Jeff Hamilton is the Designer, President, and Creative Director of von Leuchtenberg, where it’s a high-end outerwear fashion line.
Curently, he’s in the media headlines after he decided to create his signature jackets for President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris.
In an Interview with Heavy.com, Jeff said he wants to create a leather jacket for Vice President-elect Kamala Harris “I WILL be doing one for her. Of course, I will be doing something special for her. Howard University! So I would probably be doing that and most likely I try to be more conservative; when you deal at that level, it can’t be anything too funky.”
Then, he added “So I think something navy as the background and whatever logo that I have. … I also did jackets for Vice President Al Gore as well and it was also something very subtle.”
He is a famous Fashion designer and began his career in Paris France, in 1983 he founded Guess? Jeans for Men with $25,000 in the capital and turned into shipping over 5 MM a month with 18 months.
In 1985, he was introduced to Michael Jordan by a mutual friend and Los Angeles legend, Magic Johnson. Since then, Jeff was the appointed designer for every one of Michael Jordan’s championship jackets, he designed Jordan’s first NBA championship “three-peat” with the Bulls in 1991, 1992, and 1993.
Later, he designed “three-peat” with the Bulls in 1996, 1997, and 1998. Furthermore, Jeff created his custom designs for many famous people, including Madonna, Michael Jordan, Drake, LeBron James, and former U.S. President Bill Clinton.
By 1985, the annual sales of Hamilton’s division reportedly had reached $30 million.
In 2002, he sold his company, According to his website, Jeff describes his work “Today, celebrities and sports moguls around the globe could not help but take notice of Jeff’s unique designs. Jeff’s workmanship with hand-cut leather, accented with finely tuned embroidery lead his collection to include tributes to the Legends of Rock and HipHop including The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, Pink Floyd, Drake, and many others.”
From February 1988 to June 1993, he was the owner of JH Design Group, INC, Jeff created the concept of high-end outerwear and under the Jeff Hamilton Trademark, with licensing ranging from the NFL, NBA, NHL, MLB to all entertainment licenses such as Warner Bros. and Disney.
In 1993, he left the company and won litigation against the company from monetary damages as well as retaining the Jeff Hamilton trademarks.
In August 1993, he founded Jeff Hamilton outerwear company but the Company sold to Action Performance in 2002. From July 2009 to December 2010, Jeff served as the Independent Consultant at The Gores Group.
Curently, he is the President and Creative Director at Von Leuchtenberg. Recently he made a jacket for Slash of the newly reunited Guns N’ Roses.
How old is Jeff Hamilton? He was born in 1956 and from Hamilton, he is 64 years old as of 2020.
However, there is not much information about his father, mother and siblings.
Talking about his education, he studied math and physics before entering the fashion world.
On Instagram, he boasts 765k followers and his bio reads “Celebrity Jacket Designer.”
His Net Worth is $80 Million USD as of 2020.
|Age||64 Years old as of 2020|
|Height||5 feet 9 Inches Tall|
|Net worth||$80 Million USD as of 2020|
(Image Source: Jeff Hamilton Instagram)