Jenny Packham - Biography

Last Modified: Sep 1, 2022

Jenny Packham
Profession: Fashion Designer
Best Known For: Ready-to-wear, Bridal Gowns (bridal-wear house)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $4 million

Personal Details

Born on : March 11, 1965 (age 57)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Jenny Packham
Birth Place: Southampton, Hampshire, England, UK
Horoscope: Pisces
Father's Name: Colin Packham
Mother's Name: Rita Packham
Siblings: 1

Chris Packham (older brother)

University: Saint Martin's School of Art
Ethnicity: English
Nationality: British

Relationships

Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Husband's Name: Mathew Anderson
Children: 2

Isabella Packham Anderson (daughter)
Georgia Packham Anderson (daughter)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.65 meter (5 feet 5 inch)
Weight: N/A
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Green
Shoe Size: 7 US
Dress Size: N/A
Breast Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A
Hip Size: N/A
Bra Size: N/A
Cup Size: N/A

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Who is Jenny Packham?

Jenny Packham is a British fashion designer. She is known for ready-to-wear collections and bridal gowns. Her brand designs were used in many films and TV series and stores in New York, London, Paris, and Hong Kong.

Jenny Packham – Age, Parents, Siblings

Jenny Packham was born on 11 March 1965. Her father's name is Colin Packham, a marine engineer, and her mother's name is Rita Packham. She had one sibling – brother Chris Packham who is a television presenter and naturalist. 

Source: thetimes.co.uk (Jenny Packham and her brother Chris Packham)


Education, Ethnicity

She graduated from Saint Martin's School of Art with First Class Honours and studied Fashion at Southampton Solent University. Later she was awarded an Honorary Doctorate degree from Southampton Solent University in November 2008. Her ethnicity is English.

Jenny Packham – Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Divorce

Packham is married to Mathew Anderson, CEO of the company in December 2015. She married her longtime boyfriend after years of dating. Jenny Packham has two children with her husband - two daughters Isabella Packham Anderson and Georgia Packham Anderson and is living in Southampton, Hampshire, North London.

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Source: Daily Mail Online (Jenny Packham and her husband Mathew Anderson)


Jenny Packham – Career

Early Days

In 1988 Jenny Packham brand was founded - she launched an evening ready-to-wear collection and later introduced a bridal collection in 1997. Packham launched a collection of bridal accessories with lingerie and ready-to-wear accessory collections in 2011. 

In 2013, the brand celebrated its 25th anniversary accompanied by international events including a catwalk at the V&A Museum, London.

Brand's success

At Packham's brand became much more successful. She also franchised her stores in New York, London, Paris, and Hong Kong. These stores are stocked by Harrods, Harvey Nichols, Selfridges, Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Bergdorf Goodman.

In 2013 Packham designed a gown for Adele Adkins, a British Oscar-winning singer, and songwriter for the occasion 85th Academy Awards.

The brand launched Wonder by Jenny Packham in collaboration with David's Bridal in February 2016. It showed nine wedding gowns with several accessories which help to spread the brand to international audiences. The brand has continuously shown collections with many celebrities like Christina Hendricks, Louise Roe, Lauren Conrad, Whitney Port, Anna Kendrick, Emma Roberts, and Dita Von Teese. 

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High Profile clients

The brand has many high-profile clients including  Angelina Jolie, Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus, Jennifer Lopez, Anastacia, Eva Longoria, Reese Witherspoon, Blake Lively, Elle Fanning, Dita Von Teese, Uma Thurman, Kim Sears, Kate Hudson, Eleanor Warwick, Florence Welch, Jennifer Aniston, Helena Solar, Kate Winslet, Helen Mirren, Vanessa Hudgens, Oprah Winfrey, Emily Blunt, Charlize Theron, Adele Adkins, and Cameron Diaz. 

Source: Daily Mail Online (Jenny Packham)


Film, TV

Jenny Packham's design was worn by  Emma Watson in Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows and was also used in James Bond movies -  Die Another Day and Casino Royale. It has also been used in episodes of Goodbye, Columbia, The Jewel of Denial, and Gone Maybe Gone of Gossip Girl.

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Jenny Packham – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Packham is estimated to be around $4 million but the figure for her annual salary/revenue is not known.

Jenny Packham – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handles such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, Jenny Packham is followed by thousands of followers. She also has an official website- jennypackham.com.

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Reference

  1. Wikipedia
  2. Vogue