Victor Demarchelier was born and raised in New York City, the youngest son of legendary photographer Patrick Demarchelier. After graduating in 2006 from Vassar where he studied economics and studio art, Victor was employed by his father, working daily in the studio and learning the intricacies of the photographic art.

His editorial and advertising clients include H&M, Ralph Lauren, Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, Victoria Secret, Vogue Nippon, Vogue Spain, Vogue Russia, Vogue France, Numero.