Gloria Vanderbilt: 1924 - 2019
June 19, 2019
by Inge Morath
Gloria Vanderbilt, the iconic American socialite, has died at the age of 95. As the heir to her family's enormous 19th-century railroad fortune, Vanderbilt's personal and professional life was often in the public eye and the focus of media attention.
Vanderbilt leaves behind a legacy as a model, artist, writer, actress, fashion designer and mother of 4, including the American journalist Anderson Cooper.