Tim Gunn
Tim Gunn
Celebrated Name: Tim Gunn
Real Name/Full Name: Timothy MacKenzie Gunn
Gender: Male
Age: 70 years old
Birth Date: 29 July 1953
Birth Place: Washington, D.C., United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.88 m
Weight: 78 kg
Sexual Orientation: Gay
Marital Status: Single
Wife/Spouse (Name): No
Children: No
Profession: Fashion consultant, actor, author and television personality
Net Worth in 2024: $18 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Tim Gunn is a well-known fashion consultant, actor, author, and television personality from America. He is best known for his reality television program Project Runway, where he was the on-air mentor to designers. He was the chairperson of fashion design at the Parsons School for Design from 2000 to 2007. He also lent his voice to the character Baileywick for the show Sofia the First by the television channel Disney Junior.

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Early Life

Timothy MacKenzie Gunn was born in Washington, D.C., on July 29, 1953, to his parents Nancy and George William Gunn. His father was an FBI agent.

He went to the Corcoran College of Art and Design, where he received a BFA in sculpture. He was also very good in swimming and won various tournaments throughout high school.

During his teenage years, he identified himself as gay, although he was raised in an intensely homophobic household environment. When Gunn was 17 years old, he tried to commit suicide by swallowing more than 100 pills.

Until his early 20s, he always denied his sexual orientation to his family. When he was 29, he finally came out to his sister.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 29 July 1953, Tim Gunn is 70 years old as of today’s date 19th May 2024. His height is 1.88 m tall, and his weight is 78 kg.


Tim Gunn started his career working as director of admissions at Corcoran. He was the associate dean at the Parsons from 1989 to 2000, and later, he became the chairperson Fashion Design Department.

In 2004, Gunn started working with the American reality television series Project Runway. The show ran for a total of 16 seasons, which made Tim Gunn very popular in the US.

In 2007, he came up with another reality show Tim Gunn’s Guide to Style, in which Gunn and his co-host offer a makeover to the guests who appeared on the show.

Gunn also hosted another show, “Under the Gunn,” which aired on television on January 16, 2014. He became the chief creative officer of Liz Claiborne, Inc in the year 2007.

In the same year, Tim Gunn released his first book, A Guide to Quality, Taste, and Style, which was co-written by Kate Moloney. Later, he published four other books from 2010 to 2015.

He also made guest appearances on many television shows, including The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson’s and How I Met Your Mother, where he played the role of Barney’s personal tailor.

Awards & Achievements

In 2013, Tim Gunn received the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Host For A Reality-Competition. On April 27, 2007, he visited Palm Springs, California. The nearby city of Palm Desert honored Gunn with an official resolution, which declares his day of the visit as “Timothy M. Gunn Day.”

The city of Palm Springs also awarded him with a certificate and a plaque in recognition of his career achievements. In 2009, he also received an honorary doctorate from the Corcoran College of Art and Design

Net Worth & Salary of Tim Gunn in 2024

Tim Gunn Net Worth 2019As of May 2024, Tim Gunn has an estimated net worth of more than $18 million. He made this wealth by hosting, producing, and acting in many television reality shows. He is also a successful author and has published five books. Gunn also appeared on the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards opening act in which he saw styling Jimmy Fallon to look like Bruce Springsteen. He also participated in the documentary film Do I Sound Gay? Made by David Thorpe, which was about stereotypes of gay men’s speech patterns.

Tim Gunn is considered as one of the most popular and influential people in the fashion industry. He guest-starred on the television show Gossip Girl’s 6th episode in which he played himself. Apart from being a successful actor and producer, he also served as a mentor for the teen designers on the television reality show Project Runway: Junior.


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