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List of famous male designers, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male designers list contains the most prominent and top males known for being designers. There are thousand of males working as designers in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic designers have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a designer then the people below should give you inspiration.

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While this isn't a list of all male designers, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male designers?" and "Who are the best male designers?"
Kanye West is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Designers
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Kanye Omari West is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, director, painter, entrepreneur, and fashion designer. West first gained prominence as a producer for Roc-A-Fella Records; he achieved recognition for his work on rapper Jay-Z's The Blueprint, as well as hit singles for ...more

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Age: 39

Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Profession: Film Score Composer, Fashion designer, Record producer, Businessperson Songwriter, + more

Credits: The Great Gatsby, Mission: Impossible III, The Hangover, The Hangover Part II

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Lil Wayne is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Designers
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Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr., known by his stage name Lil Wayne, is an American rapper, songwriter, and entrepreneur from New Orleans, Louisiana. In 1991, at the age of nine, Lil Wayne joined Cash Money Records as the youngest member of the label, and half of the duo The B.G.'z, alongside fellow New ...more

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Age: 34

Birthplace: USA, New Orleans, Hollygrove, Louisiana

Profession: Record producer, Businessperson, Songwriter, Rapper Entrepreneur, + more

Credits: Fast & Furious 6, The Interview, The Wrestler, Magic Mike XXL

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Steve Jobs is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Designers
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Steven Paul Jobs was an American entrepreneur, marketer, and inventor, who was the cofounder, chairman, and CEO of Apple Inc. Through Apple, he was widely recognized as a charismatic and design-driven pioneer of the personal computer revolution and for his influential career in the computer and ...more

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Age: Died at 56 (1955-2011)

Birthplace: California, United States of America

Profession: Businessperson, Entrepreneur, Inventor, Designer

Credits: Steve Jobs: The Lost Interview, The Pixar Story, Toy Story, The Triumph of the Nerds: The Rise of Accidental Empires

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#51 on The Most Psychedelic People Ever

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Arnold Palmer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Designers
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Arnold Daniel Palmer is a retired American professional golfer, who is generally regarded as one of the greatest players in men's professional golf history. He has won numerous events on both the PGA Tour and Champions Tour, dating back to 1955. Nicknamed "The King", he is one of golf's most popular ...more

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Age: 87

Birthplace: Latrobe, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Profession: Designer, Professional golfer, Architect

Credits: June 17th, 1994, Call Me Bwana, Pinehurst Chicken Soup: Conversations for the Golfer's Soul, + more

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#12 on The Best Putters in Golf History

#3 on The Best Golfers Of All Time

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#5 on The Top 10 Renegade Golf Moments Of All Time

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Gianni Versace is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Male Designers
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Gianni Versace was an Italian fashion designer and founder of Versace, an international fashion house, which produces accessories, fragrances, make-up and home furnishings as well as clothes. He also designed costumes for the theatre and films. As a friend of Eric Clapton; Diana, Princess of Wales; ...more

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Age: Died at 51 (1946-1997)

Birthplace: Reggio Calabria, Italy

Profession: Fashion designer, Designer, Actor, Costume Designer

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Bill Kaulitz is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Male Designers
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Bill Kaulitz is a German singer, songwriter, voice actor, designer, and model. He is best known for his work from 2001 to the present as the lead singer of the band Tokio Hotel. ...more

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Age: 27

Birthplace: Leipzig, Germany

Profession: Songwriter, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Film Producer Model, + more

Credits: Deutschland sucht den Superstar, Tokio Hotel TV – Caught on Camera

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Tom Ford is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Male Designers
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Thomas Carlyle "Tom" Ford is an American fashion designer and film director. He gained international fame for his turnaround of Gucci and the creation of the Tom Ford label before directing the Oscar-nominated film A Single Man. ...more

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Age: 55

Birthplace: Austin, Texas, United States of America

Profession: Fashion designer, Screenwriter, Designer, Film Director

Credits: A Single Man, Mademoiselle C, The 82nd Annual Academy Awards, Valentino: The Last Emperor

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#31 on The Most Influential People in Fashion

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Michael Kors is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Male Designers
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Michael Kors is a New York City-based fashion designer of American sportswear for women. He is Honorary Chairman and Chief Creative Officer for his company, Michael Kors Holdings Limited, which deals in fashion accessories. Michael Kors was named the first-ever women’s ready-to-wear designer for ...more

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Age: 57

Birthplace: Long Island, New York, USA

Profession: Fashion designer, Designer, Costume Designer

Credits: Project Runway, Models of the Runway, Project Runway: All Stars, Great Things About the Holidays

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#30 on The Most Influential People in Fashion

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