Profession: Fashion Designer
Why Famous: Launched the company that would later become Calvin Klein Inc., in 1968.
In addition to clothing, Klein has also given his name to a range of perfumes, watches, and jewelry.
- 1986-09-26 Fashion designer Calvin Klein (43) weds assistant Kelly Rector in a civil ceremony in Italy
- 1980-11-19 CBS TV bans Calvin Klein jean ad featuring Brooke Shields
- 2002-12-18 Fashion designer Calvin Klein announces he is selling his company to shirt-maker Phillips-Van Heusen for $430 million