Robert Christian “Bobby” Vaughn is an American clothing designer and entrepreneur, who bought the Von Dutch name and co-founded the Von Dutch clothing brand.
After selling Von Dutch, Vaughn launched FTW clothing and also opened a clothing store called FTW in Rockaway, New York.
Bobby Vaughn Get Fired From Von Dutch Company, Murder Charges
Bobby Vaughn’s life turned upside down after he was involved in a murder case in 2005 which also got him fired from the Von Dutch company. According to Bustle, Vaughn and his friend Mark Rivas got into a drunken fight during which Mr. Rivas attacked him with a broken beer bottle.
As a result, the fight escalated and Vaughn ended up shooting Rivas, who was also his best friend and roommate.
The fatal shot killed Rivas on the spot. Vaughn called 911 and turned himself in but claimed it was an act of self-defense. He was arrested and charged with first-degree murder.
The judge, however, acquitted him of the charges as the jury ruled it justifiable homicide. By that point, he lost his stake in the Von Dutch company. He was then fired by Tonny Sorensen, a Danish investor who stepped in as the CEO when the company was in need of funding.
Where Is Bobby Vaughn Now?
Bobby Vaughn kept a low profile in later years and has also stayed out of trouble with the law. After getting fired from Von Dutch, Vaughn moved to Big Apple. There, he was arrested once again for carrying an unregistered gun. He was sentenced to five years probation.
The incident affected him deeply and he almost gave up. But, he found solace in the form of surfing when he came to New York City. He surfed competitively as a teenager and grew up with surfing legends like Darryl Visostko. Thus, he opened a surf shop in 2009 and hoped to bring in a West Coast vibe in the shop.
Bobby Vaughn Age, Date of Birth, Birthday, Family, what about his father, mother, where is he from? Early Life.
Bobby Vaughn, age 46, grew up in Santa Cruz. During his teenage years, he got himself involved with some gang members that later played an important role in his life.
He was born in February 1975, he went on to become a popular clothing designer and entrepreneur who introduced the Von Dutch brand name in the 2000s. After the brand collapsed, he launched the FTW clothing store in Rockaway, New York.
There is no information about his family background but we will update soon.
Bobby Vaughn Net worth, How much did he earn?
His net worth is unknown but we will update soon.
Bobby Vaughn Wife, His Relationship, What about Children?
Information regarding Bobby Vaugh’s wife and family is scarce as the former Von Dutch co-founder maintained a low profile in the later years.
It’s uncertain if he ever got married or remained single throughout his life. In the absence of social media profiles, it’s more difficult to uncover details about his personal life.
Bobby Vaughn Career
Bobby Vaughn, born Robert Christian Bobby Vaughn, is a well-known name from the early 2000s. He is best remembered for creating and co-founding the Von Dutch clothing brand.
The brand was famous for its ubiquitous trucker hats donned by several high-profile celebrities like Justin Timberlake, Paris Hilton, Jay-Z, Hillary Duff, and more. However, the brand’s fame was short-lived and it soon experienced a rapid downfall when Bobby Vaughn was arrested for the murder of Mark Rivas.
Now, Hulu’s new docuseries, The Curse of Von Dutch: A Brand to Die For, explores the rise and fall of Von Dutch, revealing the dirty secrets that went behind the closed doors. The three-part series premiered on November 18 and is already creating a lot of buzzes.
Where he attended his High school and University? What was his major?
His schooling must have been completed in his hometown. Vaughn educational background, however, is unknown. His high school and university, are still being investigated. If further information is discovered, it will be mentioned later.
Bobby Vaughn Social Media Reach
We looked for him on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and other social media platforms but were unable to locate him. He must have a social media account under a different name, or he may not have any. Maybe he likes a private life.
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