Joseph Altuzarra is a rising French fashion designer who is widely known for his luxury women’s ready-to-wear clothing designer, Altuzarra. He moved to New York to pursue his fashion career. Upon moving to New York, Joseph interned at Marc Jacobs.
Age, Nationality, And Ethnicity
Joseph was born in 1983 and is currently 38 years old, as of 2021. He was born in Paris, France, and belongs to French nationality. He belongs to mixed. His mother is Chinese-American and father is French Basque. The name of his mother is Karen L. Altuzarra, and father is Joseph John Paul Altuzarra.
Joseph, at the age of eight, studied ballet. He then studied at Swarthmore College and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Art and Art History.
Professional Career And Awards
Upon graduating from Swarthmore College, Joseph moved to New York, where he got a chance to intern at Marc Jobs before his post at Proenza Schouler. He returned to Paris to work as the first a s sistance to Givenchy’s Riccardo Tisci.
In 2008, the fashion designer launched his brand, Altuzarra, with a debut collection of fifteen-plus pieces. He has bagged many awards for his marvelous contribution to fashion designer.
In 2010, Joseph won the Ecco Domani Award, Fashion Group International Rising Star of the Year, and Out 100 Vanguard of the Year. The following year, he won CFDA/ Vogue Fashion Fund Award. In 2012, his name was listed in Forbes 30 Under 30 and won CFDA Swarovski Award for Womenswear Design.
Joseph won US Woolmark Prize in 2013, and his name was listed in Crain’s New York Business 40 Under 40. In 2014, he won CFDA Award.
What Is His Sexuality?
Talking about Joseph Altuzarra’s sexuality, he is gay. He is a married man. According to New York Times, he is married to Seth Jordan Weissman. The pair got married in October 2014.
His husband is the founder and managing partner of Weissman Equities. Similarly, he is also the founder of the real estate investment firm, CityShares.
As of 2021, Joseph and Seth enjoy almost seven years of long marital life without any divorce or separation issues. On 15th October 2019, the fashion designer posted a picture announcing that they were expecting their first child.
They welcomed their first child in November 2019. On 31st December 2019, the duo took their first child on a walk for the very first time.
How Much Is His Net Worth?
Joseph is a rising fashion designer who earns a decent figure of money. Awkwafina wore all gold-full-length evening gown at the 2019 Met Gala.
Joseph Altuzarra’s net worth and earnings are not disclosed in the media; however, he is a millionaire. His net worth is reported to be between $1 million to $5 million. He earns hefty from his clothing brand, Altuzarra.
by ab-krijana, 26 Feb, 2021