Manny Mashouf

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Manny Mashouf
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Manny Mashouf attending the launching of BEBE Lingerie with a Fashion Show at club Element, Hollywood - Feb. 13, 2008
Born (1938-07-06) 6 July 1938 (age 78)
Tehran, Iran
Residence Henderson, Nevada
Occupation Chairman, Bebe stores
Net worth US$1.3 billion (2007)[1]
Spouse(s) (divorced)
Children Four

Manny Mashouf is an American businessman born in Tehran.

He came to the United States in his teens and settled first in Washington D.C., then in San Francisco. There, he went to San Francisco State University and graduated with a political science degree. He first managed a steakhouse before he founded the hugely successful clothing line that he is most well known for.[2] He was the manager and chairman of Bebe stores. Bebe (pronounced: bee-bee) currently has 297 branches in North America.

He has recently pledged 10 million dollars to his alma mater, San Francisco State.[3] He was the opener of the first store in 1990.


In 2006 Mashouf was worth US$ 1.5 Billion - resulting in Forbes listing him as the 242nd richest American [4] By 2007 that has dropped to $1.3 Billion.[1]

It was announced in 2015 that he was to sell his 59% stake in Bebe.[5]


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