Tom Ford Net Worth: Interesting Facts, Earnings, House, Age, Height, Biography

Tom Ford Net Worth:$550 Million

Net Worth:$550 Million
Date of Birth:Aug 27, 1961
Age:61 years
Height:6 ft (1.83 m)
Profession:Fashion designer, Film director, Screenwriter, Designer, Actor, Film Producer
Nationality:United States of America

Tom Ford is a famous American fashion designer and film director. Tom Ford Net Worth is around $500 million-$600 million.

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Tom Ford Net Worth 2022:

Tom Ford Net Worth is around $550 million. Tom has earned his net worth as creative director of Gucci and YSL, and creator of the Tom Ford brand.

Tom Ford House & Real Estate:

Tom Ford owns an impressive portfolio of real estate. In early 2019 Tom Ford and Richard spent $18 million to buy a four-story New York City townhouse.

In Los Angeles Tom Ford owns a $40 million Holmby Hills mansion, down the street from the Playboy Mansion.

Tom Ford owns a 20,000+ acre ranch in Santa Fe New Mexico which was quietly put on the market for $75 million back in 2016. In January 2021 it was reported that Tom had found a buyer for an undisclosed price.

The ranch features a wild west town that has served as a location for several films including 3:10 to Yuma and Thor.

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Tom Ford Biography:

NameThomas Carlyle Ford
Alma materParsons School of Design
Date of BirthAugust 27, 1961
Place of BirthAustin, Texas, U.S.
Age60 years
OccupationFashion designer,filmmaker
Label(s)Gucci (1990–2004)
YSL (1999–2004)
Tom Ford (2004–present)
Spouse(s)Richard Buckley​​(m. 2014; died 2021)​
Children1
Websitewww.tomford.com

Thomas Carlyle Ford, better known as Tom Ford, was born in Austin, Texas, on 27 August, 1961. Tom Ford parents, Shirley Burton and Thomas David Ford both worked as realtors. Tom spent his early years in Texas, growing up in San Marcos as well as in the suburbs of Houston. when Tom was eleven years old, his family moved to Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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Tom Ford graduated from Santa Fe Preparatory School in 1979. Tom Ford then moved to New York City with the intention of studying art history at New York University, but dropped out in the mid to focus on an acting career, especially in television commercials.

Later, Tom Ford started studying interior architecture at Parsons The New School for Design.Tom Ford switched to studying fashion during his final year at Parsons after working as an intern in Chloé’s press office in Paris, but ultimately still graduated with an architecture degree. It was during his stay in New York City that he met Ian Falconer, who introduced Tom to Studio 54. Tom Ford would continue to visit Studio 54, and it was there at the club that he came to the realization that he was gay.

Tom Ford Fashion Career:

Despite not having a degree from a fashion program, and having very less experience working in the fashion world, Ford was persistent when interviewing for fashion-related jobs after college. His persistency paid off, and Tom Ford eventually landed a job with American designer Cathy Hardwick, and worked as a design assistant for her for two years.

Tom Ford then moved to the brand Perry Ellis in 1988, and worked there for two years. However, wanting a change of style, Tom Ford decided to move to Europe to work there. Tom Ford landed the job of chief women’s ready-to-wear designer for Gucci, and moved to Milan to try to revive the struggling fashion house.

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At Gucci, Ford’s career grew rapidly. Within six months of working there, Tom Ford was designing menswear, and not long after that he began designing shoes. Eventually, after Richard Lambertson left the brand, Tom Ford took over his position as design director in 1992.

In this new role, Tom Ford was in charge of overseeing everything from the brand’s ready-to-wear and fragrances, to its image, advertising, and store design. In 1993 alone, Ford was in charge of designing 11 product lines.

In 1994, Tom Ford was promoted to the position of Gucci’s Creative Director. Under his direction, the brand continued to grow, and between 1995 and 1996, sales actually increased by 90%. Then, when Gucci acquired the fashion house Yves Saint Laurent (YSL) in 1999, Tom was named as that label’s Creative Director as well.

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Eventually, Tom Ford left the Gucci Group in 2004. Two years later, Tom Ford launched his own line featuring menswear, beauty, eyewear, and accessories. Tom Ford has since expanded his brand, and has dressed everyone from former American First Lady Michelle Obama, Beyonce, Jennifer Lopez, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Anne Hathaway, to Daniel Craig, Tom Hanks, Johnny Depp, Ryan Gosling, Will Smith, Hugh Jackman, and Justin Timberlake, to name just a few names.

Tom Ford Directing Career

Ford has also pursued several projects as a film director. Tom Ford launched his own film production company, Fade to Black, in March 2005. Tom Ford directorial debut came in 2009, with the film “A Single Man”. The film is based on the novel of the same name by Christopher Isherwood, and stars Colin Firth, Julianne Moore, Nicholas Hoult, and Matthew Goode. Ford also worked as one of the film’s producers. The film received critical praise after premiered at the 66th Venice International Film Festival, and was nominated for the festival’s top award, the Golden Lion.

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Tom Ford second film as director was “Nocturnal Animals”, released in 2016. This film was also an adaptation of a novel, this time of Austin Wright’s novel “Tony and Susan”. It stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon, Armie Hammer, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, and Isla Fisher. The film was also praised by critics, and won the Grand Jury Prize at the Venice Film Festival.

Tom Ford Relationship status, Childrens:

Tom Ford married Richard Buckley, his partner, in April 2014. They began dating after they first met in 1986. As per Tom, they met in an elevator and by the time the doors opened, Tom was in love and decided he wanted to spend the rest of his life with Richard.

Richard was a journalist who at one time was the editor in chief of Vogue Hommes International. They welcomed a son together, Alexander John “Jack” Buckley Ford, in 2012 via gestational surrogate. Richard died in September 2021 at the age of 71. Tom Ford has no children.