Synopsis by Sally Barber
Tycoons is a 13-part series chronicling the achievements of some of the most ambitious and driven entrepreneurs of the modern world. The biographies provide a personal look at the moguls at work and play, and interacting with their families and friends. The program Karl Lagerfeld presents the success story of this famous French fashion designer. Born into a wealthy German family, he first entered the world of fashion at 14. During his career, Lagerfeld contributed his talent to the House of Patou, Pierre Balmain, Chloe, and Chanel, and also launched his own label. Other programs in the series include Robert Mondavi, Phillip Knight, Richard Branson, Gordon Wu, Anita Roddick, Dr. Stanley Ho, and more.