Shannon Abloh Biography
Shannon Abloh (Born; Shannon Sundberg) is an American program manager at Monster and the wife of Virgil Abloh, the founder of Off-White and the Men’s Artistic Director of Louis Vuitton who died in November 2021 due to cardiac angiosarcoma.
Shannon Abloh Age
She is 40 years old as of 2021; she was born in 1981.
Shannon Abloh Education
She graduated from Edgewood College in Wisconsin with a Bachelor’s degree in management and marketing
Shannon Abloh Monster
She is an American program manager supervisor at Monster in Chicago. She joined the company in September 2010 as a media planner and was promoted within a year.
She began her career as an assistant director o sales at Continental Television Sales. In May 2006 she joined Yahoo! as an account manager and media specialist before she was promoted to media sales planner in June 2008.
Shannon Abloh Husband
Shannon got married to her husband Virgil Abloh. The couple got married officially in 2009 in Chicago. They first met in high school and dated for 10 years before he proposed. Virgil was a designer and fashion guru. He was the founder of Off-White and the Men’s Artistic Director of Louis Vuitton. He was known as a pioneer in the fashion industry, creating luxury streetwear that blended what he called “the gray area between black and white.”
Shannon Abloh Children
Shannon and her late husband had two children together; Lowe Abloh and Grey Abloh.
Who is Virgil Abloh
Virgil Abloh was a fashion designer, entrepreneur and DJ. He founded Off-White, the Milan-based brand, in 2012 and served as the chief executive officer.
He earned a Civil Engineering degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Master’s Degree in Architecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology.
Virgil Abloh and Kanye
Virgil credited Kanye West for his upward career trajectory. He was known for his unique vision and style. In 2010 he attended Paris Fashion Week with Kanye West and was hired to take over the creator director position at Kanye West’s company DONDA.
Virgil Abloh Death
Virgil died on November 28, 2021. His death was confirmed by his family on his social media pages.
“We are devastated to announce the passing of our beloved Virgil Abloh, a fiercely devoted father, husband, son, brother, and friend. He is survived by his loving wife Shannon Abloh, his children Lowe Abloh and Grey Abloh, his sister Edwina Abloh, his parents Nee and Eunice Abloh, and numerous dear friends and colleagues.
For over two years, Virgil valiantly battled a rare, aggressive form of cancer, cardiac angiosarcoma. He chose to endure his battle privately since his diagnosis in 2019, undergoing numerous challenging treatments, all while helming several significant institutions that span fashion, art, and culture.
Through it all, his work ethic, infinite curiosity, and optimism never wavered. Virgil was driven by his dedication to his craft and to his mission to open doors for others and create pathways for greater equality in art and design. He often said, “Everything I do is for the 17-year-old version of myself,” believing deeply in the power of art to inspire future generations.
We thank you all for your love and support, and we ask for privacy as we grieve and celebrate Virgil’s life.
September 30, 1980 – November 28, 2021”
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Virgil Abloh Cardiac Angiosarcoma
Virgil was diagnosed with cardiac angiosarcoma in 2019 but he decided to keep the diagnosis private. The news was revealed in a statement announcing his death; “For over two years, Virgil valiantly battled a rare, aggressive form of cancer, cardiac angiosarcoma. He chose to endure his battle privately since his diagnosis in 2019, undergoing numerous challenging treatments, all while helming several significant institutions that span fashion, art, and culture.”
Shannon Abloh Net worth
Shannon’s actual net worth is unknown but her husband had an estimated net worth of $20 million at the time of his death.