Chapman at the Metropolitan Opera opening, September 22, 2008
|Born||Georgina Rose Chapman
14 April 1976
|Spouse(s)||Harvey Weinstein (2007-present; 2 children)|
Life and career
Chapman was born in London, England, the daughter of Caroline Wonfor, a journalist, and Brian Chapman, a multi-millionaire businessman and owner of the organic coffee company Percol. Chapman grew up in Richmond, West London.
In college she lived in a Shepherd's Bush flat, where she remained until recently with her dog, Rocky. In her twenties, Chapman modelled in Head & Shoulders and Soothers ads as well as the music video for Brit Pop band Pulp's Common People.
Chapman met future partner Keren Craig, while they were both students at Chelsea College of Art and Design. Chapman graduated from Wimbledon School of Art in 2001 and began her career as a costume designer. After graduation, Chapman appeared in various television shows and films.
In 2004, she and Craig launched Marchesa, named after socialite Marchesa Luisa Casati. Investors of the brand include Giuseppe Cipriani and Steve Witkoff. In 2006, the label was named one of the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund's top ten finalists.
In 2012, Chapman was a judge on Project Runway: All Stars. She continues in that role for the 2013 season.
Chapman started dating film producer Harvey Weinstein in December 2004, after he left his first wife. They married on 15 December 2007 in Connecticut, USA. The couple splits their time between a West Village townhouse, a seafront home in Westport, Connecticut, and a mansion in Los Angeles. Chapman gave birth to the couple's first child, daughter India Pearl, on 30 August 2010. On 1 December 2012, the couple announced they were expecting their second child together. On 11 April 2013, they welcomed their son, Dashiell Max Robert.
- Project Runway: All Stars (2012-2013) – Herself, judge
- Gossip Girl (2009) .... Herself
- Awake (2007) .... Penny Carver
- The Nanny Diaries (2007) .... TriBeCa Fashionista
- Don't - Fake Trailer in between Planet Terror & Death Proof in Grindhouse (2006)
- Factory Girl (2006) .... Interviewer
- "Project Catwalk" (2006) TV Series .... Herself - Guest Panelist Season 1, Episode 9
- Derailed (2005/I) .... Candy
- The Business (2005) .... Carly
- Match Point (2005) .... Nola Co-Worker
- Danny the Dog (2005) .... Floozy 1
- Zemanovaload (2005) .... Jenna
- "Rosemary & Thyme" .... Celia Llewellyn (1 episode, 2004)
- The Italian Rapscallion (2004) TV Episode .... Celia Llewellyn
- Bride & Prejudice (2004) .... Anne
- A Soldier's Tunic (2004) .... Katherine Cranborn
- Piccadilly Jim (2004) .... Connie 1
- Shanghai Knights (2003) .... Debutante
- Sons & Lovers (2003) (TV) .... Louie
- Jeffrey Archer: The Truth (2002) (TV) .... Secretary
- Desire (2001) .... Eve
- Fashion Mini: February 2008[clarification needed]
- About Marchesa
- Daily Mail 30 January 2010 http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-1247415/Whos-new-Tatler-girl-Unknowns-make-mark-style-bibles-best-dressed-Top-10--including-girl-loves-Harrods-doughnuts.html
- New York Post" Weinstein, Chapman blessed with another girl" nypost.com 31 August 2010
- "Harvey Weinstein: Why I’m Happy to Finally Have a Son". People. 23 April 2013.