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Andre Leon Talley Biography: Age, height, wife, children, school, net worth

Andre Leon Talley cause of death
Andre Leon Talley

André Leon Talley was a legendary American fashion legend who was known for his works at Vogue magazine.

Quick André Leon Talley Facts:

Real name André Leon Talley
Date of Birth October 16, 1948
Birthplace Washington, D.C., U.S.
Nationality American
Date of Death Tuesday, January 18, 2022
Parents William C. Talley (father), and Alma Ruth Davis (mother)
Siblings N/A
Spouse N/A
Children/Kids N/A
Number of Awards 4
Honors Chevalier de l’ordre des Arts et des Lettres

 

Talley has joined his ancestors. He died at a hospital in White Plains, New York, on Tuesday, January 18, 2022, at the age of 73.

Andre Leon Talley Biography: Age, height, parents, siblings, school, Vogue

Talley was born on October 16, 1948, in Washington, D.C., to William C. Talley (father) and Alma Ruth Davis (mother).

Although his parents were together when they had him, Talley was raised by his maternal grandmother. Talley, who stands 6 feet 6 inches tall, had no known siblings.

He received his high school education at Hillside High School, graduating in 1966. He furthered at North Carolina Central University, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in French Literature in 1970. In addition, he won a scholarship to Brown University, where he earned a Master of Arts degree in French Literature in 1972.

Talley took the position of Vogue’s fashion news director from 1983 to 1987, and then its first African-American creative director from 1988 to 1995. He also served on the judging panel for America’s Next Top Model (from Cycle 14 to Cycle 17).

He authored three books, including two memoirs, and co-authored a book with Richard Bernstein. Talley also worked as a stylist for former United States President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama.

He has received numerous awards and honors including the Chevalier de l’ordre des Arts et des Lettres in 2021.

Andre Leon Talley wife and children: Did Andre Leon Talley have wife and children?

Talley had no wife or children. He didn’t speak about his immediate family often.

But in 2018, when asked about his sexual orientation on The Wendy Williams Show, Talley disclosed that: “No, I’m not heterosexual; I’m saying I’m fluid in my sexuality, darling.”

Andre Leon Talley net worth: How much was Andre Leon Talley worth?

Andre Leon Talley had a net worth of about $5 million at the time of his death.

Andre Leon Talley Instagram

His official Instagram username is @andreltalley, with over 200,000 followers on the photo-sharing platform.

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