Windy City Times News Archive - John Gidding on decorating, Beijing and married life Turkish-born architect John Gidding has certainly led an intriguing life. After moving to the United States. John Gidding (born January 7, 1977) is a Turkish-American designer, television personality, and former fashion model. Gidding started modeling in 2000 as a graduate student, performing runway shows for Armani, Gucci, and Hugo Boss before being represented by Wilhelmina Models in New York City.Born: January 7, 1977 (age 42), Istanbul, Turkey.
With so much time spent in front of the camera, Gidding has never worried about his identifying as an openly gay man being detrimental to his design career. The design world, Gidding points out, isn’t very homophobic. “I’m a designer and an architect. I get a free pass in that regard and for all of the wrong reasons,” he says.Author: Shane Lueck. Jan 13, 2019 · John Gidding talked about coming out gay in a new interview with Metro Weekly. The 42-year-old model turned designer married ballet dancer Damian Smith in .
Oct 28, 2010 · You probably have seen John on HGTV’s Designed to Sell and Curb Appeal: The Block. As for who this hot shot designer is: John Gidding was born in Istanbul, Turkey. He graduated from Yale University with a B.A. in architecture and later got his masters at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. Sep 03, 2014 · He's gay and out and has a boyfriend. The man can also majorly fill out a pair of jeans, as you can see in R8's pic and see more of if you watch his shows. One thing I find interesting about him is that he doesn't look like he lives in a gym, which you often .