He is known not merely for a fashion-designer, but also as a successful businessman which also raises the overall level of Tommy Hilfiger net-worth. He’s regarded as a creator of the popular clothing line named after himself, “Tommy Hilfiger”. His clothes is really well appreciated by both celebrities as well as the ordinary individuals.
Born in NYC, Tommy Hilfiger has his sources in both Ireland and England. His parents wanted him to become an engineer, thus it was very shock about them when Tommy Hilfiger decided to be a designer which nowadays proves to be considered an appropriate choice viewing Tommy Hilfiger net-worth.
Tommy Hilfiger Net-Worth – 250 Million Dollars
Tommy Hilfiger dedicated to retailing company and stopped his education, when he was 18 years old. Tommy Hilfiger used to really go to New York to buy jeans and pants which he afterwards customized and accessorized and offered in a neighborhood shop. He founded his first shop in Elmira. The store was called “The People’s Place”. However, soon the store had to be closed because every one of the shops in downtown Elmira were relocated to Big Apple. When Tommy Hilfiger was just 25 years-old, his shop “The People’s Place” went bankrupt. Presently, the place of his first store is regarded as rented for your Elmira Jackals Hockey Team. Therefore, Tommy Hilfiger moved to New York, at the same time, with his own wife. He refused these offers, although at that time he was getting a whole lot of offers to work with world-known manufacturers such as Calvin Klein and Perry Ellis. This seems rather peculiar knowing the fact which he was completely broke at that time. In 1984, their own clothing store was established which was called “Tommy Hilfiger Corporation”. After 8 years, the store became known to different audiences. His signature was designing men’s use. In 2004, it was said that 5400 employees worked in the corporation and the company had 1.8 billion dollars in surplus. As A Result, the business increased the complete amount of Tommy Hilfiger net-worth with a mile. Furthermore, in 1995 the Council of Fashion Designers of America named Tommy Hilfiger Menswear Designer of the Year. Since that time, Tommy Hilfiger has provided several endorsement deals to various stars which actually paid off considering his net worth.
Wife, Dee Ocleppo gave birth to his fifth child, a boy, Sebastian Thomas Hilfiger, on August 4, 2009. He weighed in at 9 lbs., 8 oz.
He has 2 step-sons with wife, Dee Ocleppo.
He has 4 children by his first wife: Ally Hilfiger, Rich Hilfiger, Elizabeth Hilfiger and Kathleen Hilfiger.
Confirmed that he and his wife, Dee, are expecting their first child. [February 25, 2009].
Engaged to Dee Ocleppo [February 2008].
Was among the guests at Pamela Anderson's and Kid Rock's wedding
Has had same girlfriend since separating from wife.
Daughter, Ally Hilfiger, stars in & co-produces MTV's reality show Rich Girls (2003) with her friend Jaime Gleicher.
Famous for his brand name of perfumes and cosmetics
The second of 9 children in an Irish Catholic family.
Raised in upstate Elmira, New York.
[on no longer chairing the Board of his company] It's liberating in that I don't have to be in meetings every single day. But I miss it because I'm sort of a control freak and I would like to be able to make the decisions on every color of every button and on every person we hire.
When I see people wearing floral prints, I think they really don't have great taste. Why would you want to wear a print that you see on a bedspread or wallpaper in an older person's home?
Clothes aren't going to go out of style, ever. So he who has the most attractive offering at the right price at the right time in the right place will remain in business.