Vanessa Getty

CATEGORY: Socialites
INDUSTRY: Philanthropy

WHAT MAKES HER HAUTE: She married into the Getty family fame with her 1999 nuptials to Bill Getty in Napa Valley. Vanessa Getty is beautiful and sophisticated and for many years was hailed as the queen of San Francisco’s charity circuit. She still is a leader in high society, only now she shares her throne with other San Francisco socialites. For a glimpse of how high her reach extends, she co-chaired the highly anticipated re-opening of the Chanel boutique on Maiden Lane last November, an event that had connoisseurs of the luxury lifestyle coming out in droves.