Michael Rainey Sr was an Australian-born British fashion designer. He was best known for his 1960s London boutique, Hung On You. He later sold the lease of boutique to Tommy Roberts in 1969 which became Mr Freedom. Furthermore, he also noted for his flowery clothes and brightly colored kipper ties.
His clients include celebrities like musicians Mick Jagger and The Rolling Stones, The Beatles, The Kinks, and actor Terence Stamp. Sadly, the famous personality passed away at the age of 76 in January 2017. The fashion designer Wanan know more about him then keep on scrolling.
Michael Rainey Sr: Bio, Family, Career
He was born on 21 January 1941 as Michael Sean O’Dare Rainey in Mason County, WV, the United States. He was born as the son of Sean Rainey and Joyce Marion Wallace. Rainey further has not provided information on his early years or siblings in the public. Also, he has not documented his educational qualifications in the media.
He had launched the fashion boutique Hung On You in December 1965 in London along with his wife Jane Ormsby Gore and a mural by Michael Englishin. It is reported that he previously didn’t have any experience in boutiques instead he was inspired by his well-dressed friends. However, In 1969, he sold the boutique’s lease to Tommy Roberts, who renamed it Mr Freedom.
Michael Rainey Sr: Personal Life & Wife
He had married the eldest daughter of Lord Harlech named Jane Ormsby Gore. His wife has worked with the antique dealer Christopher Gibbs as well as in Vogue in the early 1960s. The duo had welcomed a son named Michael Rainey Jr on 22 September, 2000.
His son has gained fame for his role of Tariq St Patrick in the crime drama television series named Power. Moreover, Michael Junior has revealed that he didn’t shared a good relationship with his father. Sadly, the businessman died in January 2017 at the age of 76, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Huntington. After that, his funeral held at the Deal Funeral Home in Point Pleasant, WV, on 9 January 2017.
Michael Rainey Sr: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
He surely had made a hugge amount from his business ventures in clothing line. Therefore, he has an estimated net worth above $1 million from his work as a fashion designer. However, most of his information are not avaiable in the media.
It seems that he was not available on different social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter. Further, he seems not to prefer to spent his time on these social media networking sites.
Michael Rainey Sr: Body Measurements
He had an average body structure that stands to a height of 5 feet 9 inches or 1.75 meters. Other than this, there is no information on his body weight or measurements of chest, waist, or biceps.