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DiedAugust 26, 1993, San Francisco Bay Area, California, United States
SpouseGaye Raymond

Roy Raymond (born April 15, 1953) is an American businessman and entrepreneur. He is the founder of the Victoria’s Secret lingerie brand.

Early Life

Roy Raymond was born in San Francisco, California, on April 15, 1953. His parents were of average means, and he has two older sisters. He was educated in the public school system and was an average student.

He developed an early interest in fashion and design, and after graduating from high school, he attended the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City. He later transferred to the University of California, Berkeley, where he studied English literature.


After college, Raymond began working in the advertising industry. He was not satisfied with his career progress, however, and began to look for other opportunities.

In 1977, he had the idea to create a lingerie store that would cater to men’s needs and desires. He opened the first Victoria’s Secret store in San Francisco in 1977. The store was an instant success, and Raymond quickly began expanding the brand.

Victoria’s Secret became a household name, and Raymond became a millionaire. He sold the company to Limited Brands in 1982 for $4 million. He remained with the company as CEO until his retirement in 2007.

Net Worth

Raymond’s net worth is estimated to be $700 million. He has made his fortune through his ownership stake in Victoria’s Secret and other business ventures.


Raymond has been married twice. His first marriage ended in divorce, and he has three children from that marriage. His second marriage is to model Carolyn Murphy, with whom he has one child.

Physical Characteristics

Raymond is 6 feet tall and weighs approximately 185 pounds. He has brown hair and blue eyes.

General Info

Full NameRoy Raymond
DiedAugust 26, 1993, San Francisco Bay Area, California, United States
EducationStanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, Tufts University


SpouseGaye Raymond

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Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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