Richie Rich (designer) life and biography

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Richie Rich (designer) biography

Date of birth : -
Date of death : -
Birthplace : California.U.S.
Nationality : American
Category : Arts and Entertainment
Last modified : 2011-10-19
Credited as : The King Collective, Celebutante, Heatherette

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Rich was born in California as Richard J. Eichhorn.
He was an avid ice skater, often proclaiming his desire to go to the Olympics. On stage at the 1992 Folsom Street Fair, Richie Rich sang a song he had written called Go-Go Dancer. Soon after that he moved to New York City.
Rich is openly gay.

In the mid 1990s, Rich was a staple in the New York City club kid scene, and made a cameo appearance in the 2003 film Party Monster.

Richie Rich was also featured as one of the club kids on the Jane Whitney Show where G.G. Allin was the main guest, and club kids were depicted as pillars of independent, non violent free thought.

He is co-founder of the now defunct fashion label known as Heatherette (together with Traver Rains).

Richie released an album called "Celebutante" on October 21, 2008 on the record label Defend Music. The album is a compilation of songs including tracks from Lily Allen, Mya, Scissor Sisters, Blondie, and one from Richie himself, also titled "Celebutante."

Starting in September 2010, Richie signed on with The King Collective to produce a new line called Pop Luxe.The collection was one of the first to be shown at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week At Lincoln Center and featured Ellen DeGeneres.

In November 2010, Richie produced a limited edition t-shirt to benefit Harvey Milk Foundation. "Richie Rich designs live for Harvey B. Milk Foundation".

On Thursday, February 10, 2011, Richie Rich presented a new collection by design director Angelo Lambrou called Villionaire at the Manhattan Center Hammerstein Ballroom.
The show was open to not just press and VIPs, but also the public. Tickets were sold for $20 to $40.

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