John Galliano, British fashion designer, is the chief designer of French high-end fashion house Givenchy as well as Christan Dior. The designer was born the 28th November, 1960, in the home of the Gibraltarian man named Juan Galliano and a Spanish ladynamed Anita
. His father was a plumber, while his mother was an educator. They were able to move to England to find better opportunities in the job market and settled in Streatham when Galliano was just six years old.
John Galliano has earned a net worth of $32 million. He’s currently living with his girlfriend Alexis Roche in Paris. He is at Le Marais, an area located in Paris famous for its Gay’s.
The graduate of Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design Galliano was named with the “British Designer of the Year” in 1987 1993, 1994, and 1995. He finally received the recognition that he deserved in 1995 when he became only Englishman at the period to run the helm of a French designer house.
In the end, he was placed on the staff of Givenchy. Incredibly impressed with his work, He was then transferred within 2 years, and was then transferred to Christian Dior. In 1997, the designer staged his debut couture show to promote the brand’s luxury. The year 2001 was the time he received the title of CBE on the Queen’s Birthday Honour List. In the year 2009, he was awarded the French Legion of Honour.
John Galliano ha a net worth of around $32 million. He achieved it through his work as an fashion designer. He was appointed the head designer at the French fashion house in the year 1995, when he was honored as”the “British Designer of the year”.
In the years following, he was even granted the opportunity to run a self called fashion house. His immense contribution to the world of fashion, he was recognized with the RDI in 2002.
He is a minimalist with an extremely lavish life. John Galliano owns a home in Paris in which he lives with his lover. The famous actor is also known for cleaning out his closets to benefit charitable causes. John Galliano has donated covetable items to auctions held annually to support the world’s forests.
John Galliano even auctioned his gorgeous white gown worn at Cannes with Kylie Minogue in the year 2007 to the UK charity called Breast Cancer Care. The foundation was created to raise funds for young women suffering from breast cancer.
The famous actor has completed his degree from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design Galliano. He was named with the “British Designer of the Year” three times in the years 1987 1994, 1987 and 1995.
In 1995, was the year he made history as the only Englishman to lead an French designer house. He was placed as the head of Givenchy and later Christian Dior. He was also awarded an CBE on the Queen’s birthday honor list. In 2009 he was awarded his French Legion of Honour.
Before his disgrace in 2011, John Galliano was a prolific designer for Dior. Then, in 1988, he began his career by renting a studio in East London and designing for Dior’s couture house.
In the same year, he received his first British Fashion Designer of the Year award. In 1990, he was appointed creative director of American Vogue. However, his burgeoning success prompted his dismissal and he retreated to Paris.
In addition to designing for Dior, Galliano worked as a dresser for Kylie Minogue on her Let’s Get to It tour. As a designer, Galliano became a household name in the fashion industry.
Unfortunately, the brand’s fortunes did not follow. His company went bankrupt twice and was bailed out by investment bankers in 1994. The fashion industry has lost one of its best and most innovative designers.
As a young designer, John Galliano struggled financially for many years.
His support came from Anna Wintour and Andre Leon Talley. In 1988, he was appointed head designer of the Paris boutique Browns. During this time, he also incorporated a fashion label and began working with Amanda Harlech, the fashion editor at Harper’s. From there, he continued to work with the French couture house and found success.