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Rick Owens Net Worth

Rick Owens is a Fashion Designer who has a net worth of $6 million.

He has created a buzz with his clothing line and ventured into his furniture line. Rick’s design clothes have many Gothic aesthetics, and he usually uses dark colors for designs. So, he is also called the lord of darkness.

He had done the Men’s Collection for fall this year, and his designs have always been unique and captivating.

Rick Owens’s Net Worth In 2022

Rick Owen has an estimated net worth of $6 million and his earnings are mainly from his successful clothing brands.

He has amassed millions of dollars through his fashion label and, his other business ventures. Rick has been in the fashion industry for more than two decades and has been amazing people with his designs.

He was born to his parents, John and Concepción “Connie” Owens, on November 18, 1962. He grew up in California in a conservative Catholic household.

After Owen completed high school, he moved to Los Angles. In Los Angeles, he began to attend Otis College of Art and Design, where he studied art. After two years in Otis, he went to Los Angeles Trade-Technical College, where he took the pattern-making and draping courses.

He began to design copies of designer clothing like Versace, Mugler, and Margiela in the garment industry. Owen is bisexual and has been open about it. He is married to his partner, Michèle Lamy, since 2006. Owen has been living a happy married life with her.

He began his career as a fashion designer when he launched his fashion line in 1994. At that time, only one store was operating his fashion line on Hollywood Boulevard.

In 2003, he moved to Paris with his partner, Michèle Lamy. They both worked to set home and atelier inside a building that hold historical value, as the building was the office of the former French President François Mitterrand.

He and Michèle opened the fashion company, Owenscorp in 2004.

Owen did an exhibition of his Prehistoric collection at Carpenters Workshop Gallery in London. He did his first museum exhibition entitled Subhuman Inhuman Superhuman at the Triennale di Milano on December 15, 2017, which included his twenty years of work.

He was not known internationally until the French Vogue publication featured his signature leather jackets worn by Kate Moss. After gaining momentum, he utilized it and did his first runway show, Spring/Summer 2002, at New York Fashion Week with assistance from Anna Wintour and Vogue.

He was awarded by the Council of Fashion Designers of America the Lifetime Achievement Award in 2017 and the Perry Ellis Award for emerging talent.

Owen was also given the Cooper-Hewitt Design Award for fashion design and the Fashion Group International Rule Breaker Award in 2007.

In 2019 he was able to bag the Menswear Designer of the Year Award given by the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) Fashion Awards.

Besides being a fashion designer, Rick has written about three to four books. They are:

  • L’ai-je bien descendu?- Published 2007
  • Rick Owens- Published 2011
  • Rick Owens Furniture- Published 2019
  • Larry Legaspi- Published 2019

Rick Owens’ Earnings

Rick Owens earns from the sales made by his fashion labels.

In 2017, it was found that he had earned about $120 million in the previous year. He has five fashion labels Rick Owens, DRKSHDW, Rick Owens Lilies, Slab (Defunct), and HUNRICKOWENS. His fashion label HUNRICKOWENS was previously known as Palais Royal.

Owens has collaborated with brands like Birkenstock, French sneaker brand Veja, Adidas, and many more. He collaborated with Moncler and American activewear brand Champion in 2020. In 2019, he was seen dedicating a fashion show to Larry Legaspi to show his gratitude and as he regards him as his creative forefather.

People love his clothes, and the price ranges from hundreds to thousands of dollars. His products are in demand, it also goes out to be sold out.

In Paris Fashion week, he was seen showing his aesthetics into the runaway. He showed his label’s Spring/Summer 2023 collection called EDFU.

The idea for his collection came from the site of the Ptolemaic Temple of Horus as he went to the place during his vacation in Egypt. His collection was inspired by Egypt’s cultural aesthetic, which has remained although it has been ages of its existence.

In this runaway show, different style in his clothes was seen as he developed various reimaginations of his contemporary signature styles, including his popular Kiss Boots.

His collection contained inverted jackets, shirts, and pants with ripstop nylon and Dyneema. Similarly, he was seen using pop-color yellow, pink, green, and purple, far from his usual use of dark colors.

Similarly, he also made full-body tulle looks, and he got inspiration from the mosquito nets he saw on his vacation. The upwards-turning shoulder designs came into existence through the use of the ceremonial garb of ancient Egypt.