Octavio Aguilar Biography
Octavio Aguilar is a Latino Puerto Rican American fashion designer and reality tv personality. He is a contestant in the 19th season of the Project Runway. He has worked as an interior designer before. Moreover, he has his own fashion label called Dope Tavio.
Octavio Aguilar Age | Birthday
Born in 1979, Aguilar is 42 years old (age in 2021). He has not publicly revealed his exact date of birth thus we do not have information on when he celebrates his birthday.
Octavio Aguilar Family | Mother
Aguilar was raised by a single mother in New Jersey. He has a very close bond with his mother. Aguilar has however not revealed further details about his mother and neither has he disclosed information about his father.
When it comes to his ethnicity, Aguilar is Latin Puerto Rican American. The fashion designer has Latin and Puerto Rican roots.
Octavio Aguilar Height
Aguilar stands at an average height measurement. He has not revealed his actual height measurement publicly. However, when this information is available to us, we shall update you.
Octavio Aguilar Wife
Aguilar, who is 42 years old (age in 2021) has maintained a private life when it comes to who he is dating. He has not revealed any details on whether he has a wife/ partner or not.
Octavio Aguilar Education
Aguilar considers himself self-taught when it comes to designing. He however attended The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale for a year to sharpen his skills.
Octavio Aguilar Career
Aguilar is a fashion designer and the owner and founder of Dope Tavio, a designer label line that focuses on genderless avant-garde streetwear. His designs have been featured in many fashion editorials and music videos, and they have been seen on artists like Eryka Badu, Janet Jackson.
In addition, Agilar took a 10-year break from fashion design to venture into interior design. After the break, it is when he returned with his own fashion label, Dope Tavio. He is also featured in the 19th season of Project Runway.
Octavio Aguilar Project Runway
Octavio is a contestant of the 19th season of Project Runway. He joins the rest of the competitors as an experienced designer who has his own fashion label, the Dope Tavio. Aguilar revealed that he started sewing at 12 years old when he was presented by a sewing machine. He started creating 90’s clubwear a venture which was successful and saw him open a shop in his hometown to continue creating.
At the age of 42 years, Aguilar’s goal is to inspire people to chase their dreams at any age.
Project Runway Season 19 Cast
Other contestants of season 19 of the show include:
- Bones Jones
- Aaron Michael Steach
- Darren Apolonio
- Kenneth Barlis
- Coral Castillo
- Meg Ferguson
- Katie Kortman
- Kristina Kharlashkina
- Anna Zhou
- Prajje Oscar Jean-Baptiste
- Chasity Sereal
- Sabrina Spanta
Octavio Aguilar’s Instagram
Aguilar’s Instagram handle is @dope_tavio with 12.4k followers. It is continuously increasing after participating in Project Runway season 19. Most of his pictures relate to his brands featuring and have 4,072 posts.
Octavio Aguilar Net Worth
Aguilar has an estimated net worth of $500k-$1 million. He earns his income as a fashion designer and through his design label, Dope Tavio.