Alexander Mc Queen

Quick Facts

Full NameLee Alexander McQueen
Born17 March 1969
Place of BirthLewisham, London, England
Died11 February 2010 (aged 40)
Place of DeathMayfair, London, England
Cause of DeathSuicide by hanging
EducationCentral Saint Martins College of Art and Design
OccupationsFashion designer, couturier
Years Active1992–2010
Labels– Alexander McQueen – McQ
Net Worth$30 million
Awards– British Fashion Designer of the Year (1996, 1997, 2001, 2003) – Commander of the Order of the British Empire – Council of Fashion Designers of America International Designer of the Year (2004)
Notable Achievements– Founded Alexander McQueen label in 1992 – Chief designer at Givenchy (1996–2001) – Sold 51% of his company to the Gucci Group in 2000 – Designed a total of 36 collections for his brand – Longtime collaborator Sarah Burton took over as creative director of his label after his death

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