|Celebrated Name:||Virgil Abloh|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Virgil Abloh|
|Age:||40 years old|
|Birth Date:||September 30, 1980|
|Birth Place:||Rockford, Illinois, United States|
|Height:||6 feet 2 inches|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Shannon Abloh|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Grey Abloh and Lowe Abloh)|
|Is Virgil Abloh Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Fashion designer, artist, DJ, and entrepreneur|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$16 million|
|Last Updated:||May 2021|
Virgil Abloh is known as a famous American fashion designer. Virgil is better known for being the artistic director of Louis Vuitton’s men’s wear collection. He is also the CEO of the Milan based label Off-White. Apart from being a fashion designer, Abloh is also an entrepreneur, DJ, and artist. He was also included in one of the 100 most influential people in the world in the year 2018 by Time magazine.
Maybe you know about Virgil Abloh very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2021? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Virgil Abloh’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.
Early Life & Biography
Virgil Abloh was born on 30 September 1980 in Rockford, Illinois. He grew up with his sister by Ghanaian parents. His father managed a paint company while his mother works as a seamstress. Virgil attended Boylan Catholic High School and completed his graduation in the year 1998.
In the year 2002, he graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he completed his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering. Later, Virgil attended Illinois Institute of Technology to receive his Master of Architecture. His interest in fashion grows while attending IIT when he sees the under-construction campus designed by the architect Rem Koolhaas. He used to design t-shirts while studying architecture.
Virgil Abloh met Shannon Sundberg during the high school time. The couple got married in the year 2009. They have two children together. Currently, Abloh is living happily with his wife and children in Chicago. He loves to spend his free time with his family and children.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on September 30 1980, Virgil Abloh is 40 years old as of 17th May 2021. His height is 6 feet, 2 inches tall, and his weight is 78 kg.
Virgil started his career as the DJ in the year 1990s. At that time, he was known by his stage name Flat White. Apart from this, he also worked at an architecture firm before becoming a fashion designer. Virgil becomes the creative consultant of Kanya West in the year 2003. In the year 2009, both interned for Fendi. Later in that year, Abloh founded an art gallery named RSVP Gallery.
In 2010, Abloh was named in the creative director of the Donga Creative Agency of Kanya West. For Donga Creative Agency, Abloh oversaw lots of projects that include the stage shows and concert merchandise. In the year 2011, he also works as the artistic designer for Watch the Throne that was a collaborative album by Jay Z and West. Abloh also purchased the deadstock Ralph Lauren clothing and then screen printed the logos and designs onto them.
Abloh also is known for its luxury fashion brand and luxury brand Off-White. It produces furniture, clothing, and accessories that make people happy and satisfied. The company was formed in the year 2012 and has more than twenty locations for the retails stores. The company also has collaboration with Nike, Jimmy Choo, Levi, Converse, and Sunglass Hut.
The brand got a nomination for the LVMH Prize in the year 2015. It is the brand worn by celebrities that includes Travis, Scott, Jenner, Travia, and many more. In the year 2018, Virgil was named in the artistic director of the menswear line of Louis Vuitton. He is also included in projects such as Markerad that is a furniture collection with IKEA.
Awards & Achievements
Virgil Abloh received his first major award in the year 2011 at the time when he was designing the cover art for the album Watch the Throne. He got the nomination for Grammy Award for Best Recording Package. Virgil was the one and only American designer who got nominated for the award. In 2017, he got the Urban Luxe at the 2017 British Fashion Awards. In the same year, he also won the International designer of the year.
Abloh was also involved in the 100 most influential people in the world in 2018 by Time Magazine. In the year 2019, Virgil also got nominated for the Menswear Designer of the Year.
Net Worth & Salary of Virgil Abloh in 2021
As of May 2021, the net worth of Virgil Abloh is estimated at around $16 million that he earned being a successful Fashion designer. Virgil is also the founder of a commercially successful streetwear company named Off-White. His partnership with a Swedish furniture company called IKEA to design interior and furniture of homes also helps to increase his net worth.
Virgil Abloh is a well-known fashion designer from America. He is one of the most renowned fashion designers all over the world. Apart from this, he also designed t-shirts for non-profit organizations for the welfare of people. Virgil managed to gain high income and a successful career at a very young age.