Top 10 Richest Designers in the World 2021

The 10 Richest Designers in the World 2021


This list is for you if you love good design.

These designers are not only the best in their fields, but they also have the greatest talent.

Check out our list of the 10 most wealthy designers around the globe and let us know your thoughts

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These are the 10 most Richest designers in the world

The list of designers and figures mentioned below have been compiled from various sources around the web, such as BiographyFlash

These are the 10 richest designers in the entire world.


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10. Christian Candy

Net Worth: $1.1 Billion

Christian Candy is the first male billionaire.

Christian is a British interior designer and property developer who is also a British high-end investor. He is the second half of the London-based design firm, Candy & Candy.

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Perhaps his most notable contribution is the creation of One Hyde Park, a luxury condominium in London that is among the most expensive residential properties in the world.

The Candy brothers started out fixing up flats in London and then went on to design some of the most luxurious properties in the world.



9. Valentino Garavani

Net Worth: $1.5 Billion

Valentino Garavani is most well-known as the founder of Valentino SPA and a fashion designer in Italy.

His career began as an apprentice for his aunt, a local designer. After studying in Paris, he moved to Paris to start a fashion business in Rome.

His first taste of success was at the Pitti Palace’s first show, where he received orders from overseas buyers and positive comments by the media.

Valentino has built an impressive fortune in his 45-year career.




8. Stefano Gabbana

Net Worth: $1.7 Billion

Our eighth list includes Stefano Gabbana, one half of Dolce & Gabbana.

Stefano, an Italian fashion designer, was born in Milan, Italy. He met Domenico Dolce, his future business partner when he started working in an atelier back in 1980.

In 1982, the couple opened their first fashion business. They specialized in women’s clothing. The company has been a huge success, winning numerous awards, and is widely recognized.

7. Domenico Dolce

Net Worth: $1.7 Billion

Domenico Dolce is the second half of Dolce and Gabbana’s due.

Domenico, an Italian fashion designer, was born in Sicily. His professional career began working alongside his father, who was a tailor by trade.

He moved to Milan with Stefano Gabbana, and they formed Dolce & Gabbana shortly thereafter.

1984 was their first big break when they were invited by Milan Fashion Week to take part.

They have been designing costumes for many celebrities like Madonna and Whitney Houston since then.



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6. Patrizio Bertelli

Net Worth: $5.2 Billion

Patrizio Bertelli, the CEO of Prada, made his fortune in Arezzo by opening a small factory that produced leather goods, belts and bags.

He was awarded a contract to make leather goods for Prada, and then he became the brain behind the Prada brand.

He and his wife transformed the company into a global fashion giant, with sales of $2.4 billion!




5. Tim Sweeney

Net Worth: $8 Billion

The American game developer Tim Sweeney, CEO and chief executive officer of the company, is the first to make it down in the top five.


While still in college, Tim started Epic, a shareware company. He launched a few games after graduating college and eventually won the game “ZZT”.

He founded “Epic Games” before developing a series of first-person shooter games called “Unreal”.

He also created “Gears of War”, which he sold for an undisclosed amount to Microsoft.



4. Ralph Lauren

Net Worth: $8.2 Billion

Ralph Lauren, an American fashion designer and entrepreneur worth $8.2 Billion dollars, occupies the fourth spot.

Ralph decided to quit college in order to sell menswear, proving that college isn’t for everyone.

Later, he started designing his own line for men’s clothes and accessories.

Today, Ralph has 35 boutique shops in the US. He is widely regarded as one the most successful and famous fashion designers of all time!



3. Giorgio Armani

Net Worth: $9.6 Billion

Our third ranking of the most wealthy designers is given to Giorgio Armani.

He has a net worth close to $10 billion and is best known for his sleek power suits. These are featured in movies like Miami Vice.

There were many other business ventures that followed suit. Armani was a global retailer with over 2,000 shops and annual revenue of $2 billion.




2. Miuccia Prada

Net Worth: $11.1 Billion

Miuccia Bertelli’s wife, number six, is Miuccia, an Italian fashion designer and businesswoman with a net worth of $11.1 million.

Miuccia Prada purchased the family’s luxury goods manufacturing company in 1978 from the Prada brothers.

She began making waterproof backpacks when she met Patrizio. They began to acquire other businesses and turned the business into an industry powerhouse.



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1. Satoshi Nakamoto

Net Worth: $19 Billion

Satoshi Nakamoto, a Japanese-American computer software designer, is almost twice the net worth of Satoshi Nakamoto, the second wealthiest designer in the entire world.

Satoshi Nakamoto, a mysterious creator of Bitcoin, is said to be shrouded in mystery.

His two previous jobs were lost and his house was destroyed by financial misfortune. This is believed to be what inspired him to create a digital currency.

While no one knows the exact amount, Nakamoto is able to amass $19 billion in quick succession.

It’s bittersweet for him though, as he has been unable to cash in his Bitcoins due to fear of his true identity being revealed.





We hope you enjoyed this list of the 10 most wealthy designers in the world.

These are some really talented people with amazing abilities.

Here’s a quick overview of the 10 most wealthy designers worldwide:

    1. Satoshi Nakamoto – $19 Billion
    2. Miuccia Prada – $11.1 Billion
    3. Giorgio Armani – $9.6 Billion
    4. Ralph Lauren – $8.2 Billion
    5. Tim Sweeney – $8 Billion
    6. Patrizio Bertelli – $5.2 Billion
    7. Domenico Dolce – $1.7 Billion
    8. Stefano Gabbana – $1.7 Billion
    9. Valentino Garavani – $1.5 Billion
    10. Christian Candy – $1.1 Billion 

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