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Jo Malone
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Is Businessperson
Type Business
Gender female
Birth November 1963
Age 57 years
The details

Biography

Joanne Lesley Malone CBE (born November 1963) is a British perfumer, who is the founder of companies Jo Malone London and Jo Loves. She is particularly known for scented candles.

Early life

Malone was born in November 1963, and grew up in a council house in Bexleyheath, South East London. She had severe dyslexia and left school aged 13 to care for her mother, who suffered a stroke.

Career

In 1999, Malone sold Jo Malone London to Estée Lauder for "undisclosed millions". In 2011 she started a new fragrance company, Jo Loves.

Honours

In 2008, Malone received an MBE, then in 2018 a CBE In 2015, she was a "castaway" on BBC Radio 4's Desert Island Discs.

Personal life

Malone is married to former surveyor, Gary Willcox, and they have a son together.

In 2003 Malone was diagnosed with an aggressive form of breast cancer, and after a year of treatment was given the all clear.

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