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Virgil Abloh (Off-White) Biography, Age, Death, Height, Wife, Children, Family, Facts, Wiki & More

Updated On : December 10, 2021

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Short Biography

Virgil Abloh was born on 30-09-1980 in Rockford in the state of Illinois, United States. He was an American Fashion Designer, Architect, Art Director, Creative Director, Music Video Director, Record Producer, Entrepreneur, Businessperson, CEO & Founder of Off-White,  an Italian luxury fashion brand. He was also the owner of Flat White DJ.


Virgil Abloh Complete Bio & Career

Virgil abloh was a very known professional American entrepreneur and fashion designer. His Father's  Nee Abloh managed a paint company and his Mother Eunice Abloh was a tailor.  His birthplace is Rockford, Illinois. He was also the chief executive officer of the Milan-based label Off-White.

He did a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  He went on to study architecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology.  He studied architecture and designed T-shirts. He wrote on design and fashion for The Brilliance, a renowned blog. He first met famous musician Kanye West and worked on his designs in a print shop in Chicago.

He worked for an architecture firm for two years. He then shifts focus to fashion. He founded RSVP Gallery, an art gallery and menswear boutique in Chicago.  He joined Kanye West’s creative agency Donda as creative director.  He is running his fashion brand named Abloh DJs under the alias Flat-White. He launched the luxury men’s and women’s streetwear label Off-White.

In 2012,  He launched his first fashion brand, Pyrex Vision, which screen-printed logos onto Champion t-shirts and deadstock Ralph Lauren rugby shirts 2012. He collaborated with Matthew Williams and Heron Preston as part of a collective called Been Trill. He married Shannon Sundberg. He was the artistic director of the Louis Vuitton menswear collection. He died after cancer at the age of 41.

 

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Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Virgil Abloh was suffering from Cardiac Sarcomas since 2019 and taking regular medicine privately. He died from an angiosarcoma at the age of 41 on 28-11-2021 in Chicago, United States.

DEATHDAY 28 November,2021 (Monday)
DEATH PLACE Chicago, Illinois
DEATH COUNTRY United States

Virgil Abloh Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to a seamstress mother Eunice Abloh and a paint company owner father Nee Abloh. He had a sister named Edwina Abloh. He was married to his high school friend Shannon Sundberg in 2009. Together they had a daughter named Lowe Abloh and a son named Grey Abloh.

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Body Measurements

Chest Size 44
Biceps Size 14
Waist Size 34
Skin Colour Black
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Black (Shaved Bald)

Personal Info

Home Town Rockford, Illinois, United States
Nationality American
Religion Christianity
Address Chicago, Illinois, United States
School Boylan Catholic High School, Rockford, Illinois, US
College University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, US
Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois, US
Qualification B.Sc in Civil Engineering
Master of Architecture (M.Arch)
Hobbies Dancing, Travelling, Singing & Driving
Marital Status Married
Debut Founded - Off-White in 2013 (FashionBrand)
Best Friends Kanye West
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website https://www.off---white.com/

Favourites

Favorite Color Black, White
Favorite Player Deion Sanders
Favorite Sport Basketball, Football
Favorite Actress Julia Roberts , Angelina Jolie
Favorite Actor Will Smith , Johnny Depp
Favorite Singer Kanye West , Jennifer Lopez
Favorite Place Chicago
Favorite Dress Suits
Favorite Food Sea Food

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Virgil Abloh

  • He learned to sew from his mother and consirder her as his inspiration.
  • He was named as one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time magazine.
  • He received his first major award and his designing comes on the cover art for American rapper Jay-Z.
  • He was one of the finalists for the LVMH award for Off-White.
  • He received the Urban Luxe Award British Fashion Awards at 2017.
  • His off-white Air Jordan “The Ten” collaboration won 2017’s Shoe of the Year and was awarded the Accessory Designer of the Year award.
  • He was honoured by Ebony Power 100 as a leading innovator along Chavon.
  • In 2017, he won International Designer of the Year at the GQ Men of the Year Awards.

Virgil Abloh Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Virgil Abloh was 41 years 1month & 28 days old age.