He was born in 1938 in Tehran, Iran.
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Spouse: Neda Mashouf (divorced)
Children: Paul Mashouf/ Karim Mashouf
Address: Manny Mashouf, Chairman - babe stores, inc. 400 Valley Dr. Brisbane, CA 94005
Manny Mashouf was born in 1938 in Tehran, Iran. When he was a teenager he went to the United States and first he settled in Chicago, after that he resides in Brisbane in San Francisco. Mashouf earned a bachelor's degree in political science in 1966 and founded bebe 10 years later. What began as a small boutique on Polk Street in San Francisco has grown into a successful chain of stores featuring its own brand of women’s clothing and accessories. He ran a steak house before opening women's boutique, Bebe, in San Francisco 1976. He met wife, Neda, at a Bebe store when she dropped in to make layaway payment on leather jacket; she now serves as vice chairman. Debuted first runway line at Fashion Week in LA last March. He has worked as a businessperson, and his current occupation is bebe stores. He now lives in Brisbane, California. Mr. Mashouf is the father of Paul Mashouf, Vice President of Manufacturing and Sourcing—BEBE SPORT, and uncle of Hamid Mashouf, Vice President of Information Systems and Technology. Manny Mashouf and family has amassed an enormous fortune from self made. With an estimated current net worth of around $1.3 billion, he is ranked by Forbes (2007) as the 784th-richest person in world. Mashouf and his wife Neda are actively involved in SFSU alumni activities and continue to support the University's strategic planning goals. To date they have donated more than $200,000 -- primarily to the College of Business to help recruit and hire faculty. Manny Mashouf, inducted into the Alumni Hall of Fame in 2003, is a member of the College of Business Advisory Board.
Manny Mashouf earned a bachelor's degree in political science from San Francisco State University in 1966.
He is a businessman. Manny Mashouf founded bebe stores, inc. and has served as Chairman of the Board since our incorporation in 1976. Currently Bebe has 172 branches in North America. He served as Chief Executive Officer from 1976 to February 2004 and reassumed the position in January 2009 and continues to serve in this capacity.
Manny Mashouf’s philanthropy, like his intellectual interests, is broad-based. He contributes to many causes in Los Angeles and was recently honored by the Make-a-Wish Foundation of Greater Los Angeles with its Individual Wish Granter award. In recognition of his business acumen, generosity and commitment to giving back to his community, the Board of Trustees of the California State University and San Francisco State University are proud to confer on Manny Mashouf the honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters.
"Manny Mashouf’s great talents, good judgment, hard work and high standards have enabled him to rise to the top of his profession"
"Along with his great success he has remained a strong friend of the University, and for that we are grateful."