|Celebrated Name:||Raf Simons|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Raf Jan Simons|
|Age:||52 years old|
|Birth Date:||12 January 1968|
|Birth Place:||Neerpelt, Belgium|
|Height:||5 feet 9 inches|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||NO|
|Is Raf Simons Gay?||NO|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$20 million|
|Last Updated:||July 2020|
Raf Jan Simons, popularly known as Raf Simons, is a fashion designer from Belgium. Commencing with furniture creation, Raf Simons initiated his menswear brand back in 1995. He worked at Jil Sander from years 2005 to 2012 as a creative director and moved to Christian Dior from 2012 to 2015 and later at Calvin Klein from the years 2016 to 2018. Raf Simons is currently the co-creative director of Prada incorporation with Miuccia Prada.
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Early Life & Biography
Raf Simons sired on 12 January 1968 in Neerpelt, Belgium. Raf was born to his father Jacques Simons, who worked as an army night watchman and his mother, Alda Beckers, who worked as a house cleaner.
Raf Simons went to LUCA School of Arts located in Genk and later graduated with Industrial Design and Furniture Design in 1991. Raf then started working as a furniture designer for numerous galleries, having interned at Walter Van Beirendonck studio from the years 1991 to 1993.
Van Beirendonck then made him attend the Paris Fashion Week, and it turned out to be his first time in a fashion show. The 1991 Fashion Show, all-white show dubbed, Martin Margiela much inspired Simons into turning to a fashion designer.
Just like most celebrities, Raf Simons prefers keeping his personal life private. However, he is still single and has never married up to date. He opts to share his work-life other than is love life.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 12 January 1968, Raf Simons is 52 years old as of today’s date 9th July 2020. His height is 5 feet, 9 inches tall, and his weight is 73 kg.
Raf Simons made his career debut following his encouragement by Linda Loppa, who was the fashion department head at the Antwerp Royal Academy during those days. She is presently the director of the esteemed Italian Fashion School, Polimoda. By the year 1995, Simon had already become a self-trained designer in menswear, has also launched his Raf Simons brand in the same year.
His first collection came during 1995, Fall-Winter, featuring two street models in a clip presentation. Starting from the 1995 Fall-Winter, to 1997 Spring-Summer, his collections were displayed either in videos or in presentations. The 1997 Fall-Winter saw his initial Paris, France runway show with a look of English schoolboys and American college kids, with a new wave and Punk background.
Raf Simons’ early artistic included youth culture from different sources like the 2000 Spring-Summer collection inspired by both Gabba youth subculture and MENSA students. Music has played an essential part in Raf Simon’s work, referring to musical icons such as Richey Edwards of the Manic Street Preachers and Ian Curtis of Joy Division.
Back in March 2000, Raf Simons closed his company to take a sabbatical following his 2000 Fall-Winter collection. After a new contract with Belgian manufacturer, Gysemans Clothing Industry, the firm was on its feet again for the 2001 Fall-Winter.
Back on 2 August 2016, Calvin Klein, which is an entirely owned subsidiary of PVH Corp, declared Raf Simons appointment as the brand’s Chief Creative Officer.
Raf Simons also overlooked the Design aspect, Visual Creative Services, and Global Marketing and Communications. After his arrival, Calvin Klein signed a treaty with Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts on permitting Raf Simons’ extraordinary access to the Warhol records for three years.
Awards & Achievements
Raf Simons has won numerous awards through his fashion designing career. The awards range from the year 2014 to 2018; in 2014, Raf received the CFDA Valentino Garavani and Giancarlo Award. He also got the CFDA Award for American Men’s Designer in the year 2017. Raf Simons received his final award back in 2018.
Net Worth & Salary of Raf Simons in 2020
As of July 2020, Raf Simons has an estimated net worth of more than $20 million. Raf earned his fortune through his well-paying fashion design career. He also gets income from monetizing himself on social media platforms.
We do not have information about his assets such as houses and cars, however, and it is evident that he smiles to the bank judging from his vast net worth.
Raf Simons, career personnel who has moved from grass to grace because he decided to follow his passion and never gave up. His hard work and dedication is the reason he has come this far and has posed like an exact role model to his fans.