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What kind of person was kelly hoppen?
December 12, 2010 3:54PM
Kelly Elaine Hoppen MBE (born 1959) is a South African-born British interior designer and owner of Kelly Hoppen Interiors.
Hoppen was born in Cape Town, South Africa. Her father worked in the fashion industry and her mother was a businesswoman specialising in antique maps of Africa and books. Hoppen began her career at the age of 16. Her business Kelly Hoppen Interiors had a turnover of 18 million pounds last year. She is famous for using muted colours such as taupe.
In 1982, aged 23, Hoppen married Graham Corrett and daughter Natasha was born a year later. They divorced in 1989 and she later married Ed Miller, the father of Sienna Miller.
In March 2009 Kelly was appointed an MBE Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2009 New Year Honours. received an MBE for services to Interior Design which has so far marked the pinnacle of her 33 year design career. As well as sharing her knowledge in the Kelly Hoppen Design School, Kelly also designs ranges of home accessories, furniture, taps, lighting, carpets, fabrics, paints, bed linen, candles & scents as well as a highly successful QVC range.