What you need to know about David Shaffer & Shelby Bryan – Hollywood Life

Anna Wintour and Shelby Bryan



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Anna Wintour is legendary for his career as editor-in-chief Vogueher enormous influence on the fashion industry and for being the alleged inspiration for Lauren Weisberger’s larger than life character, Miranda Priestley from the bestselling book The devil carries Prada. She has been EIC at Vogue since 1988, but in 2013 she became artistic director of the magazine’s publisher Conde Nast. She is also known for her amazing sense of style that is made instantly recognizable with her unmistakable page hairstyle, bangs and large sunglasses.

Anna is the mother of two children, Charles Shaffer born in 1985, and Katherine Shaffer, born in 1987, with her first husband David Shaffer. After divorcing David, Anna married Shelby Bryan, and it is obvious that each relationship deeply affected the personal life of the influential editor. Here’s everything you need to know about Anna’s two marriages.

David Shaffer

Anna Wintour and David Shaffer
Anna Wintour arrives with David Shaffer at the 1999 CFDA Awards in New York City on June 2, 1999. (Matt Baron / BEI / Shutterstock)

David Shaffer is a well-known and respected child psychiatrist in New York, and Anna and David were married in 1984. David already had two sons with his first wife, the catering company Serena Bass, but that did not stop Anna and David from having two more – son Charles “Charlie” born 1985 and daughter Katherine “Bee” in 1987. While both excelled in their respective professions, Anna rose in the ranks at. Vogue and after becoming a famous pop culture icon and David performing groundbreaking work in suicide prevention among young people, their marriage lasted only 15 years and they divorced in 1999.

Still, the marriage was successful, yielding two equally successful children. Bee graduated from Columbia University in 2009 and married Director Francesco Carrozzini, (who happens to be the son of Vogue Italia editor-in-chief Franca Sozzani) in July 2018. Doctor son Charlie graduated from the University of Oxford and Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons and has since welcomed two daughters with wife Elizabeth Shaffer. Bee had a little boy in 2021, making Anna a three-time grandmother!

Shelby Bryan

Anna Wintour and Shelby Bryan
Anna Wintour performs with Shelby Bryan at the Frick Museum in New York City on February 6, 2003. (Matt Baron / BEI / Shutterstock)

Anna began dating business owner, entrepreneur and venture capitalist Shelby Bryan in 1999, and some reports said their relationship ended her marriage to David and that Shelby was married to Katherine Bryan back then. Shelby and Katherine divorced in 2001, two years after Anna and David divorced, and Anna and Shelby married in 2004. From that point on, Shelby became a fixture by Anna’s side, all the way through 2020. The acclaimed investor who holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, and Anna finally separated in October of that year, with a source telling Page six that they had actually been apart for a while. “It’s been a while since they’ve been seen together,” the source said.

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