Marc Jacobs Net Worth

How much is Marc Jacobs worth?

Net Worth:$100 Million
Profession:Professional Fashion Designer
Date of Birth:April 9, 1963
Country:United States of America
1.75 m

About Marc Jacobs

Marc Jacobs is an American fashion designer. He first gained international popularity when he worked for the French design house Louis Vuitton in the late 1990s. Ever since the early years of the new millennium, he became an influential figure in the fashion world who even established his own fashion label “Marc Jacobs”. Concurrently with working for major brands, Marc has been the head designer of his self-titled label and also a diffusion line titled “Marc by Marc Jacobs” which had over 200 retail stores in 80 different countries.

American fashion designer Marc Jacobs has an estimated net worth of $100 million dollars, as of 2023. Formerly Marc by Marc Jacobs, his fashion label, Marc Jacobs generates over $400 million in annual revenues.
  • In 2001, Jacobs launched his second ready-to-wear line Marc by Marc Jacobs.
  • Louis Vuitton under the helm of Marc Jacobs saw its profits skyrocket during his ten years there.
  • Marc Jacobs during his time at Perry Ellis is responsible for giving Tom Ford his start in fashion design.

The fashion designer became famous after he began working for Louis Vuitton. He was born on April 9, 1963, in New York City, New York. His father worked as an agent at the William Morris Agency and he died when he was seven years old. Jacobs was raised mainly by his mother until his teenage years when he moved to Central Park West with his grandmother. He attended the Teaneck High School in New Jersey.

Marc decided to pursue a career in fashion during his pre-teen years. While in New York, he attended the High School of Art and Design and Parsons School of Design. In 1984, at the age of 21, he won his very first award – “Perry Ellis Gold Thimble Award”. Throughout the 1980s, he continued to improve himself and racked up several other awards and accomplishments. By 1987, he won the “Perry Ellis Award” in the category New Fashion Talent, which also made him the youngest designer to achieve this.

Marc Jacobs became rich after he associated himself with wealthy celebrities and public figures. Prior to that, he worked various jobs such as stockboy at Charivari. In the late 1980s, he began designing and selling his own hand-knit sweaters. Around the same time, he met Robert Duffy, his creative collaborator, with whom he formed the label “Jacobs-Duff Designs”. Backed by the Onward Kashiyama company, in 1987, Marc designed his very first collaboration under the Marc Jacobs label.

By the early 1990s, Jacobs was already earning a solid amount of money for his clothing lines. In 1993, he launched his own design and licensing company “Marc Jacobs International Company”, and the following year, he produced his first full menswear collection. In 1997, while earning over $200,000 from his own company, the fashion designer landed a deal with the French giant Louis Vuitton. He was appointed the creative director and created the company’s very first ready-to-wear clothing line. Throughout the next few years, he collaborated with many established names in the entertainment business for the creation of LV collections such as Takashi Murakami, Stephen Sprouse, Richard Prince, and most recently Kanye West.

Known internationally by the two labels that bear his name, Marc Jacobs and Marc by Marc Jacobs, Marc Jacobs the person is a design genius who currently helms the fashion house Louis Vuitton as well. With a line that has more than 200 stores in 80 countries, it is no wonder Time Magazine regularly lists him in its “Time 100”, a list of the 100 most influential people in the world.


Marc Jacobs is considered to be the most eminent fashion designer in the world. For the past three decades, he has worked for some of the most luxurious brands. Since the early 2000s, he has also associated himself with some of the richest celebrities for whom he has created clothes worth millions of dollars.

As of 2023, thanks to his passion and love for fashion, besides an estimated net worth of $100 million, the fashion mogul has also won multiple “Designer of the Year” awards. Also, in addition to being a leading name in the fashion industry with millions of followers, he also remains an icon in the LGBTQ community.

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