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Richard Buckley and Tom Ford: Relationship, Net Worth, and How Did He Die?

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Tom Ford and Richard Buckley

Tom Ford and Richard Buckley first met in New York in 1986 during a fashion event. Ford is an American fashion designer and director. They’ve been together since a fashion show in 1986 when they met. In 2014, after 35 years of being together, they decided to be married. Alexander John “Jack” Buckley Ford, the couple’s son, was born in September 2012 through a gestational surrogate.

Ford brought his family to Italy in 1990 from New York, and they also spent 17 years in London. They are based in New York, Los Angeles, where he has houses. Ford and Buckley have had beautiful fox terriers. They also have starred on the ramp and in Ford’s movie A Single Man.

Richard Buckley and Tom Ford: Net Worth

Buckley was estimated to have had a net worth of over $20 million at the time of his demise. The fact that Buckley is a journalist of Vogue Hommes Worldwide and contributes to prestigious fashion publications. Like Italian Vogue, Mirabella, and WWD certainly helps to sustain his considerable wealth. Buckley had a lot of money, but he also seemed to have a huge amount of support and love. This was because of his marriage to Tom Ford.

Tom Ford and Richard Buckley

As of the 30th of September 2021, The estimated net worth of the fashion  Tom Fоrd is $550 million. He amassed his fortune by working for “Gucci” for over a decade. Establishing his personal label, and producing and directing the two movies for which he also produced.

All You need to know about Richard Buckley and Tom Ford

Richard Buckley was a style writer who served as chief editor of Vogue Hommes Global from 1993 until 1997. Aside from that, he’s well-known for being Tom Ford’s partner. After serving as creative director at Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent, Ford established his own premium label in 2005. A Single Man and Nocturnal Animals, both created by Ford, were nominees for Academy Awards. He also serves as the chairman of the Society of Fashion Designers of America’s executive board.

Tom Ford is one of the most well-known and successful fashion designers of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. All of his creations reflected his rigorous sense of style and 21st-century attractiveness. This appealed to his clientele, many of whom were from Hollywood. Born and raised in New Mexico, he first pursued acting before moving on to pursue a degree and fine arts. And finally establishing his mark as a fashion designer. His interest in fashion emerged during his senior year of architecture school. His career has taken him from being Cathy Hardwick’s designing associate. To being a famous female fully prepared designer and lead designer at Gucci.

Tom Ford and Richard Buckley

Richard was treated with throat cancer just three years after they moved in together. He underwent surgery to alleviate the condition in 2012, and it worked. It’s unclear if his death was linked to his disease or unless he was cancer-free when he died.


How Did Richard Buckley Die?

According to TMZ, world-renowned fashion writer Richard Buckley died on September 19 at the age of 72. Ford leaves behind his 32-year-old husband Buckley. As well as their son Alexander John Buckley Ford, who is also a fashion designer. Ford’s staff released a statement following Buckley’s death, writing, “Richard Buckley, Tom Ford’s loving spouse of 35 years, died today.

Richard died away quietly yesterday night. Surrounded by his family in their Los Angeles home, having Tom and their son Jack at his company. People were informed by their representatives. A protracted sickness ended in natural death for him.


Vanshika is a Law student, blogger. She looks at life with endless possibilities and spreads that idea through her writing. She keeps on meandering and connecting with the world through her ideas framing into sentences.

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