Zac Posen Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Zac Posen Quick Info
Height5 ft 10 in
Weight71 kg
Date of BirthOctober 24, 1980
Zodiac SignScorpio
BoyfriendChristopher Niquet

Zac Posen is a world-renowned fashion designer. He has dressed many celebrities like Reese Witherspoon, Naomi Watts, Uma Thurman, Natalie Portman, Rihanna, Amanda Seyfried, Kate Winslet, Claire Danes, Cameron Diaz, Jennifer Lopez, Mischa Barton, Beyoncé Knowles, and Katie Holmes. He also won the Council of Fashion Designers of America’s Swarovski’s Perry Ellis Award for Womenswear in 2004. Zac has also written a cookbook, titled Cooking with Zac. He has over 2 million followers on Instagram, more than 800k followers on Twitter, and over 500k followers on Facebook.

Born Name

Zachary E. Posen

Nick Name

Zac

Zac Posen in blue denims in September 2018
Zac Posen in blue denim in September 2018 (Zac Posen / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Scorpio

Born Place

New York City, New York, United States

Residence

New York City, New York, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Zac Posen attended Saint Ann’s School in Brooklyn and graduated in 1999. He joined the pre-college program at Parsons The New School for Design at the age of 16. When he turned 18, he joined the London’s Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design at the University of the Arts London for a degree program in Womenswear.

Occupation

Fashion Designer, Author

Family

  • Father – Stephen Posen (Artist)
  • Mother – Susan Posen (Corporate Lawyer)
  • Siblings – Alexandra Posen (Sister)

Manager

Not Applicable

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 10 in or 178 cm

Weight

71 kg or 156.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Zac Posen has dated –

  1. Christopher Niquet (2008-Present) – Since 2008, Zac has been in a relationship with French fashion editor, Christopher Niquet. The pair shares an apartment in the SoHo neighborhood of Lower Manhattan.
Zac Posen with businesswoman Martha Stewart to celebrate the book launch in October 2018
Zac Posen with businesswoman Martha Stewart to celebrate the book launch in October 2018 (Zac Posen / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

White

He has German, Russian, and Polish ancestry.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Gay

Distinctive Features

  • Curly hair
  • Wide forehead
  • Lean figure

Brand Endorsements

Zac Posen has promoted brands like –

  • Moda Operandi
  • Delta Air Lines
Zac Posen with his dog Tsuki in October 2018
Zac Posen with his dog Tsuki in October 2018 (Zac Posen / Instagram)

Religion

He was raised in a Jewish household.

Best Known For

First Film

In 2018, he made his theatrical film debut as himself in the action comedy film, Ocean’s Eight. However, he was not credited for his part.

First TV Show

In 2000, he made his first TV show appearance in the series, In Fashion.

Zac Posen Favorite Things

  • Way To Unwind – Soak sesh in an Epsom-salt-infused tub
  • Kitchen Tools – Williams Sonoma spatula and large multi-pronged hand whisk
  • Restaurants In Paris – Chez l’Ami Louis, Vivant Paris, Takara
  • Restaurants In London – Sheekey, The Ivy, The Wolseley
  • Restaurants In New York – Le Bernardin, La Grenouille, The Grill, Omen Azen, EN Brasserie, Russ + Daughters
  • Restaurants In Los Angeles – Chow, The Polo Lounge, Spago, La Scala, Joan’s on Third.
SourceWell+Good, Food&Wine, TheNewPotato.com
Zac Posen at LILY et Cie in September 2018
Zac Posen at LILY et Cie in September 2018 (Zac Posen / Instagram)

Zac Posen Facts

  1. He grew up in lower Manhattan in the SoHo neighborhood.
  2. As a child, he would make dresses for dolls from yarmulkes from his grandparents’ synagogue.
  3. Growing up, he ate noodle soup, seaweed, pizza, salty licorice, and chocolate mousse and avoided red meat and spicy foods.
  4. He did an internship with fashion designer Nicole Miller during his sophomore year.
  5. When he was a teenager, Zac won the Scholastic Art and Writing Award.
  6. He worked under the mentorship of curator Richard Martin at The Costume Institute of The Metropolitan Museum of Art for 3 years.
  7. In 2005, Ashley Olsen worked as an intern for Zac at The Gallatin School of Individualized Study.
  8. He has considered actress Stella Schnabel his muse.
  9. He has collaborated with brands like Monogram, MAC Cosmetics, Target, and Delta.
  10. In 2004, he won the Council of Fashion Designers of America’s Swarovski’s Perry Ellis Award for Womenswear.
  11. In February 2014, Zac got together with the retailer, David’s Bridal, to produce a line of affordable bridal gowns called Truly Zac Posen.
  12. He was chosen as the Creative Director for Brooks Brothers in 2014.
  13. Zac co-wrote a cookbook with Raquel Pelzel titled “Cooking with Zac: Recipes From Rustic to Refined” which was released by Rodale Books on October 10, 2017.
  14. Zac Posen supports organizations like St. Jude’s, the LGBTQIA community, and City Harvest.
  15. He has also contributed as an ambassador for The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation.
  16. In 2015, Women’s Wear Daily and Variety Magazine named Zac Posen as the Designer of the Year.
  17. He owns one dachshund and 2 miniature poodles.
  18. Visit his official website @ www.zacposen.com.
  19. Follow Zac Posen on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Featured Image by Zac Posen / Instagram

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