Facts of Tom Ford
|Full Name:||Tom Ford|
|Age:||62 years 3 months|
|Birth Date:||August 27,1961|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Taurus, Capricorn|
|Birth Place:||Austin, Texas, USA|
|Father's Name:||Tom Ford|
|Mother's Name:||Shirley Burton|
|Husband / Wife Name:||Richard Buckley|
|Profession:||Film director,Film producer,Actor, Fashion Designer,Film maker,Screenwriter|
|Education:||St. Michael's High School|
|Height / How tall? :||6 feet 0 inches (1.83m)|
|Net Worth:||$500 million|
|Hair Color:||Dark Brown|
|Eye Color:||Light Brown,|
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Tom Ford is an American fashion designer and filmmaker. He launched the eponymous luxury brand in 2006, serving as the Creative Director at luxury fashion houses Yves Saint Laurent and Gucci.
Likely, Ford also directed the Academy Award-nominated films A Single Man (2009) and Nocturnal Animals (2016). He serves as the Chairman of the Board of the Council of Fashion Designers of America.
Tom Ford’s Age, Parents, Siblings, and Childhood
Tom Ford was born in Austin, Texas, the United States on August 27, 1961. His birth name is Thomas Carlyle Ford, and he is 58 years old. His father’s name is Tom Ford and his mother’s name is Shirley Burton. He spent his early life in Houston, San Marcos, and Santa Fe.
He has a sister namely, Jennifer Ford. Tom holds American citizenship, but his ethnicity is unknown. His birth sign is Virgo.
Tom Ford’s Education, School/College, University
Talking about Tom’s education history, He studied at St. Michael’s High School and at Santa Fe Preparatory School, from where he graduated in 1979. He enrolled at Bard College at Simon’s Rock and then moved to the Big Apple to study art history at New York University (NYU).
Tom began to focus on acting for television commercials and dropped out of NYU after only one year. He then began studying architecture at Parsons The New School for Design.
Tom Ford’s Career and Professional Life
Talking about his profession, after he graduated from university, he was keen on working for Cathy Hardwick, an American designer. He called her every day hoping to secure a job under her one day, and so he did. He worked with her as a design assistant for two years
In 1988, he worked at the clothing brand, Perry Ellis, with whom he worked for two years. However, he grew tired of American fashion and ventured out into the world of European fashion, which according to him, was ‘classier’.
During 1992, he took over as Gucci’s design director and within a matter of months expanded menswear and other apparel sections. He also led the brand’s prêt-à-porter fragrances, image, advertising, and store design. In the year 1995, Gucci came out with an IPO on the strength of Ford’s designs.
Whereas, his advertising campaigns for YSL fragrances became famous because of its bold yet creative arty expression. This catapulted both the fashion houses back into the limelight.
After he left Gucci, he launched a new line of beauty, eyewear, accessories, and menswear, which he introduced under the ‘Tom Ford’ label two years later.
During 2005, he announced the opening of his film production company, ‘FADE TO BLOCK’ and made his directorial debut with the film, ‘A Single Man’, in the year 2009.
Tom Ford’s Awards and Nominations
Tom Ford was honored with the International Award by the Council of Fashion Designers of America. In the year 2000, he won the VHI/Vogue Awards for ‘Best International Designer’. The Council of Fashion Designers of America elected him for ‘Best Womenswear Designer of the Year’, in 2001.
In 2009, Tom Ford’s film, ‘A Single Man’ won the Queer Lion at the Venice Film Festival. In 2013, they featured him in the list of ‘50 best-dressed over the 50s’ by the ‘Guardian’.
Tom Ford’s Salary, Income, and Net Worth
Ford has an estimated net worth of around $500 million and she has earned that sum of money from her professional career.
Tom Ford’s Relationship Status (Married)
He is gay. His partner is a journalist Richard Buckle. They have been together since 1986 but only three years after being together; they diagnosed Buckley with cancer.
After his partner recovered, they moved to Italy and had a son called Alexander John Buckley Ford, who was born in September 2012.
Body Measurement: Height, Weight, Body Size
Tom Ford has a height of 6 feet and he weighs is 77Kg. Tom’s hair color is dark brown and his eyes color is light brown.
Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
He is active on social sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, he has around 1.8M followers on his Facebook. Around 124K followers on his Twitter, he has around 9.4M followers on his Instagram.