This kitty is about to become one of the richest pets in the world, but we’re certain she still misses her late pet parent, one of the world’s most eccentric and most loved fashion designers.
Karl Lagerfeld’s Birman cat, Choupette, is expected to inherit anywhere between $195 million to $300 million. Not bad, considering the world’s richest pet we recently wrote about is worth $375 million.
Lagerfeld was an eccentric German designer who blended fashion and art, who favored white hair, black sunglasses and 19th-century-style shirt collars and simultaneously was creative director of French (Chanel), Italian (Fendi) and eponymous international fashion labels.
Lagerfeld died on Feb. 19 at age 85, and prior to his passing, he told French magazine, “Le Figaro,” that Choupette is an heiress.
Choupette is a celebrity in her own right. She has a budding modeling career, is a social media influencer (she has upwards of 260,000 followers on Instagram) and is the subject of a novel.
Read more at USA Today.