Richard Buckley

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Fashion Designer (1948)
Wed Apr 15 2020
By   Vineet

The fashion industry enthusiast probably must be familiar with the name Richard Buckley. He is the former face of the fashion industry giant Vogue Hommes International. Meanwhile, Richard is officially gay, and he is also famous due to his gay partner Tom Ford to whom he got married in 2014.

Richard was born on 1948 in England. In addition to that, there are no details regarding his early life and education. Neither he has revealed his parent's details. Nevertheless, he has worked with companies like Single Man in 2009.

Is Richard Buckley Gay?

The former fashion designer and editor of Vogue Homme is officially gay. However, It's a bit unclear when he officially declared himself as gay though.

He belongs from the United Kingdom and until 2014, gay marriage was not legal in the country. But for now, Richard could live with his partner legally in his country. Scroll down to know his partner.

Tied A Knot With Tom Ford

Richard Buckley has a blissful life with his long time partner Tom Ford. Richard and Tom are together for almost three decades. However, they got a walk down in the aisle in 2014. Their long lasting relationship was hidden from the public for a long. But as they exchanged their wedding vows on behalf of their friends and family, their love bonding has gone stronger and more open. 

Richard Buckley And His Partner Tom Ford
Image: Richard Buckley And His Partner Tom Ford
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Richard's spouse Tom is a famous fashion designer, film director, producer, and screenwriter. Tom has served as a creative director at Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent. More than that, Ford has directed the Academy Award-nominated films A Single Man and Nocturnal Animals.

Furthermore, the couple had adopted a child before getting married. There are raising their son, Alexander 'Jack' John Buckley Ford. The pair welcomed their child in the family in 2012. Scroll down to know how they meet.

How Did Their Love Start?

The longtime couple Richard and Tom first encounter each other when they attended a fashion show organized through a mutual friend which was held on New Year's Eve in 1986. Literally, at the time, Tom was just 25 years old as well as Richard was 38.

Tom Ford, a fashion designer is married to Richard Buckely since 1948.
Image: LBGT journalist, Richard and his partner, Tom Ford.
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The couple, Tom and Richard, describe that they fell in love at first sight. And a few conversations makes them realize that they knew each other for very long. However, during those period gay relationship was illegal, so the duo hides their love from the media.

Now they are living happily and raising their only son. Richard, at the age of 76, is raising and giving a good future to their only child, whereas his partner Tom is busy making and producing new projects. Scroll down to know Richard's income and earnings.

How Much is He Worth?

Richard is one of the famous figures for the fashion industry who has spends years and years building a fashion brand. Working with a company like Vogue must have earned him a luxurious and lavish life. Moreover, as per 2020, his estimated net worth is at around $20 million.

Richard Buckley And His Partner Tom Ford At Their Lavish Apartment
Image: Richard Buckley And His Partner Tom Ford At Their Lavish Apartment
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Besides his, income and earnings, his partner Tom has earned a massive amount of fortune and fame throughout his career. He was the director of brands like Gucci, and he has produced Emmy award-winning movies. Therefore, according to internet tabloid, celebritynetworth Ford's estimated net worth is jaw-dropping $500 million.

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