Tom Ford is a fashion designer, movie director, producer and screenwriter from America. He worked for “Gucci” for more than a decade before he launched his own label. Tom Ford’s debut movie as a director is “A Single Man.” Now let’s have a close look at Tom Ford’s net worth in 2018.
Tom Ford Early Life
Thomas Carlyle Ford was born in Austin, Texas, United States, on August 27, 1961. His father Tom Ford, Sr “Thomas David Ford,” and his mother Shirley Bunton, they both were real estate brokers Tom Ford has a sister, and her name is Jennifer Ford.
Tom Ford was grown and raised in San Marcos and Houston, Texas. Around 1972, the family moved to Santa Fe, New Mexico. Tom Ford finished his schooling from the St. Michael’s High School, and then from the Santa Fe Preparatory School. He briefly studied at the Bard College at Simon’s Rock and dropped out, and later Tom Ford went to New York in an attempt to finish studying and graduating with art and history degree from the New York University, but he dropped out to go on with commercials acting career.
Tom Ford graduated with a degree in architecture from the Parsons School of Design, The New School. He also studied fashion at the same school before graduating.
Tom Ford married the journalist Richard Buckley in 2014. They have been in a relationship since the 1980s. Tom and Richard are the parents of 1 son, his name is Alexander John Buckley Ford, and he was born in 2012.
Tom Ford Career
Before graduating, Tom Ford was in Paris for an internship at the Chloé luxury fashion house. After he received his degree, he kept trying to get to Cathy Hardwick fashion designer to get a job, it did work, and he worked for Cathy as an assistant for 2 years, mainly a design assistant.
Tom Ford worked for Perry Ellis after his first work with Cathy Hardwick, but he also left after 2 years stating that if he wants to be a successful designer he needs to leave America, because of the fashion trends there. So, he landed a job at the Italian luxury brand “Gucci,” and after a year he took the design director position. He contributed a lot to the company that they had to bring 4 people after he left in 2004 to do the work he was doing. Tom Ford launched his self-titled label after leaving Gucci.
For the TV work, Tom Ford is the director, producer, and writer for 2 movies. The first movie is a romantic drama titled “A Single Man,” and it was released in 2009. The second one is a psychological thriller drama movie released in 2016 titled “Nocturnal Animals.”
Awards & Achievements
Tom Ford received many award winnings and nominations for his debut movie as a director “A Single Man.” He won the Bodil Award for Best American Film, Queer Lion trophy, German Art House Cinemas Guild Film Award – Gold, CinEuphoria Award for Top Ten of the Year – Audience Award, and CinEuphoria Award for Top Ten of the Year – International Competition.
Furthermore, Tom Ford received more awards for his most recent and 2nd movie “Nocturnal Animals.” He won the 2017 David di Donatello Miglior Film Straniero, Grand Jury Prize, Hollywood Breakthrough Directing Award, and the Sierra Award for Best Screenplay, Adapted.
Tom Ford as a designer has also received several awards. The most recent 2 awards that Ford received as a designer including Menswear Designer of the Year and the Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award.
Net Worth of Tom Ford
The estimated net worth of the fashion designer, movie director, producer, and writer Tom Ford is reaching up to $250 million. He made his hundreds of millions from working for “Gucci” for more than a decade, from his own label, and from the 2 TV movies that he is the director and producer of. Tom Ford’s movies “Nocturnal Animals” and “A Single Man” both grossed more than $25 million at the box office.
Tom Ford is a great fashion designer and movie director, producer and writer. He worked for “Gucci” before launching his own label. Tom Ford is the director of 2 movies, “A Single Man” and “Nocturnal Animals.” Tom Ford is married to Richard Buckley, they have 1 child and they are happily living together.