Dapper Dan Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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Dapper Dan (Daniel Day)

Last Updated: 02 Apr, 2024 | Views: 281

Age: 79

Profession: Fashion Designer

Other Profession(s): Business Men, Tailor

Famous For: Dapper Dan's Boutique

Higher Education: Graduated

Dapper Dan Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
08 Aug, 1944 (79 Years 11 Months 17 Days)

Birth Country
United States

Birth State/Province
New York

Birth District
New York City

Birth Place

Birth Sign



Dapper Dan Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):
Dapper Dan, whose real name is Daniel Day, is an American fashion designer and entrepreneur known for his influential work in streetwear and luxury fashion. Dapper Dan was born in Harlem, New York, on August 8, 1944. He became well-known for his innovative approach to design, fusing high-end luxury goods with street flair to produce classic outfits.

Dapper Dan Professional Career:

•    Dapper Dan opened a store in Harlem in the 1980s and 1990s, catering to a select clientele that included sports and celebrities.
•    In 1974, Dan wanted to become a clothing retailer and started off by selling shoplifted goods out of the trunk of his automobile.
•    When Day first started styling LL Cool J in 1985, he made his foray into the hip-hop fashion world, and ever since, Day has been linked to the genre's elite. 
•    Dapper Dan's was originally in the news after Tyson and Mitch Green got into a fight outside of Tyson's store in 1988.
•    Dapper Dan's samples were on display at the Museum of the City of New York Fashion from September 2006 to February 2007 as part of the Black Styles Now exhibition.
•    Dapper Dan became famous for designing opulent clothing with flashy logos from upscale clothing brands like Gucci, Louis Vuitton, and Fendi.
•    The hip-hop scene adopted Dapper Dan's creations as a status and personality symbol, and they quickly gained popularity.

Dapper Dan Boutique:

•    Dapper Dan opened his first boutique, "Dapper Dan's Boutique," in Harlem in 1982, creating a space that catered to the fashion needs of the local community.
•    His boutique became a cultural landmark, known for its unique blend of luxury fashion and streetwear aesthetics.
•    Dapper Dan's boutique attracted clients from various industries, including musicians, actors, and athletes, who sought out his one-of-a-kind designs.

Dapper Dan Awards:

•    Dapper received the CFDA Fashion Influencer Award in 2017 in recognition of his considerable impact on fashion and culture.
•    Dapper Dan's innovative approach to fashion has garnered him admiration and respect from both the fashion community and his loyal customer base.

Dapper Dan Personal Life:

•    Dapper Dan has always been deeply connected to his Harlem roots and has been an influential figure within the local community.
•    Dapper Dan's journey from a self-taught designer in Harlem to an internationally recognized fashion icon is a testament to his determination and creativity.

Dapper Dan Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 168 cm
In Meters 1.68 m
In Feet & Inches 5'6"

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

Eye Color

Hair Color

Dapper Dan Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Robert Day

Mother's Name
Lily Day



Dressy Bessy

Jelani Day


Dapper Dan Social Media, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

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