What is Roberto Cavalli’s Net Worth?


Roberto Cavalli is an Italian fashion designer.

Cavalli is well-known for creating sand-blasted jeans and exotic prints. He is a luxury fashion, perfume, and accessory seller. Paul Surridge, an ex-creative consultant for Acne Studios was named the brand’s new creative director in 2017.

Roberto Cavalli’s net worth was estimated at $500 million in June 2022.

Early Life

Roberto Cavalli was a Tuscanian born on the 15th November 1940.

Cavalli was a student at the local Art Institute and specialized in textile print. Cavalli created a series of knit flower prints that attracted the attention of large Italian hosiery companies.

Cavalli invented and patented a leather printing process and began creating patchworks from different materials in the 1970s. These techniques were immediately adopted by Pierre Cardin and Hermes, who received commissions.


Cavalli was the first to present sand-blasted pants in 1994. In 1994, Cavalli opened his first boutique in Saint Barth (French Caribbean), followed by one in Saint-Tropez and another in Venice.

His main line was sold in more than 50 countries around the world. RC Menswear launched in 2000. Cavalli opened the first cafe store in Florence in 2002. He updated it with his signature animal prints.

Soon after, the Just Cavalli cafe in Torre Branca was opened and another boutique opened on Via Della Spiga. Roberto Cavalli served as a judge at Miss Universe in 1977, where Eva Duringer was a participant.

Cavalli was presented with an Honorary Master Diploma of Fashion Management by Domus Academy Milan, during a ceremony.

He returned to his role as creative director for men the year after. Gianluca Brozzetti was fired and Carlo Di Biagio quit the fashion label. Cavalli approached Investcorp (a Persian Gulf investment firm) to buy a stake.

How Does Roberto Cavalli Spend His Money

Roberto Cavalli invests some of his wealth in vehicles and real estate.

Cavalli and his wife lived in Florence’s most luxurious estate for more than 35 years. It features a formal sitting area with marble floors and a fireplace. There is also a brick oven, an indoor swimming pool, and a stone steam room.

Cavalli has a 1970 Ferrari Daytona as well as a helicopter.


These are the top highlights from Roberto Cavalli’s career:

  • Cavalli approached Investcorp (2014)

Three Inspirational Lessons From Roberto Cavalli

We now know all about Roberto Cavalli and his success story. Let’s look at some lessons we can learn.

1. Imagination

Every thought you can think of is possible.

2. Today is a gift

Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is still a mystery. Today is a gift.

3. Love

We will accept the love we feel we deserve.

Favorite Quotes from Roberto Cavalli 

“Well, I sometimes say it when I’m tired… but I feel a lot responsible to my fans: what do they expect of me. Fashion is part of my DNA, so they expect a lot. It is a part of my DNA. I want to find something new, fresh, and new – every day .”

“There is a vulgarity to the way women dress now. They try to be too proud and show too much effort. They don’t know the difference between vulgar and sexy. I know the line.”