This week, fashion designer and filmmaker Tom Ford celebrated his 58th birthday.
Known in the fashion world as of the most celebrated and notable designers, Ford has undoubtedly cemented his legacy throughout the years.
Ford’s industry experience includes time as the creative director of Gucci and YSL, the creation of his brand Tom Ford, and he directed the Colin Firth film ‘Single Man’ and well as ‘Nocturnal Animals’ starring Amy Adams and Jake Gyllenhaal. Under Ford’s creative direction at Gucci, the company increased its sales from $230 million to $3 billion between 1994 and 2004.
The businessman’s work has earned him five Council of Fashion Designers of America awards, four VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards and GQ’s designer of the year award in 2001.
To date, Ford’s net worth sits at $500 million.