Janice Dickinson Net Worth
Janice Dickinson is an American model, photographer, author, and talent agent, who first became known as a model and has since then been arguably described as the first supermodel. She has also served as a judge for the modeling reality show, America’s Next Top Model. After being a judge on the show, Dickinson went on to open her own modeling agency, in which a reality television series centered around, called, The Janice Dickinson Modeling Agency. The estimated net worth of Janice Dickinson is $500 thousand.
Janice Doreen Dickinson was born on February 16, 1955, in Brooklyn, New York, Jennie Marie and Ray Dickinson. She was raised in Hollywood, Florida with her older sister, Alexis and her younger sister, Debbie, who is also a model. Janice Dickinson’s older sister, Alexis is a real estate agent. Dickinson has stated, that while growing up that her father was verbally and physically abusive to her, because she would not have sex with him.
To pursue her passion in modeling, Janice Dickinson moved to New York, after winning the national competition, Miss High Fashion Model. However, she found that New York wanted the conventional blonde haired, blue eyed model. After being turned down by agents, like Eileen Ford, her friend’s boyfriend, Jacques Silberstein, discovered her. Along with the fashion photographer discovering her came her first modeling agent, Wihelmina. After being discovered, Dickinson decided to move to Paris, because she thought her ethnic looks would get her further in her career in Paris, than in the United States. In 1978, she moved to New York and took up being a model and later in the 1970’s and early 1980’s, she signed with Ford Models to model for the ad campaign. She was one of the 20 Ford models to join up John Casablanca’s Elite Model Management. Afterwards, Dickinson became so popular that she started to model for some of the most well known names in the modeling industry. Some of the big names that she modeled for include, Versace, Bill Blass, Valentino, Oscar de la Renta, and Calvin Klein. After making her name in the modeling industry, Janice Dickinson did not get the attention of the world again, until she made an appearance on the reality television show, America’s Next Top Model, in 2003. In 2005, she appeared on the reality show, The Surreal Life and went on to create her own reality show, The Janice Dickinson Modeling Agency. She went on to appear in the English reality television series, in 2007, called, Abbey & Janice: Beauty and the Beast, which was a show about English model Abbey Clancy trying to break into the American modeling industry and Janice being the guide to help her. Dickinson was also a contestant on the UK reality television show, I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here, in 2007. She was the runner up in the show and went on to appear in the American version of the show in 2009. She later went on to appear in the finale as a guest judge in the reality show of, America’s Next Top Model and the next year she appeared in the reality show, Come Dine With Me. Dickinson was also a cast mate in the reality series, Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew, in 2011. More recently, she was cast as a housemate in the British reality show, Celebrity Big Brother, in 2015. She has also authored several memoirs about her life, including, No Lifeguard on Duty: The Accidental Life of the World’s First Supermodel, Everything About Me is Fake …And I’m Perfect, and Check Please! Dating, Mating, and Extracating.
Net Worth of Janice Dickinson
Janice Dickinson made history in the world of modeling by being known as the World’s First Supermodel.” Her looks of what many considered a different kind of beauty other than the traditional blonde haired and blue eyed woman, took Dickinson to new heights in the modeling world. From modeling for Versace to being the face of multiple ad campaigns, like Revlon and Christian Dior, she became known as the woman who opened doors for many other ethnic women. The net worth of Janice Dickinson is $500 thousand, and she owes her success to her modeling career as well as her modeling agency and her published memoirs.
Janice Dickinson has been married four times and has a son named, Nathan and a daughter, named, Savannah. She has been known to discuss her sexual encounters with numerous men and women in her books. She married psychiatrist, Dr. Robert Gerner, in 2016 and later that year announced that she was diagnosed with breast cancer.
Janice Dickinson has made a name for herself by being known as the woman who has opened doors for women all over the world. She has made a new definition of beauty for women of different races. Even though she has lived somewhat of a controversial life, her name will forever be the inspiration behind the dreams of many women who pursue their careers in the modeling world.