Tom Ford : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Partner, Children and Education

Tom Ford is an American fashion designer and filmmaker know all about him in this article as like his Family, Net Worth, Parents, Partner, Children and Education

Name Tom Ford
Birthdate ( Age) 27 August 1961
Place of Birth Austin, Texas, United States
Nationality American
Marital Status  Married
Spouse/Partner Richard Buckley (m. 2014)
Children Alexander John Buckley Ford
Parents Tom Ford, Sr, Shirley Bunton
Education New York University (NYU), Bard College at Simon’s Rock
Profession American fashion designer and filmmaker
Net Worth $550 Million
Last Update September 2021

Thomas Carlyle Ford is an American fashion designer and filmmaker. He launched his eponymous luxury brand in 2005, having previously served as the creative director at Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent. 

Ford wrote and directed the Academy Award–nominated films A Single Man (2009) and Nocturnal Animals (2016). He currently serves as the chairman of the Board of the Council of Fashion Designers of America.

Early Life and Family

Thomas Carlyle Ford was born on August 27, 1961, in Austin, Texas, the son of realtors Shirley Burton (née Shirley Ann Thrasher) and Thomas David Ford.He spent his early life in the suburbs of Houston, Texas, and in San Marcos, outside Austin. He rearranged furniture in the house at 6, and gave his mother feedback on her hair and shoes. His family moved to Santa Fe, New Mexico, when he was 11. In Santa Fe, he entered St. Michael’s High School and later moved to Santa Fe Preparatory School, from which he graduated in 1979.

At age 16, he enrolled at Bard College at Simon’s Rock, but quickly dropped out.He moved to New York City to study art history at New York University (NYU). There he met Ian Falconer, who took him to Studio 54 for the first time.Ford dropped out after a year, focusing on acting in television commercials.Ford began studying interior architecture at The New School’s art and design college, Parsons The New School for Design in New York City.

Tom Ford Partner

Тоm Fоrd mаrrіеd thе јоurnаlіѕt Rісhаrd Вuсklеу іn 2014. Тhеу hаvе bееn іn а rеlаtіоnѕhір ѕіnсе thе 1980ѕ. Тоm аnd Rісhаrd аrе thе раrеntѕ оf 1 ѕоn, hіѕ nаmе іѕ Аlехаndеr Јоhn Вuсklеу Fоrd, аnd hе wаѕ bоrn іn 2012.

Tom Ford Net Worth

Tom Ford is an American fashion designer and filmmaker has an estimated Net Worth arround $550 million in 2021.Tom Ford’s movies “Nocturnal Animals” and “A Single Man” both grossed more than $25 million at the box office.

Professional Career

When interviewing for jobs after graduation, Ford said that he had attended The New School’s Parsons division, but concealed that he graduated in architecture,and that his work at Chloé was a low-level public relations position. Despite his lack of experience in fashion, Ford called American designer Cathy Hardwick every day for a month in hopes of securing a job at her sportswear company. Hardwick eventually agreed to interview him.In 1988, Ford moved to Perry Ellis, where he knew both Robert McDonald, the company’s president, and Marc Jacobs, its designer, socially. He worked at the company for two years, but grew tired of working in American fashion.

Ford’s role at Gucci rapidly expanded; he was designing menswear within six months, and shoes soon after that. When Richard Lambertson left as design director in 1992, Ford took over his position,heading the brand’s ready-to-wear, fragrances, image, advertising, and store design. In 1993, when he was in charge of designing eleven product lines, Ford worked eighteen-hour days.

After leaving Gucci, Ford launched a line of menswear, beauty, eyewear, and accessories in 2005, named after himself. De Sole became chairman of the label.Ford has described “the Tom Ford customer” as international, cultured, well-traveled, and possessing disposable income. For women, he added “strong women, … intelligent women who know their own style”.

In 2013, Ford was mentioned in Justin Timberlake’s song “Suit & Tie”, which was a collaboration with Jay-Z.Ford created the suits, shirts, and accessories for the Grammy winning “Suit & Tie” music video.He went on to dress Timberlake’s 20/20 Experience World Tour, designing over 600 pieces for the tour.The same year, Jay-Z released a song titled “Tom Ford” with “Tom Ford” rapped numerous times within the song.

Ford responded that he was flattered and “it means that one has really penetrated and made an impact on popular culture.”Following the song’s release, Ford received a huge spike in online search engine queries.The song would go on to sell over a million copies and become certified platinum.In May 2019, Ford’s design for an evening gown was featured in the 2019 Met Gala in New York as worn by Hollywood actor Gemma Chan on the runway and staircase of the event.