Jimmy Choo Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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Jimmy Choo (Jimmy Choo Yeang Keat)

Last Updated: 13 Nov, 2023 | Views: 133

Age: 75

Profession: Fashion Designer

Famous For: Co-founded Jimmy Choo Ltd

Higher Education: Graduation

Jimmy Choo Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
15 Nov, 1948 (75 Years 07 Months 29 Days)

Birth Country
Malaysia

Birth State/Province
Penang

Birth District
George Town

Birth Sign
Scorpio

Religion
Christianity

Nationalities
British, Chinese, Malaysian

Jimmy Choo Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):
Jimmy Choo, a known fashion Designer, was born on 15 November 1948, in Penang, Malaysia.Jimmy Choo is involved in various philanthropic endeavors and occasionally collaborates with other fashion brands.Princess Diana, in particular, became a notable patron of his creations, helping to elevate his brand's visibility and desirability.
Jimmy Choo Alma Mater:
• Graduated: Cordwainers Technical College
Jimmy Choo Career:
• 1986: Choo founded his eponymous luxury shoe brand, Jimmy Choo Ltd., in London. His handcrafted shoes quickly gained recognition and became sought after by celebrities and fashion enthusiasts.
• 1996: Tamara Mellon, a British accessories editor, joined Jimmy Choo as a co-founder and creative director, which helped expand the brand's reach and popularity.
• 2001: Jimmy Choo sold 50% of his stake in the company to Equinox Luxury Holdings Ltd., a company backed by investment firm Phoenix Equity Partners, valuing the brand at £10 million.
• 2014: Jimmy Choo Limited went public and was listed on the London Stock Exchange. 
• 2017: Michael Kors Holdings Ltd. acquired Jimmy Choo Limited for £896 million. The brand continued to operate under the Jimmy Choo name as a subsidiary of Michael Kors.
Jimmy Choo Awards:
• 2009: Fellowship by University of the Arts London
• 2011: "The World’s Outstanding Malaysian Designer 2011"
• 2012: You Bring Charm to the World – the Most Influential Malaysian Award
• 2013: Commander of the Order of Meritorious Service
• 2013: Red Dot product design jury member
Jimmy Choo Unknown Facts:
• Hollywood Connection: The Jimmy Choo brand gained significant exposure and popularity in Hollywood. This association with Hollywood further solidified the brand's status as a symbol of luxury and glamour.
• Acquisition by Michael Kors: In 2014, the Jimmy Choo brand was acquired by the luxury fashion group Michael Kors Holdings Limited (now Capri Holdings Limited). The acquisition provided the brand with additional resources and support for its continued growth.

Jimmy Choo Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 165 cm
In Meters 1.65 m
In Feet & Inches 5'5"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 56 kg
In Pounds 123 Ibs

Eye Color
Brown

Hair Color
Black

Jimmy Choo Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Choo Kee Yin

Mother's Name
-

Spouse
Rebecca Choo

Brother(s)
-

Sister(s)
-

Son(s)
Danny Choo

Daughter(s)
Emily Choo

Jimmy Choo Social Media, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

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