Andre Leon Talley Biography
André Leon Talley is a well-known American fashion journalist, the former editor-at-large, and the American creative director of Vogue magazine. Previously, Andre worked as Vogue’s fashion news director from 1983 to 1987 and then its creative director from 1988 to 1995. Andre has authored three books, including two memoirs, and co-authored a book together with Richard Bernstein.
Andre Leon Talley Age
André Leon Talley was born on 16th October 1948, in Washington, D.C., in the United States of America. He is 73 years old.
Andre Leon Talley Height
Andre is a man of tall stature and stands at a height of 6 feet 6 inches (Approx 1.98 m).
Andre Leon Talley Family
Andre was born to his caring and loving parents on 16th October 1948, in Washington, D.C., in the United States of America. He is the proud son of William C. Talley and Alma Ruth Davis. William served as a taxi driver. His parents left him with his maternal grandmother named Binnie Francis Davis, who worked at Duke University, in Durham, North Carolina as a cleaning lady.
Andre Leon Talley Education
Andre joined and graduated from Hillside High School in 1966. Later, he attended North Carolina Central Campus and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in French Literature in the year 1970. Moreover, Andre received a scholarship to Brown Campus, where he graduated with a Master of Arts degree in French Literature in the year 1972.
Andre Leon Talley’s Partner
He is openly gay and in the year 2007, Andre was placed 45th in Out magazine’s “50 Most Powerful Gay Men and Women in America”. However, Andre likes keeping his private life confidential hence information regarding his relationship status is not available.
Andre Leon Talley Salary
He receives a decent salary of $89,168 per year. This is in accordance with Vogue editor-at-large’s salaries.
Andre Leon Talley Net Worth
André Leon Talley has amassed a decent fortune over the years he has worked and has an estimated net worth of $2 million.
Andre Leon Talley Career
The Vogue editor was impressed by Andre’s skills and connected him up with a job at Andy Warhol’s Factory and Interview magazine for $50 per week. He moved on to work at Women’s Wear Daily and became its Paris bureau chief, and W, from the year 1975 to 1980. Andre also worked for The New York Times as well as other publications before lastly getting a job at Vogue, where he served as the Fashion News Director from 1983 to 1987 and later as the Creative Director from 1988 to 1995.
Moreover, he guided top designers to have more African-American models in their shows. He left Vogue and moved to Paris in the year 1995 to serve at W, and served as a contributing editor at Vogue. Andre has authored three books, including two memoirs, and co-authored a book together with Richard Bernstein.