Gianni Versace’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Dec 2, 1946

Death Date

July 15, 1997

Age of Death

50 years

Cause of Death



Fashion Designer

The fashion designer Gianni Versace died at the age of 50. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Flamboyant fashion designer who founded the international brand Versace.

He was with his boyfriend Antonio D’Amico from 1982 until his death in 1997.



“That is the key of this collection, being yourself. Don’t be into trends. Don’t make fashion own you, but you decide what you are, what you want to express by the way you dress and the way to live.” (Gianni Versace)


“I liked women as a shape to dress.” (Gianni Versace)


“I try to contrast; life today is full of contrast… We have to change.” (Gianni Versace)


“It is nice to have valid competition; it pushes you to do better.” (Gianni Versace)


“At the beginning of my career, it was very hard to go up. Now, it’s very hard to stay on top. You have to stay there, and I want to stay there so badly. I’m still standing.” (Gianni Versace)