Tim Gunn Biography and Wiki
Tim Gunn is an American television personality, Educator, Author, Fashion Therapist, and Project Runway Mentor. His popularity on Project Runway birthed two spin-off shows; Bravo’s Tim Gunn’s Guide to Style and Lifetime’s Under the Gunn.
Gunn appeared in the first season of Project Runway in 2004. He is known for “Make it work.” He acts as the on-air mentor to designers on the reality television show. Due to the success and popularity of the show, he earned a Primetime Emmy Award in 2013 for Outstanding Host For A Reality Or Reality-Competition Program.
A spin-off of the show called Tim Gunn’s Guide to Style debuted in 2007 where Tim gives fashion advice. He also hosted Under the Gunn. and Project Runway: Junior as the teen designers’ mentor and producer.
Tim appeared in the opening skit on the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards to style Jimmy Fallon to look like Bruce Springsteen, from his Born in the U.S.A. album. He took part in Do I Sound Gay? in 2014, which is a documentary film about stereotypes of gay men’s speech patterns by David Thorpe. He also appears in Kate McKinnon’s audio drama “Heads, Will Roll”.
Tim Gunn Age
Gunn is 68 years old as of 2022, he was born on July 29, 1953, in Washington, D.C., U.S. He celebrates his birthday on the 29th of July every year.
Tim Gunn Height and Weight
Tim Gunn stands at an average height of 5 feet 11 inches with a moderate weight of 78 (172 lbs).
Tim Gunn’s Parents and Family
Gunn was born and brought up in the USA by his loving parents George William Gunn and Nancy Gunn. His father worked in the FBI where he began as an agent but transitioned into becoming a ghostwriter and speechwriter for J. Edgar Hoover. Tim graduated from the Corcoran College of Art and Design, with a BFA in sculpture.
Tim Gunn Husband | Partner
Tim came out as gay when he was 29 years old. He comes from an intensely homophobic family where homosexuals were regarded as predators. In an interview in 2006, Tim revealed that he has not been in a relationship since the 1980s.
His boyfriend of six years cheated on him and that made him become uninterested in relationships. He has practiced celibacy ever since.
Tim Gunn Net Worth
Tim is believed to have an estimated net worth of $18 million as of 2022 from his successful career as a fashion consultant on Project Runway.