Ninotchka ‘Nina’ Garcia is a fashion journalist from Colombia. She was born in Barranquilla, Colombia on May 3 1965 and currently is 51 years old. She is the daughter of a wealthy importer. She completed her graduation from Dana Hall School in Wellesley, Massachusetts in 1983. She also has a bachelor’s degree from the well-known Boston University. She also earned a bachelor’s degree in in fashion merchandising in 1992 from the Fashion Institute of Technology. She discovered her keen interest in designing at a very tender age.

Nina Garcia initiated her career during the 1980s. Her biographical details are pretty impressive. She also worked in the Public Relations Department for Perry Ellis. After this, she worked for Marc Jacobs. Nina Garcia then worked as an Assistant stylist and a marketing editor after moving to Mirabella. She had left Jacobs then.

After working as an assistant stylist, she then became the fashion designer of Elle in 2000. After leaving the Fashion Designer position in April 2008, she became the Editor-at-large at a magazine in August. Garcia then stopped working with Elle in May 2008 and started a contract with Roberta Myers, the Vice-President/Editor-In-Chief of the magazine.

Nina Garcia worked with Elle for thirteen years and had been a Fashion Director over eight years. One of her remarkable achievement was when she started working with Miss Claire from September 2, 2002 as a Fashion Director. Currently, she is overseeing the Fashion coverage for magazine and is running the Fashion department.

Coming up to her personal life, she is married to David Conrod. She also has two children. They are Lucas Conrod and Alexander Conrod.

Some of her remarkable works including being the judge of Project Runway since Season 1. Added to it, she had been the judge of Miss Universe, 2007 which was held in Mexico. The list of her achievements is endless. She also has published four books. The Little Black Book of Style, The One Hundred: A Guide to the Pieces Every Stylish Woman Must Own, The Styles Strategy and Look Book are her books published in 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010 respectively. She also received the Champion of Educational Excellence award from the Oliver’s scholar program.

Nina Garcia’s net worth is 3 Million Dollars as garnered by the journalists and the fashion critics. Discussing her social media, she has her account on Instagram with the username ninagarcia and her profile is overflowed with 379k followers. She has around 2700 posts on Instagram which evidences that she is quite active. She has a large number of followers on Facebook and Twitter as well.

Nina believes that her parents are the main reason for her success and being a child, she had always lived a very comfortable life. Currently, she is spending a happy life with her family along with her career. She is a very talented, beautiful and elegant fashion enthusiast who has contributed a major part in the fashion industry.

Last Modified: Aug 16, 2021

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