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Menjalani hidup mandiri sejak kecil mengantarkan anak diplomat ini menjadi orang yang penuh kreatif. Ia sukses di dunia fashion sebagai desainer dan artis di panggung hiburan.

Living independently from childhood deliver this diplomatic child into a creative person. He was successful in the fashion world as a designer and artist on the entertainment stage.

Ivan Gunawan lahir di penghujung tahun, tepatnya 31 Desember 1981. Pria kelahiran Jakarta ini adalah anak bungsu dari tiga bersaudara dari pasangan Bambang Cahyo Gunawan dan Erna Gunawan. Dari kedua orang tuanya inilah perawakan tinggi besar Ivan didapat dengan tingggi badan 185 cm. Ayahnya adalah seorang diplomat.

Ivan Gunawan was born at the end of the year, precisely December 31, 1981. This Jakarta-born man is the youngest of three brothers from the couple Bambang Cahyo Gunawan and Erna Gunawan. From both parents this is a large tall Ivan obtained with 185 cm body height. His father was a diplomat.

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Saat kecil, Ivan dan keluarganya belum sempat punya rumah sendiri. Mereka tinggal ramai-ramai dengan saudara yang lain di rumah di kawasan Kebayoran Baru, Jakarta Selatan, tepatnya di Jalan Mendawai 1 No. 92.

As a child, Ivan and his family have not had time to have their own home. They stayed busy with the other brothers at home in Kebayoran Baru area, South Jakarta, precisely on Jalan Mendawai 1 No. 92.

Di tempat itulah Ivan mulai berkenalan dengan aktivitas mendesain baju. Di lantai bawah ada butik pamannya desainer kondang Adjie Notonegoro. Di lantai atas ada para penjahit yang bekerja untuk Adjie. Ivan yang hidup di ruko kemudian menjadi terbiasa melihat aktivitas bisnis.

That’s where Ivan began to get acquainted with the activity of designing clothes. Downstairs there is a boutique of his famous designer uncle, Adjie Notonegoro. Upstairs there were tailors working for Adjie. Ivan who lives in the shop then became accustomed to seeing business activity.

Saat memasuki usia sekolah, TK dan SD, Ivan bersekolah di Singapura. Karena ayahnya yang diplomat berdinas di sana. Singapura itu menjadi negara tempat dinas pertama ayahnya. Mereka tinggal di sebuah apartemen yang penghuninya banyak dari Indonesia.

Upon entering school age, kindergarten and elementary school, Ivan attended school in Singapore. Because his diplomatic dad was there. Singapore became the country where his father’s first service. They live in an apartment with many residents in Indonesia.

Setelah sempat pindah ke Hongkong, saat duduk di kelas 3 SD, Ivan kembali ke Jakarta. Sifat malasnya tak berubah, sehingga ia sempat tinggal kelas. Selain itu, ia dianggap stres dengan sistem pendidikan di Jakarta. Oleh keluarga, akhirnya Ivan diikutkan berbagai kursus.

After a time to move to Hong Kong, while sitting in grade 3 elementary school, Ivan returned to Jakarta. His lazy nature did not change, so he had time to live class. In addition, he is considered stress with the education system in Jakarta. By family, Ivan eventually included various courses

Pada tahun 1993, sang ayah berdinas di Kiev, Ukraina. Saat itu, Ivan sudah lulus SD. Ada satu permasalahan yang harus dihadapi Ivan, yaitu tidak adanya sekolah Indonesia di Kiev. Sehingga Ia akhirnya mengenyam pendidikan di Sekolah Indonesia di Moskow, Rusia. Jaraknya yang cukup jauh memaksa Ivan untuk menyewa apartemen sendiri.

In 1993, his father served in Kiev, Ukraine. At that time, Ivan has graduated from elementary school. There is one problem that Ivan has to face, namely the absence of an Indonesian school in Kiev. So he finally got his education at the Indonesian School in Moscow, Russia. The distance is far enough to force Ivan to rent his own apartment.

Hidup tanpa orang tua membuat Ivan lebih mandiri. Ia harus mengurus segalanya sendiri termasuk keuangan. Ayahnya hanya membekali Ivan sebesar 15 dolar AS per minggu. Uang itu memang hanya cukup untuk uang jajan dan ongkos ke sekolah. Di sinilah, Ivan mengalami pendewasaan diri.

Living without parents makes Ivan more independent. He has to take care of everything himself including finances. His father only equip Ivan for 15 dollars per week. The money is just enough for pocket money and fare to school. Here, Ivan is maturing.

Memasuki usia dewasa, Ivan tumbuh menjadi seorang yang mandiri. Ia memulai kariernya sebagai perancang busana seperti pamananya yang sudah menjadi desainer ternama Adjie Notonegoro. Namanya, makin dikenal saat ia masuk ke panggung hiburan.

 

 

Entering adulthood, Ivan grew into an independent person. He started his career as a fashion designer like his uncle who has become a famous designer Adjie Notonegoro. His name, more known when he entered the entertainment stage.

Selain berkiprah di dunia hiburan, Ivan pun melebarkan bisnis butiknya, yaitu ‘Miss To Mom’ di Tanah Abang, Jakarta. Memilih lokasi di Tanah Abang untuk segmen kelas menengah bawah dengan harga terjangkau.

In addition to acting in the world of entertainment, Ivan also expanded its boutique business, namely ‘Miss To Mom’ in Tanah Abang, Jakarta. Choose a location in Tanah Abang for lower middle class segment with affordable price

Meski buka butik di Pasar Tanah Abang, Ivan mengaku tidak ikut arus. Dia mengatakan tidak akan mengikuti selera pasar, namun selera pasar yang akan mengikuti seleranya. Ivan menjual secara grosir itu agar perputaran uang modalnya cepat kembali.

Although he opens a boutique in Pasar Tanah Abang, Ivan claimed not to go with the flow. He said he would not follow market tastes, but market tastes will follow his taste. Ivan sells it wholesale for quick turnover of his capital money.

Bisnis Ivan makin dikenal masyarakat seiring popularitasnya di layar kaca yang muncul setiap hari sehingga makin mengokohkan namanya di pentas busana dan hiburan.

Ivan business increasingly known to the public as its popularity on the screen that appears every day so that it will be more strengthen his name in the fashion show and entertainment.

Sumber: Viva.co.id

 

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