Net Worth: $30 Million
- Source of Wealth Fashion
- Birth Place London Borough of Lewisham
- Height 5′ 11″ (1.80 m)
- Marital Status Single
- Full Name Lee Alexander McQueen
- Nationality United Kingdom
- Date of Birth March 17, 1969
- Ethnicity English, Scottish
- Weight 155 lbs (71 kg)
- Occupation Fashion Designer
- Education Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design
About Alexander McQueen
Known for his exquisite collections and provocative fashion shows, Alexander McQueen is a British couturier and fashion designer with an estimated net worth of $30 million as of 2012.
Of Scottish and English ancestry, Alexander McQueen started his career in fashion while working as an apprentice at Anderson & Sheppard, where his most famous clients include Prince Charles and Mikhail Gorbachev. Later on, he started working at Gieves & Hawkes, and Angels and Bermans. From 1996 through 2001, he worked as a chief designer at Givenchy and later on, he founded the Alexander McQueen label.
Throughout his life as a fashion designer and couturier, Alexander McQueen has been a recipient of British Designer of the Year award in 1996, 1997, 2001 and 2003. In 2003, he received an International Designer of the Year award from the Council of Fashion Designers of America.
Alexander McQueen is known to be openly gay. In morning of February 11, 2010, Alexander McQueen was found dead. Authorities officially announced that McQueen’s cause of death was hanging and asphyxiation. Doctors later confirmed that there were significant levels of tranquilizers, sleeping pills and cocaine in his blood samples. His death occurred 9 nine days after his mother’s death. Prior to his suicide, Alexander McQueen was diagnosed with mixed depressive and anxiety disorder.