This article will answer every question you have about Christian Siriano. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about him/ her.
What does Siriano do for a living?
Who are Siriano’s parents and siblings?
What are Siriano’s interests and hobbies?
Is Siriano married or does he have a girlfriend or boyfriend?
Does Siriano have any children?
Where is Siriano now?
How tall is Siriano?
How much money does Siriano earn?
What is Siriano’s net worth?
N/B: Please read the entire post to have all your questions answered.
Who is Christian Siriano?
Christian Siriano is an American fashion designer who first gained public recognition after winning the fourth season of American design competition show Project Runway being also the youngest winner of the series. He was born in Annapolis, Maryland and now lives in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan.
He won US$100,000 which he then used to start his own label in 2008. His collection which bears his name brought in revenue of over $1.2 million by 2010. By 2012, it was estimated to be worth $5 million.
Siriano returned to Project Runway in its 17th season but this time as a mentor to the designers. In June 2013, he was inducted into the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) having been previously rejected in 2011.
He also released a book titled Fierce Style: How To Be Your Most Fabulous Self in October 2009 which he co-wrote with Rennie Dyball. The book featured a foreword by Siriano’s former Runway mentor Tim Gunn. Bravo also aired a one-hour special entitled Christian Siriano: Having a Moment on April 5, 2010. The special followed Siriano as he prepared to debut his Spring 2010 collection at Fashion Week.
He was a member of Forbes’ “30 Under 30” in 2015. He was also the youngest person to ever appear on the Crain’s 40 Under 40 list.
Christian Siriano Label
Since he founded his collection, The Christian Siriano collection is shown each season at New York Fashion Week and presented in New York and Paris to retailers. Its first flagship store opened in 2012 opened on Elizabeth Street in Manhattan’s Nolita neighborhood in New York City. Siriano’s designs have appeared on the world’s biggest stars and most prestigious red carpets.
In his label, he has worked with very many celebrities such as Priyanka Chopra, Gwyneth Paltrow, Sarah Jessica Parker, Shailene Woodley, Emily Blunt, Rihanna, Janet Jackson, Jennifer Lopez, Celine Dion, Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, Carrie Underwood, among others.
He also helps design seasonal collections of affordable shoes and handbags for Payless ShoeSource, an ongoing guest designer collaboration since 2009. Siriano also designed a collaboration for Lane Bryant in 2016. He has done other design partnerships with Victoria Secret and E.L.F. Cosmetics, HSN, Disney, Nordstrom, Best Buy, Puma, Starbucks, Spiegel, among others. In 2015 and 2016, he launched Christian Siriano intimates, eyewear, home/bedding, and beauty collections.
How Old is Christian Siriano?
Siriano is 34 years old as of 2019, having been born on November 18, 1985, in Annapolis, Maryland, U.S. He shares his birthdate with fellow celebrities such as Elizabeth Perkins, Megyn Kelly, Owen Wilson, Damon Wayans Jr., among others.
Christian Siriano Family
Who are Christian Siriano’s parents?
Siriano was born to Peter Siriano and Joye Siriano. He has shared that his parents were very supportive of the arts and they encouraged Siriano and his sister to pursue creative fields.
Does Christian Siriano Have Siblings?
Yes, he has an older sister Shannon Siriano. She is a community builder and founder of Rebelle Con. The Siriano’s are of Italian and German descent.
Christian Siriano Education
Siriano received his high school education at Broadneck Senior High School before transferring to Baltimore School for the Arts. He was allowed to study fashion design. He received his college studies at American InterContinental University in London, England. Siriano made a decision to study abroad after being rejected by the Fashion Institute of Technology.
Siriano interned at Vivienne Westwood after a recommendation by a teacher in his senior year. He later interned at Alexander McQueen.
Christian Siriano Husband
Siriano was previously married to singer-songwriter Brad Walsh. They became engaged on July 28, 2013, and exchanged bracelets rather than rings. Siriano and Walsh exchanged vows on July 9, 2016, at their summer home in Danbury, Connecticut.
Walsh confirmed their split on June 25, 2018, stating that they had separated the previous month.
Christian Siriano Boyfriend
Four weeks after Siriano split from his husband Walsh, he began dating Kyle Smith. The couple made their relationship Instagram official in September 2018 where they posted a picture of them posing lovingly together at TAO Downtown in NYC.
Christian Siriano Height
Adding to his well-built body is a height of 5 feet 2 inches.
Christian Siriano Project Runway
He decided to audition for the show at the suggestion of a friend’s mother. Previously, he worked as a freelance make-up artist and made wedding gowns for private clients. He also briefly interned at Marc Jacobs. He won three challenges during his time on the show and advanced to the show’s finals.
The finale aired on March 5, 2008, and celebrity guest judge Victoria Beckham praised Siriano’s collection as being a “breath of fresh air”. She also shared that she would be “honored to wear” any piece of his clothing. Siriano won the fourth season of the series. As a result, he got a fashion spread in Elle magazine, a 2008 Saturn Astra, and also US$100,000 to start his own label.
Christian Siriano Masks
During the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, Siriano led his fashion team in volunteering to sew face masks for medical professionals.
Christian Siriano Salary
Being his own boss it is not yet known how much Siriano gets as salary from his label.
Christian Siriano Net Worth
Through his work in his collection and other projects, Siriano has been able to earn great wealth. He has a net worth estimate of $10 million.