Virgil Abloh

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30, 1980
Chicago, IL
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Chicago, IL


Streetwear designer best recognized as the mind behind the high fashion clothing and furniture collection Off-White and as the creative director for rap superstar Kanye West and his creative content company DONDA.

Before Fame

In 2002, he graduated with a degree in civil engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He then went on to earn his master's in architecture from the Illinois Institute of Technology. 


In 2011, he and Riccardo Tisci were nominated for the Grammy's Album Packaging award for their work with Kanye West.

Family Life

His parents immigrated to the U.S. from Ghana and raised him in Chicago, Illinois. He married his wife Shannon in 2009.

Associated With

He has collaborated with countless renowned designers and artists such as Vanessa Beecroft and Takashi Murakami.