An American interior designer and businessperson, Eric Villency is the CEO of the Villency Design Group. Under his leadership, his company designs and produces products relating to fashion, beauty, fitness, tech, interiors, furniture and so on.
For his contribution to the industry, Eric has been honored with multiple awards including the FIT “All-Star Salute” award as well as the IFDA “design Industry” award.
Besides, his business, Eric has also been featured on the television show 'Today Show' where he converse on a variety of topics including design trends, fashion, and family issues.
Eric Villency Wiki-Like-Bio
Eric Villency stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.77 meters).
He was born to Rowann and Robert Villency in New York City, New York, USA, on 10th June 1975. His mother is a mixed media artist while his father served as the CEO of Maurice Villency, Inc. Besides parents, Eric has an older sister named Cara Beth in the family.
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Moving towards his education, Eric graduated from the University of Wisconsin.
Career & Net Worth
Eric has been running an interior and product design firm called Villency Design Group since 1998.
Initially, his grandfather Maurice Villency established a furniture company in New York City in 1932. Later, after Eric's grandfather, his father ran the company eventually changing the name of the company into the Villency Design Group.
It was in the year 1998 when Eric began his tenure as the CEO of the firm. For his work, today Eric is regarded as one of the most gifted and important designers. He has also earned the tag of the most influential designers to watch by 'Inc Magazine.'
Over the year, Eric has been able to increase his business ventures. Besides, he has also established his fashion brand Restoration of the Monarchy which is launched in 2007. In the month of September of the same year, the brand introduced its men's and women's denim lines.
Som Ronan Anthony & Ex-Wife
Eric is currently residing in New York with his son Ronan Anthony. His son Rohan is a son from his first wife Kimberly Guilfoyle.
Eric and FOX News Channel recruit Kimberly Guilfoyle were married from 27th May 2006 to 2009.
They had crossed their path on a blind date, which was set by ABC News correspondent Gigi Stone.
Soon, on the island of Barbados, their friends and family witnessed two beautiful souls (Eric and Kimberly) becoming one after they accepted wedding vows saying "I do's."
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On 4th October 2006, Eric and his then-wife welcomed their son, Ronan Anthony.
Eric Villency's then-wife Kimberly Guilfoyle and son Ronan Anthony on 4 October 2019 (Photo: Kimberly Guilfoyle's Instagram)
Sadly, in 2009, Eric and his ex-wife ended their married life, having an amicable split agreeing to share custody of their son.
Married For The Second Time
Eric married his second wife, Swedish designer, Caroline Fare, on 14th December 2013.
He was first introduced to Caroline by Sandra Ripert, the wife of chef Eric Ripert and a mutual friend. The couple soon started dating and their wedding was followed afterward the Eau Palm Beach.
Sadly, due to personal reasons, Eric and Caroline parted their ways finalizing their divorce in 2017.