Prabal Gurung - Biography
Last Modified: Oct 17, 2022
|Best Known For:||PRABAL GURUNG (fashion brand)|
|Net Worth:||Under Review|
|Born on :||March 31, 1979 (age 43)|
|Birth Name /
|Mother's Name:||Durga Rana|
Pravesh Gurung (brother)
|High School:||St. Xavier’s School|
|University:||National Institute of Fashion Technology, Parsons School of Design|
|Height:||1.75 meter (5 feet 9 inch)|
|Weight:||72 kg (158.73 lb)|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
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Who is Prabal Gurung?
Prabal Gurung is a fashion designer by profession and Nepalese, American by nationality. He is well known for his designer clothes and has dressed Michelle Obama, Demi Moore, and Oprah Winfrey.
Prabal Gurung – Age, Parents, Siblings
Prabal Gurung’s birth took place on March 31, 1979, in Singapore to Nepalese parents. His mother Durga Rana owned a boutique store while the details of his father, who was in the army, are still unclear.
His parents raised him between Kathmandu and Singapore alongside his two siblings, brother Pravesh Gurung, who is a film director, and sister Kumudini Gurung Shrestha who is a teacher and social worker.
Other facts about his family, education, parents, and childhood have not been revealed.
Prabal Gurung, his mother, and niece meets Michelle Obama (Facebook)
He was raised in Nepal were studied at St. Xavier’s School. After earning a bachelor’s degree in hotel management he moved to New Delhi, India. He then went to study at the National Institute of Fashion Technology in India and Parsons School of Design in New York City, USA.
His ethnicity is Nepalese.
Prabal Gurung – Boyfriend, Children, Husband, Divorce
Gurung has not been known to date anyone and is gay by sexuality. He has never been seen with a boyfriend and is considered single, although a secret affair cannot be ruled out.
In 2019 it was rumored that he was dating Indian filmmaker Karan Johar. However, the rumors turned out to be false. According to reports, he is in a relationship with his boyfriend, Paul.
Gurung has never married and is sans husband and children. Since he has never married, divorce is out of context.
Prabal Gurung – Career
After graduating from the National Institute of Fashion Technology, he traveled for seven years. Finally, Prabal Gurung moved to New York City in 1999 where he studied at Parsons School of Design. In his first year at Parsons, he was awarded the Best Designer Award at the annual Parsons/FIT design competition.
He then spent two years with Cynthia Rowley's design team before working for American fashion designer Bill Blass for five years.
In February 2009, Gurung launched PRABAL GURUNG, his first eponymous collection during New York Fashion Week. And in 2013, he was selected as a design collaborator for Target, and in 2014 collaborated with MAC Cosmetics to launch a product. In 2017, Prabal Gurung launched a capsule with Lane Bryant.
He also dressed famous names in Hollywood including Michelle Obama, Demi Moore, and Oprah Winfrey, Anne Hathaway, Kerry Washington, Jennifer Lawrence, Zoe Saldana, Sarah Jessica Parker.
He has also designed dresses for Kate Hudson, Scarlett Johanson, January Jones, Amanda Seyfried, Emma Watson, Lady Gaga, Elettra Wiedemann, and Marion Cotillard.
Prabal Gurung – Awards, Nominations
Prabal Gurung received Ecco Domani Fashion Fund Award (2010) and was the runner-up for the 2010 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund. He also received a nomination for the 2010 CFDA/Swarovski Womenswear Award.
Prabal Gurung – Philanthropy
Gurung was named goodwill ambassador of Maiti Nepal, a foundation started to prevent girl trafficking pal. In 2016 he collaborated with TOMS to support Shikshya Foundation Nepal.
Prabal Gurung – Net Worth, Salary
Prabal Gurung’s net worth and salary have not been estimated.
Prabal Gurung – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
On social media, he is active on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and also an official website- prabalgurung.com.
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