(CNN)Here is a look at the life of Gloria Vanderbilt, heiress, socialite, fashion designer, artist, author and actress.
Birth date: February 20, 1924
The Gloria Vanderbilt collections have included clothing, jewelry, perfumes, shoes, leather goods, sheets, paper goods and home furnishings.
1925 - After the death of her father, Reginald, Vanderbilt and her mother move to Europe, primarily living in Paris. Reginald Vanderbilt's will leaves her a multimillion dollar trust fund and his widow $500,000.