Net Worth: $3.5 Billion
- Source of Wealth Clothing
- Birth Place Brugine, Italy
- Marital Status divorced
- Full Name Renzo Rosso
- Nationality Italian
- Date of Birth September 15, 1955
- Occupation Entrepreneur
- Education Universita di Padua- dropped out
- Children 6
About Renzo Rosso
Renzo Rosso has an estimated net worth of $3.5 billion as of April 2016, according to Forbes. Rosso was born September 15, 1955 in Brugine, Padova, North East Italy. Acquiring his net worth as an Italian fashion entrepreneur, investor, and author. Reffered to as the “Jeans Genius” by Suzy Menkes (head fashion reporter for the International Herald Tribune) because of his great success with the brand he co-founded Diesel. Diesel is an Italian jeans company that Rosso co-founded when he 23. Since that time, Rosso’s business empire has grown significantly. He owns 100% of the jeans company which has now become more of a lifestyle brand. He has successfully expanded his clothing business all over Europe by snapping up major shares in small upmarket clothes stores. Some of the stores that are associated with Renzo Rosso include; Maison Martin Margiela based in Paris, Victor&Rolf in Amsterdam and Milanese label Marni.
Rosso is the he is the President of OTB, the holding group of Maison Martin Margiela, Marni, Viktor & Rolf, Diesel & Staff International (manufacturer and distributor of DSquared2, Just Cavalli, Vivienne Westwood, and Marc Jacobs Men). Two of Rosso’s eldest children work for the above-mentioned company.
Rosso is also the founder of the holding group’s non-profit organization, the Only The Brave Foundation. Rosso is also the President of the Red Circle investment group; the Diesel Farm in Marostica, Veneto, and Bassano Virtus 55 S.T.
Apart from clothing business, Rosso has also invested in tech-start-ups such as Nonabox. Rosso has also invested in the hotel industry. He is the owner of the South Beach design Hotel The Pelican.
This father of six enjoys many leisurely activities that include playing soccer, snowboarding, practicing yoga and pilates daily. Spending as much time as possible with his family, Rosso has stated many times, the biggest inspiration in his life is his family. He has also highly regarded for his involvements in philanthropy, donating to various charities all over the world.