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Christian Audigier

Christian Audigier,(French pronunciation: [k?istj?~ odi?je]) born on May 21, 1958 in Avignon (Vaucluse), is a French fashion designer and entrepreneur, living in the United States. In 2010, his fortune was estimated at 250 million dollars. Christian Audigier was raised by his mother in Southern France; coming from a modest family, he leaves school at the age of 14 to start working. He soon realized his passion for James Dean and the American dream; He eventually infiltrates into Saint-Tropez nightlife and became friends with Johnny Hallyday. Keys-in-hand, Christian Audigier organizes parties for the latter in his famous Villa La Lorada. In 2000 Christian Audigier started a new life in Los Angeles with 500 dollars in his pocket. Once in Hollywood, he would meet several celebrities (Michael Jackson, Britney Spears, Jessica Alba, Mariah Carey, Paris Hilton, Miley Cyrus, Snoop Dogg, Chris Brown, Usher, Madonna, among others) and built up a renowned clientele. He popped up with the “Celebrity Wear” concept, a concept which would make him famous later. He paid paparazzi to photograph stars like Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake or Madonna walking out of his shop on Melrose Avenue wearing

Christian Audigier Dead -- Ed Hardy Designer Dies at 57

Christian Audigier
Ed Hardy Designer Dead at 57

Christian Audigier -- the fashion designer behind the successful clothing lines Ed Hardy and Von Dutch -- has passed away. He was 57.  His longtime publicist, Michele Elyzabeth, told the… READ MORE >

Christian Audigier -- Ed Hardy Founder Battling Cancer (VIDEO)

Christian Audigier
Ed Hardy Founder Battling Cancer

9:15 AM PST -- TMZ spoke with Christian Audigier who says he was diagnosed with MDS (Myelodysplastic Syndrome) in January. It is the same bone disease GMA anchor Robin Roberts was diagnosed with… READ MORE >

- 541 days ago
Ed Hardy Founder Christian Audigier -- I HATE Jon Gosselin

Ed Hardy Founder
I HATE Jon Gosselin

Jon Gosselin's bromance with Ed Hardy founder Christian Audigier is officially over -- and just like Jon's marriage to Kate ... things didn't end well.As you may recall -- Gosselin and… READ MORE >

- 1090 days ago
Michael Jackson Appearance Triggers Suit

Michael Jackson Appearance
Triggers Suit

Even in death, Michael Jackson generates lawsuits ... this time it involves a douchey clothing designer, a car museum and a phantom gun.Photographer Stephen Winick claims he was brutally attacked… READ MORE >

- 2324 days ago
TLC: Jon Gosselin's Behavior 'Embarrassing'

TLC: Jon Gosselin's Behavior 'Embarrassing'

TLC honcho Edward Sabin is tearing into Jon Gosselin right now in a Maryland court -- claiming Jon's recent behavior has been downright "embarrassing."Sabin just testified in TLC's breach of… READ MORE >

- 2485 days ago
Audigier Fighting $1 Million Fencing Match

Audigier Fighting $1 Million Fencing Match

Ed Hardy honcho Christian Audigier likes his big fence and wants to keep it around his big house -- his only problem ... the city of Los Angeles in standing in his way.Christian is throwing a… READ MORE >

- 2582 days ago
Eric Dane's Naked Tape Co-Star Cashes In

Eric Dane's Naked Tape Co-Star Cashes In

Kari Ann Peniche -- the chick in the Eric Dane/Rebecca Gayheart naked tape -- just sealed the most ironic deal ever: She's gonna be designing clothes.The lucky fashion house cashing in on her… READ MORE >

- 2598 days ago
Jon Gosselin Fashions Himself a Designer

Jon Gosselin Fashions Himself a Designer

His reality show may have ended his marriage, but it's also giving Jon Gosselin a douchey clothing line for kids.Jon -- with his new 22-year-old GF Hailey Glassman by his side -- has been partying… READ MORE >

- 2635 days ago
Jon Gosselin's New Habit

Jon Gosselin's New Habit

Jon Gosselin and his new +1, Hailey Glassman, enjoy a smoke while aboard Christian Audigier's yacht in Saint-Tropez. READ MORE >

- 2636 days ago
Jon Gosselin -- Hardy Up for Cash?

Jon Gosselin -- Hardy Up for Cash?

Jon Gosselin doesn't have a relationship or a job -- but one of those things is about to change.Christian Audigier, one of the head honchos over at the Ed Hardy clothing line, tells us he's… READ MORE >

- 2638 days ago

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