- Birthday28th Nov, 60
- Birth PlaceUnited Kingdom
- Marital statusSingle
John Galliano, British fashion designer is known to be the head designer of French haute couture houses Givenchy and Christan Dior. He was born on 28th November,1960, to the house of a Gibraltarian man, Juan Galliano and a Spanish lady, Anita. His father by profession was a plumber and his mother was a teacher. They moved to England in search of better job opportunities and settled in Streathamwhen Galliano was only six. John Galliano has earned a net worth of $32 million. He is presently staying with his boyfriend Alexis Roche in Paris. He stays in Le Marais, an area in Paris known for Gay’s.
Graduated from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design Galliano was awarded the “British Designer of the Year” in the year 1987, 1994 and 1995. He finally got the break of which he richly deserved in the year 1995 when he became the only Englishman of his time to head a French couture house. There he was put in charge of Givenchy. Impressed with his work he was transferred within a span of two years to Christian Dior. In the year 1997 he staged thehis first couture show for the luxury brand. In 2001, he was awarded a CBE in the Queen’s birthday honour list. Recently in the year of 2009 he received the French Legion of Honour.
John Galliano ha a net worth of about $32 milion. He earned it as a fashion designer. He was appointed as the head designer in the French couture house in the year 1995 when he was awarded as the “British Designer of the year”. In the later years he even earned the oppurtunity to own a self- titled fashion house. For his immense contribution in the fashion industry he was awarded the RDI in the year 2002.
He has a simple yet a very luxurious lifestyle. John Galliano owns a home in Paris where he stays with his boyfriend. The celebrity is also known to clean out his closets for charity. John Galliano has donated covetable items for annual charity auction to help the worlds rainforests. John Galliano even auctioned his stunning white gown worn during Cannes by Kylie Minogue in the year 2007 to a UK charity Breast Cancer Care. The foundation is supposed to raise money for young breast cancer sufferers.
The celebrity has done his graduation from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design Galliano. He has been awarded the “British Designer of the Year” thrice in the years 1987, 1994 and 1995. In the year 1995 he became the first Englishman to head a French couture house. There he was put in charge of Givenchy and then Christian Dior. He was even awarded a CBE in the Queen’s birthday honour list. In the year of 2009 he received the French Legion of Honour.