Check Virgil Abloh net worth: Virgil Abloh is an American fashion designer, artist, and DJ. He is known for being an influential fashion director and his label Off-White. He became the artistic director of Louis Vuitton in 2018. He is one of Kanye West’s former creative directors. His salary at Louis Vuitton is $3 million per year. Read to find Virgil Abloh net worth, Wife, Children and other information’s you need to know.
Virgil Abloh was born in Rockford, Illinois in September 1980. He founded his Milan-based fashion label Off-White in 2003 and serves as the chief executive officer. Abloh is the first American of African descent to serve as artistic director at a French luxury fashion house., serving in the role for Louis Vuitton’s menswear collection starting in 2018. He started out in the business as an intern at Fendi with Kanye West. He was listed as one of the most 100 most influential people in the world by Time magazine in 2018. He showed his first collection for Louis Vuitton in 2018 at the Men’s Fashion Week in Paris. Virgil Abloh was appointed to the board of directors of The Council of Fashion Designers of America in 2019.
Abloh met his wife, Shannon Sundberg, in high school. They married in 2009. He lives in Chicago with his wife and two children. Abloh is of the Ewe ethnicity of the Volta region in Ghana.
In 2020, Abloh established the Virgil Abloh™️ “Post-Modern” Scholarship Fund. Abloh raised $1 million for the scholarships which will be managed by the Fashion Scholarship Fund to assist Black students.
Abloh received his first major award in 2011 when his work designing the cover art for the 2011 Jay-Z/Kanye West album Watch the Throne was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Recording Package. In 2015 Abloh for Off-White was one of the finalists for the LVMH Prize. He was the only American designer to be nominated for the award. Abloh’s Charlie Hebdo-inspired “War is Not Over!” tees as well as his toppers from his fall 2015 women’s collection gained him the most traction.
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He received the Urban Luxe award at the 2017 British Fashion Awards. He also won International designer of the Year at the GQ men of the year awards in 2017. Derived from predominantly his role as creative director for his brand Off-White as well as collaborations with Nike. Abloh’s Off-White Air Jordan “the Ten” collaboration won 2017’s Shoe of the Year, received nods for Accessory Designer of the Year. Abloh was listed as one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world in 2018, one of two designers named that year. In the Time issue, Japanese artist Takashi Murakami wrote that Abloh’s impressive achievements lead to his listing. In December 2018, Abloh was honored as a leading innovator by Ebony Power 100 alongside SHAVONE. Abloh was also nominated for 2019 Menswear Designer of the Year.
What is Virgil Abloh Net Worth?
As of 2021,Virgil Abloh has a net worth of $25 million. He is known for being an influential fashion director and his label Off-White. He became the artistic director of Louis Vuitton in 2018. He is one of Kanye West’s former creative directors. His salary at Louis Vuitton is $3 million per year.