Tommy Hilfiger Talks How Beyonce, Snoop Dogg, Usher Helped With His Rise To Success
American fashion designer Thomas Jacob Hilfiger, popularly known as Tommy Hilfiger recently appeared as a guest on the Wendy Williams Show.
The 65 year talked about his rise to success, revealing that he started his business with $150 to run his first shop called People’s Place at the age of 18.
The successful entrepreneur who has been in business for over 33 years also talked about how black entertainers like Beyonce, Snoop Dogg, Usher and Aliyah helped in building his brand, dispelling rumours that he is racist. He also revealed that he helped Russell Simmons with his fashion line Phat Farm as well as P Diddy with Sean John.
He adds that he is grateful to hip hop for propelling his brand into height he can never imagine, stating that Beyonce first wore his clothes during her performances when she was just 16 and still a member of the girl group Destiny’s Child.
Hilfiger also shares the joy of being a father to 7 children, the oldest being 31 and the youngest 7. He is telling his story in a book titled American Dreamer.
Watch the inspiring interview below.