In Hulu’s ‘Queenmaker: The Making of an It Girl,’ viewers are given an insight into the inner workings of the life of the New York elite. Featuring some of the most prominent socialites from the 1990s and 2000s, the documentary has gained much praise from the audience. One such person whose presence in the movie has gained much attention is Olivia Palmero. The socialite was once one of the most famous from New York’s elite and continues to retain a significant fan following.
Who is Olivia Palermo?
Born on February 18, 1986, Olivia Palermo is the only daughter of real estate developer Douglas Palermo and interior designer Lynn Hutchings. She and her younger brother Grant Palermo belong to a family of Italian descent. Olivia spent her younger years in the Upper East Side, New York City, New York, and Greenwich, Connecticut. Born in New York City, she attended Nightingale-Bamford School for her elementary education. Olivia later attended St. Luke’s School for her high school studies. Though she has disclosed to the world that she was diagnosed with a learning disability, she has not shared any more specifications on the same.
A former intern at Quest magazine, Olivia rose to fame after she garnered the attention of Patrick McMullan, who was widely respected for his ability to catapult one to the top by capturing them in his photographs. Soon afterward, she became a famous socialite, yet her ascension was far from the smoothest. In fact, Olivia is well-known for taking legal action against ‘Socialite Rank’ in 2007 when the anonymous blog claimed that she had asked other socialites to give her a chance, something that she denies to date. Due to her active lifestyle choices and charitable ventures like New Yorkers For Children and Operation Smile, she had no shortage of admirers and gained much respect.
In 2008, Olivia stepped foot in the world of television by being a part of ‘The City’ from 2008 to 2010. 2011 saw her appearing for special episodes in shows like ‘Britain’s Next Top Model’ and ‘Project Runway.’ Additionally, Olivia made a cameo in ‘The Smurfs.’ Due to her eye for fashion, the socialite has also worked as a model and has been the face of many brands. Moreover, she has graced the front cover of reputed magazines like Cosmopolitan, InStyle, Elle, and many more. Besides, the New School graduate is known for partnering with Carrera y Carrera, Aspinal of London, Nordstrom, Banana Republic, etc.
Olivia Palermo is Thriving as an Entrepreneur Now
Olivia Palmero has continued to hone her entrepreneurial skills. Presently, she is the Founder and CCO of the Olivia Palermo Group. Furthermore, Olivia has established Olivia Palermo Beauty, a brand named after her that offers a variety of makeup products to its clients. With over 7.9 million Instagram followers, her fame continues to grow, and she is known for partnering with major brands and promoting them via social media.
As for her personal life, Olivia got married on June 28, 2014, to Johannes Huebl, a model from Germany. The affection between the two is quite evident, with each often posting pictures with their significant other on social media. Given Olivia’s work and dedication, it is no wonder that she can often be seen at high-end events and is often greeted by much enthusiasm and joy. We wish her the best and hope her ventures continue to prosper.