Christian Siriano is an American fashion designer who first came to public recognition after winning the fourth season of Project Runway—an American design competition show.
Throughout his designing career, Christian Siriano has accumulated a net worth of $10 million. He became a widely renowned fashion designer as he is the youngest ‘Project Runway’ winner. What’s more, Siriano earned a revenue of $1.2 million and $5 million launching his namesake collection in 2008 and 2010.
In 2018, this young fashion designer became the 100 most influential people in Time magazine. He earned his previous honor to be a part of the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA).
Cristian Siriano worked as a freelance make-up artist and wedding gowns maker. After winning Project Runway, he came to the public’s choice.
However, a fashion designer in the United States averagely earns $97,548 per year. Remember, this value may vary regarding the position, additional skills, education, and certifications. Typically speaking, an American fashion designer monthly takes $3,544 or between $51,359 and $143,738 a year.
Cristian Siriano made a deal of $100k with TRESemme after winning the 4th season of ‘Project Runway’. Furthermore, he earned $1.2 million and $5 million from his namesake collection in 2008 and 2010.
Fashion designer like Christian Siriano makes big deals with brands. Besides, he is a member of CFDA. Talking about CFDA, it is a non-profit trade association which is consists of more than 500 members.
The chief executive officer of CFDA earns $247,535 per year. Hence, fashion designing members like Christian Siriano, who has already earned a nickname of ‘A Prodigy’ from that association, must have grossed a lot.
Now, there will be a question arising in your mind that, how much does a big fashion designer make? Well, big fashion designers like Calvin Klein, Donatella Versace, Giorgio Armani, Ralph Lauren make $31.33 per hour i.e., $65,170 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Therefore, Christian Siriano has grossed well from fashion designing. Fashion designing in the United States is getting valuable. The fashion industry in the USA is worth $3 billion.
Christian Siriano: At a Glance
|Christian Vincent Siriano
|Date of Birth
|18 November 1985
|Annapolis, Maryland, United States
|5 ft 4 in (1.63m)
|Brad Walsh (m. 2016-2019)
Christian Vincent Siriano was born to Joye Siriano and Peter Siriano in Annapolis, Maryland, on 18 November 1985. He has an older sister named Shannon. Christian Siriano belongs of German and Italian descent.
Talking about education, Siriano went to Broadneck Senior High School for a year. Later, he was admitted to Baltimore School for the Arts and picked fashion design as his study course. Siriano further studied ballet when he was a child.
Christian Siriano began his career as a wedding gown and freelance make-up artist. The wheel of his career was geared after winning the 4th season of Project Runway.
Not only Project Runway, Siriano further won a spot to a show at New York fashion week that aid him in earning fashion deals with numerous prestigious brands.
Project Runway helped Siriano to get his previous working position at CFDA back. Not only that but also Siriano obtained a deal of $100,000 to begin his label.
However, Christian Siriano earned $1.2 million and $5 million in revenue launching his namesake collection. Throughout his designing career, Siriano numerous titles in prestigious magazines like People, Forbes, and so on.
In 2014, Christian Siriano got a chance to reveals his designing talent in the Disney animated movie ‘The Pirate Fairy’. To him, it was a great honor to design for an iconic character.
Christian Siriano is gay. In 2016, he married Brad Walsh as his husband. However, they were separated in 2019. Now, Christian Siriano is single.
At the age of 21, Christian Siriano won the competition show—Project Runway. He is the youngest fashion designer to win such a show. It was the fourth season that made him a publicly recognized fashion designer.
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