Explore Andre Leon Talley Net worth, Height, Age, Dies at 73, Wife, Cause of Death, Bio

Andre Leon Talley is a Fashion Icon and the former  Creative Director and Editor at Large of Vogue Magazine.

The gay status of Andre Leon Talley

Vogue’s former editor-at-large and fashion icon André Leon Talley passed away on Tuesday. He was 73 years old. And many believed he belonged to the LGBTQ community and is gay as he was not married. The rumor surrounded Andre for decades  But when The daytime talk show host Wendy Williams asked him about his sexual orientation during a May 29, 2018 appearance. He replied, “I’m not heterosexual, darling; I’m fluid in my sexuality.” 

And he finally admitted His sexuality is a thing he feels comfortable telling others about and he is proud to be gay.

Andre Leon Talley Age, Family and Early life

Andre Leon Talley was born on October 16, 1948, in Washington DC, USA.

He is the Son of Alma Ruth Davis and William C. Talley who was a taxi driver by his profession. Furthermore, His grandfather was a Sharecropper. However, He was raised by his maternal grandmother, Binnie Francis Davis, who was a cleaning lady at Duke University, in Durham, North Carolina. Talley says her life gave him an understanding of luxury. He first came into contact with Vogue magazine at the age of nine or ten in the local library. This led to his early interest in fashion.

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It was however rumored that the fashion icon was gay, not married, which added fuel to the fire. But Talley responded to a question about his sexual orientation while appearing on The Wendy Williams Show on May 29, 2018, by saying, “No, I’m not a heterosexual”

Tragically, The 73-year-old Talley passed away at the White Plains Hospital in New York on January 18, 2022.

Andre Leon Talley career Highlights

The young journalist began his career at Andy Warhol’s Factory and Interview magazine, later becoming Women’s Wear Daily’s bureau chief in Paris.

Talley hosted a popular radio show in his later career which focused largely on fashion and pop culture on Sirius XM. He also published The Chiffon Trenches: A Memoir on May 19, 2020, which detailed his early career start and the difficulties he faced as a Black man at the time.

While serving as the  Vogue magazine’s fashion editor from 1983 to 1987, he became its first African-American man creative director from 1988 to 1995. Considered a fashion icon, he was known for advocating for diversity in the fashion industry.

Which school and college did Andre Leon Talley go to? What was his major?

Having earned a high school diploma from Hillside High School in 1966, Talley attended North Carolina Central University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in French Literature in 1970.

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Later, As a result of winning a scholarship to Brown University, he earned a Master of Arts in French Literature in 1972

Andre Leon Talley Net worth, How much does he earn? 

Andre Leon Talley has a net worth of $2 to $ 5 million as he was the magazine editor of the most famous Vogue magazine.

In what relationship does Andre Leon Talley currently reside?

We do not have any information about  Andre Leon Talley’s relationship status .it is difficult to find information about him right now.

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However, our research team will be updating our database as we get more information about him.

Does Andre Leon Talley have a social media presence?

He was available on Twitter with 179.7k followers and he had 356k followers on his Instagram.

Andre Leon Talley’s Physical Appearance Height, Weight

HeightIn Feet: 6 Feet 5 Inches
Centimeters: 198 cm
Meters: 1.98 m
WeightN / A
Eye ColourBrown
Body TypeFit
Sexual OrientationGay

Interesting facts  about Andre Leon Talley should be known’s  

Zodiac SignN / A
Net Worth$2 to $5 million
Single/ In a relationshipN / A
Current SpouseN / A
Children’sN / A

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