Who is Richard Buckley?
Richard Buckley was born in 1948 in the USA – his exact birth date and place are unknown. He is a magazine editor, but is best known to the world as the husband of the famed fashion designer Tom Ford. No details about his career have been made available.
Early Life, Family, and Education
Richard has done a great job in hiding all the most important details about his early life – this includes the identity of his parents, where he went to school and later university, while he also managed to hide information about his siblings, ie whether he has any or not.
Popularity Through Marriage
Richard and Tom met when Richard was 25 years old; shy and much into his career, Richard didn’t want anyone to know about their relationship. However, as the time passed by it was becoming more and more obvious that there is something between a fashion designer and magazine editor. Years later, the two decided to make their romantic relationship official, and their wedding ceremony was held on the 8th April 2014, having two years before welcomed their first son, named Alexander John Buckley Ford, in September 2012. Since their relationship became widely recognized, Richard’s name started appearing in a number of high-profile magazines as the new lover of Tom Ford. Many wanted to know more about him, but Richard did a good job of hiding all important details about his life.
Do You Know How Rich Richard Buckley Is?
Richard has also kept his career endeavors away from the media. All we know is that he was the editor in chief of Vogue Hommes International, which considerably increased his net worth. So, have you ever wondered how rich Richard Buckley is, as of mid- 2018? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Buckley’s net worth is as high as $20 million. Pretty impressive don’t you think?
Richard Buckley’s Husband, Tom FordNow that we have covered all the major details about Richard’s life and career, let’s now switch focus and talk more about his husband, Tom Ford, from early life to success and net worth. Born Thomas Carlye Ford on 27 August 1961, in Austin, Texas USA, he is a film director, designer and businessmen, best known to the world for his own line of menswear, beauty products, eyewear, and accessories launched in 2006, named after himself, “Tom Ford”, among many other career accomplishments, such as working as Creative Director for luxury fashion houses Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent.
Tom Ford Early Life, and Education
Tom is the son of Shirley Burton, and Thomas David Ford, who both worked as real estate agents; he spent his childhood years in the suburbs of Houston and Austin, before moving with his family to Santa Fe, New Mexico when he was 11 years old. There, he went to St. Michael’s High School, and then transferred to Santa Fe Preparatory School, matriculating in 1979. Before he launched his career, Richard had short stints at Bard College, Simon’s Rock, and later studied art history at New York University, but after a year became focused on acting, first appearing in commercials and then in television series. However, he returned to school by entering the interior architecture course at The New School’s art and design college, Parsons – The New School for Design in New York City. During this time, he discovered his love for fashion, and spent his final year studying fashion, but still graduated with a degree in architecture.
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Career BeginningsHis first job in the fashion industry was for Cathy Hardwick; he called her every day for a month hoping that he would land a job at her fashion house, and his persistence paid off when Cathy finally gave him a chance. He remained there for two years before moving to Perry Ellis, but then tired of American fashion, and wanted to leave the American fashion industry in order to evolve. His next stop was the struggling Gucci at the time, who had many financial problems and was looking to improve women’s ready-to-wear clothing lines in the industry. After two years, Tom became Design Director and then Creative Director of Gucci, and with him at the helm, Gucci quickly progressed and its financials were again in a solid state, to the point where they acquired Yves Saint Laurent in 1999, and Tom unified the positions of the companies.
Rise to Prominence
He left Gucci in 2004 and in 2006 started his own brand, Tom Ford, with his former business partner at Gucci, Domenico De Sole as the chairman of the Tom Ford label. Since then, Tom has reached prominence and has dressed numbers of celebrities, including Beyonce, Michelle Obama, Daniel Craig, Tom Hanks, Jennifer Lopez and many more, all of whom helped him become one of the most successful fashion designers of the present day.
An Accomplished Director
His love for film and acting never ceased to exist, however, and it was in 2005 that he launched his own film production company. Four years later he directed of the film “A Single Man”, based on the novel written by Christopher Isherwood, which earned an Academy Award nomination, and won over 30 other awards. Since then, Tom has also directed the romantic crime-drama film “Nocturnal Animals”, which also became a complete success.
Tom Ford Net Worth
Since starting his career, Tom has worked for a number of prestigious fashion houses but has earned a name in his own right, and built his own brand. So, have you ever wondered how rich Tom Ford is? Well, as of mid- 2018, Tom Ford’s net worth is estimated to be $300 million – is that impressive!? No doubt Richard Buckley thinks so too!