- Name: Virgil Abloh
- Age: 37 years old
- Height: 6ft 2in (188 cm)
- Occupation: Fashion Designer
- Net Worth: US $4 Million
- Status: Alive
Virgil Abloh is an American fashion designer, architect, entrepreneur and DJ. He’s the founder and CEO of the ‘Off-White’ fashion brand. In 2018, he was named artistic director of Louis Vuitton’s men’s wear collection. His accolades include the 2017 Urban Luxe award, and 2017 GQ International Designer of the Year Award. Abloh was born on September 30, 1980, in Rockford, Illinois. He was raised alongside his sister by Ghanaian parents. His mother worked as a seamstress. Abloh attended Boylan Catholic High School. He completed his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (2002), followed by his Master of Architecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology (2006).
Abloh started out as a DJ in the 1990s. His stage name is Flat White. He also worked briefly at an architecture firm prior to his success in the fashion industry. Abloh met Kanye West in 2002 and became his creative consultant in 2003. The two interned for Fendi in 2009. They reportedly made $500 a month interning from Fendi’s Rome office. Abloh founded the art gallery/menswear boutique ‘RSVP Gallery’ in 2009. The following year he was named creative director of Kanye West’s Donda creative agency. He oversaw a number of projects for Donda, including concert merchandise and stage shows. He also served as artistic director for the collaborative album Watch the Throne (2011) by West and Jay Z. Abloh launched the streetwear brand ‘Pyrex Vision’ in 2012. He purchased deadstock Ralph Lauren clothing and screen-printed designs and logos onto them. These clothing were then sold for upwards of $500 a piece. Pyrex Vision closed it’s doors in 2013.
Abloh is probably best known for his streetwear and luxury fashion brand Off-White. He defines the brand as “the gray area between black and white as the color Off-White”. The company was formed in 2012 and is based in Milan, Italy. It has more than 20 locations including retail stores in Tokyo and Hong Kong. Off-White produces clothing, shoes, furniture and accessories. The company has collaborated with brands like Sunglass Hut, Jimmy Choo, Nike, Converse and Levi. His collaboration with Nike “The Ten” was dubbed one of the best sneakers of 2017. Off-White has been worn by celebrities like Drake, Travis Scott, Kylie Jenner, Bella Hadid and Rihanna. The brand was nominated for the the LVMH Prize in 2015.
In March 2018, Abloh was named artistic director of Louis Vuitton’s menswear line. He’s the first African-American to hold said position. His first Louis Vuitton collection will premiere at the 2018 Men’s Fashion Week in Paris, France. Abloh’s upcoming projects include “Markerad”, a furniture collection with IKEA. The collection is slated for 2019.PERSONAL
Virgil Abloh stands 6ft 2in tall and he’s of Ghanaian descent. His personal net worth is estimated at $4 million. He holds residence in Lincoln Park in Chicago, Illinois. Abloh married ‘Shannon Sundberg’ in 2009. The couple met back in high school. They have two children, Lowe and Grey.
Virgil Abloh Age, Birthday, Salary, Wiki
- Birth Name: Virgil Abloh
- Birthday: September 30, 1980
- How Old : Age: 37 years old
- Place of Birth: Rockford, Illinois, United States
- Zodiac Sign: Libra
- How Tall : Height: 6ft 2in (188 cm)
- Occupation: Fashion Designer, Architect, Entrepreneur, DJ
- Years Active: 2011-present
- Net Worth & Salary: US $4 Million
- Marriage(s): Shannon Sundberg
- Death-O-Meter: Alive