Tom Ford Biography

Tom Ford born Thomas Carlyle Ford is an American fashion designer and filmmaker. He launched his eponymous luxury brand in 2005, having previously served as the creative director at Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent. Ford wrote and directed the Academy Award-nominated films A Single Man and Nocturnal Animals (2016). He currently serves as the chairman of the Board of the Council of Fashion Designers of America.

Tom Ford Age and Birthday

Tom 27 August 1961, Austin, Texas, United States. Tom is 60 years old as of 2021. He celebrates his birthday on the 27 of August every year.

Tom Ford Height and Weight

Tom stands at an average height of 1.83 meters tall and he weighs 81 kilograms. His body measurements are not available. He has dark brown hair and brown eyes.

Tom Ford Parents and Siblings

Tom was born in Austin, Texas, and raised in  Santa Fe, New Mexico. He is the son of realtors Shirley Burton (née Shirley Ann Thrasher) and Thomas David Ford. He has a sister named Jennifer Ford.

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Tom Ford Education

Ford attended St. Michael’s High School and later moved to Santa Fe Preparatory School, from which he graduated in 1979. At age 16, he enrolled at Bard College at Simon’s Rock but quickly dropped out. He moved to New York City to study art history at New York University (NYU). He studied interior architecture at The New School’s art and design college, Parsons The New School for Design in New York City. He spent his final year at The New School studying fashion but graduated with a degree in architecture.

Tom Ford Husband and Richard Buckley

Ford married Richard Buckley in 2014, a journalist and former editor in chief of Vogue Hommes International; they had been in a relationship since meeting in 1986. The couple has a son, Alexander John “Jack” Buckley Ford, born in September 2012 via gestational surrogate. The family lived in Italy, where Ford moved from New York in 1990, and in London for 17 years.

They lived in his residences in New York, Los Angeles, Santa Fe, and London. Ford and Buckley have owned smooth fox terriers, which have appeared on the runway and in his film A Single Man. Ford also has a nephew with whom he shares a strong bond named Alex Ford Davis, the son of his sister. Richard Buckley died on September 19, 2021, at the age of 72 after a long illness.

Tom Ford Net Worth

Tom has an estimated net worth of 500 million. Tom has managed to earn a fortune from his career as a  fashion designer and filmmaker.

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