Meredith Marks Height, Age, Boyfriend, Husband, Family, Biography & More

Meredith Marks

ProfessionJewelry Designer
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in feet inches- 5’ 5”
Eye ColorLavender Gray
Hair ColorDark Brown
Awards, Honors, Achievements • JCK Editors Choice Award (2016)
• The Fashion Group International Rising Star Award (2016)
• JCK Best of the Best JCK Jewelers Choice Award (2017)
• Fine Jewelry Award at The Fashion Group International Rising Star Awards (2017)
• Salute To Style honoree by The Madison Boys and Girls Club (2018)
Personal Life
Date of BirthDecember 15, 1972 (Friday)
Age (as of 2021) 49 Years
Zodiac signSagittarius
HometownChicago, US
SchoolLatin School of Chicago, Chicago, US
College/University• Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
• Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, Chicago, Illinois
• Kellogg Business School, Evanston, Illinois
• Gemological Institute of America, California, US
Educational Qualification [1]Meredith Marks• Bachelor of Arts at Loyola University Chicago (1989- 1993)
• A degree in law at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law (1993-1997)
• MM in Business at the Kellogg Business School (1994-1997)
• A course in jewelry designing at the Gemological Institute of America
Religion/Religious viewsJudaism [2]bravo
In an interview, she talked about Judaism and said,
"I'm not a super-religious person. Judaism, to me, is a time for family. It’s a time to reflect back on the plight that the Jews have been through. It’s less about the actual religion. I will go to temple from time to time, but not often at all…That’s what is unique about Judaism. It is both a race and a religion, and I’m very proud to be Jewish…”
Food HabitVegetarian/Non-Vegetarian
Relationships & More
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage DateAugust 24, 1996
Husband/SpouseSeth Marks (entrepreneur and life coach)
Meredith Marks and Seth Marks
ChildrenSon- Reid Marks, Brooks Marks
Daughter- Chloe Marks
Meredith Marks with her family
ParentsFather- Name Not Known (died in February 2021)
Childhood picture of Meredith Marks with her father and sister
Mother- Chrystina
Meredith Marks with her mother
SiblingsShe has a sister.
Restaurant(s) in Park City, UtahHandle, Firewood, Goldener Hirsch
SpaThe St. Regis Deer Valley (Park City, Utah)

Meredith Marks

Some Lesser Known Facts About Meredith Marks

  • Meredith Marks is a noted American jewelry designer who is known for starring in the American reality television series ‘The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City’ (2020).
  • Growing up in the Gold Coast neighborhood in Chicago, Meredith Marks first developed an interest in jewelry at a very young age when she came across her great-grandmother’s jewelry collection. A jewelry connoisseur, her great-grandmother had acquired her jewelry pieces from all over the world.
  • Meredith was captivated by the beauty of her great grandmother’s deep-colored 40-carat aquamarine gemstone, which, embellished a cocktail ring surrounded by diamonds. The gorgeous ring was once displayed in the window of American Gemological Laboratories.
  • Meredith Marks grew up observing her mother, who, while getting ready, tried on extraordinary pieces of jewelry, which mesmerized Marks.
  • Her mother’s Marina B earrings, which had changeable gemstones at the bottom, fueled Marks’ passion for jewelry. Marks’ fascination for the Marina B earrings later led her to include multi-functional and versatile pieces in her designer collections.
  • After graduating from Loyola University Chicago, she worked as a model for a while.
  • Along with her sister, Meredith established her first business, a pilates studio in Chicago, in her early 20s.
  • Later, she became a real estate developer and also started a health club.
  • Despite having a stable profession that earned her adequate income, she felt unfulfilled.
  • After her marriage to Seth Marks, she relocated to Park City, where Seth worked as an executive at, a tech-driven online retailer based in Salt Lake City, Utah.
  • Following Seth’s resignation to his job at, Meredith and Seth maintained part-time residences in both Park City and Chicago.
  • In 2004, while Marks was working as a real estate developer, she was mugged on a seemingly safe street in Chicago. Apparently, Marks was walking down the street while talking to her contractor who told her that a worker will be unable to show up at work because he was in jail for hitting his girlfriend. In the middle of this conversation, Marks was banged on the ground and robbed. In an interview, while recounting the event, she said,

    I decided I didn’t want to do business with men who beat women. I sold everything and got out of those businesses.”

