Peter Nygard is a fashion mogul and owns Nygard International. The company sells women’s clothing and is based in Winnipeg. Peter got his degree from the University of North Dakota and started his career with clothing.
Peter bought an old clothing business that was dying. He changed the name to Nygard International and made it into a company that makes clothes for people all over the world. It has offices in Toronto, Mexico, Saskatoon, Montreal, New York, and Winnipeg.
He is a Philanthropist, Peter Nygard, a man who saves lives, has invested money to bring Stem Cell Therapy to the Bahamas. He also donates money every year for breast cancer research.
Eeli and Hilkka Nygard – Peter Nygard’s Parents
Peter was born in 1943 in Helsinki, Finland to a family of bakers. His parents wanted to move to Canada and he was only 9 when they did. They first settled in Deloraine, Manitoba, and later moved to Winnipeg. They didn’t have much money and they lived in a converted coal bin.
Peter Nygard had three reasons for his success. He had the genetics, Finnish roots, and he didn’t give up. He was lucky because his parents immigrated to Canada so even if there wasn’t enough money, they still had all of the food they needed.
Peter Nygard Spouse & Children
He was briefly married to a model In the 1970s. He says that she was the ‘woman of his dreams and that she left him because he would spend all his time at work. They were married for only three short years.
He has had seven children with four different women. He is close to all his children, and he spends time with them in his house in the Bahamas.
Bianca Nygard is married and has a daughter. She is also involved in the family business.
Alia Nygard Daneault married Derek Daneault and she works for the family business too. Her mother is Patricia Bickle, Kai Bickle Nygard’s mother is also Patricia Bickle, and he works as a social entrepreneur in the Bahamas.
Mika Nygard’s mother is Kaarina Pakka who was a model before she gave birth to him, Jessar Nygard lives in California, Scarlet Nygard has Angelica Szczepaniak as her mother, Xar Nedgord’s youngest child.
Peter Nygard Net Worth
Peter Nygard is estimated to have a net worth of $900 million as of 2021.