Iris Apfel
Iris Apfel
Real Name/Full Name Iris Apfel
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Iris Apfel
Birth Place: Queens, New York, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 29 August 1921
Age/How Old: 102 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 165 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 5″
Weight: In Kilograms – 55 Kg
In Pounds – 121 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: White
Parents Name: Father – Samuel Barrel
Mother – Sadye Barrel
Siblings: NA
School: NA
College: New York University
Religion: Jewish
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Widow
Boyfriend: NA
Husband/Spouse Name: Late Carl Apfel
Kids/Children Name: NA
Profession: Businesswoman, Interior Designer, and Fashion Icon
Net Worth: $25 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Iris Apfel is a famous businesswoman, fashion icon, and interior designer. She is considered one of the top fashion artists in the world. Apfel is the subject of several museum exhibitions, a coffee-table book, and a documentary.

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

Biography and Early Life

On Aug 29, 1921, the interior designer was born to Samuel Barrel and Sade in New York, United States. Her father was the owner of the glass and mirror business. The mother of Iris was Russian.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Iris Apfel in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Iris Apfel’s age is 102 years old as of today’s date 17th April 2024 having been born on 29 August 1921. Though, she is 5′ 5″ in feet and inches and 165 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 121 lbs in Pound and 55kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Blue and hair color is White.


She attended New York University to study Art History. Iris studies art from the University of Wisconsin.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

The husband of Iris was Carl Apfel. The couple married on Feb 22, 1948. Her husband died in 2015 at age 100.

Is Iris Apfel Lesbian?

The sexual personality of Iris Apfel is straight.

Professional Career

The fashion designer starts working in Women’s Wear Daily. She worked under interior designer Elinor Johnson and Illustrator Robert Goodman. In 1950, She and her husband together launched the textile firm Old World Weavers. In 1992, the couple announced their retirement.

Apfel also worked on White House Renovation Projects for nine presidents named Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan, and Clinton. The couple starts traveling across the world and starts purchasing non-western and artisanal clothes. They wear these clothes at famous high-society parties.

The interior designer attended The University of Texas as visiting professor in 2011. She worked in a television commercial for car DS 2. She was once the face of brand Blue Illusion. Iris signed a deal with WiseWear, which is a technology Startup. The fashion designer released a book named Apfel: Accidental Icon. She has full energy at the age of 97 because she signed a modeling deal with IMG, a global agency.

To honors Apfel, the Museum of Lifestyle & Fashion History, created a building that contains her clothes, accessories, and furnishing. According to the Guardian, she included in the list of fifty Best-Dressed Over 50.  In 2017, Iris featured in the documentary If You’re Not in the Obit, Eat Breakfast.  The famous dolls manufacturing company, Mattel, designed the Barbie Doll of Iris.


The old lady received several awards in her career. She received the Women Together Special Award of the Year at the United Nations. The interior designer was awarded the Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Pioneer Award in 2016 at the United Nations.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Iris Apfel in 2024

Iris Apfel Net Worth
Iris Apfel Net Worth

As of 2024, The estimated net worth of Iris Apfel is $25 million. She created her fortune from fashion designing, interior designing, and brand collaborations.

The model is living a luxurious lifestyle. She is the owner of the lavish home located in New York. The model received royalty from the band Mattel.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

Iris is considered a successful businesswoman in the world. The model showcased that age is just a number; you can achieve whatever you want.


  1. I just love and admire Irisshe has been my muse for many years ??I cannot thank her enough for giving me the courage to be me!


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