Kate Spade Death Facts: Age, Cause of Death, Birthday, Date of Death Tragedy!

Kate Spade died at age 55, not too shabby. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding fashion designer Kate Spade's death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Fashion designer and co-founder of the Kate Spade New York brand. She met future husband Andy Spade, brother of David Spade, while working with him at Carter’s Men Shop in Arizona. 

She married Andy Spade in 1994, and she had a daughter named Frances Beatrix Spade. 

How did Kate Spade die?

Kate Spade's death was caused by suicide.

Information about the death of Kate Spade
Cause of deathSuicide
Age of death55 years
ProfessionFashion Designer
BirthdayDecember 24, 1962
Death dateJune 5, 2018
Place of deathPark Avenue, United States
Place of burialRedemptorist Catholic Church, Kansas City, Missouri, United States


I was preppy, then suddenly switched around age 14. I asked my mother to go to this vintage store, and she let me buy a leopard swing coat, pink cigarette pants, and lime-green gloves.

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I love Comme des Garcons. I think everything she touches is almost like gold. And she does it so quietly. No branding.

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The idea of recklessly spending money – even though it sounds like it’s lots of fun, it’s fashion – isn’t interesting to me. It is a business.

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Starting at 11, I was a movie-theater popcorn girl, a babysitter, a sales clerk – in the Midwest, they start them early!

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I remember someone once said there is a practical aspect to my designs, and I remember thinking, ‘That doesn’t sound so creative,’ but that is actually the truth. There is a practicality to it. I don’t design just to design. There is a reason and, hopefully, an interesting reason behind it – that is where my creativity comes in.

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