|Real Name/Full Name
|Jimmy Choo Yeang Keat
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:
|George Town, Malaysia
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:
|15 November 1948
|75 years old
|In Centimetres – 173 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 6″
|In Kilograms – 76 Kg
In Pounds – 167 lbs
|Father – Choo Kee Yin
|Yes, 2. (Emily Choo and Danny Choo)
|Shih Chung Primary School
|Cordwainers Technical College
|Yes, 2. (Emily and Danny)
Jimmy Choo is a renowned personality who has become famous for his contribution to Jimmy Choo Ltd’s foundation. This company does deal with the making of women handbags, shoes as well as other accessories. This company co-founder, Tamara Mellon, went on to look for Jimmy for a larger business as he was only producing a few pairs of shoes, and most of them were in order. He has been famous for making shoes for famous personalities, such as Diana, who served as Princess of Wales.
Well, how well do you know about Jimmy Choo? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Jimmy Choo’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Jimmy Choo to date.
Biography and Early Life
Jimmy was born in 1948 on November 15th in Malaysia. Jimmy’s father was working as a shoemaker, and he was the one who taught him how to be able to make shoes. Despite his surname being Choo, it was meant to be Chow, but it got misspelled when he was taking his birth certificate. He does have a Chinese descent. Jimmy was taught this technique of making the shoes at a young age, and he was able to make his first shoe at the tender age of 11 years, making a pair of slippers.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Jimmy Choo in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Jimmy Choo’s age is 75 years old as of today’s date 4th March 2024 having been born on 15 November 1948. Though, he is 5′ 6″ in feet and inches and 173 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 167 lbs in Pound and 76kg in Kilograms.
He joined Shih Chung Primary School that is situated in Love Lane Penang. He later joined Cordwainers Technical College in London and decided to remain there for work even after graduating.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Jimmy Choo is the husband of Rebecca Choo. This couple has been blessed with 2 children, Danny and Emily. He has a wife who hails from Hong Kong. Jimmy has been a role model for one of his nieces, who is a shoe designer. Currently, he is residing in London together with his family.
He started his exhibition in February 2018 known as ‘Genevant-step to Elegance’ together with the help of Reggie Hung. He has been mentioned in numerous productions, including Vybz Kartel’s song ‘Yabba Dabba Doo.’
Is Jimmy Choo Gay?
When it comes to the sexual orientation of Jimmy Choo, he is straight. He is married to Rebecca, and the couple has been blessed with two children.
After college, Choo didn’t begin up instantly, and he got a position at two separate design firms where he served for 9 years. Later, with his parents’ encouragement, who had already relocated to London, he wanted to form a new company. He began his own company in 1986, renting a house that used to be an old hospital building.
His impressive work got to be displayed at the London Fashion Week. Vogue magazine also featured his work, which helped make it even more famous. His label was used by Princess of Wales, Diana of the show, and at one point, after she misplaced her shoe, she defined it as that she may have lost her Choo.
His business, Jimmy Choo Ltd, was established in 1997 after Tamara Mellon, who served as the editor of Vogue magazine, approached him as an associate in that company. The company’s reputation rose, and they opened several branches. In some way, he wasn’t pleased with the quality they made, and he decided to move back to his old store in which he used to produce goods that were less than quality.
Their partnership was also not successful in terms of how to manage the firm. Therefore, he sold 50 percent of his business shares and agreed to launch the couture line of Jimmy Choo as well as expanded as it also manufactures women’s handbags.
Choo has been able to receive numerous awards for his work. Among the awards that he has received includes Order of the British Empire (OBE). He received this award for his works in the shoe as well as the fashion industry.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Jimmy Choo in 2024
As of 2024, The net worth of Choo is estimated to be over $60 million. He was able to acquire this wealth from his company, which makes shoes. This company has grown into the neighbouring nations, and it has brought him a lot of wealth. After they parted ways with Mellon, he started his shoe line by Jimmy Choo Couture line, which has played a role in helping him maintain his wealth.
Jimmy Choo is a very successful man, and he turned his name into a brand. He does make high-quality shoes rather than focusing on the quantity. He has been able to train and inspire many students, hence helping in solving the unemployment problem.