American People Famous Designers from the United States

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List of notable or famous designers from the United States, with bios and photos, including the top designers born in the United States and even some popular designers who immigrated to the United States. If you're trying to find out the names of famous American designers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These designers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known designer from the United States is included when available.

This list includes Lindsay Lohan, Eva Mendes and more people.

This historic designers from the United States list can help answer the questions "Who are some American designers of note?" and "Who are the most famous designers from the United States?" These prominent designers of the United States may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected American designers.

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Lindsay Lohan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Designers from the United States
age 32
Lindsay Dee Lohan (born 2 July 1986) is an American actress, model and pop music singer. Lohan started in show business as a child fashion model for magazine advertisement and television ...more

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Eva Mendes is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Designers from the United States
age 44
Eva Mendes is an American actress, model, singer and designer. She began acting in the late 1990s, and after a series of roles in B movies such as Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror and ...more

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Kanye West is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Designers from the United States
age 41
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 ...more

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Gwen Stefani is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Designers from the United States
age 49
Gwen Renée Stefani is an American singer, songwriter, fashion designer, and actress. She is the co-founder and lead vocalist of the rock band No Doubt. During the band's hiatus, Stefani ...more

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Christie Brinkley is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Designers from the United States
age 65
Christie Brinkley is an American model and actress. Brinkley gained worldwide fame beginning in the late 1970s with three consecutive Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue covers through 1981. She ...more

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Nicole Richie is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Designers from the United States
age 37
Nicole Camille Richie is an American fashion designer, author, actress and television personality. Richie rose to prominence for her role in the Fox reality television series, The Simple Life, ...more

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Lil Wayne is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Designers from the United States
age 36
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 ...more

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Steve Jobs is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Designers from the United States
Dec. at 56 (1955-2011)
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 ...more

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Kathy Ireland is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Designers from the United States
age 55
Kathleen Marie "Kathy" Ireland is an American model, actress, author and entrepreneur. Ireland was a supermodel in the 1980s and 1990s, best known for appearing in 13 consecutive ...more

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Nicky Hilton is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Designers from the United States
age 35
Nicholai Olivia "Nicky" Hilton is an American businesswoman, fashion model, socialite, celebutante, heiress and fashion designer. She is a great-granddaughter of Conrad Hilton, who was ...more

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Kimora Lee Simmons is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Designers from the United States
age 43
Kimora Lee Simmons is an American former fashion model. She took over Baby Phat after Russell Simmons and was CEO/Creative Director through 2010. In 2011, she was hired as president/Creative ...more

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Lauren Katherine Conrad is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Designers from the United States
age 33
Lauren Katherine Tell is an American television personality, fashion designer, and author. Born and raised in Laguna Beach, California, she attended Laguna Beach High School. In September 2004 ...more

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Erin Wasson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Designers from the United States
age 37
Erin Wasson is an American model, actress, occasional stylist, and designer.

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Whitney Port is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Designers from the United States
age 33
Whitney Eve Port is an American television personality, fashion designer, and author. Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, she attended Crossroads School in Santa Monica as a teenager. In ...more

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Arnold Palmer is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Designers from the United States
age 89
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 ...more

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Tom Ford is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Designers from the United States
age 57
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 ...more

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Michael Kors is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Designers from the United States
age 59
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 ...more

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Elon Musk is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Designers from the United States
age 47
Elon Reeve Musk is a South African-born, Canadian-American entrepreneur, engineer, inventor and investor. He is the CEO and CTO of SpaceX, CEO and chief product architect of Tesla Motors, and ...more

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Ralph Lauren is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Designers from the United States
age 79
Ralph Lauren, pronounced Loor-en is an American fashion designer, philanthropist, and business executive, best known for the Ralph Lauren Corporation clothing company, a global ...more

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Vera Wang is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Designers from the United States
age 69
Vera Ellen Wang is an American fashion designer based in New York City and former figure skater. She is known for her wide range of haute couture bridesmaid gowns and wedding gown collections, ...more

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Marc Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Designers from the United States
age 55
Marc Jacobs is an American fashion designer. He is the head designer for Marc Jacobs, as well as Marc by Marc Jacobs, a diffusion line, with over 200 retail stores in 80 countries. He was the ...more

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Buckminster Fuller is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Designers from the United States
Dec. at 88 (1895-1983)
Richard Buckminster "Bucky" Fuller was an American neo-futuristic architect, systems theorist, author, designer, and inventor. Fuller published more than 30 books, coining or ...more

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Zac Posen is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Designers from the United States
age 38
Zachary E. "Zac" Posen is an American fashion designer.

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Lauren Bush is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Designers from the United States
age 34
Lauren Pierce Bush is the CEO, Creative Director, and Co-Founder of FEED Projects. She is also a fashion model and designer. She is the daughter of Neil Bush and Sharon Bush, granddaughter of ...more

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Isaac Mizrahi is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Designers from the United States
age 57
Isaac Mizrahi is a film director.