Rande Gerber

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Rande Gerber
Born (1962-04-27) April 27, 1962 (age 55)
Long Island, New York, United States
Occupation Businessman
Years active 1986-present
Spouse(s) Cindy Crawford (m. 1998)
Children 2

Rande Gerber (born April 27, 1962) is an American entertainment industry businessman and former model. He founded nightlife companies Midnight Oil and the Gerber Group. A bar and nightlife industry entrepreneur, his portfolio has consisted of restaurants, bars and lounges worldwide. In 2014, he launched "Gerber Spirits".[1]

Early life[edit]

Gerber grew up in Hewlett, Long Island, New York, the son of Jordan Gerber and Ellen Peckman.[2] He is of Jewish descent.[3] He has two brothers, and a half-sister, Sophie. He graduated in 1980 from Hewlett High School. He attended the University of Arizona and graduated with a BA in marketing.[4]

Business ventures[edit]

Gerber opened his second bar, The Whiskey, on Ocean Drive in 1991. He partnered with George Clooney and Michael Meldman to launch Casamigos Tequila.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Gerber married model Cindy Crawford on May 29, 1998.[6] They have two children, son Presley Walker (born July 2, 1999)[7] and daughter Kaia Jordan (born September 3, 2001), both of whom now model professionally.[8][9][10][11] Gerber is Jewish.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gerber Spirits". Gerber Spirits. Retrieved 2014-06-04. 
  2. ^ Anne-Marie O'Neill (1999-07-19). "Cindy's Joy - Birth, Birth Announcements, Cindy Crawford, Rande Gerber". People.com. Retrieved 2014-06-04. 
  3. ^ http://www.worldsrichpeople.com/rande-gerber-net-worth.html
  4. ^ Profile, worldsrichpeople.com; accessed September 18, 2014.
  5. ^ Jensen, Erin (July 3, 2015). "So THAT'S why George Clooney is in the tequila business". USA Today. Retrieved January 22, 2016. 
  6. ^ "Weddings of the Year 1998". People.com. June 22, 1998. Retrieved January 22, 2016. 
  7. ^ Anne-Marie O'Neill (July 19, 1999). "Cindy's Joy". People. Retrieved January 22, 2016. 
  8. ^ Creeden, Molly (December 8, 2014). "Meet Cindy Crawford's Daughter Kaia Gerber, A 13-Year-Old Who's About to Become the Next Big Thing". Teen Vogue. Yahoo. Retrieved December 8, 2014. 
  9. ^ "Babies of 2001". Hello. Retrieved January 22, 2016. 
  10. ^ http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-4192072/Cindy-Crawford-s-fears-model-daughter-Kaia-Gerber.html
  11. ^ http://www.teenvogue.com/story/presley-gerber-cindy-crawford-best-modeling-advice
  12. ^ http://www.people.com/people/archive/article/0,,20128757,00.html

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