The executive producer of Project Runway is also the wife of Kyle MacLachlan. Here is everything you need to know about Desiree Gruber.
Desiree Gruber, wife of Kyle MacLachlan
Desiree Gruber has a career in multiple fields. The low-profile and exceptionally talented Desiree Gruber also happens to be the wife of actor Kyle MacLachlan of the ‘Twin Peaks’ fame. Gruber is the chief executive officer of the public relations, management and production agency ‘Full Picture’. She runs the scarf brand ‘Theodora & Callum’. Gruber is also the eight-time Emmy-nominated creator and executive producer of ‘Project Runway’. Victoria’s Secret is her client since the first fashion show in 1995. The business woman, Gruber founded the Modelinia.com in 2009 which is a content platform dedicated to all the things concerning modeling. The site had more than 3 million visits and more than 12 million page views last year making it a big success. The multi-talented Gurber also orchestrates the licensing and manages deals for Heidi Klum’s lines for New Balances, QVC and COty fragrances as well as her PR and digital projects. “I bring projects and ideas to life. I’m so interested in everything that is happening. I live at the crossroads of fashion, technology, music, hospitality, entertainment and television. When I say TV, I think content and all of those things apply to fashion,” Gruber says. “My original training in PR is an incredible master’s degree in creating brands because that is what telling stories is all about.” Gruber and Klum launched their ‘Project Runway’ in 2004 which wrapped up filming its 11th season this year. The 11th season was premiered in January this year. Gruber now has made a heads-start towards online projects. She recently collaborated with Arianna Huffington on another digital project. Together, they created an app called ‘GPS for the Soul’ that measures a person’s heart rate and provides a guide of things that helps the user achieve peace. Desiree Gruber was born in 1969 in USA; her other successful projects inlcude ‘Models of the Runway’ in 2009 and ‘Seriously Funny Kids’ in 2011. She has been married to Kyle MacLachlan since April 20, 2002. They have one child. Kyle MacLachlan married Gruber in Miami, Florida which also happens to be her hometown. Gruber is the sister-in-law of Ken MacLachlan and Craig MacLachlan. She is also a former fashion publicist. She gave birth to her son Callum Lyon MacLachlan in 2008. Her net worth is $5 million. She has earned this huge net worth with her successful shows on TV such as ‘Project Runway’ and other ventures as a producer.
Kyle MacLachlan, husband of Desiree Gruber
Kyle Merritt MacLachlan was born in 1959 in Yakima, Washington, USA. David Lynch noticed his for the first time when he had just started acting. David found in him a wholesome boy next door kind of good looks. He landed up doing a number of roles that were just the opposite of what his appearance looked like. Kyle MacLachlan is the brother of Craig and Kent MacLachlan. Kyle MacLachlan graduated from the University of Washington with a Bachelor’s degree in Arts in the year 1982. MacLachlan married Desiree Gruber in 2002 and they have a son together. His son, Callum Lyon MacLaughlin was born in 2008. Kyle MacLachlan has a net worth of $3 million. He has accumulated this net worth owing to the success of his ‘Twin Peaks’. ‘Twin Peaks’ is an American Drama series in which he has acted exceptionally well and has also won many Golden Globe awards. He won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Drama series for ‘Twin Peaks’.
Desiree Gruber and Kyle MacLachlan wedding
‘Sex And The City’ star Kyle MacLachlan opted for a traditional black morning suit for his wedding to 34-year-old New York fashion publicist Desiree Gruber last Saturday. His beautiful bride also went with tradition for the low-key, intimate ceremony at Miami’s Plymouth Congregational Church. A colorful bouquet of springtime blooms accompanied her elegant strapless white gown with waist-length veil.
She has worked with First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let Girls Learn campaign. Gruber has also produced Project Runway: Junior, Models of the Runway and Seriously Funny Kids. Gruber established ‘Full Picture’ in 1999 which is her production, management and public relations company.
Desiree Gruber awards
Gruber has won a Peabody Award, a GLAAD Media Award, and 11 Emmy Award nominations for executive producing Project Runway. She was selected as one of Harper’s Bazaar-Dolce & Gabbana’s Women to Watch of 2014, as one of Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs of 2010, and has been honored with over 20 media industry awards. Gruber has been profiled in numerous publications, including ‘O: The Oprah Magazine’, ‘Variety’, ‘Fortune’, ‘Harper’s Bazaar’, ‘Elle’, ‘New York Magazine’, ‘Fashion Week Daily’ and ‘Women’s Wear Daily’.
She is a philanthropist
Desiree Gruber serves on the boards of the US Fund for UNICEF in New York, Tech: NYC, which is a newly launched non-profit organization that represents New York City’s technology sector, and ‘God’s Love We Deliver’. She is also active is multiple efforts to save endangered species, including ‘Project C.A.T.’ with Discovery Communications.