Zac Posen
Zac Posen
Real Name/Full Name Zachary E. Posen
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Zac Posen
Birth Place: New York, New York, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 24 October 1980
Age/How Old: 43 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 178 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″
Weight: In Kilograms – 68 Kg
In Pounds – 149 lbs
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father –Stephen Posen
Mother –Susan Posen
Siblings: Alexandra Posen
School: Saint Ann’s School
College: University of the Arts London
Religion: Jewish
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Gay
Marital Status: In a relationship
Girlfriend: Christopher Niquet (Boyfriend)
Wife/Spouse Name: N/A
Kids/Children Name: No
Profession: Fashion designer
Net Worth: $15 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Zac Posen is a world-famous American Fashion designer known across the globe for his exquisite evening gowns and dresses. He first came into the limelight in 2000 when he designed a dress for the gorgeous Naomi Campbell. He is not only well-connected to famous faces in the industry but is also adored by celebrities and fans alike. Some of his most notable works include the 2016 Met Gala Cinderella-esque light-up gown, which he designed for Clair Danes, and the silk gown he designed for Princess Eugenie of York’s wedding gathering.

Well, how well do you know about Zac Posen? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Zac Posen’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 Zac Posen to date.

Biography and Early Life

Posen was born and brought up in a Jewish family as the son of Stephen Posen, an artist, and Susan Posen, a corporate lawyer by profession. His parents raised him along with his sister, Alexandra, in the SoHo neighborhood of Lower Manhattan.

Most of us have a hard time figuring out what we want to do with our lives, but for a fortunate few like Posen, passion emerges at a very tender age. It was pretty evident that he had developed an interest and curiosity in his early years when he was caught stealing his grandparent’s yarmulkes to make gowns for his dolls.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Zac Posen in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Zac Posen’s age is 43 years old as of today’s date 22nd May 2024 having been born on 24 October 1980. Though, he is 5′ 8″ in feet and inches and 178 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 149 lbs in Pound and 68kg in Kilograms.


Zac Posen went to Saint Ann’s School in Brooklyn, a school that focused more on arts. He learnt pattern making in a pre-college program at the Parsons School of Design when he was 16 years old. He did a two-year internship at the Metropolitan Museum of Arts Costume Institute in 1996, and later that year, he was part of an internship at the Nicole Miller fashion house.

After graduating from Saint Ann’s, in 1999, he worked for the Tocca fashion house as a design assistant. He then enrolled in the women’s wear degree program at the University of the Arts London. While he was in school, he designed clothes on his art book and passed his time.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Zac Posen With Partner Christopher Niquet
Zac Posen With Partner Christopher Niquet

Taking about Posen’s personal life, he is openly gay and does not hesitate to admit it. Not only is he a big-time hopeless romantic, but he also believes that love had no boundaries. He might be a part of the “glitz and glam” industry, but he has figured out how to keep a steady relationship amid all the chaos.

He has been in a devoted relationship with his long-time boyfriend Christopher Niquet, a French Fashion editor. Posen and Christopher live together in Soho and have been together since 2008.  They both are highly fond of animals, and hence they are the parents of three adorable dogs.

This 43-year-old designer is also a proud member of the LGBT community of New York City. He is one of the most loved and well-connected fashion designers in the industry. His unique work style has made him a top pick of a considerable lot of the world’s most well-known celebrities and artists.

Regarding his religious beliefs, he once in an interview stated that he does not just look up or follow one God. He believes in excelling every day and striving to attain peace from the work he does in his time on the planet. He has been brought up in a Jewish family, and however since his ethnicity does not just stick to one religion, he has faith in mixed religion.

Is Zac Posen Gay?

Zac Posen is a proud gay person. He never liked to hide this information from society and is quite open about it. He has been in a relationship with his old friend named Christopher since 2008.

Professional Career

Posen turned his passion into his career, and therefore, there was no stopping him from attaining success and fame within a concise time. He was shot into the limelight while still a student in 2000 when he designed a super-model Naomi Campbell dress. In the year 2001, he organized his first-ever Fashion show in New York. Later that year, he launched his very own signature label and company, ‘Outspoke.’

In 2002, Posen made it to a famous newspaper’s headlines because of the dress he designed, especially for the famous actress Natalie Portman for her movie premieres. By this time, he had designed many gowns and dresses for various well-known Hollywood faces on numerous occasions and had made well-established connections throughout the industry. In 2008, his label broadened in variety and now incorporated handbags, accessories, hoses, and shoes.

Posen proved himself not only as someone who is versatile but also as someone who would work hard and excel in everything he lays his hands on. He soon became a regular judge on the TV show ‘Project Runway’ in 2013 and was a part of it till the year 2017.

In the year 2016, he was suddenly all over the headlines and was the talk of the town when Claire Danes wore his imaginative Cinderella-esque light-up gown at the 2016 Met Gala. This light blue piece was joined with fiber-optic lights, giving it a modern sparkle and stood apart from the group. Versatile as he is, he launched his very own book “Cooking with Zac: Recipes from Rustic to Refined” in the year 2017.

He even made a beautiful gown for a bollywood actress, Deepika Padukone, for the Met Gala 2019 look and made her dream barbie gown come true.


A talent like Posen’s cannot be measured by the number of awards he has received. However, with the amount of hard work he puts into each of his creations, it is not surprising that he has won numerous awards on various occasions. In 2004, he was awarded the Swarovski’s Perry Ellis Award for Women’s wear by the Council of Fashion Designers of America.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Zac Posen in 2024

Zac Posen Net Worth
Zac Posen Net Worth

His years of hard work and efforts have earned him a whopping net worth of $15 million as of 2024. He is one of the finest and most talented fashion designers of the industry and is loved by fans and critics. This in itself is the most precious asset one can have. However, in one of his interviews, his earnings sum up to $178,362 a year.

Zac Posen is a well-established and one of the most talented Fashion designers would be quite an understatement. If success is to be measured in terms of the number of people who adore you, he is the most successful fashion designer the industry has ever seen. Not only is he a shining star in his industry, but he is also loved and adored by everyone.


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