Eric Villency’s line of business is the type that can only command a modest level of popularity but his association with Fox News host Kimberly Guilfoyle boosted his image and gave him the opportunity to enjoy public attention like the mainstream celebs. Erick belongs to one of the known interior design empires which took off in 1932, established by his granddad Maurice Villency. He currently oversees affairs at Villency Design Group – a well known interior and product design company as the chief executive officer.
Eric Villency assumed the office of the CEO in 1998 and made name for himself in the world of design which is evidenced by the multiple prestigious awards he has received over the years. Away from business, he is a regular on Today’s Show where he contributes to a variety of topics like fashion, design trends as well as family issues. He has recorded appearances on other shows like The Tyra Banks Show, Good Morning America, Travel Channel, HGTV and TBS. Sometime in the past; he functioned as the host of iDesign on Fine Living Channel. Eric is a former model who launched his fashion brand called Restoration of the Monarchy in 2007 as well as a freelance writer with articles published in The New York Times, Huffington Post, Best Life Details, Departures, and Women’s Health. Read on as we take you through the details on his relationship with Kimberly Guilfoyle.
Eric Villency’s Biography
It was in New York City that Eric Villency was born on the 10th of June 1975 as the son of the then CEO of Villency Design Group Robert Villency who took charge of the firm from 1965 to 2005. His mum, on the other hand, was not part of the company; rather she earned a living as a mixed media artist. Eric is not an only child; he spent his formative years alongside an older sister Cara Beth.
Nothing is known about his early education but he ended his academics at the University of Wisconsin, though his course of study and year of graduation has never come under the radar of the media. Right from his childhood, the young Eric always knew that he would one day assume the office of the CEO at the family firm so his exposure to the business started early in life. The firm was birthed as a furniture company during his grandfather’s days and gradually underwent modifications to what we know today as the Villency Design Group. Eric owes his outstanding success to his early exposure and today, he is one of the most sought after names in the world of interior design.
The Villency Design Group which was launched by his grandfather continued to grow under the management of Eric’s dad when he took over the helm of affairs between 1965 and 2005. By the time the young CEO came on the scene in 1998, the company was already positioned for greater heights. In addition to so many other personal endeavors, Eric Villency’s effort as the chief executive officer of the family business has earned him a net worth which was estimated at $5 million.
Away from the earnings he gets through his career in design, which is debatably his major source of income, The CEO of Villency Design Group has also created other sources of income that includes his appearances on several television shows as well as his effort as a content contributor to some notable magazines.
Eric Villency’s Personal Life
Eric Villency appears to be unlucky in love as he has gone through two marriages which were followed by separation and divorce in each case. His first attempt at matrimony was with Kimberly Guilfoyle who worked at Fox News as the co-host of The Five as well as the past deputy District Attorney of San Francisco. Their nuptial was accomplished on the 27th of May 2006 on the island of Barbados.
The birth of their son Ronan Anthony who came on the 4th of October the same year made it seem as if their marriage was set for a long ride into the future, only for them to announce their separation and subsequent divorce on the 23rd of June 2009. Their official divorce was accomplished before the year ran out. Just like his first marriage, Eric’s second marriage to Caroline Fare – a Swedish designer also ended in a 2017 divorce after they exchanged marriage vows in December 2013.
There is dearth of information on the details of Eric’s body statistics but it is common knowledge that he stands at 5 feet 10 inches of height or 178c m. He has dark brown hair and blue eyes.
Social Media Profile
His Facebook account is in his company name and he enjoyed another one in common with his second spouse. However, he also maintains accounts on both Twitter and Instagram where his following is gradually growing as the years roll by.