Tim Gunn is a renowned American fashion consultant, actor and television personality who gained international recognition for his work on the reality television series Project Runway and its spin-off shows Under the Gunn and Tim Gunn's Guide to Style. He is also known for lending his voice to the character Baileywick on the popular computer-animated television series Sofia the First.
He was born to Nancy and George William Gunn, who was an FBI agent.
From 1982 to 2007, he served on the faculty of the famous private art and design college Parsons The New School for Design.
According to him, he was forced to hide the fact that he is gay from his family for several years because he grew up in a household that was extremely homophobic.
When he was 17 years old, he attempted committing suicide by ingesting more than 100 pills.
I don't know why I've always been so captivated by architecture.Tim Gunn
I had this wonderful career and thought I would retire as a teacher.Tim Gunn
I have my flaws and my issues, past and present and who knows what will happen in the future. I want people to know I'm vulnerable too and each one of us is.Tim Gunn
I love HGTV. I love the Food Network.Tim Gunn
I wouldn't know what to do on a date. I don't have the time. To make a relationship work, I'd have to give something up, and I'm not so sure I'm willing to do that.Tim Gunn
I've never mentioned this, but when I was at Parsons teaching, the other design disciplines, they don't like fashion design. They see it as very nineteenth-century.Tim Gunn
If you told me when I was a teen that I would end up being a teacher, I would have said you're out of your mind, because quite frankly I hated school.Tim Gunn
Take the high road. No matter how much strife, and consternation, frustration and anger you might be confronted with - don't go to that level.Tim Gunn
With fashion, you really need to understand the aspects of construction. Not just design on an iPad.Tim Gunn
is a famous American television host and businessman,
who was born on
July 29, 1953. As a person born on this date, Tim Gunn is listed in our database as the 20th
most popular celebrity for the day (July 29) and the 59th most popular for the year (1953).
People born on July 29
fall under the Zodiac sign of Leo, the Lion.
Tim Gunn is the 630th most popular Leo.
Aside from information specific to Tim Gunn's birthday, Tim Gunn is the 3985th most famous American and ranks 76th in famous people born in Washington, D.C., U.S.
In general, Tim Gunn ranks as the 7352nd
most popular famous person of all time.
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