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What is Rick Owens' Net Worth in 2023?

A look at how the beloved designer rose to the top of the fashion world.

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Rick Owens is the man. A legendary fashion designer who is only adding to his equally legendary resume at this point, Owens has achieved loads of success since launching his first fashion show on Hollywood Boulevard in 1994 and making the game changing decision to relocate his brand to Paris in the early 2000s. In the twenty years since, Owens has gone on to launch five different labels with loads of fashion shows, presentations, and in collections in between, and has been a go-to amongst the world’s most influential and elite models, photographers, and celebrities. It's natural for folks getting into fashion to wonder about Rick Owen's net worth for getting an idea of what the most successful designers in the game have built.

The designer also has a number of honorable accolades and awards as well including the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award from the CFDA, Cooper-Hewitt design award. Oh, and he’s a successful author as well. All of these accomplishments has meant Owens developing a hefty and always growing net worth over the past couple of decades, and today we’re going to take a quick look at how he has been able to build his empire.

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The Professional Career of Rick Owens

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Let’s first take it back to the beginning. Rick Owens was born on November 18th, 1962 in Porterville, California. Upon graduating high school, Owens relocated to Los Angeles to enroll at the Otis College of Art and Design for two years before transferring to Los Angeles Trade-Technical College where he would learn pattern-making and draping. His work would eventually lead him to different jobs in the garment industry where he would meet his future spouse and fellow designer Michèle Lamy, who owned the Lamy Sportswear brand.

Upon launching his first clothing store on Hollywood Boulevard in 1994, Owens would quickly gain notoriety by having notable boutiques carry his clothes, and through Kate Moss being photographed in one of his pieces for Vogue Paris by Corrine Day. This opportunity would lead to Vogue America sponsoring his first runway show, with Owens eventually deciding to relocate his brand to Paris. Since then, the designer has gone on to launch five different labels (RICK OWENS, DRKSHDW, RICKOWENSLILIES, SLAB, and HUNRICKOWENS). He also co-owns Owenscorp with Lamy.

In 2019, Owens dedicated his fashion show "Larry FW19" to Larry LeGaspi, the man he personally considers his creative forefather, introducing LeGaspi in his fall and winter 2019 women's runway collection. In 2022, Owens also launched his Spring and Fall RTW collections.

Rick Owens' Net Worth

As of 2023, Owens has an estimated net worth of roughly $6 million.

Achievements and Recognition

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As mentioned earlier, some of Owens’ career accomplishments include:

  • Lifetime Achievement Award by the Council of Fashion Designers of America (2017)
  •  Cooper-Hewitt Design Award for fashion design
  •  Fashion Group International Rule Breaker Award in 2007
  • Perry Ellis Award for promising talent in 2002.

Who is his wife?

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As we also mentioned earlier, Owens is married to fellow fashion designer, film producer, performer, and restauranteur Michèle Lamy. The two met while Owens was working as a garment designer sometime in the 1980s or 90s (it’s totally clear when they started dating), and would eventually become lifetime partners leading to them tying the knot in 2006. In 2004, they launched their fashion label/entity Owenscorp.

Other FAQ

Who is Rick Owens?

Rick Owens is a fashion designer, furniture designer, and author. He was born on November 18th, 1962, and is currently 60-years-old.

What is Rick Owens' bet worth?

Rick Owens presently has a net worth of $6 million in 2023.

What is Rick Owens' weight?

The fashion designer, furniture designer, and author is estimated to weigh 78kg.

What is Rick Owens' height?

Rick Owens is estimated to stand at 1.74 m tall.

Howold is Rick Owens?

Presently, Rick Owens is 60-years-old.

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