There are few fashion designers who have gained popularity all over the world, and Christian Siriano is one of them. He is from the United States and is also a prestigious member of the CFDA. He won the ‘Project Runway,’ 4th season, which is an American design competition. He faced quite intense competition and was the youngest winner of the show, which is a great achievement in itself. After winning the show, he launched his limited clothing collection with the name; ‘Christian Siriano’ in the year 2008. It was a huge success and earned mover $1.2 million in the year 2010. He got an excellent response from the customers and expected a total earning of whopping $5 million in the next year.
Christian was born on November 18, 1985, in Annapolis, Maryland, and spent most of his childhood in the same area. He started his education at Broadneck Senior high School but shifted to Baltimore School for the Arts after a year. He chose the course Fashion Designing and completed his education in it. He has an elder sister named Shannon, and she works as a community builder. Christian’s parents were always supportive of his choice of career. He also studied Ballet when he was a kid, but his keen interest in costume designing made him become a fashion designer. He started designing and sewing clothes when he was mere 13 years old and worked as a hair washer at Bubbles Salon.
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Initially, Siriano worked as a makeup artist and designed wedding gowns for clients. Then he auditioned for the Project Runway and got selected for it. He won over three challenges in the show, which was the maximum among all the contestants. After completing the show, he launched his collection of 12 pieces at the New York Fashion Week. At the Finale of the show, Victoria Beckham was the special guest, and she said that she would feel honored to wear any piece of Siriano’s collection.
He debuted at the New York Fashion Week in the year 2008. After two years, he was awarded as one of the Crain’s Top 40 Entrepreneurs Under 40. It brought in more than $ 1.2 million as revenue. His fashion line turned ten years old in 2018, and on that occasion, a runway show was held for his Fall collection. He has also designed costumes for fairies in Disney movies such as ‘The Pirate Fairy.’
Christian is gay, and he has accepted it openly. He is currently living in Chelsea, Manhattan. He got engaged to Brad Walsh in the year 2013 and got married on July 9, 2016. They both got separated in 2018, and currently, he is believed to be in a relationship with Kyle Smith. He has tattoos of an Octopus and Squid on his right arm, which is quite random and unique.
Siriano’s net worth is around $1.2 million as he is one of the most popular fashion designers.