Michael Kors (born Karl Anderson Jr.) is an American fashion designer and a popular Michael Korssportswear maker. He is best-known as being the honorary chairman and chief creative officer of his namesake company, Michael Kors Holdings Limited (KORS) that is popular as a brand that makes men’s and women’s ready-to-wear accessories, footwear, jewelry and fragrance.
Karl Anderson Jr. was born on August 9. 1959 in Long Island, New York, to Karl Anderson Sr., a college student from Sweden and Joan Hamburg, a former model. When Karl was 5 years of age his mother remarried Bill Kors and changed his last name to Kors as well. When given a choice to choose a new first name as well he chose to rename himself as Michael David Kors.