MARC JACOBS, American fashion designer, born; an American fashion designer. He is the head designer for Marc Jacobs, as well as the diffusion line Marc by Marc Jacobs. Jacobs is currently the creative director of the prestigious French design house Louis Vuitton. Jacobs, who is openly gay, had been in a relationship with retired escort Jason Preston since 2005. However, in February 2008, it was reported that Jacobs was engaging in an affair with escort and porn star Erik Rhodes aka James Naughton who died in 2012.
In April 2018, Jacobs proposed to his boyfriend, Charly Defrancesco, via a flashmob while in a Chipotle restaurant. The flashmob did a routine to the song “Kiss” by Prince. They were married in a lavish wedding held in New York City in April 2019.
Jacobs and Defrancesco purchased a home in Rye, New York in April 2019. The Westchester home was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and is known as the Max Hoffman House.