Jeff Koons, an American artist, owns a net worth of $290 million. He has been ranked #3 richest artist following Damien Hirst & Jasper Johns.
He is best known for his popular paintings “Balloon Dog (Orange)” from which he earned $58.4 million & Stainless Steel “Rabbit” sold for $91.1 million!
Jeff Koons mostly works with pop culture. He lives and works both in New York City. Besides artworks, he enrolled himself in the film “Milk”. Before pursuing a full-time career as an artist, he worked hard as a Wall Street broker.
Net Worth: $290 million
Jeff’s reputed works helped him to earn the U.S. State Department’s Medal of Arts award & the Wollaston award.
Jeff Koons: At a Glance
|Net Worth||$290 million|
|Date of Birth||January 21, 1955|
|Profession||Artist, Actor, Contemporary Artist|
|Education||School Of the Art Institute of Chicago, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore.|
|Notable Works||Rabbit (1986)Puppy (1992)Balloon Dog (1994-2000)|
Koons a boy from York, Pennsylvania was passionate about painting. His father Henry inspired him in paintings early in his life. After School, he went door to door to sell gift wrapping paper and Candy to earn his pocket money.
Koons studied painting at the school of the Art Institute of Chicago & Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore where he met with Ed Paschke who influenced him highly.
In the late 1970s, Koons worked as a studio assistant. Later, he moved to New York and worked at the membership desk of the Museum of Modern Art.
Jeff Koons started his painting career under the artist Ed Paschke. He worked in different museums as a curator. Later on, he started working with pop culture.
Koons’s admirable works helped him to become a millionaire. During the year of 2013 to 2018, Khoon earned a lot. His Balloon Dog (Orange) was sold for $58.4 million. Jeff’s “Rabbit” crowned him as the best expensive auction painting.
Jeff Koons is not only an artist but also an actor. He took part in the afore-mentioned film “Milk”. Koons further worked with the American pop singer Lady Gaga on her studio album.
Jeff Koons’s other interesting work includes the song Star Forever which described himself.
Jeff Koons Wife of Recent Image
Damien Hirst is the richest artist having a net worth of $300 million.
Robert Mnuchin who is an art dealer as well as the pioneer of the U.S. Treasury Secretary bought the Rabbit.
Llona Staller (m. 1991-1994) and Justine Wheeler Koons.