Tommy Hilfiger vs Ralph Lauren

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Fashion Designer
Chairman, Ralph Lauren Corporation
$250 Million
Net worth 2018
$6.32 Billion
Fashion Designers
Industry
Fashion and Retail
Elmira
Residence
The Bronx
United States
Country
United States
24/03/1951
BirthDay
14/10/1939
1.69 m
Height
1.68 m
Children
3
Elmira Free Academy, Boards of Cooperative Educational Services,
Education
Diploma, High School; Drop Out, City University of New York City College
NET WORTH STATISTIC
TIMELINE
2010

In March 2010, Tommy Hilfiger Corporation was purchased by the American clothing business, Phillips-Van Heusen for $3 billion

2009

As of 2009, the business is estimated to have an operating income of $ 1

2006

As a consequence of declining sales, in 2006, he sold his company for $1

2005

In 2005, he was the host and the sponsor of the show titled, ‘The Cut’

2000

Around the year 2000, his professional success began to dwindle down and he started suffering from financial troubles

1999

In 1999, he was named as one of the main sponsors of singer Britney Spears and her debut concert tour,’Baby One More Time Tour’, in support of her debut album of the same name

1995

In 1995, he founded The Tommy Hilfiger Corporate Foundation, which aimed to improve the lives of the youth through education and cultural programs

1992

In 1992, he designed clothes for musician Snoop Doggy Dogg, when the latter made his appearance on the TV show, 'Saturday Night Live'

1990

In the 1990s, the hip-hop world chose to sport his designs and music personalities like Lenny Kravitz and Aaliyah were part of his advertising campaigns

1985

In 1985, he launched a successful marketing campaign, hiring the legendary ad man, George Lois

1980

In 1980, he married Susie Alexandria Richard, with whom he fathered four children

1979

In 1979, he began to pursue a full-fledged career in the field of fashion designing

1969

In 1969, when he was around 18 years old, he opened a store named, ‘People’s Place’, where he sold hippie supplies like perfumed incense, records and bell-bottoms

1951

Tommy was born on March 24, 1951 as Thomas Jacob Hilfiger in Elmira, New York, to jeweler Richard and nurse Virginia