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“A really powerful, high-caliber woman, when it comes to her personal life, she should make it as private as possible,” she says.“A lot of these types are going to charity events to try and meet men.
Increasingly, high-powered women are turning to matchmakers—some of whom charge up to $200,000 a year—to help them find love (Note: we have no idea if any of the single ladies mentioned above have ever worked with a matchmaker.) And we’re not talking someone like Bravo’s cantankerous Millionaire Matchmaker star Patti Stanger, who holds cattle calls with random people to set her wealthy clients up with.I turn an icon or title or an unknown with an intimidating profile into a human.”In practice it can be difficult.The traits that got the women to the top in business are usually what disqualify them in love.“It’s very challenging for high-powered women to get a date,” says Andersen, who specializes in Silicon Valley millionaires.“There’s an immediate intimidation—but I’m like an agent.Not to falsely sell somebody but find qualities I really love, and I touch on those qualities.The Daily Beast heard a story about one wealthy woman who was set up with a well-known Silicon Valley billionaire who has a famously open marriage.“She was shocked.
I mean, this guy is instantly recognizable,” the woman’s friend said. And why the hell is a matchmaker setting me up with you?
That sentiment is echoed by Amber Kelleher, head of Kelleher International, who adds: “What’s hard for women is you don’t know if the guy you just met is married or has a stable job. And as these women spend so much time at work, there is a lack of exposure. They go to the gym in the morning—not a great idea to date someone at the gym. ”But with more money comes more problems.“Men are intimidated by high-powered women,” says Kelleher, who has worked with Lady Victoria Hervey and Tia Carrera. Because of the nature of the city itself and working, you have a tougher skin.
If it doesn’t work out, then you have to change schedules or gyms. There’s always an edge.”And as many of the wealthy women are well known, their public persona can stymie the process.“People like Martha Stewart’s reputation precedes them,” Kelleher added.
“It’s sexually charged and fun, but it fizzles because this woman is used to specific things, like jetting off to Hawaii.
The boy toy can’t keep up financially.” (You listening, J. )Griffith adds: “The best type of match for a high-end woman is someone at the same financial strata, if not higher.
’ She walked away and my client said, ‘Did you see what just happened? But while it may have worked for these three, such role reversals don’t always take.“I get divorced women saying ‘I spent 20 years supporting my husband and I can’t do that again,’” says Kelleher. “A lot of women, if they’re older, want to date younger men at first,” says Kelleher.