Gubelmann at 2010 Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center's Fête d'Hiver
April 11, 1969 |
New York City
|Residence||Manhattan, New York, Palm Beach, Florida and Southampton, New York|
|Alma mater||New England College|
|Occupation||Owner & CEO - Vie Luxe International, Celebrity DJ|
|Home town||New York, New York|
|Parent(s)||Susan McCammon Gubelmann and William S. Gubelmann|
|Relatives||Inventor William S. Gubelmann (great-grandfather), Car racer Walter Gubelmann (grandfather), Wyeth S. Gubelmann (brother)|
Early life and education
Gubelmann was born in New York City, to Susan McCammon Gubelmann and William S. Gubelmann, and has one younger brother, Wyeth S. Gubelmann. Gubelmann’s great-grandfather was the inventor William S. Gubelmann, who held more than 5000 claims on patents, and was called “the father of all calculating machines in use today” by ‘’Popular Mechanics’’. In 1964 her grandfather Walter Gubelmann headed up the racing syndicate that successfully defended the America's Cup with the yacht Constellation.
Gubelmann attended New England College,
Gubelmann's first job was at Licensing Management International, a London-based licensing firm. In 1995, she moved to New York City and worked for AmfAR in their Special Events/Major Gifts department.
In 2004 Gubelmann started Vie Luxe International, a New York City-based company that produces scented candles. The firm manufactures various candle lines for designers including Carolina Herrera, Calvin Klein and Oscar de la Renta. In 2010 Michael Kors was a guest editor on Vie Luxe's website.
Society and Philanthropy
Gubelmann has been known as a society hostess and influential tastemaker. While living in New York City, Gubelmann has served as a chair or committee member for such organizations as The New York Botanical Garden, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, the Museum of Modern Art, ACRIA, AmfAR and God’s Love We Deliver. Gubelmann was a co-host with Cornelia Guest of Le Bar's grand opening at the Plaza Athénée in Paris; in 2006, she hosted the launch of “Les Perles de Chanel," Chanel’s luxurious new accoutrement capsule collection in New York City Gubelmann is a front row regular in the fashion world, making appearances at both New York Fashion Week and Paris Fashion Week. She has been profiled in ‘’Vogue’’, ‘’Elle’’, Elle Decor,‘’W’’, ‘’Town & Country’’ and has also appeared on ‘’Vanity Fair’’’s International Best Dressed List.
Gubelmann appeared in the 2002 season of “Single in the Hamptons”.
DJ Mad Marj
Dubbed "The DJ With A Diamond Touch" by W Magazine, Gubelmann is a sought after event and club DJ who performs under the name "DJ Mad Marj". With a background as a radio disc jockey, Gubelmann is a graduate of the prestigious Scratch DJ Academy. Mad Marj's DJ style includes contemporary music as well as multi-generational hit music from the 70s, 80s and 90s. Gubelmann has deejayed at events for W Magazine, Bulgari, Versace, Clinique, Saks Fifth Avenue, Bergdorf Goodman, Steven Meisel, American Ballet Theatre and Joe Fresh. Gubelmann has performed with Skrillex, New Order, Estelle (musician), and Trey Songz. Gubelmann has deejayed at top venues including the Darby, Mr. H at the Mondrian Hotel, Bedlam, as well as at events at the Soho Grand Hotel, Tribeca Grand, The Standard Hotel and New York's famed Plaza Hotel. Gubelmann is represented by Doug Davis and Karrie Goldberg.
In 2003, Gubelmann was married to Reza Raein in Palm Beach’s Episcopal Church of Bethesda-By-The-Sea. Wedding guests included Tory Burch, Michael Kors, Tamara Mellon and Ivanka Trump‘among many other bold-faced names and social figures.Vanity Fair (magazine) called the Gubelmann wedding “the high-society event of [the] season.” Gubelmann and Raein were divorced in 2007.
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