Gucci Westman Bio & Married Life Of American Renown Makeup Artist

By Sujata Limbu | Published On: 21 Jan, 2020
Gucci Westman Bio & Married Life Of American Renown Makeup Artist

Gucci Westman is one of the top makeup artists in the world. She is the founder of the cosmetic line Westman Atelier.

She has remarkable records of working with acclaimed magazines like American Vogue, W, Harper’s Bazaar, AnOther Magazine, and Vanity Fair.

Also, she has created runway looks for most celebrated models like Nina Ricci, Peter Som, Carolina Herrera, and Bill Blass. 

Gucci Westman Bio And Nationality

Makeup diva Gucci was born on 18 October 1971 with a real name Chelsea. But since she also spent some of her years in an ashram, her ashram name was Gurucharan.

One of her family friends tried to shorten her name Gurucharan into Gootchie, and later at the age of nine, she legally changed her name into Gucci with some modifications in the spelling. 

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Hailing from Sweden, Gucci graduated her high school in Sweden and got enrolled as an au pair for Swiss-French fashion journalist, Anouk Ortlieb. Anouk was the one who introduced her to the world of glamour and luxury and beauty. 

Career Related

Following her job with Swiss-French fashion journalist, Anouk Ortlieb, Gucci learned about the glam world and soon got enrolled at Paris’ Neo Christian Chauveau. There, she learned about special-effects makeup and also met acclaimed American photographers, Annie Liebovitz and Bruce Weber. She later worked with them. 

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Following her work, she launched her luxury cosmetic brand called Westman Atelier on 13 July 2019 and later also made it available in the UK on 10 June 2019. 

Her luxury cosmetics brand has become successful in attracting many celebrity fans and also in collecting appreciation worldwide. She got honored with the Night of the Stars award on 25 October 2019. 

Gucci’s Married Life

Gucci got married to the co-designer of Rag & Bone, David Neville, on 1 July 2006. The marriage was held at Cordes-sur-Ciel, a tiny medieval town in southwest France. 

Gucci Westman and husband David Neville (Photo: Gucci Westman's Instagram)

They had dated for two years before getting married. The pair are still together. 

Details On Gucci's Children

The pair shares three kids; Dashel Neville, Gnev27 (Instagram name), and Petal. 

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Dashel Neville (born on 11 April 2007) is their first child. Similarly, Gnev27 is their second child and first daughter. Her birthdate is 9 August 2009, and their youngest daughter, Petal's birthday, falls on 8 September.

As of now, the whole family resides together in New York, USA. 

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  • Gucci’s husband and chief executive of Rag & Bone’s Marcus Wainwright were a finalist at the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund in 2006. They also won the Swarovski Award for the Emerging Talent in Menswear in 2010 and shortly after that, they were also honored with the Menswear Designers of the Year award by the CDFA (Council of Fashion Designers of America).

  • In 2012, the declared Gucci Westman as the number one makeup artist at the "top five most famous makeup artists in the world of fashion today."