Bill Blass Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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Bill Blass (William Ralph Blass)

Last Updated: 02 Apr, 2024 | Views: 203

Age: 79

Profession: Fashion Designer

Other Profession(s): Fashion Stylist

Famous For: Coty Award Seven Times

Higher Education: Graduated

Bill Blass Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
22 Jun, 1922 (79 Years 11 Months 21 Days)

Birth Country
United States

Birth State/Province

Birth District
Fort Wayne

Birth Sign



Died on
12 Jun, 2002

Cause of Death
Head And Neck Cancer

Bill Blass Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):

Bill Blass, a fashion designer who was born on June 22, 1922 in Fort Wayne, Indiana. His career started as an artist and later launched his own fashion company, Bill Blass Limited in ‘59. He became known for timeless and sophisticated designs that won him recognition and plenty of awards. Some include the Coty American Fashion Critics Award and the CFDA Lifetime Achievement Award. After a long tenure he retired in ‘99 and sold his company before passing away on June 12, 2002.

Bill Blass Fashion Career:

• 1945: Bill Blass started working at Anna Miller and Company as a sketch artist.
• 1959: Bill Blass launched his own eponymous fashion label, Bill Blass Limited.
• 1970s: Bill Blass expanded his brand with various licensing agreements and collaborations.
• 1999: Bill Blass retired from the fashion industry.

Bill Blass Awards:

• 1967: Bill Blass was presented with the Coty American Fashion Critics Award.
• 1973: Bill Blass received induction to the Coty Hall of Fame.
• 1980: The Council of Fashion Designers presented Bill Blass with the Lifetime Achievement Award.

Bill Blass Retirement and Death:

• 1999: Bill Blass retired from his fashion label and sold the company.
• 2002: Bill Blass passed away on June 12, 2002, in New Preston, Connecticut, United States.

Bill Blass Personal Life:

• Bill Blass, who was openly gay and had a long-term boyfriend in Tom Fallon, was renowned for leading a private and discrete personal life.           
• Blass was renowned for his sophisticated taste and love of the arts.

Bill Blass Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 176 cm
In Meters 1.76 m
In Feet & Inches 5'9"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 75 kg
In Pounds 165 Ibs

Eye Color

Hair Color

Bill Blass Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Ralph Aldrich Blass

Mother's Name
Ethyl Easter Blass






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