Andy Spade Biography
Andy “Andrew” spade is an American businessperson and founder of Kate Spade New York an American fashion design brand together with his wife Kate Spade. His other company is Partners & Spade a design company. He went to Arizona State University. During his time in college, he and his friend found Spade & Hannawell which became Arizona’s Top Ten New Companies.
Andy Spade Age
Spade was born in the year 1962 and celebrates his birthday on the 24th of every December.
Andy Spade family
Spade was born in Michigan and raised in Arizona since he was 9 years old. He grew up together with his brother David Spade.
Andy Spade Wife
Spade married his wife Kate Spade in 1994. Kate was a fashion designer and co-founder of Kate Spade New York a luxury fashion designer. The two have one daughter.
Andy Spade Daughter
Businessman spade and his late Wife Kate Spade have one daughter Frances Beatrix Spade. She was born in 2006. The name Frances given to her was a longtime family name on Kate’s side.
Andy Spade David Spade
David Spade is the brother of Andy Spade. He is an American actor and comedian.
Andy Spade Career
Spade started his career as an advertiser working with companies like Coca-cola, Paul Stuart a men’s and women’s clothing brand, and Lexus a vehicle division of Japanese automaker Toyota. Later in 1993, he found Kate Spade in New York together with his designer wife Kate Spade. In 2008 he established a storefront and studio, Partners & Spade. He launched a loungewear collection named Sleepy Jones with Anthony Sperduti and Chad Buri. Spade has produced films with Red Bucket Films and published books through Harpercollins.
Andy Spade Net Worth
Through all his business and fashion designs, Spade has been able to collect an estimated net worth of $200 million.
kate spade changed her name to Kate Valentine so that her new fashion brand would be named after her name Valentine. She also named it after her daughter’s first name Frances. Frances Valentine was founded by her and her husband Andy Spade and another friend Elyce Arons. This was after she and her husband left Tate Spade New York in 2007.
Rachel Brosnahan Kate Spade
Rachel Brosnahan is the niece to late Kate Spade. She is an actress best known for her role in the horror movie The Unborn. Rachel became the new face of her late aunt’s brand Frances Valentine. She was close to her aunt and was also part of the company so when she was asked by the now CEO of Frances Valentine Arons to be the new face she said yes.
Partners And Spade
Partners & Spade was established back in 2008 by Andy Spade and Anthony Sperduti. The company is a branding studio based in New York. The company works with retail concepts, advertising, branding, store design and experiential marketing.
Jake spade is a fashion brand for men produced by Kate Spade. Its a line for men accessories including, Wallets, Men Bags, Watches and other technology items.
Andy Spade Wife Death
5 June 2018, Kate Spade was found dead in her New York apartment by her housekeeper. The cause of her death was suicide by hanging after she had gone through depression and anxiety for years as revealed by her husband Andy. This was after Spade moved out with their daughter. The police found a note from left by her addressed to her daughter. The note said, ‘Bea – I have always loved you. This is not your fault. Ask daddy!’ Her death got the world by surprise. Spade says that he had talked to her the previous night before her death and there were no signs or a warning that she was going to commit suicide. Her fans went on social media to mourn her tragic death and recalling their first Spade Bag.
Spade and his wife Kate sold their fashion brand Kate Spade to concentrate on their child in 2007. In 2016, Spade, his wife Kate and another partner Elyce Arons founded Frances Valentine. Naming it after their daughter Frances. Frances is a collection of luxury handbags and footwear.
Andy Spade Mask
Spade was seen two days after his wife’s death wearing a mask of the mouse Bernard in the cartoon movie, “The Rescuers”. He was seen coming out of his apartment to an SUV that was waiting for him.