Xavier de Castella: Wiki, Age (Kenzo Takada’s Partner) Biography & Facts


Xavier de Castella (born b/w 1939-1945) was a famous businessman, professional architect, and entrepreneur from France. He was famously known in the country as the partner of Kenzo Takada. Let me tell you that, Kenzo was a famous Japanese fashion designer. He is known as the founder of the famous brand “Kenzo”.

As per the sources, Kenzo is a fashion brand, which deals in a variety of skincare products, perfumes, and clothing. Not only this, but Takada was also served the position of acting honorary president for the Asian Couture Federation.

On the other side, if we talk about his partner then, Xavier de Castella was a professional architect. He also helped Takada for designing a Japanese-style house, which is around 14,000 sqft. In the year 1990, Xavier de Castella died due to AIDS.

According to the media reports, famous fashion designer Kenzo Takada passed away at the age of 81 on 4 October 2020. As per media reports, he died due to COVID-19[1]BBC. Read this article, to know about the life story of Kenzo’s life partner Xavier de Castella.



Real Full Birth Name Xavier de Castella.
Nickname Xavier.
Age at the time of death 45-51 years old.
Cause of Death AIDS.
Year of Birth 1939-1945.
Year of Death 1990.
Birthplace/Hometown France.
Place of Death Not Known.
Gender Male.
Religion Christian.
Nationality French.
Ethnicity White.
Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian) Gay.
Zodiac Birth Sign Pisces.

Physical Statistics

Height Feet & Inches: 5′ 8″.
Meters: 1.72 m.
Centimeters: 172 cm.
Eye Color Black.
Hair Color Black.
Weight Pounds: 143 lbs.
Kilograms: 65 Kg.


Parents Father: Name Not Available.
Mother: Homemaker.
Siblings No Data Found.
Social media N/A.

Personal Information

Marital Status Not Known.
Partner Kenzo Takada (died on 4 October 2020).
Children Not Known.


Highest Qualification Graduate.
School Local Private School.
Alma Mater Will Update.

Career & Wealth

Profession Architect, Businessman, and Entrepreneur.
Famous for As the partner of Kenzo Takada.


Early Life, Parents & Siblings

Xavier de Castella was born in the year between the years 1939-1945 in France. He was born into a Christian. The exact birth date of Xavier is not available. According to an estimate, Xavier de Castella’s age was around 45-51 years old at the time of his death in 1990.

He did not reveal any data regarding his parents and siblings to the media. As per media reports, he completed his professional architect degree from the university in France. He was a very talented guy.


Marriage, Gay Husband & Boyfriend

Xavier de Castella is known in the industry as the lover of a famous fashion designer “Kenzo Takada”. According to the reports, Kenzo and Xavier were in a relationship for a long time. Both of them first met at the birthday party of Pablo Picasso’s daughter “Paloma Picasso”.

By describing Xavier’s character, Kenzo Takada said in an interview that “On an individual level, I discovered Xavier superbly invigorating. I was additionally ready to gain much from his wide instruction.

How much that helped me in my activity as a style originator. He was additionally the person who acquainted me with my second co-administrator and even gave monetary help when the organization ran into inconvenience”.


Some Lesser Known Facts About Xavier de Castella

  • He was one of the famous architects in France who had the knowledge of eep knowledge of Japanese architecture.
  • Being an architect, Xavier de Castella helped Kenzo Takada to design his 14,000 sqft house.
  • As per the sources, the construction of the house was completed after 6 years from 1987 to 1993.
  • According to the media reports, Xavier was a genuine nobleman.
  • He was also honored by Louis XIV with the title of Earl.
  • However, there is no much information is available about Xavier de Castella’s profession and career.
  • According to a guess, the height of Xavier was 5 feet 8 inches (in meters 1.72 m).
  • He was fond of dancing and playing sports.
  • His body weight was 65 kilograms (in pounds 143 lbs).


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