Prabal Gurung Biography

Published On Jan 04, 2016
Facts of Prabal Gurung
Date of Birth: 1979 , March-31
Birth Nation: Singapore
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
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Though Prabal has earned massive name and fame in the world as a fashion designer, it seems like he has not found any love of his life. He is still single.

As Prabal was raised in Nepal, he received his formal education from St. Xavier's School. He then joined National Council of Hotel Management and majored in Hotel Management. After that he became more interested in fashion designing and New Delhi’s National Institute of Fashion Technology. He also became active in fashion designing that time. After spending several years in Delhi, he went to New York and took an intern with Donna Karan. There he also joined Parsons School of Design where he earned the title of Best Designer in his first year. After working in several fashion agencies for several years, with the start of 2009, he launched his own collection, PRABAL GURUNG in New York.

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Born in Singapore

1979

Born as Prabal Gurung in Singapore to Nepali parents, Parbal was raised in Kathmandu, Nepal. He is the Nepalese as well as American and is of Nepalese descent. He is of average height and is also of weight.

Interned for Donna Karan

1999

After completing his Hotel Management degree, he became more interested in fashion designing and New Delhi’s National Institute of Fashion Technology. He also became active in fashion designing that time. After spending several years in Delhi, he went to New York and took an intern for Donna Karan. 

Won Best Designer

2000

Prabal Gurung is creative, intelligent as well as industrious. Within a year, after he joined Parsons School of Design, he became the winner of annual Parsons/FIT design competition and he won the title of Best Designer in 2000.

Launched his own collection, PRABAL GURUNG

2009

After working in several fashion agencies for several years, with the start of 2009, he launched his own collection, PRABAL GURUNG in New York. He also served as the design director at Bill Blass for several years.

Won Ecco Domani Fashion Fund Award

2010

Ecco Domani Fashion Fund Award is also one of the prestigious awards in the fashion world. He got nominated in this award in 2010 and he also won this award the same year. He also got nominated in CFDA Swarovski Womenswear Award that year.

Became the runner-up of the 2010 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund

2010

He is the recipient of several prestigious awards. 2010 was a year in his career as he was awarded with several prestigious awards in his life that year. He also became the runner-up of the 2010 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund.