Anna Wintour Parents: Charles Wintour And Eleanor Trego Baker

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Many fans have been curious about the parents of Dame Anna Wintour DBE a British journalist. Charles Wintor and Eleanor Trego Baker.

Dame Anna Wintour DBE is a British journalist based in New York City who has served as editor-in-chief of Vogue since 1988 and Global Chief Content Officer for Condé Nast since 2020; she is also the artistic director of Condé Nast and the Global Editorial Director of Vogue.

With her trademark pageboy bob haircut and dark sunglasses, Wintour has become an important figure in much of the fashion world, praised for her eye for emerging fashion trends. She reportedly aloof and demanding personality has earned her the nickname “Nuclear Wintour”.

She became interested in fashion as a teenager. Her career in fashion journalism began at two British magazines. Later, she moved to the US, with stints at New York and House & Garden. She returned to London and was the editor of British Vogue between 1985 and 1987. A year later, she assumed control of the franchise’s magazine in New York, reviving what many saw as a stagnating publication.

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Her use of the magazine to shape the fashion industry has been the subject of debate within it. Animal rights activists have attacked her for promoting fur, while other critics have charged her with using the magazine to promote elitist views of femininity and beauty.

A former personal assistant, Lauren Weisberger, wrote the 2003 bestselling Roman à clef The Devil Wears Prada, later made into a successful 2006 film starring Meryl Streep as Miranda Priestly, a fashion editor, believed to be based on Wintour. In 2009, Wintour was the focus of a documentary film, R. J. Cutler’s The September Issue.

Wintour began dating well-connected older men during her teens. She was briefly involved with novelist Piers Paul Read when she was 15 and he was 24.[100] In her later teens, she dated gossip columnist Nigel Dempster and the two became a fixture on the London club circuit.[101]

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Wintour married child psychiatrist David Shaffer in 1984, and they had a son named Charles (born 1985) and a daughter named Katherine (born 1987) before divorcing in 1999. Charles is a graduate of the University of Oxford and Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons. Katherine wrote occasional columns for The Daily Telegraph in 2006 and graduated from Columbia University in 2009, but says she will not follow her mother into fashion. Katherine married Italian filmmaker Francesco Carrozzini, son of Vogue Italia editor-in-chief Franca Sozzani, in 2018.

Find out who the parents of Anna Wintour are

Anna Wintour’s father, Charles Vere Wintour CBE was a British newspaper editor, the father of Vogue magazine editor-in-chief, Anna Wintour, and of the diplomatic editor of The Guardian newspaper, Patrick Wintour. After a life in media and publishing, Charles Wintour went on to become the editor-in-chief of the London Evening Standard. He was born on

May 18, 1917, in Pamphill, United Kingdom, and died on November 4, 1999, in London, United Kingdom. Under his leadership, the Evening Standard was described as a “blend of popular and serious news and opinion” which prefigured many of the broadsheets of the 21st century”. Wintour was educated at the University of Cambridge where he edited Granta magazine. After Cambridge, Wintour took a London job in advertising but left at the start of World War II to join the Royal Norfolk Regiment. During the war, he was awarded the military MBE, the Croix de Guerre, and the Bronze Star.

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In 1940 Wintour married Eleanor “Nonie” Trego Baker; the couple later divorced in 1979. A year later, he married Audrey Slaughter with whom he was involved in magazine publishing. He had five children, of whom two, Anna and Patrick, later became prominent journalists.

Eleanor ‘Nonie’ Trego Baker married Charles Vere Wintour and had 1 child. She passed away on Jan 1996 in Kensington and Chelsea, London, England. Before her death, she was a British journalist.



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