House. The house was designed and planned by Frank G., an early industrialist. Garbutt used to fear fire and the same had compelled him to build the house of the marble in its entirety. The house is also open to outdoor workers thanks to Dov’s kind heart.

The workers stay there for the business at Dov’s headquarters. Dov Charney was engaged with loads of tasks while he was working at American Apparel Company and could be often found resting and even sleeping at the factory itself, leaving no space between his private and work life.

Is Dov Charney Gay?

No, Dov Charney is not gay. He is a straight person. Though he is an active supporter of gay rights among humans and his company (American Apparels) had even printed “Legalize Gay” T-shirts for some protesters during rallies, there is no evidence that he could be gay.

Professional Career

Dov Carney has been inclined towards music ever since he was in college. In 1991, he had started selling T-shirts after founding the company American Apparel. In ten years the company flourished and had its branches of retail stores established in over thirteen countries. More than one hundred and eighty retail stores were opened by him. The money and the profit margin were quite good. Also, the company had received the tag of TOP five hundred growing companies which are private. Later, Dov chooses to be the Senior partner of his company after he had served as the CEO and the founder earlier.

Due to sexual harassment cases against him in 2014, he was expelled from his position as a CEO by the company’s board members. He was removed publicly. The entrepreneur had to go through many law barriers to seek justice. Charney proved himself innocent stating that the false accuses were just a work of fiction by the accuser.

Among the youth, Dov Carney is well known for his fashion delight. The teenagers and the young fashion lovers admire his designed T-shirts. He has also launched masks for the pandemic 2020. Surely, he had ups and downs in his career, yet he still bounced back helping himself become the owner of a company for the second time.

Awards and achievements

Owing to his talents and skills, Dov Charney has been awarded many times. Some of them include:

  1. “Marketing Excellence Award,” in 2005 at LA awards of Fashion.
  2. “Retailer of the Year” in 2008 at Michael Fashion Industry Awards.
  3. A finalist for TIME’s annual list of the hundred most influential people in the world in 2009.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Dov Charney in May 2024

Dov Charney Net Worth
Dov Charney Net Worth

As of 2024, Dov is believed to have a net worth of $200 thousand. He has amassed such great through strong determination and hard work while selling T-shirts in his company. He would have soared much further in his entrepreneurial earnings had it not been for his legal issues followed by bankruptcy. His company was $480 million worth in 2007.

Dov Charney is one of the most influential musicians in America. He has worked his way up to achieve his goals. But that never came easy to him. With patience and enough time, he was able to overcome the pain of the sexual allegations from his employees at work. Thus, there is not anything fancy to talk about his personal life as he claims.


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