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Leaving the Charedi world: Netflix launches My Unorthodox Life

She was born Talia Lebov and married at 19, but aged 43 Julia Haart left it all behind to start a new life and become a fashion mogul

Julia Haart's life is explored in new Netflix documentary, My Unorthodox Life
Julia Haart's life is explored in new Netflix documentary, My Unorthodox Life

The life of fashion mogul Julia Haart comes under the spotlight in My Unorthodox Life, a Netflix documentary series that launched yesterday.

Born Talia Leibov, she was raised in a Charedi family and married at 19, before leaving her community at the age of 43. After founding a successful luxury shoe company, in 2016 she became the creative director for Italian luxury fashion brand La Perla and in 2019 became the CEO of the international Elite Model Management agency.

Haart has been on a mission to revolutionise the global talent industry from the inside out – all while being a mother of four. 

Her children include a TikToker, an app designer, a lawyer and a high schooler torn between two conflicting cultures, and Haart helps them reconcile their Orthodox upbringings with the modern world. 

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