Brian Donnelly, better known by his stage name Kaws, is an American artist and designer. He both creates new work and reworks existing versions. His sculptures are made of a variety of materials, including fiberglass, aluminum, wood, bronze, and steel. His work has been shown in galleries and museums, as well as by individuals such as musicians. He has worked with a number of organizations, and several books illustrating his work have been published.

Wiki, Bio, Family, Siblings, Childhood & Education

Brian Donnelly was born in Jersey City, New Jersey on November 4, 1974. He was influenced by traditional painters such as Gerhard Richter since he was a child. During his adolescence, while attending St. Anthony High School, he painted the word KAWS on the roof of a nearby building so that he could see it while in class.

He went to the School of Visual Arts after high school and graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts. After graduation, he worked as a freelance painter for Jumbo Pictures. He later moved to New York and began creating various artworks, including his first toy, Companion, in 1999.

Kaws’s Age, Height, Weight, and Body Dimensions

Kaws, who was born on November 4, 1974, is 52 years old as of today, July 3, 2022. His height is 1.72 meters and his weight is 68 kilograms.

Kaws posing for a photograph(source Instagram)

Kaws’s Profession & Career

Kaws’ professional career began in 1999 when he created Companion Toy, which catapulted him to fame. During this time, he also revised Micky Mouse, Michelin Man, the Smurfs, and Snoopy. Since then, he has been exhibiting paintings and other art products from Paris, the United States, and Europe. In 2012, he participated in one of the largest museum exhibitions in Atlanta, Georgia, at the High Museum of Art. Since creating the toy, he has worked with several Japanese companies, including Nigo and Medicom Toy, and together they ran OriginalFake Company from 2006 to 2013.

In 2004, Kaws worked on a billboard project with others such as Undefeated Brand. In 2008, he collaborated on guitar picks with John Mayer, and that same year, he designed the cover art for various musicians such as Towa Tei and Kanye West, as well as the Hike Air Force 1. For his artworks, he has collaborated with many people from various organizations and countries. Nigo commissioned The Kaws Album, a painting by Kaws, in April 2019 and sold the artwork for $14.7 million.

Achievements and Awards

Kaws took part in the MTV Video Music Awards and designed the MTV Moonman trophy. He has also illustrated magazine covers for The New Yorker, Clark Magazine, and Sneeze Magazine, which is a significant accomplishment for him. Many people have come to collaborate with him in his dealings because of his artworks, which have made him successful over the years.

Kaws’s Girlfriend, Marriage & Relationship

Kaws has kept much of his personal information private. He is currently single and has no children because he has not disclosed any information about starting a family. He is fortunate not to have been rumored to be gay, as most celebrities who do not share their personal lives are.

Kaws’s Salary and Net Worth

Kaws’ net worth is estimated to be $20 million as of July 2022. He has amassed his fortune through his artworks, which he has been doing for several years. He has also earned money through various collaborations and the sale of his artworks. He has designed magazine covers as well as arts for musicians. His work is in several public collections, including the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, the Brooklyn Museum, the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, and One Campus Martius, which has helped to promote his work and earn him a living.

Quick Facts

Celebrated Name  Kaws
Real Name Brian Donnelly
Gender Male
Age 47 years old
Birth Date  November 4, 1974
Birth Place Jersey City, New Jersey
Nationality American
Height 1.72 m
Weight 68 Kg
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital Status Single
Wife N/A
Children No
Dating N/A
Profession Artist and graphic designer
Salary N/A
Net Worth $20 million
Brands N/A
Hobbies N/A

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