Solveig Karadottir is a famous psychologist and a fashion Designer. She is also known by her father, Kari Stefansson, who is also famous for his specialty as a neurologist.
She rose to the height of media attention as the wife and ex-wife of Dhani Harrison. She has also earned herself a name from her work in the fashion industry, in which she co-founded a luxury womenswear brand called Galvan London.
|Date of birth:
|Place of Birth
|40 years old
|Dhani Harrison (m. 2012–2016)
|Kári Stefánsson (Father) and Valgerður Ólafsdóttir (Mother)
|5 feet 10 inches (178 cm)
|Psychologist, Model, Fashion designer
Solveig Karadottir Biography
Solveig was born Sólveig “Sóla” Káradóttir, in Eskimo, Iceland in 1983. She is 40 years old in 2023, and her father is Kari Stefansson, who is the director and CEO of the Icelandic biopharmaceutical company in Reykjavik called deCODE Genetics.
Her grandmother is Sólveig Halldórsdóttir, and her grandfather is Stefán Jónsson (radio host, writer, and democratic socialist). He is also a member of the Icelandic parliament.
She is a fashion designer and co-founded one of London’s most coveted fashion brands, Galvan London.
She went to school in her hometown, and although specific details aren’t known, neither is it available; sources assume she is educated and attended a topnotch school, seeing her father, Kari Stefansson, is a famous and expert neurologist, who she’d spent much of her childhood with. and it stems to reason that her father is the source and reason for her massive success due to his support.
Solveig Karadottir Career
Solveig Karadottir is a fashion designer in London. She is the Creative Director and co-founder of Galvan London, a label established in 2014.
Solveig, along with Carolyn Hodler, Katherine Holmgren, and Anna-Christina Haas, started Galvan London with the aim of creating modern, clean, and stunning eveningwear, including dresses and jumpsuits.
They also design simple and casual wedding attire. Aside from her fashion career, Solveig is known to have worked as a model in her teenage years. Although she left modeling to explore other opportunities, she has been featured in magazines like Eskimo.
Currently, she is fully dedicated to her role as a fashion designer. After her divorce from Dhani Harrison in 2016, Solveig, the former model, is now leading a single life.
Who is Solveig Karadottir’s Ex-Husband?
Dhani Harrison, the only son of the former Beatles’ George Harrison and Olivia Harrison, got married to Solveig ‘Sola’ Karadottir in June 2012.
Their wedding took place at the Friar Park residence of the Harrison family in Henley-on-Thames, England.
Beatles legends Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr attended the ceremony, along with actors Tom Hanks and Clive Owen. It was a top-secret event. Dhani’s musical journey began by assisting in recording his father’s last album, Brainwashed.
He founded his band, thenewno2, in 2002 and has played at various festivals, including Coachella.
Dhani has collaborated across different music genres, touring with Eric Clapton, contributing to the Wu-Tang Clan track “The Heart Gently Weeps,” and joining Pearl Jam on stage multiple times.
Recently, he wrote and recorded the title song for the Netflix series Dogs, scored the HBO documentary series The Case Against Adnan Syed, and worked on the 2020 RZA film Cut Throat City with Paul Hicks.
The Failed Marriage of Solveig Karadottir
The couple dated for a long time before getting married in 2012, enjoying a lovely life together.
Unfortunately, they didn’t have children. Despite their long-lasting love, they decided to separate in 2016.
Their wedding took place at Harrison’s Friar Park estate in Henley-on-Thames, attended by Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, and stars like Tom Hanks and Clive Owen.
Stella McCartney, Paul’s daughter, designed the lush wedding gown for Solveig Karadottir, David Harrison’s ex-wife. While they seemed happy, Solveig filed for divorce from Dhani in November 2016, citing irreconcilable differences.
TMZ reported that alimony and legal fees would be covered by a prenuptial agreement. Since the divorce, neither Harrison nor Karadottir has been publicly involved in any relationships.
Solveig Karadottir Net Worth
She lives in London as the co-founder and creative director of Galvan London, a prestigious fashion label based in London. She has an estimated net worth of $1 million from her successful career as a model and a fashion designer.
She, along with three other women from the fashion designing industries -Katherine Holmgren (wife of Erik Serrano), Anna-Christin Haas (wife of Charles Bals), and Carolyn Hodler started the label in 2014.
The label was a big hit and is available at all major clothing shops in London and abroad. She amassed a lot of money from the sales of the dresses and other subsequent wears in bridal design.
Still, despite having a significant amount of wealth, she lives simply in her home in London.