Karl Lagerfeld net worth: Karl Lagerfeld is a German dressmaker who has a net worth of $200 million. Born in Hamburg, Germany, Karl Lagerfeld started working in vogue professionally when he was 22 years previous. He positioned runner-up to Yves Saint Laurent in a design competitors and was supplied an apprenticeship with Pierre Balmain. After three years with Balmain, he started designing for Jean Patou, however his collections weren’t critically profitable, and he determined to give up and reassess. He returned to the design world two years later, freelancing with a number of design homes, and sometimes designing whole collections. During this time he designed for Tiziani, Chloe, Fendi, Valentino, Repetto, and for a number of movie and theatrical productions. In the early 80s, he started so as to add increasingly worldwide design homes to his roster, together with, Isetan in Japan, Charles Jourdan, and Ballantyne. In the late 90s and early 2000s, he started designing collections for well-liked retail firms, together with a limited-edition denims line for Diesel, and a complete assortment for H&M. He has just lately branched out into designing housewares.