Christian Vincent Siriano is the significant fashion designer from the United States. He is the member of CFDA aka Council Fashion Designers of America. The brilliant man made a splash first when he won the 4th season of ‘Project Runway’, which was the American design competition. He became the youngest winner after winning the fourth season series. He released his collection ‘Christian Siriano’ in 2008, which collected an enormous revenue of more than $1.2 million by the end of 2010. After seeing a massive acceptance from consumers, he was expecting a total revenue of $5 million by the end of 2012.
Born and raised in his homeland Annapolis (Maryland), Christian spent a whole year at the Broadneck High School. Later, he moved to Baltimore Arts School to pursue his education. He selected to study fashion designing as course of study at school. The educational institution allowed him to study the selected field. The designer belongs to German and Italian ancestry. He has always been very focused on creating trendy design for people interested in the latest fashion trends. He prefers designing something new that can attract everyone’s eyes.
He started designing amazing dresses when he was just 13-year old. The hard working guy used to work as hair styling assistant and hair washer at Bubbles Salon in his hometown Annapolis. Finally, he began sewing trendy dresses for the annual hair shows of Salon. Regrettably, he was declined by Fashion institute of Technology. However, he didn’t lose hope and decided to go abroad for further education in his field of interest. He went to the University of American InterContinental in London, United Kingdom. After completing his first year of education there, he started interning at Alexander McQueen and Vivienne Westwood. Siriano again moved to his homeland in New York City after the successful completion of graduation from college.
Who are Christian Siriano’s Parents?
Christian Siriano was born on November 18, 1995 to very loving parents Joye and Peter Siriano. His parents also belonged to German and Italian descents. He has an older sister, who always became a big support standing next to his brother. His parents encouraged him and supported his interest in arts. They also allowed Christian’s sister to pursue her career in field of arts. The designer, in his childhood, studied Ballet. In March 2008, he labelled himself as musical theater child who loved different costumes. Siriano had an extraordinary interest in colorful costumes, which forced him to pursue his career in fashion industry.
Today’s famous fashion designer took his start from the Project Runaway. He established his own fashion label after winning the competition in 2008. On September 13, the self-labelled fashion brand ‘Christian Siriano’ made its debut splash at the New York Fashion Week. All of his collections are retailed at Neiman Marcus and Saks Fifth Avenue. He was declared as one of Top Forty Entrepreneurs of Crain in 2010. A study showed that his line of dresses have brought in a massive revenue of $1.2 million by the end of 2010. In 2012, the New York Times reported that the revenue jumped up to $5 million.
Christian Siriano opened his self-labelled flagship store on Elizabeth St. in neighborhood of Manhattan’s Nolita. He invited American TV celebs at the launch of his store. Celebs such as Allison Williams, Heidi Klum, DJs The Misshapes, and Brad Goreski came to encourage his design efforts at the inauguration ceremony. The smart guy also launched his own fragrance in the beginning of 2014. Siriano celebrated the tenth anniversary of his brand in February of 2018.
Siriano has many celebrity clients, who love wearing clothes designed by the impressive designer. He is the favorite dress designer of many renowned celebs. Some of the most prominent clients of Christian include, Christina Hendricks, Emily Blunt, Maggie Grace, Lady Gaga, Nicki Minaj, Victoria Beckham, Christina Ricci, Jessica Parker, Shailene Woodley, Taylor Swift, Rihanna, Sarah, and Solange Knowles.
Before stepping in for the audition of ‘Project Runaway’, Christian performed job of a freelance makeup artist. He also started designing wedding gowns for private clients. The designer also worked as an intern at the renowned Marc Jacobs. Mother of his friend suggested him to appear for the audition. He also won three competitions during the Project Runaway. He presented his collection at the NY Fashion week and received a great appreciation from crowd there. On March 5, 2008, Siriano was declared as the winner of 4th season. He earned a fashion spread in popular magazine ‘Elle’, a Saturn Astra 2008, and an amount of $100,000 to begin his fashion label. He has also been monitoring design creations in season seventeen of the ‘Project Runaway’.
Christian resides in Chelsea, the neighborhood of Manhattan. He doesn’t look nervous while declaring himself a gay. He has openly talked about his sexual interests many times. He has been dating the famous songwriter and singer Brad Walsh. Both of them have spent months together, without letting any beautiful lady to disturb their relationship. On July 28, 2013, they got engaged and exchanged beautiful engagement bracelets. They preferred bracelets over rings.
Both beautiful boys tied the wedding knot on July 9, 2016. Gay guys spent two years together with ease. However, they confirmed separation on June 25, 2018. According to sources, Christian involved himself in a relationship with Kyle Smith soon after his former relation with Brad. Kyle and Siriano have been in a relationship with each other since March 2019.
Siriano has managed to earn a big amount of money from his professional career as a fashion designer. His previous jobs gave him nothing, but a food to stay alive and clothes to cover his body. After launching his self-labelled fashion clothing line, he had started earning a handsome amount of money. He designs clothes for renowned celebs from the American showbiz industry. That’s the reason he makes a heavy amount out of each designer dress that he creates for specific celebrities on demand.
According to information sources, he has a total net worth of $1.2 million. His bank balance is likely to increase in the coming years as he has plans to launch more dress lines.