Tommy Hilfiger
Tommy Hilfiger

Tommy Hilfiger is an American businessman, fashion designer, and author known for establishing famous brand Tommy Hilfiger. Tommy Hilfiger is the luxury lifestyle brand of the world.

Quick Biography

The real name of the entrepreneur is Thomas Jacob Hilfiger. He was born on 24 March 1951 at Elmira, New York, United States. The childhood of the fashion designer was very good.

Quick Summary

Full Name/Real Name: Thomas Jacob Hilfiger
Age: 71 years old
Birth Date: 24 March 1951
Birth Place: Elmira, New York, United States
Nationality: American
Religion: NA
Parents: Richard Hilfiger and Virginia Hilfiger
Spouse: Dee Ocleppo (m. 2008), Susie Hilfiger (m. 1980–2000)
Children: Ally Hilfiger, Richard Hilfiger, Sebastian Thomas Hilfiger, Kathleen Hilfiger, Elizabeth Hilfiger
Height: 1.68 m
Weight: 70 kg
Profession: Entrepreneur and Fashion Designer
Net Worth in 2022: $450 million

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

Tommy Hilfiger is 71 years old. The height of the businessman is 1.68 m, and the weight is 70 kg. The hair color of the Hilfiger is white.

Education, School/College University

In 1970, the entrepreneur completed his graduation from Elmira Free Academy. Tommy attended the GST BOCES Bush Campus located in Elmira. When Tommy was a teenager, he purchases jeans, edits them, and later sold them.

Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views

Tommy Hilfiger was born to Richard Hilfiger and Virginia Hilfiger. The father of the fashion designer was a matchmaker.  His mother was a nurse. He grew up with nine children.  The brothers of Tommy are Andy Hilfiger and Billy Hilfiger. The nationality of the entrepreneur is American. He has a mixed ethnicity of German, Irish, English, and Swiss German. We did know about the Tommy religion. He often shares his political views with media.

Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children

Thomas Hilfiger With Wife Dee Ocleppo
Thomas Hilfiger With Wife Dee Ocleppo

In 1980, Tommy married Susan Corona. He met Susan in 1976 at People Place. The couple blessed with one son and three daughters. His daughter was part of MTV reality series Rich Girls. The entrepreneur’s son Richard is a musician. In 2000, the couple divorced. He married Dee Ocleppo on 2 December 2008. The couple had a son who was born in 2009.

Relationship Statistics

Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Married
When did he get married? (married date): 12 December 2008
Does he have any relationship affair? No
Is Tommy Hilfiger Gay? No
Wife/Spouse? (name): Dee Ocleppo
Kids: Ally Hilfiger, Richard Hilfiger, Sebastian Thomas Hilfiger, Kathleen Hilfiger, Elizabeth Hilfiger

Professional Life and Career

Tommy Hilfiger worked at a clothing store on Cape Cod in 1969. Working at the store, he decided to take the risk and spend his life savings of $150. He opened his clothing store in 1971 with life savings. The first store of a fashion designer opened in downtown Elmira. He stored the store with Bell-Bottoms, Peasant Blouses, and Leather Jackets. The entrepreneur was unsatisfied with clothing, so he decided to make his design.

In 1977, the People’s Place became bankrupt. Apart from business Tommy take regular classes on commerce and business. He moved to New York City a started working on different labels. In 1979, he founded Tommy Hill. The first client of the company was Jordache Jeans.

Hilfiger founded 20th Century Survival in 1981, whereas in the same year, he created Click Point, which designed women’s clothing. The businessman Mohan Murjani approached Tommy Hilfiger in 1984. Mohan wants to design the men’s sportswear line. The businessman helped Tommy to establish his brand. In 1989, Tommy left Murjani International. The brand opened its first store in Beverly Hills, and after one year, his next store opened in London. In 2009, He released Fashion Etcetera: Tommy Hilfiger Special Edition.

The entrepreneur released his first book named All American: A Style Book. The company sponsored several music events like Sheryl Crow’s If It Makes Happy, Baby One More Time, and many more. In 2001, Tommy did a fashion spoof in Zoolander. He was the host of a show named The Cut. In 2006, the sales started declining, so the entrepreneur decided to sell his company share for $1.6 billion. Later he signed a deal with departmental chain Macy’s. In 2016, the author released American Dreamer: My Life in Fashion & Business.

Awards & Nominations

Tommy Hilfiger received the title of Menswear Designer of the Year by Council of Fashion Designers of America. In 1998, he received the Designer of the Year Award by Parsons School of Design. Other awards received by designers are Individual Achievement Award, UNESCO Support Award, and Marie Lifetime Achievement Award.

Tommy Hilfiger Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2022

Tommy Hilfiger Net Worth
Tommy Hilfiger Net Worth

As of August 2022, The net worth of Tommy Hilfiger is $450 million. The entrepreneur makes his earnings as a fashion designer.

Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

There was a rumor spread that Tommy made racist comments on The Oprah Winfrey Show. Tommy and Oprah both denied the rumor.

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

We could have not any social media account.

Tommy Hilfiger is a great designer of all time. Tommy Hilfiger achieved his dreams after so many failures. He always spread his knowledge to the entrepreneur through his books. He launched The Tommy Hilfiger Corporation Foundation, which focuses on Health, Educational, and Cultural Programs. He supports several non-profit organizations.


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