Raf Simons Biography

Published On Jan 08, 2016
Facts of Raf Simons
Date of Birth: 1968 , January-12
Birth Nation: Belgium
Name Stephen Curry
Birth Name Wardell Stephen Curry
Father Dell Curry
Mother Sonya Curry
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Akron, Ohio
Ethnicity Black Ethnicity
Profession Basketball Player
Net Worth 11.37 million US dollars
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Dark-Brown
Weight in KG 84 kgs
Married Yes
Married to Ayesha Curry (m. 2011)
Children N/A
Divorce Thomas Jane (m. 2011), Nicolas Cage (2001)
Education Davidson College (2006–2009), Charlotte Christian School
Awards Screen Actors Guild Awards
Movies Baby Driver
TV Show War and Peace
Nick Name Steph
Working For NBA League
Famous for Choreographer, singer-songwriter, musician, actor
Affair with Matt Smith
Face Color White
Body Measurements 32-24-34
Breast Size 32 D
Waist size 23
Hip Size 32
Neck Size 7
Shoe Size 9
Boyfriend Vincent Martella
Siblings Seth Curry, Sydel Curry, Will Curry
Salary N/A
Sisters Rosanna Arquette
Online Presence Facebook, Twitter, Wiki, Instagram
Books Fatherhood
Religion Christianity
Music Group Hickey & Boggs
Chest Size 38 in
Bicep Size 13 in
Albums Give Me Strength
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He is not married yet but once, he had love affair with Veronique Branquinho. They both used to live together. She is also one of the talented designers. But unfortunately they called off their relationship in 2000. Besides this there is no any information about his love affairs and girlfriends.

In 1991, he graduated from college in Genk in Industrial Design and Furniture Design. He went to work as a furniture designer for various galleries from 1991 to 1993. Previously, he interned at the design studio of Walter Van Beirendonck. Once, Van Beirendonck invited him to attend Paris Fashion Week, which inspired him to change his career path. He began his career in fashion design professionally after that. His net worth is not revealed yet.

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Born in Neerpelt, Belgium

January 12 , 1968

Raf Simons was born on January 12, 1968 in Neerpelt, Belgium. His father Jacques Simons was an army night watchman and her mother Alda Beckers was a house cleaner at the time of his birth. He was the only child of his parents.

Graduated in Industrial Design and Furniture Design

1991

He earned graduation degree from college in Genk and that was in year 1991. He did graduation in Industrial Design and Furniture Design. While he was doing his graduation he interned at the design studio of Walter Van Beirendonck. 

Launched his Raf Simons Label

1995

He launched his Raf Simons Label in 1995. To do so he was encouraged by Linda Loppa who was head of the fashion department at the Antwerp Royal Academy at that time. After that he became self-trained menswear designer.

Broke up with Veronique Branquinho

2000

He is not married yet. Once, he had love affair with Veronique Branquinho. They both used to live together. She is also one of the talented designers. But unfortunately, the couple called off their relationship in 2000. 

Appointed in University of Applied Arts Vienna

2000

He was appointed as a professor of the fashion department at the University of Applied Arts Vienna, Austria in October 2000. He taught fashion at the University. He held in that position for five years. He left University in June 2005.

Creative director at Christian Dior

2012

In April 2012, he was announced as the new creative director at Christian Dior. He replaced John Galliano in Christian Dior who had been fired the previous year. He continued his menswear line same as before after joining Dior. 

Resigned from Christian Dior

October 22 , 2015

After working more than three years in Christian Dior, he resigned from his post as the Creative Director of Women swears for Christian Dior. He wanted to focus on other interest of his life included his brand. 

Won Swiss Textiles Award

2003

He won Swiss Textiles Award and that was the year in 2003. In that award, he received material benefits at the value of €100,000. He was the deserving candidate for that award. It was such a proud moment for him.