Minnie Mortimer

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Minnie Mortimer
Born Marian Fountain Mortimer
1980 (age 33–34)
New York City, New York
Occupation Fashion designer, socialite
Spouse(s) Stephen Gaghan (2007-present)[1]

Marian Fountain "Minnie" Mortimer (b. 1980) is an American fashion designer and socialite.[1]

A member of the prominent Standard Oil family, Mortimer is the great-granddaughter of its president Henry Morgan Tilford. She is the daughter of Senga Mortimer, an editor at House Beautiful magazine, and John Jay Mortimer, a direct descendant of John Jay, the first Chief Justice of the United States. She is the sister-in-law of Tinsley Mortimer.

Born on Manhattan's Upper East side, Mortimer split her time growing up between Manhattan, Palm Beach and Southampton. She attended The Brearley School, the Convent of the Sacred Heart, and St. Marks School, a boarding school in Southborough, Massachusetts. Mortimer studied photography in New York and worked with photographer Oberto Gili.

In 2009, Mortimer launched an eponymous woman's sportswear line with a feature in Vogue Magazine. Her designs have been featured in Marie Clair, InStyle, Elle, Vogue Nippon, Teen Vogue, Paper Magazine and others. She designed an exclusive collection for the W Hotels Global Glam line in the Fall of 2010.

On May 19, 2007 she married filmmaker and screenwriter Stephen Gaghan.[1] They have a daughter named Tuesday, born February 2, 2009.

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  1. ^ a b c L. Hamilton, William (May 27, 2007). "Stephen Gaghan and Minnie Mortimer". The New York Times. 

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