Christian Louboutin is a renowned French footwear fashion designer who is mainly known for introductions some of the distinctive and unique red-soled footwear. His designs have been won by the most beautiful women globally as he creates very beautiful, sexy, and sculpted heels. Here are the complete details on the career, biography, and the net worth of Christian Louboutin in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Christian Louboutin was born on 7th January in the year 1963 in France. He was on the 12th arrondissement of Paris. He was born to his parents known as Irene who was his mother and a housewife and his father known as Roger who was a cabinet maker. He has three siblings who are his sisters. He got much fascination with drawing strange woman’s shoes with sharp heels which he would lash out with a red line.
His interest in Women shoes was after he had visited a Paris Museum which was near their home is known as Musee des Arts Africains et Oceaniens. He got obsessed with sketching in which he continually got drawn to the fashion industry and less from his school. As a result, he was even expelled out of four schools. He, however, went to receive formal training at Academie Roederer where he learned decorative arts and drawing.
Christian Louboutin tied knots with Louis Benech who is a landscape architect in the year 1997.
Career, Awards & Nominations
While at eh age of 16 years, Christian Louboutin was expelled from school from which he then went to work with the Parisian Cabaret Folies Bergere. Here, he did different types of jobs such as dancing together with his passion for creating shoes. In the early 1980s, he then landed on a job at Charles Jourdan which was a shoe business and became a great opportunity for him. He then began his own shop in Paris in the early 1990s. After this, he got much encouragement through a trademark of his red outer soles in the year 1993.
He got his shoes attracting popular persons such as Princess Caroline of Monaco hence increasing his popularity. His shoes began selling internationally through which his business has expanded globally. He has several stores all over the world with the headquarters of his collections being in Paris. In addition to this, he also branched his business into handbags in the year 2003 as well as a men’s shoes in the year 2011. In addition to this, he also has some other lines such as fragrances, nail polish, and lipstick.
Net Worth & Earnings
Christian Louboutin has an estimated net worth of $95 million. This comes from the fortunate earnings he has made from his professional career of being a footwear designer. His shoes are known to be loved by most celebrities, and as a result, he has made very many sales all through his career. His line of the collection was also divided into other collections to fit many wear and beauty.
Despite being poor in his academics, Christian Louboutin got much success following his passion in which he concentrated in the line of producing shoes which have a red signature on a lacquered sole seen while walking.