Tom Ford Bio, Age, Wiki, Net Worth, Son, Family, Partner, A Single Man, Nocturnal Animals

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Tom Ford Biography and Wiki

Tom Ford ( born Thomas Carlyle Ford) is an American fashion designer and filmmaker. He launched his eponymous luxury label in 2005, having previously served as the creative director at Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent. A Single Man (2009) and Nocturnal Animals (2010) were both written and directed by Ford (2016). He is currently the chairman of the Council of Fashion Designers of America’s Board of Directors.

Tom Ford Education

He attended St. Michael’s High School and Santa Fe Preparatory School, both of which he graduated from in 1979. He attended Bard College in Simon’s Rock before moving to New York City to study art history at New York University (NYU).

Tom Ford Age

How old is Ford? He is 61 years old as of 2022. He was born Thomas Carlyle Ford on 27 August 1961 in Austin, Texas, United States.

Tom Ford Height

Tom the film maker stands at a height of 6’0″ (183 cm). ALSO READ: Gucci Westman

Tom Ford Family and Parents

He was born Thomas Carlyle Ford on 27 August 1961 in Austin, Texas, the United States to realtors, Shirley Burton and Tom Ford, in Austin, Texas. He spent his early life in Houston, San Marcos, and Santa Fe. He grew up in the Houston suburbs and San Marcos, Texas, just outside Austin.

Tom Ford Wife and Married | Son

Tom Ford is gay with his partner, Richard Buckley, who was a journalist. They have been together since 1986 but only three years after being together, Buckley succumbed to cancer in 2021. The two had a son called, Alexander John Buckley Ford, who was born in September 2012.

Tom Ford Nocturnal Animals

In 2015, Ford was attached to direct Nocturnal Animals, a film based on Austin Wright’s novel Tony and Susan. The film was released in 2016. Jake Gyllenhaal and Amy Adams portrayed Tony and Susan, respectively, with Michael Shannon, Armie Hammer, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, and Isla Fisher also appearing.

Tom Ford A Single Man

In March 2005, Ford announced the formation of his film production company, Fade to Black. A Single Man, based on Christopher Isherwood’s novel of the same name, was his directorial debut in 2009. Colin Firth co-stars with Julianne Moore, Nicholas Hoult, and Matthew Goode as a gay college professor in Los Angeles.

Tom Ford  Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth of  $500 Million.

Tom Ford Designer | Career

Ford began his studies in interior design at Parsons. The New School for Design is the art and design college of The New School in New York City. The club’s disco-era glam would have a big influence on his later designs. Ford worked as an intern in Chloé’s press office for a year and a half before his final year at New School, which sparked his interest in fashion. In his final year at The New School, he studied fashion but graduated with a degree in architecture. The Italian fashion house Gucci hired Ford as its chief women’s ready-to-wear designer in 1990. He worked eighteen-hour days in the early 1990s to design the brand’s eleven product lines.

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Ford was appointed Creative Director of Gucci in 1994. He introduced Halston-style velvet hipsters, skinny satin shirts, and car-finish metallic patent boots in his first year as CEO. Ford was able to reintroduce the traditional fashion house into the mainstream. Ford parted ways with the Gucci group in 2004 after he and CEO Domenico de Sole were unable to reach an agreement with Pinault Printemps Redoute’s boss over control of the Group. Ford released an eponymous monograph in 2004, detailing his early career and design work for Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent from 1990 to 2004.