Who Is Allegra?
Allegra is one of the most successful Italian Fashion Designers, and heiress to the Versace fashion clothing line. The Model and Theatrical Dresser is a talented woman who runs Gianni Versace S.P.A. as its Director.
Allegra’s Age, Zodiac Sign, Early Life, Family, and Education Background
Allegra was born under the Cancer zodiac sign on 30 June 1986, in Milan, Italy, which makes her 33 years old as of 2020, an Italian of the Caucasian ethnicity She was born to the ex-fashion model Paul Beck and his wife, well-known Italian designer Donatella Versace.
Allegra together with her younger brother Daniel was brought up near Milan. She is the niece to the owner and founder of the world’s famed fashion brand Versace, Gianni Versace, who passed away in July 1997.
When Allegra was four, renowned English singer (Sir) Elton John, gave her a piano as a birthday present, however, didn’t learn how to play it because she was more interested in learning to dance – she took ballet classes for nine years, and on one of her birthdays, Allegra gave credit to her late uncle Gianni for introducing her to ballet.
She also remembers him for introducing her to famous French Opera Director and Dancer, Maurice Bejart; she often says that this was the best gift she has ever received.
As a teenager, Allegra lived in a prestigious fashion family based in Milan, one of the world’s fashion capitals. She was very close to her uncle Gianni as she grew up, and was devastated when he was shot dead by Andrew Cunanan, his ex-boyfriend in 1997. She suffered from trauma and needed medical attention from a counselor; she refrained from eating and subsequently suffered from the eating disorder, anorexia.
This contributed significantly to her thin build, which made her avoid cameras and spotlights at any cost as she was growing up.
Upon the demise of her uncle, Allegra was to become one of the heirs to the Versace fashion brand – she was to inherit 50% of her late uncle’s vast empire, with the rest split between her mother and uncle, Santo Versace, who got 20% and 30% respectively.
The Fashion Designer went to the British School of Milan which was then called The Sir J. Henderson School. She pursued her studies at Brown University, Rhode Island where she studied drama and art.
Allegra learned French, and advanced her art and theatre studies at the University of California (UCLA), graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in 2008.
Allegra’s Professional Career and Rise to Stardom
After her graduation, Allegra joined theatres and worked for some time as a Theatre Dresser, only later on plunging into acting, cast mostly in minor roles in independent films. Most of these films did not get a release, which surprisingly pleased her. Versace revealed that she had decided to pursue acting, as she enjoyed being a different person while she played.
While in the US, Allegra refrained from using her surname Versace, and preferred Beck as she wanted to stay less known. She spent a few years in the US, striving to forge a profession in acting until she decided to go back to Italy in 2011. Since Allegra was only 11 years old when she became heir to half of Versace. She could not gain full control until she was 18 years old. However, she pursued her studies first, and was not involved in the business until she was 24 years old. She took the responsibility of Versace Director, which she judged to be very good at.
Allegra once assisted a non-Italian designer in setting up and advertising his fashion show based on Gianni’s murder, and called “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story.” She had been selected to appear in one scene, but asked to be removed from the cast.
Allegra’s Personal Life and Boyfriend
Allegra is a single, unmarried woman. Although she has kept her life private, she is not engaged to anyone and apparently isn’t currently interested in any guy. She enjoys her current life blissfully without any disturbances.
There is no information regarding her children on the internet. Allegra is currently living in her apartment in New York City, the US.
Allegra’s Body Measurement
She has long, straight, natural brown hair and beautiful light blue eyes. Allegra is slim and stands at 5ft 9in (1.75m) tall. She is reputed to weigh 123.5lb (56kg).
The pretty model wears size 8 (US) shoes and size 4US dress. She has not shared details of her vital body measurements on the internet.
Allegra Versace Net Worth
Allegra earns her income as the Director of Versace, but hasn’t disclosed any information regarding her annual salary – the company is valued at $5.8 billion as of 2020. She owns a huge chunk of the company, currently estimated at over $ 900 million. She became worth the astronomical figures when she was barely 18 years old, being an heir to the company.