Gelila Assefa Wiki-Bio, Age, Kids, Married life of Wolfgang Puck Wife

Gelila Assefa is an internationally recognized designer and was born in Addis Ababa Ethiopia. She is also an international award-winning philanthropist, successful businesswoman who has been featured on the CNN and other known publication and based in Southern California where she lives with her husband Chef Wolfgang Puck and their two sons.

Gelila’s fashion brand, Gelila Style is known for her deep-rooted East African Heritage. During her early life stage, she showed great interest and passion for fashion which resulted in her being reprimanded by the Catholic school for embroidering her grade school uniform.

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After completing her high school education in Ethiopia, she moved to the United States to further her education in Business and Fashion and later made her way to the Los Angeles Trade Technical College.

Gelila’s design sagacity soon stood her out as she got an internship with popular Galanos whose clothes were worn by known Hollywood and influential women from the US.

Gelila Assefa In Cover Page Of Bazaar Magazine

Gelila Assefa In Cover Page Of Bazaar Magazine

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Today, Gelila’s work is a reflection of quality, sophistication and she is now focused on her couture handbag line, which includes simple, classic bags produced from crocodile, ostrich, and springbok.

Gelila is a board member of the Ethiopian Children’s Fund (ECF), and the board has over 400 orphaned and disadvantaged from Aleltu, Ethiopia.

In 2009, she announced the setting up of a computer skill training lab to help the ECF in Aleltu and the same 2009; she was honored by the Children’s Institute in Southern California as Champion of Children. (source gelilestyle.com)

Gelila Assefa married life as Wolfgang Puck’s wife

Gelila Assefa got married to Wolfgang Puck as a second wife on July 7th, 2007 after both dated for five years. The couple has been happily married for ten years and has two sons Oliver Wolfgang, 12 years and Alexander Wolfgang, ten years old.

Wolfgang Puck and Gelila Assefa

Wolfgang Puck and wife Gelila Assefa

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Their marriage was a three-day celebration on the Italian island of Capri. The duo hosted a rehearsal dinner under the lemon trees located at Ristorante Paolina and a wedding for a selected guest of 250 on a hillside above the Grand Hotel Quisisana. (source people.com, whosdatedwho.com).

Gelila family, kids

Not much is known about Gelila Assefa’s family, but her father was a businessman and the mother an air stewardess for the Ethiopian Airlines. It was gathered that she was chosen for the job by King Haile Selassie himself because flight attendants were seen as important ambassadors for their country and so need to be beautiful and charming; an attribute which she possesses.

She got married to Wolfgang Puck in 2007, in a 3-day celebration event hosted on the Italian island of Capri.

Gelila Assefa & Wolfgang Puck with there Son Oliver Wolfgang and Alexander Wolfgang

Gelila Assefa & Wolfgang Puck with there Son Oliver Wolfgang and Alexander Wolfgang

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The couple had two sons together, and on 17th July 2005, they welcomed their first child Oliver Wolfgang and Alexander Wolfgang on 20th December 2006. (source whosdatedwho.com, 10magazine.com)

Gelila Assefa profession and career

Gelila Assefa is an internationally recognized designer. She is also an international award-winning philanthropist, successful businesswoman who has been featured on the CNN and other known publication.

In 1990, she got a job as a designer for a fashion company, and not quite long, is resigned from her job to set up her atelier making couture dresses from her room. She is a big collector of vintage dresses and quite often, altering them to have more updated. ‘’I Collect from the 1920s, 1950s, 1960s,” she says. Gelila’s work is a reflection of quality, sophistication and she is now focused on her couture handbag line, which includes simple, classic bags produced from crocodile, ostrich, and springbok.

Gelila is a board member of the Ethiopian Children’s Fund (ECF), and the board has over 400 orphaned and disadvantaged from Aleltu, Ethiopia.

In 2009, she announced the setting up of a computer skill training lab to help the ECF in Aleltu and the same 2009; she was honored by the Children’s Institute in Southern California as Champion of Children. (source gelilestyle.com, 10magazine.com)

Gelila wiki, bio, age.

Gelila Assefa was born in Addis Ababa Ethiopia, and she an internationally recognized designer, philanthropist and was married to American famous chef Wolfgang Puck in 2007, and they have two sons Oliver Wolfgang and Alexander Wolfgang. Gelila Assefa age is 48 years old as of writing this article.

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