Rande Gerber

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Rande Gerber
Occupation Businessman
Years active 1986-present
Spouse(s) Cindy Crawford (m. 1998)
Children 2 including Kaia Gerber

Rande Gerber 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 is the son of Jordan Gerber and Ellen Peckman.[2] Gerber is Jewish.[2]

Career[edit]

Gerber's Gerber Group opened its first venue, the bar The Whiskey in the Paramount Hotel in New York City, in 1991;[3] in 2013, he partnered with George Clooney to launch Casamigos Tequila.[4] In June 2017, it was sold to Diageo for $700 million, with an additional $300 million possible depending on the company's performance over the next ten years.[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)[2] and daughter Kaia Jordan (born September 3, 2001),[7][8] both of whom started a modeling career while growing up.[9][10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gerber Spirits". Gerber Spirits. Retrieved 2014-06-04. 
  2. ^ a b c O'Neill, Anne-Marie (July 19, 1999). "Cindy's Joy". People. Retrieved June 4, 2014. 
  3. ^ "About". Gerber Group. Retrieved June 21, 2017. 
  4. ^ Zima, Lauren (July 2, 2015). "George Clooney Was 'Forced' Into Starting Tequila Company After Ordering 1,000 Bottles a Year". Entertainment Tonight. Archived from the original on June 7, 2017. Retrieved June 21, 2017. 
  5. ^ Whitten, Sarah (June 21, 2017). "George Clooney just sold his tequila business for up to $1 billion". 
  6. ^ "Weddings of the Year 1998". People. June 22, 1998. Retrieved January 22, 2016. 
  7. ^ "Cindy Crawford: Model, Actress, Film Actor/Film Actress, Film Actress, Television Actress, Television Personality (1966–)". Biography.com (FYI / A&E Networks). Archived from the original on June 21, 2017. Retrieved June 21, 2017. 
  8. ^ "Entertainment / Crawford, Adkins birth: [Kaya Jordan Gerber was born Monday in Los Angeles...]". CNN.com. September 6, 2001. Retrieved August 30, 2017. 
  9. ^ 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. 
  10. ^ http://www.teenvogue.com/story/presley-gerber-cindy-crawford-best-modeling-advice

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