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André Leon Talley net worth:
$1.5 Million

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Andre Leon Talley, born on the 16th of October, 1949, is an American fashion icon who became famous for being the (now former) editor-at-large for the fashion magazine Vogue, so influential that he appeared in ‘Out’ magazine’s subject list.

So how much is Talley’s net worth? As of late 2016, it is reported to be $1.5 million, acquired from his years working in the world of fashion for various publications, and from writing his own books.

Andre Leon Talley Net Worth $1.5 million

Born in Washington, D.C., Talley is the son of William C. Talley, a taxi driver, and Alma Ruth Davis, a homemaker. During his younger years, he was left under the care of his grandmother, Bernie Davis, who used to clean homes.

Talley attended Hillside High School, and it was at this time that he discovered his love for fashion. The women that he saw every Sunday at church and his grandmother became his earliest fashion icons. Later on as a teen, he would visit a local library where he would read Vogue magazines. After graduating from high school in 1966, he went on to attend North Carolina Central University graduating with a degree in French Literature. He also earned a full scholarship at Brown University where he continued his education and pursued a master’s degree in French Studies.

Talley originally planned to be French teacher, but in 1974 he was able to land a job under artist Andy Warhol in New York City. Aside from being his assistant, he also worked for the magazine Interview. While working with Warhol, he also spent time volunteering with fashion icon Diana Vreeland, who was working at the Metropolitan Museum of Art during that time. His first jobs introduced him into the world of fashion, and helped start his net worth.

After leaving Warhol, Talley worked for various publications like Women’s Wear Daily, W, and the New York Times. Finally in 1983, he was able to land a job at Vogue where he started as a Fashion News Director. After five years, he moved to become the magazine’s Creative Director. During this time, he used his influence in the fashion industry to help people of color to have a chance in the fashion industry, and became known for helping designers and models of color to be recognized in the world of fashion.

In 1995, Talley left Vogue and decided to relocate to Paris to work for W magazine. He only stayed for three years, and then returned to the United States to work again for Vogue, this time as it’s editor-at-large, a position he held for 15 years until he left in 2013. It was his time in Vogue that made him a fashion icon, and tremendously increased his net worth.

After leaving Vogue, Talley worked for a while with Numero Russia for a year, and later on served as a judge in the realty competition “America’s Next Top Model” for four seasons. He has also authored two books, entitled “A.L.T.: A Memoir” published in 2003 and “A.L.T. 365+” published in 2005. His other endeavours also helped in his wealth.

In terms of his personal life, Talley is openly gay, and apparently single. He currently serves at the Savannah College of Art and Design as one of its Board of Trustees.


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Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sex and the City 2008 Vogue Executive

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Alone: The Only Thing to Fear Is Yourself 2015 grateful acknowledgment completed
Precious 2009/II the producers wish to thank
Unzipped 1995 Documentary very special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Untitled Harry Benson Documentary 2015 Documentary completed Himself
Entertainment Tonight 2010-2015 TV Series Himself / Himself - Contributing Editor, Vogue
Oprah: Where Are They Now? 2014 TV Series Himself
Politics Nation with Al Sharpton 2013 TV Series Himself
A Quiet American: Ralph Rucci & Paris 2012 Documentary Himself
America's Next Top Model 2010-2011 TV Series Himself - Judge & Fashion Editor / Himself - Judge & Editor-at-Large: Vogue / Himself - Judge / ...
Animals Distract Me 2011 Himself
Fashion's Night Out 2010 TV Movie Himself - Host
The View 2010 TV Series Himself - Guest Co-Host
Ultrasuede: In Search of Halston 2010 Documentary Himself
Talk Stoop with Cat Greenleaf 2010 TV Series Himself
William S. Burroughs: A Man Within 2010 Documentary
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson 2009 TV Series Himself
The Early Show 2009 TV Series Himself
60 Minutes 2009 TV Series documentary Himself - Vogue, Editor-at-Large (segment "Vogue, Anna Wintour")
The September Issue 2009 Documentary Himself
Valentino: The Last Emperor 2008 Documentary Himself
E! True Hollywood Story 2008 TV Series documentary Himself - Vogue Magazine
Ebony Fashion Fair: 50 Years of Style 2008 TV Movie Himself
Sex and the City: The Wedding Dress Photo Shoot 2008 Video documentary short Himself
Independent Lens 2007 TV Series documentary Himself
Marc Jacobs & Louis Vuitton 2007 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Hills 2007 TV Series Himself
Fashion News Live 2007 TV Series Himself
Legends Ball 2006 TV Movie documentary Himself
Charlie Rose 1994-2004 TV Series Himself - Guest
VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards 2001 TV Special Himself
Biography 2001 TV Series documentary Herself
VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards 2000 TV Special documentary Himself
Intern 2000 Himself
Catwalk 1995 Documentary Himself
Unzipped 1995 Documentary Himself (uncredited)
Hi Octane 1994 TV Series Himself
Omnibus 1990 TV Series documentary Himself - Vogue Magazine

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Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Entertainment Tonight 2014-2015 TV Series Himself / Himself - Vogue Contributing Editor
60 Minutes 2010-2012 TV Series documentary Himself - Vogue, Editor-at-Large (segment "Vogue, Anna Wintour")

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