Jenna Lyons Biography
Jenna Lyons is an American businesswoman, fashion designer and reality TV personality. She is best known for being on the Bravo reality show, The Real Housewives of New York Season. The show is currently airing for it’s fourteenth season every on Sundays at 9/8c.
Jenna Lyons Career
Lyons is a renowned figure in the fashion industry, having served as the Executive Creative Director and President of J.Crew. She graduated from Parsons School of Design in New York where she got her degree. Her tenure at J.Crew spanned from 1990 to April 2017, during which she held various roles, ultimately earning her the title of the “Woman Who Dresses America” in 2013. Following her departure from J.Crew, she ventured into entrepreneurship as the CEO and co-founder of LoveSeen, a brand specializing in false eyelashes.
Apart from her contributions to the fashion world, she has made a mark in the realm of television. She made her acting debut in the third season of HBO’s Girls in 2014, portraying a GQ editor inspired by her real-life persona. She further ventured into reality TV with her own series, Stylish with Jenna Lyons, which premiered on HBO Max in December 2020. In October 2022, it was announced that she would be joining the cast of Bravo’s The Real Housewives of New York City during its fourteenth season.
Additionally, she has received recognition for her achievements, including winning Glamour’s 2012 Women of the Year award. Additionally, she holds a position on the Council of Fashion Designers of America Board of Directors, solidifying her influence and impact on the fashion industry.
Jenna Lyons Salary
Lyons earns an annual salary of about $47,000-$120,000.
Jenna Lyons Net Worth
Lyons has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million – $7 Million which she has earned through her career as a fashion designer.
Jenna Lyons Age
Lyons was born on June 8, 1968, in Boston, Massachusetts United States. She is 55 years old as of 2023, and she celebrates her birthday on the 8th of June every year.
Jenna Lyons Height and Weight
Lyons stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches tall, and she weighs 125 lbs (75kgs).
Jenna Lyons Family
Lyons is the daughter to the late Barbara who was a piano teacher and suffered from a form of autism. She also has a father and a brother however, not much is known about them.
Jenna Lyons Husband and Children
Lyons was married to Vincent Mazeau who is an artist and restaurateur from 2002 until 2011. Together they have been blessed with a son, Beckett Lyons Mazeau, who was born on October 3, 2006. She is now dating photographer and filmmaker Cass Bird after coming out as a queer woman.
Real Housewives of New York
The current season of Real Housewives of New York has reached its 11th episode, and it appears that each housewife is settling into her role within the group. Interestingly, Lyons seems to be subtly emerging as the unofficial leader. Given her successful career and significant social influence, it’s logical that the other women strive to maintain a positive rapport with her.
Despite her assertion that she differs from the typical housewife archetype, she hasn’t remained entirely untouched by the drama that often unfolds within the group. At 55, she holds the distinction of being the oldest housewife, and her life story adds an intriguing layer to the dynamics. Her scenes exude a classic and mysterious aura, leaving viewers eagerly anticipating more.
In a noteworthy moment during episode 6, the former J.Crew executive delves into her aspirations for interior design and discusses her collaboration with her friend-turned-client, actress Emily Hampshire. Although a romantic connection with Emily did not materialize, recent revelations from the RHONY star suggest that there might be an engagement ring on her finger, hinting at a significant development in her current relationship.
Jenna Lyons engaged
In September 2023, rumors spread that the two were en route to tying the knot after Jenna posted an intimate photo of the two together in Paris, showing off a large diamond on that finger. Even though the pic prompted several Bravolebs to congratulate Jenna, the PEOPLE source insisted it wasn’t needed. Meanwhile, a source close to Lyons told PEOPLE “shes’ not engaged,” despite what it might look like.