|November 18, 1944|
|Place of Birth|
Wolfgang Joop (born 18 November 1944 in Potsdam) is a German fashion designer. He is the founder of the fashion and cosmetics company JOOP!, and father of fashion designer Jette Joop.
Wolfgang Joop was born in Potsdam on 18 November 1944. In 1954 Joop moved to Braunschweig with his family. Wolfgang Joop studied advertising psychology at the Braunschweig University of Technology. He was later invited to become an honorary professor of fashion design at the Universität der Künste in Berlin.
He began his fashion career working with his former wife Karin when in 1968 they were awarded all three first prizes in a design competition. Professionally he had been working as both a fashion illustrator and journalist and as a freelance designer for fashion houses in Italy, France and Germany. He is also well known in England.
Joop achieved international success in 1978, when he showed his fourth fur collection.
|Height||6 ft 2 in / 186 cm|
|Weight||185 lb / 84 kg|
|Shoe (Feet) Size||–|
|Race / ethnicity||White|