Tom Ford is a multi award winning American film director and fashion designer who gained international acclaim working as the creative director of famous fashion labels Yves Saint Laurent and Gucci. He founded the Tom Ford label in 2006. As a film director, he is known for directing a number of films, including the 2009 drama film A Single Man based on writer Christopher Isherwood's famous 1964 novel of the same name. The film received one Academy Award nomination and three Golden Globe Award nominations.
He was born to Shirley Thrasher and Thomas Ford. In 1986, he began a same-sex relationship with journalist Richard Buckley, whom he eventually got married to. He and Richard welcomed their son Alexander in 2012. Alexander was born through a surrogate mother.
He was one of the celebrities who strongly opposed the 2003 invasion of Iraq. He later stated that America’s invasion of Iraq made him feel enormously ashamed to call himself an American.
Over the years, he has drawn controversy for his use of extreme nudity in his ad campaigns.
I think the 1970s will always be the decade for me. Obviously, I grew up in that era, but the beauty standard was touchable, kissable.Tom Ford
September 11th was a moment when America had the sympathy of the world.Tom Ford
When I was a little kid, all I wanted to do was to escape what I thought was the country and get to a city. Probably film and television had influenced me so much, I really thought the key to happiness was living a very artificial life in a penthouse in New York with martini glasses.Tom Ford
When the youth of America gets together, amazing things happen.Tom Ford
is a famous American fashion designer and director,
who was born on
August 27, 1961. As a person born on this date, Tom Ford is listed in our database as the 15th
most popular celebrity for the day (August 27) and the 55th most popular for the year (1961).
People born on August 27
fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin.
Tom Ford is the 370th most popular Virgo.
Aside from information specific to Tom Ford's birthday, Tom Ford is the 2452nd most famous American and ranks 23rd in famous people born in Austin, Texas, U.S.
In general, Tom Ford ranks as the 4357th
most popular famous person, and the 12th most popular fashion designer of all time.
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