Kristopher Gifford

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Updated On January 27, 2023

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Kristopher Gifford is a famous graphic designer whose nationality is not confirmed. Kristopher Gifford is also famous as the celebrity husband of the popular American actress Vinessa Shaw.

Early Life

Kristopher Gifford hasn’t shared her exact year of birth. Nevertheless, he was born on 14 February, which is also Valentine’s day. As his year of birth is not confirmed, his exact age is also unknown.

Talking about his educational journey, he studied Ceramic Design and graduated from Central Saint Martins in London in 2000 with B.A. Hons.

There is also no verified information regarding his place of birth but it is a known fact that he is a citizen of the USA.

Moving on, this personality also has yet to enlighten the public about his parents, siblings, and other personal details. From his celebrity wife’s Instagram post from 22 June 2020, it is unclear whether he is an American or British.

The said post by his wife is captioned: “Sup! Not sure who is the Brit and who is the American” – which indicates that either Vinessa’s husband is British or her father is.

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Caption: Kristopher Gifford posing for a photo with Carter Oosterhouse and Chris Crary at the 25th annual EMA Awards on 24 October 2015 in Burbank, California. Source: Zimbio

Relationship Status

Kristopher Gifford is a happily married man and his wife is Vinessa Shaw. His wife – Vinessa – is a famous actress and comes from a family of actresses.

That means his wife’s mother and sister both are actresses. Talking more about the two’s journey as a couple, Gifford and Shaw initially started dating in the year 2007. The lovers then had their engagement in the year 2008.

The two finally tied the knot in the year 2017. The lovely couple has one child together namely Jack Hiroki Gifford. The couple welcomed their son on 20 February 2018.

His celebrity wife had previously shared news about their pregnancy back in August 2017.

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Caption: Kristopher Gifford posing for a photo with his wife and son during their 13th-anniversary celebration during the coronavirus pandemic in 2020. Source: Instagram

Professional Life

Professionally, Kristopher Gifford is a graphic designer. As a designer, his design of a magnetic porcelain ring holder won him a place on the design team at the Wedgwood in Stock-on-Trent, England.

After the adaptation of the design to fit with the brands existing blue and white Jasper ware, the piece was shown at trade shows across Europe. His design was also shown at Ambiente and 100% Design.

Moreover, his other early design work took Gifford to Frankfurt to design glassware. His work in design also took him to Stockholm to work in a ceramic studio and to Copenhagen to build an art installation for Nike.

This personality’s transition to the Motion Picture Industry came in the year 2004. This happened when this designer had the chance to work in Morocco on the Ridley Scott film the Kingdom of Heaven in the Set Decorating Department.

After moving to Los Angeles in the year 2007 and teaching himself Photoshop and Illustrator, this designer finally joined Local 800 as a Graphic Designer in the year 2011.

Since then, he has worked in various film, TV projects, and commercials as a production designer. Moving on, this graphic designer has a net worth estimation of around $4 million US dollars.

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Caption: Kristopher Gifford posing for a photo with his wife. Source: Entertainment Tonight

More Details

Besides his own career, this personality is more famous as the celebrity husband of Vinessa Shaw. His wife – Vinessa – is a popular model and actress. His celebrity wife began her career as a child actor.

The famous actress then had her break-out role in Hocus Pocus. It is Disney’s 1993 Halloween comedy-fantasy film. His wife then appeared in Ladybugs in the year 1992 and also in L.A. Without a Map in the year 1998.

Furthermore, when his wife was attending Barnard College, she was cast in a supporting role in Eyes Wide Shut back in the year 1999. Following this, his wife decided to pursue acting into her adulthood.

Subsequently, his wife portrayed the roles in the comedy 40 Days and 40 Nights in 2002 and in the 2006 remake of The Hills Have Eyes.

Moreover, his actress wife played the role of a supporting cast member in Ray Donovan. His wife also starred as Dr. Jane Mathis in Clinical, a 2017 horror thriller. Furthermore, his wife’s family’s original surname was “Schwartz”.

Likewise, his mother-in-law is actress Susan Damante whereas his father-in-law is a native of Los Angeles who is a psychologist and former adjunct professor of psychology at Antioch University.

Moreover, his sister-in-law is Natalie Shaw who is best known for playing the role of Shane Fusco on the TV series Under Suspicion. 

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Caption: Kristopher Gifford and wife Vinessa Shaw posing for a photo at an event. Source: Page Six

Kristopher Gifford – Body Measurements

Kristopher Gifford stands tall at an approximate height of 6 feet and 1 inch and his weight is around 81 kgs or 179 lbs. Moreover, Vinessa’s husband has dirty blonde hair and blue eyes.

Other than this, the celebrity husband’s other body measurement details are unavailable at present like his bicep size, dress size, chest-waist-hip measures, etc.

Kristopher Gifford – Social Media

Talking about his social media presence, this graphic designer is available on Instagram under the username @krisgifford.

Besides this, the celebrity husband/graphic designer doesn’t seem to have accounts on other platforms like Twitter, Facebook, Youtube, etc.