Zac Posen is a renowned American fashion designer who earned his well-deserved break in the world of glamor more than twelve years back after designing a dress for supermodel Naomi Campbell. In year 2001 Posen was chosen to present his collections as a part of GenArt's “Fresh Faces” drive which was judged by famous fashion designing titans like Sidney Toledano, Yves Carcelle and Domico De Sole. Following the phenomenal success of his presentation Zac was honored with numerous awards and accolades. Posen's classic feminine style has become a favorite of Hollywood celebrities of the likes of Kate Winselt, Jennifer Lopez among others.
Posen’s meteoric rise to the topmost rungs in the fashion world has turned him into one of the richest designers in the world. Although exact estimates of his bank balance are very hard to come by a few knowledgeable industry sources have put his estimated net worth near the $80 million mark. The first few millions were made by designing clothes for Hollywood celebrities like Natalie Portman, Claire Danes and Gwyneth Paltrow. Posen entered the big money league with the launch of his own designer label and clothes and fashion accessories designed by him have registered impressive sales.
The fashion designer’s impressive wealth has enabled him to lead a very luxurious lifestyle. Posen resides in a high end apartment valued at close to $3million in the upmarket Flatiron District in New York City. Zac loves to de-stress by playing with his three puppies. He also prefers to spend quality time with his partner during his spare time. The designer is also quite active on the charity circuit and has auctioned off a few of his designed items to raise money for noble causes. He has also participated in several fundraising events to raise money for philanthropic organizations like the “Elton John AIDS Foundation” and the Ukrainian NGO “MISHKA Children Foundation”.
Zac Posen was raised in the neighborhood of Manhattan in a middle-class family and enjoyed a good upbringing in a stable family environment. His father worked as an artist while mother was a corporate lawyer. Posen's interest in fashion designing started at a very young age when he got the opportunity to be an intern with famous fashion designer Nicole Miller. Zac's personal life has been fiercely guarded from the media and not much has been known about his linkups. The artist has publicly admitted his homosexual orientation. The fashion designer is in a stable relationship with his long term boyfriend Christopher Niquet and recently moved in with his partner.