Richard Buckley Biography – Richard Buckley Wiki
Richard Buckley was an American fashion journalist and editor. He was the husband of a renowned award-winning fashion designer and filmmaker Tom Ford. Buckley was born in Binghamton, New York, and grew up as part of a military family in the United States, France, and Germany. Upon graduating from the University of Maryland’s Munich campus, Buckley began his journalism career at the New York magazine in the late 1970s. In the early 1980s, he moved to Paris, France where he served as the European editor of Fairchild Publications’ Daily News-Record, the men’s wear counterpart to WWD.
After four years he moved back to New York to work as the editor in chief of the company’s newest publication, Scene. In 1988, he left Fairchild after the Scene was shuttered and joined Vanity Fair where he served as the social editor. He later moved to Milan, Italy in 1990 and worked as the European editor of Mirabella magazine and also as a contributing editor at Italian Vogue. Buckley later moved to the United Kingdom and worked in London as the editor in chief of Vogue Hommes International.
Richard Buckley Age
He was born in 1948 in Binghamton, New York, United States.
Tom Ford’s Husband Richard Buckley – Tom Ford Richard Buckley
Was Richard Buckley married? He was married to his spouse Tom Ford, a renowned American fashion designer, and filmmaker. Tom Ford worked as the creative director at Gucci in Italy and Yves Saint Laurent. In 2006, he launched his own “Tom Ford” label. Tom also directed the films; A Single Man in 2009 and Nocturnal Animals in 2016, both films earned Oscar nominations.
Buckley and Tom Ford met in 1986, he was 38 years while Ford was just 25 years. They have been together for 35 years and were married in 2014. In September 2012, they welcomed their son Alexander John Buckley Ford who was born via gestational surrogate. They have lived in different parts of the United States and Europe including; New York, London, Los Angeles, Milan, Paris, and Santa Fe. They owned a ranch in Santa Fe known as Cerro Pelon Ranch.
Richard Buckley Son
Who is Richard Buckley’s son? His son is Alexander John Buckley Ford. Their son was born in September 2012 via a gestational surrogate.
Richard Buckley Death
Richard Buckley died on September 19, 2021, aged 72. Announcing Richard Buckley’s death, Tom Ford’s representative wrote on Instagram; “It is with great sadness that Tom Ford announces the death of his beloved husband of 35 years, Richard Buckley. Richard passed away peacefully at their home in Los Angeles on Sunday night with Tom and their son Jack by his side. He died of natural causes after a prolonged illness.”
Richard Buckley Net Worth
Richard Buckley’s net worth is estimated to be $20 million. His spouse Tom Ford’s net worth is estimated to be $500 million.