American fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger is known for founding the lifestyle company Tommy Hilfiger Corporation in 1985. In 1970, he too began his career by being hired by a chain of music stores in upstate New York.
|Real name/Full name:
|Thomas Jacob Hilfiger
|71 years old
|Date of birth:
|March 24, 1951
|Elmira, New York, United States
|Dee Ocleppo (m. 2008), Susie Hilfiger (m. 1980 – 2000)
|Yes (Ally Hilfiger, Sebastian Thomas Hilfiger, Richard Hilfiger, Elizabeth Hilfiger, Kathleen Hilfiger)
|American fashion designer and founder of Tommy Hilfiger Corporation
|Net worth in 2023:
|450 million dollars
Tommy Hilfiger Biography
Tommy Hilfiger was born on March 2, 1957. He is the child of Virginia and Richard. Elmira, New York, is where he was born. He was one of nine children in his family, and he was also the second child. His parents practiced Catholicism as a kind of religion. His father made watches and his mother worked as a nurse, so they belonged to the working class.
Elmira Free Academy High School was Hilfiger’s high school. Thomas earned his high school diploma in 1970. Thomas attended GST BOCES Bush Campus in Elmira for a time. Susan Cirona was lucky enough to have Thomas as her lover in 1976 as they were married in 1980. Thomas was working at the People’s Place in Ithaca at the time. Four children were a blessing for the couple. In 2003, Ally, one of his daughters, appeared on the MTV reality series Rich Girls. Richard, Thomas’ second son, is a professional musician. After the breakup of his marriage to Susan Cirona in 2000, Tommy Hilfiger and his then second wife Dee Ocleppo Hilfiger renewed their relationship and had a son in 2009.
Tommy Hilfiger Age, Height and Weight
Tommy Hilfiger was born on March 24, 1951, which makes him 71 years old as of 2022. He is 1.68 meters tall and weighs 70 kilograms.
Tommy Hilfiger spent the summer of 1969 working in the clothing business on Cape Cod. After that, Hilfiger decided to make the most of his life by saving up $150 to open a clothing store with two friends. They set up shop in the first Arena, with other facilities such as a hair salon and a record store. New York City supplied them with what they needed. Among the clothing items in the store were bell bottoms, peasant blouses and leather jackets.
Hilfiger decided to develop his own ideas after being unimpressed by their stock. Thomas had been running his company well for seven years when in 1977 his only store went out of business. He was doing so well though. At that moment, Hilfiger discovered a niche for business and commerce in the fashion design sector.
In 1979, he moved to New York, started a business there under the name Tommy Hill and assembled a design portfolio at the age of only 28. Here he was employed at Jordache Jeans. Going to and from India to learn more about his business helped this company grow beyond the dreams of many. He is the founder of the business known as 20th-century survival and is an advocate of creating clothes for women.
Tommy Hilfiger Net Worth
Estimated net worth of Tommy Hilfiger in August 2023 is more than $450 million. He works as a fashion designer to support himself. Initially, Hilfiger ran a company called The People’s Place. He later founded a brand new company, Tommy Hilfiger Corporation. Ten new product lines, including three perfumes, have joined the company.
In 2006, he managed to sell the Tommy Hilfiger corporation for $1.6 billion to the private equity firm Apax Partners. Successful fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger. In 1984, with the help of the Murjani Group, he founded the Tommy Hilfiger Corporation. Before that, he had a store called The People’s Place, but it had already closed. Hilfiger is not only a designer but also a businessman. Over the years, he has won numerous awards for his fantastic designs.