Hanneli Rupert Biography
Hanneli Rupert is a South African entrepreneur and the founder and director of Okapi, a luxurious handbag line. She is also the Creative Director and Buyer of Merchants on Long.
Hanneli Rupert Education
- 2004 – 2007: Bachelor of Arts in Painting from the Wimbledon School of Arts.
Hanneli Rupert Career
She trained as a painter, which she pursued professionally for several years before launching Okapi and MoL. Other career highlights include speaking at the International Herald Tribune Luxury conference 2014 and being nominated as a member of the BOF (Business of Fashion) 500 in both 2013 and 2014. Hanneli also sits on the Tate International Council and is a trustee of the South African children’s education charity Imibala.
- August 2008 – Present: Founder, CEO and Creative Director of Okapi.
- 2010 – Present: Creative Director and Buyer of Merchants on Long.
- February 2014 – Present: Young Global Leader at World Economic Forum.
- January 2009 – August 2011: DJ at 2oceansvibe Media.
- 2008 – 2011: Event Organiser at L’Ormarins Queens Plate.
- March 2008 – August 2008: Intern at Athens Biennale.
- January 2002: Art Therapy Assistant at Imibala.
Okapi Luxurious Handbag Line
The bags are made entirely on the African continent from locally sourced materials. She discovered other brands were doing similar things, and she decided to open an entirely African concept store on the continent, hence Merchants on Long was born in Cape Town.
Okapi is named from an era during which Okapi was still thought to be a magical animal, “the African unicorn.” The brand encompasses elements of Art Nouveau, African mysticism and organic elements taking inspiration from nature and ritual.
Hanneli Rupert Age
Details about Rupert’s date of birth are not known therefore it is not known when she celebrates his birthday. She likes to keep her personal matters away from the public eye hence making it difficult to know her age. This section will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Hanneli Rupert Family
She is the daughter of Johann Rupert, a South African tycoon and Gaynor Rupert. She is a sister to Anton Rupert Jr and Caroline Rupert.
She likes keeping her personal life private hence it is not known about her husband or dating. But since we will be having full information it will be updated.
Hanneli Rupert Net Worth
Rupert’s net worth estimate has not yet been disclosed to the public. But since we will be having the information it will be updated as soon.
Hanneli Rupert Body Facts and Measurements
Date of Birth: Not Available.
Nationality: South Africa.
Marital Status: Not Known.
Height: Not Available.
Weight: Not available.
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Rupert is one of the South African entrepreneurs who is well- known as the founder and director of Okapi.
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