Virgil Abloh net worth, age, wiki, family, biography and latest updates.
Virgil Abloh is a well-known American fashion designer. Virgil is best known as the artistic director of Louis Vuitton’s men’s wear line. He is also the CEO of the Off-White label, which is based in Milan. Abloh is not only a fashion designer but also an entrepreneur, DJ, and artist. Time magazine also named him one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2018.
Virgil Abloh: Profile summary
|Full Name/Real Name||Virgil Abloh|
|Tag Name||Virgil Abloh|
|Main Profession||Fashion designer, artist, DJ, and entrepreneur|
|Birthplace||Rockford, Illinois, United States|
|Age as in 2022||42 years old|
|Height(s) Feet||6 feet and 2 inches|
|Heights in cm||188 cm|
|Weight in Pound||171 pounds|
|Children||Yes (Grey Abloh and Lowe Abloh)|
|Net Worth||$16 million|
Virgil Abloh: Early Life & Biography
Virgil Abloh was born on 30 September 1980 in Rockford, Illinois. He grew up with his sister by Ghanaian parents. His father managed a paint company while his mother worked as a seamstress. Virgil attended Boylan Catholic High School and completed his graduation in the year 1998.
In the year 2002, he graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he completed his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering. Later, Virgil attended the Illinois Institute of Technology to receive his Master of Architecture. His interest in fashion grew while attending IIT when he saw the under-construction campus designed by the architect Rem Koolhaas. He used to design t-shirts while studying architecture.
Virgil Abloh: Personal Life
Virgil Abloh met Shannon Sundberg during high school time. The couple got married in the year 2009. They have two children together. Currently, Abloh is living happily with his wife and children in Chicago. He loves to spend his free time with his family and children.
Virgil Abloh: Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on September 30 1980, Virgil Abloh is 40 years old as of 24th January 2021. His height is 6 feet, 2 inches tall, and his weight is 78 kg.
Virgil Abloh: Career
Virgil started his career as a DJ in the year the 1990s. At that time, he was known by his stage name Flat White. Apart from this, he also worked at an architecture firm before becoming a fashion designer. Virgil becomes the creative consultant of Kanya West in the year 2003. In the year 2009, both interned for Fendi. Later that year, Abloh founded an art gallery named RSVP Gallery.
In 2010, Abloh was named the creative director of the Donga Creative Agency of Kanya West. For Donga Creative Agency, Abloh oversaw many projects, including stage shows and concert merchandise. In 2011, he also worked as the artistic designer for Watch the Throne, a collaborative album by Jay Z and West. Abloh also purchased the deadstock Ralph Lauren clothing and then screen printed the logos and designs onto them.
Abloh also is known for its luxury fashion brand and luxury brand Off-White. It produces furniture, clothing, and accessories that make people happy and satisfied. The company was formed in the year 2012 and has more than twenty locations for retail stores. The company also collaborates with Nike, Jimmy Choo, Levi, Converse, and Sunglass Hut.
The brand got a nomination for the LVMH Prize in the year 2015. It is a brand worn by celebrities, including Travis, Scott, Jenner, Travia, and many more. In the year 2018, Virgil was named the artistic director of the menswear line of Louis Vuitton. He is also included in projects such as Markerad, a furniture collection with IKEA.
Virgil Abloh: Awards & Achievements
Virgil Abloh received his first major award in the year 2011 at the time when he designed the cover art for the album Watch the Throne. He got a nomination for Grammy Award for Best Recording Package. Virgil was the one and only American designer who got nominated for the award. In 2017, he got the Urban Luxe at the 2017 British Fashion Awards. In the same year, he also won the International designer of the year.
Abloh was also involved in the 100 most influential people in the world in 2018 by Time Magazine. In 2019, Virgil was also nominated for the Menswear Designer of the Year.
Virgil Abloh: Net Worth
The net worth of Virgil Abloh is estimated at around $16 million, which he earned being a successful Fashion designer.