Michael Costello Biography
Michael Costello is an American fashion designer and reality television personality. best known for appearing on the eighth season of Project Runway and the first season of Project Runway All Stars.
Michael Costello Age
Costello was born on January 20, 1983, in Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles, California, United States. He is 42 years old as of 2022.
Michael Costello Height
Costello stands at an estimated height of about 5 feet 6 inches tall.
Michael Costello Family
Costello was born in Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles, California, United States to a loving Italian-Hungarian father and a doting Greek Romani mother.
Michael Costello Wife\Children
Costello has two children, Giovanni and Coco from an arranged marriage that ended in 2006.
Michael Costello Gay
He is openly gay. He is in a relationship with Richard Galvin since 2006.
Michael Costello Salary
Costello earns an estimated salary of about $10000 to $50000 annually.
Michael Costello Net Worth
His net worth is estimated to be around $10 million to $30 million.
Michael Costello Career
Fashion was something that came naturally to Michael Costello, starting at the age of two by drawing dresses on his bedroom walls, to opening his first store at the age of 15 at 286 North Palm Canyon Drive in Palm Springs.
It was at his first store in Palm Springs where he started making custom pieces and cultivating relationships with celebrities including Céline Dion, Barry Manilow, Toni Braxton, Suzanne Somers, Florence Henderson, Faye Dunaway, and more.
In 2010, Michael Costello appeared on the 8th season of Project Runway. He placed 4th place and was a fan favorite, becoming best friends with fellow contestant Mondo Guerra. In 2012, he competed as part of Project Runway All Stars and finished as the 2nd runner up.
Grammys | Michael Costello Beyoncé
On January 26, 2014, Michael garnered nationwide attention by dressing Beyoncé for the 56th Annual Grammy Awards, where she took home three Grammy wins. The iconic white lace dress became one of the most recognizable dresses in the history of the Grammys and Costello credits that moment as the turning-point of his career.
Since then, he has become one of Beyoncé’s top go-to designers and has continuously dressed her for On the Run Tour, Grammy-sponsored Stevie Wonder tribute, The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour, the Wearable Art Gala at the California African American Museum, and more.
On February 15, 2016, he dressed Meghan Trainor at the Grammys, who won “Best New Artist” of the year. His designs for Beyoncé, Meghan Trainor, Tamar Braxton, Alicia Keys, Toni Braxton, Maren Morris, and more are on display at the Grammy Museum at L.A. Live.
In 2016, Michael Costello collaborated with award-winning costume designer Lou Eyrich to design gowns for Lady Gaga for American Horror Story, leading up to the team’s Primetime Emmy Award win for Outstanding Costumes For a Contemporary Series, Limited Series or Movie.
He has also appeared as a fashion guest for television shows like Good Day LA, Wendy, Steve Harvey Show, Good Day NY, and more.
Michael Costello Kim Kardashian
On July 12, 2016, he appeared on Good Morning America and won a nationwide fashion challenge. The following day, Costello worked with Kim Kardashian in creating a red carpet dress for the ESPY Awards. The styling session was filmed for E! Entertainment Television’s Keeping Up With the Kardashians.
On March 18, 2017, Costello received a star on the Palm Springs Walk of Stars. The presentation was held by Mayor Robert Moon, who also gave Costello the key to the City of Palm Springs and declared March 18 as the “Michael Costello Day”.
Michael Costello Accident
Information about Costello’s accident is quite unclear but it will be updated soon when available.