Julia Haart Biography

Julia Haart is an American entrepreneur, mother, and creative director. Some of the brands she is part of are our La Perla and Elite World Group. She gained worldwide recognition after she designed the 2017 Met Gala dress for Kendall Jenner in which her gown consisted of 85,000 crystals affixed to a single string. In 2021 she has been interviewed by New York Times and Los Angeles Times.

Early Life

Julia was born on 11th April 1971 in Moscow, Russia. She grew up in Haredi Community and was taught to dress modestly and become a baby-making machine also prioritized men’s happiness over her own. Along with her parents, she left her home at three years of age and moved to Austin, Texas for finding better opportunities. After settling things there, she attended a private school where only Jewish students were allowed to get an education.

She is the eldest child in a family of eight children. One of her brothers lost his life in an accident at 5 years of age. Although within a year, her family shifted to Monsey, New York as the Haredi community people insisted her parents to join them because their bonds for their religion grew much stronger. Julia attended Bais Yaakov Girls School in her hometown. After her graduation, she became a teacher of Jewish Philosophy. She has not shared details about her further education.

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Julia Haart Career

Julia started her journey as a Judaic tutor at Atlanta Jewish Academy where her real name was Talia Hendler. She was very popular among her students because of her sharp style. In addition to their teaching job, she used to sell life insurance privately as well. She is a hardworking entrepreneur and she is the founder of the shoe brand, collaborations with La Perla, and a position at Elite World Group. In 2013 she left Orthodox Community and founded her shoe company. The goal of her company is to make shoes that are both fashionable and comfortable.

In 2016 she collaborated with La Perla for their Fall and Spring 2016 accessory collection. She was named the creative director of La Perla. In 2017 for her Fall and Winter Fashion show she constructed a La Perla Manor runway show in which she had Naomi Campbell, Lindsey Wixson, and Kendall Jenner. In 2019 March she became CEO and CCO of Elite World Group which is a talent media conglomerate with 48 global agencies. She will be also seen in a Netflix series named My Unorthodox Life which will release in 2021 in 190 countries.

Julia Haart Biography

Real Name Julia Haart
Birth Date 11 April 1971
Age (as of 2021) 50 Years
Birth Place Moscow, Russia
Nationality American
Profession Fashion Designer
Religion Jewish
Sun sign Aries

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 6” – in Centimeters – 168 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 50 kg  –  in Pounds –  110 lbs
Shoe Size 6.5 (U.S.)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Hazel
Body Type Slim




School Bais Yaakov Academy

Relationship Status

Marital Status Single
Affair No
Husband? Yosef Handler & Silvio Scaglia (Ex.)
Children Four (Batsheva, Shlomo, Miriam, and Aron)
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Personal Life

At the age of 19, she was married to a Yeshiva Student Yosef Handler who is five years elder than her. From this marriage, she was blessed with four children Batsheva, Shlomo, Miriam, and Aron. She felt uncomfortable in her community, particularly the way they treated her daughter thus, she parted ways in November 2021. The way society treated her and the children made her feel suicidal but she kept fighting with these issues. In 2019 she married La Perla Owner named Silvio Scaglia although recently in February 2022, she filed for divorce and also filed for a restraining order against Silvio.

Julia Haart Net Worth

Julia has earned a lot from her career as an inspirational woman who fought against the Orthodox society. She is now an entrepreneur and owns a shoe company and has collaborated with various brands. As per the reports, her net worth has been estimated at around $10 million. It includes other sources which are sponsorship and attending various events as well.


  • She and her parents left Russia when she was 3 and settled in Monsey, New York.
  • She partnered with an Italian ski boot engineer and a German that creates a gel used by NASA to create a high heel shoe.
  • Her Shoes are sold in 17 countries.
  • Her company Elite World prioritizes assisting models to monetize their brands and business projects.
  • She is also the creative director of a luxury fashion brand launched by Elite World in e1972.
  • In e1972 she introduced new Body Scanning Technology and an e-commerce platform.
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Final Thoughts

Julia is an inspiration to many women and has released a documentary on Netflix about her lifestyle before and how much she has evolved. She is now blessed with a happy family and a healthy lifestyle as compared previously. We wish her all the best for her upcoming future projects. She is working hard to keep her brand name and to work on more projects with companies or actors.

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