Richie Rich (designer)
Early life in California
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.
New York City
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, Mýa, Scissor Sisters, Blondie, and one from Rich himself, also titled "Celebutante."
Starting in September 2010, Rich 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 the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Lincoln Center, and featured Ellen DeGeneres.
In November 2010, Rich produced a limited edition t-shirt to benefit the Harvey Milk Foundation. "Richie Rich designs live for Harvey B. Milk Foundation".
- "Heatherette, Pop Fashion Divas Richie Rich and Traver Rains". Passport Magazine.
- "Popluxe by Richie Rich -Heaven to Hello.". Scallywag & Vagabond.
- Geana, Alex (February 8, 2011). "Come to Richie Rich's Fashion Show! You're All Invited". The Huffington Post.