What was Virgil Abloh’s Net Worth? Virgil Abloh the men’s artistic director of louis vuitton had a net worth of $100 million at the time of his death on 28th November 2021. Virgil Abloh was famous for being an influential fashion director and the founder of Off-White. He was one of Kanye West’s former creative directors.
He was honored as one of the most 100 most influential people in the world by Time magazine in 2018 and also the the board of directors of The Council of Fashion Designers of America in 2019.His majority stake was in 2021 when he sold majority of his label off white to LVMH. However we lost Virgil Abloh to cancer on 28th November 2021.
Virgil Abloh biography
Virgil Abloh was born on September 30, 1980 in Rockford, Illinois to Ghanaian parents making him a Ghanaian. There is no much information about how Virgil Abloh grew up but its believed he graduated from the University of Wisconsin Madison in 2002 with a degree in civil engineer. After his first degree Virgil went on to earn a Master of Architecture from Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT). While at IIT he launched a fashion blog called The Brilliance and began designing t-shirts.
Abloh had his internship with Fendi, after he graduated from IIT. Its was Fendi that he met with Kanye West and they became very closed friends where Virgil started designing for the rapper.
In 2010 Virgil Abloh launched a retail store in Chicago called RSVP Gallery and also worked for rapper Kanye West as the creative director of his agency DONDA. In 2011 Kanye hired Virgil to be the artistic director on his Jay-Z collaboration album “Watch the Throne.”
In 2013 Virgil founded the Milan-based fashion label Off-White. In 2014 the brand launched a women’s wear line which was shown at Paris Fashion Week that same year. The brand became known for its unique usage of quotation marks, capital letters, zip-tie and barricade tape imagery.
In 2017 Off-White launched a Nike shoe collaboration called “The Ten.” He has also partnered with Ikea designing furniture and tote bags. In 2018 he launched a line of luggage with Rimowa.
In March 2018 Virgil was named artistic director of Louis Vuitton’s menswear ready wear line.
In July 2021 LVMH announced it had acquired a 60% stake in Off-White for an undisclosed amount. At the time of the acquisition Off-White had 56 retail locations around the world, in 40 countries.
Virgil Abloh’s salary 2021 whiles with LVMH was $10 million per year and net worth of $100million.
Virgil Abloh wife
Virgil Abloh wife is known as Shannon Abloh. The couple met in high school and got married in 2009 and have been blessed with two children.