Zac Posen Biography

Updated On Sep 12, 2018 Published On Oct 19, 2015
Facts of Zac Posen
Date of Birth: 1980 , October-24
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Name Zac Posen
Birth Name Zachary E. Posen
Father Stephen Posen
Mother Susan Posen
Nationality American
Birth Place/City New York City, New York
Ethnicity Mixed American
Profession Fashion Designer
Net Worth $20 million
Famous for Fashion Designing
Affair with Christopher Niquet
Boyfriend Christopher Niquet
Married No
Children No
Divorce No
Education Central Saint Martins
Awards CFDA, Swarovski's Perry Ellis Award for Womenswear
Online Presence Instagram, Twitter
TV Show Project Runway
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Zac Posen AKA Zachary E. "Zac" Posen is a famous fashion designer from the USA born on the 24th of October, 1980, in New York City, New York to father Stephen Posen and mother Susan Posen. His father was an artist and his mother, a corporate lawyer. He is of the Jewish descent with ancestors from Russia and Poland. 

Posen's interest in fashion designing started since he was a child. As a child, he would use his yarmulkes from his grandparent's synagogue to make ball dresses for dolls. Zac was enrolled in a private school in  Brooklyn, Saint Ann's School. During his early years, he interned under the fashion designer Nicole Miller

During his teenage days, he won a Scholastic Art and Writing Award. He graduated from the Saint Ann's school in 1999. He was also under the supervision of Richard Martin for three years at The Costume Institute of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. At 18, he was enrolled into the London's Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design at the University of the Arts London

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Zac Posen has publicly announced that he is gay. He also revealed that he is having a romantic love affair with Christopher Niquet from a long time ago. Christopher Niquet is also a famous model in the United States. 

They have been dating each other since the start of early 2008. They are still together and there is no any sign of them getting separated. The pair lives together currently with their three dogs, all poodles. 

He became known in the fashion world since 2000 and that was after he made a dress for Naomi Campbell. The same dress changed hands several times among celebrities and fashion insiders including the actress Paz de la Huerta

The famed designer has called Stella Schnabel as his muse. He has presented a lot of huge fashion collections such as Gen Art's Fresh Faces in Fashion New York 2001, Dior, Gucci, and so on. The fashion designer is known for his feminine aesthetics and has been known to be the favorite of several trend-setters. 

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Posen is expected to be earning a huge amount of salary from his career. Zac Posen' net worth in 2018 is reported to be around $20 million the same as other artists Tai Lopez and Leah Remini. But some also suggest that he has more than that, to be exact, $30 million

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Born in New York City, New York

October 24 , 1980

Zac Posen was from the upper class family born as Zachary E. Posen in New York City, New York, United States of America to Stephen Posen and Susan Posen

Began dating Christopher Niquet

2008

Zac Posen has publicly announced that he is gay. He also revealed that he is having romantic love affairs with Christopher Niquet since a long time ago. Christopher Niquet is also a famous model in United States. They have been dating each other from the start of 2008

Joined Parsons The New School for Design

1996

He received his formal education from Saint Ann's School. While he was in his school days, he was also interested in fashion designing. So, while he was still in his school days, he joined Parsons The New School for Design and began studying fashion designing. 

Rose to prominence

2000

While he was still in his school days, he was enrolled at womenswear degree program. After a year, he completed his school education and then began his career professionally. He became known in the fashion world since 2000 and that was after he made a dress for Naomi Campbell.