  • Consequently, Meredith reconsidered her career options. The incident made her realize that life was too short for pursuing a career that doesn’t satisfy her.
  • For the next five years, Meredith spent enjoying her married life and raising her kids, meanwhile trading stocks for income and exploring her career choices.
  •  Soon, she tapped into her passion for art. After the completion of her course at Gemological Institute of America, she began creating jewelry, which she sold at small trunk shows. Amid the 2009 recession, Meredith Marks founded her eponymous jewelry line.
  • Launching her jewelry line amid recession led Marks to use less gold and leave a lot of negative space in her designs to make it more affordable. She employed artisans in the US, Hong Kong, and India to fabricate her sketches.
  • Marks continued to grow her business, and soon, she moved to Park City. Thereafter, she started selling her jewelry online, in some stores, and at various events all over the world, meanwhile anticipating a brick-and-mortar store dedicated entirely to her jewelry.
  • Then, Marks made acquaintance with Sally Nadler, a Park City resident who had experience in the fashion industry. Nadler helped Marks to grow her business by assisting her in hosting a couple of trunk shows in Park City and New York City.
  • As they continued to work together, Nadler was intrigued to make a comeback in the fashion business ending the break which she took to raise her kids.
  • Marks and Nadler’s dreams turned into reality on December 9, 2019, when they opened a Meredith Marks store on Main Street in Park City.
  • The store featured Meredith Marks products, as well as handbags and clothing from other designers. The store is operated by Nadler, meanwhile, Marks resides in Chicago, where she designs products, and visits the store monthly.

    Meredith Marks and Sally Nadler in Meredith Marks store

    Meredith Marks and Sally Nadler in Meredith Marks store

  • Eventually, the Chicago-based designer launched an online store for the label.
  • The brand is known for its versatile and multi-functional jewelry with interchangeable parts, for example, an earring that may double as a pendant.
  • While talking about her design inspirations, in an interview, she said,

    My designs are inspired from all aspects of life. I love to travel, and many pieces are created from foreign motifs I have seen in my travels, or stones that I have found on those trips.”

  • The jewelry designs of the Sistine Collection by Meredith Marks featured a motif that Marks noticed on the floor of the Sistine Chapel in Vatican City.

    Meredith Marks' Sistine Collection

    Meredith Marks’ Sistine Collection

  • The inspiration for the Spike Collection was drawn from a piece of foliage she found on a hiking trail in Park City.

     Meredith Marks' Spike Collection

    Meredith Marks’ Spike Collection

  • Fascinated by the stars at night in the Park City sky, Meredith created the Stardust Collection.

    Meredith Marks' Stardust collection

    Meredith Marks’ Stardust collection

  • Meredith Marks’ designer ring “Tabitha Cuff”  earned the first prize in the ‘JCK Jewelers Choice Awards Best of the Best’ (2017) in the category of  Sterling Silver Jewelry over $1,000.

    Tabitha Cuff by Meredith Marks

    Tabitha Cuff by Meredith Marks

  • Various celebrities like Rihanna, Charlize Theron, and Courteney Cox, have been photographed wearing Meredith Marks jewelry.
  • She rose to popularity in 2020 after starring in the American reality television series ‘The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City.’ The series follows the lavish lifestyle of a group of affluent housewives residing in Salt Lake City.
     The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City (2020)
  • A genuine vein of philanthropy has always existed in Marks. She has been affiliated with various charitable organizations like Women of Concern, Avon Walk for Breast Cancer, Hope for Them Foundation, NMG Disaster Relief, etc. In memory of her beloved father, she makes donations to the Alzheimer’s Association of Chicago.
  • Meredith mostly flaunts her own jewelry label, but sometimes, she is seen wearing the Italian luxury brand Bulgari. Bulgari’s Marina B earrings were Meredith’s inspiration for her signature style, multi-functional and versatile jewelry. A caption on her Facebook post read,

    It is not often that I wear jewelry that is not one of my own designs. I made an exception for one of my favorite inspirations, @MarinaBJewelry. This necklace belonged to my mother who had many @marinabjewelry pieces.”

  • While listing the reasons behind her fondness for Park City in an interview, she revealed that she loved skiing. She said,

    Park City is a magical place. I love the beauty of the mountains and all of the outdoor activities they provide. I love to ski—typically at Deer Valley.”

    Meredith Marks skiing in Park City

    Meredith Marks skiing in Park City


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