Martin Margiela (age 61 as of now) was born on April 9, 1957, in Genk, Belgium. He is a renowned fashion designer who is widely popular for the deconstructionist look. He has an incredible ability to apply ‘grunge’ techniques in a sleek and outstanding way including the techniques of recycling, raw finishes and deconstruction. Mostly, he has been an anonymous designer and rarely his pictures is photographed. For over two decades, he has contributed to the label, Maison Martin Margiela until 2009. One of the greatest achievements in his professional life is that Diesel purchased his styles in 2002. Let’s explore in detail about Martin Margiela biography below:
Early Life and Education
Margiela was born in 1957 to Belgian parents. He has maintained an intensely private life and has never disclosed most of his personal facts. Talking about his education, he went to the Royal Academy of Fine Arts (Antwerp) and completed his graduation from there in 1979 at the age of 22.
Career and Professional Life
After completing the University’s graduate studies, Margiela started working as a freelance designer. He worked like this for five years and later was hired by Jean Paul Gaultier where he contributed from 1985 to 1987. After that, he presented his own label and started his own business with collaboration with Jenny Meirens in 1989.
In 1997, he served as the creative director working for Hermès women’s line. He also became the guest member of Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture for his unconditional dedication to the industry. In 2002, his brand was purchased by the OTB Group. He was replaced as creative director by John Galliano in October 2014 for Maison Martin Margiela.
During his long successful career, the Belgian fashion designer has maintained a very low personal profile maintaining an intensely private life. He never tries to come in front of the public and appear in the interview. Most of the time, he performs on the backstage. An interesting fact is that Martin Margiela picture has never been photographed except a photo taken by Marcio Madiera in 1997 but is still not officially verified. Almost all of his media contract is deal through fax and is too conscious of not destroying his personal life because of his professional life. There is no information regarding Martin Margiela wife, children or any of the facts regarding his relationship issues.
Margiela has never appeared publicly and therefore no information about his height and weight are available.
Salary and Net worth
Martin Margiela’s net worth is still under review, However, it must be counted in millions of figures as Margiela has amassed a good payment for his job performed from a few decades back. Seems like, he doesn’t wish to live a high-profile life like other celebrities and thus must have garnered a huge net worth.
Wiki and Facts
Most of the renowned wiki sites including Wikipedia and IMDb have provided Margiela’s bio on their web pages. Join Maison Margiela on Twitter @Margiela and on Instagram @maisonmargiela. Expecting to join Martin Margiela’s personal social media account is like impossible in such a case where his one verified picture is lacking.