Peter Max is well-known as a German-American artist known for his graphic style and use of bright colors in his works.

Wiki, Bio, Age, Family, Siblings, Childhood & Education

Peter Max Finkelstein was born on October 19, 1937, in Berlin, to Jewish parents Salla and Jacob Max Finkelstein. To avoid Nazism, the family fled Germany and settled in Shanghai, China, in 1938. They stayed for ten years before moving to Haifa in the newly independent state of Israel in 1948. Peter spent his childhood there, learning to paint and color with Professor Honik, a Viennese Fauve Expressionist. Over the next few years, Peter and his family traveled extensively, particularly to the west, before settling in the United States.

Peter Max’s Height, Weight & Body Measurement

Peter Max, who was born on October 19, 1937, is 85 years old. His height is 1.78 m, and he weighs 76 kg.

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Peter Max’s Profession & Career

When the family was in Paris, Peter took classes at the Louvre Museum for several months. His family moved to Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, in 1963, and he attended Lafayette High School. His formal art education began in 1956 at the Arts Students League of New York, where he studied with a realistic painter named Frank Reilly.

Peter Max’s Income And Net Worth

Peter Max has a net worth of $65 million as of January 2023. His annual salary is estimated to be around $5 million. His sole source of income is his art studio, which his daughter now owns, and the various exhibitions of his paintings that take place around the world.

Peter Max’s Wife, Marriage & Relationship

Max married his first wife, Elizabeth Ann Nance, in 1963, and they had two children, Adam Cosmo Max, and Libra Astro Max. After about 13 years of marriage, they divorced in 1976.

Quick Facts

Full Name Peter Max Finkelstein
Gender Male
Age 85 years old
Birth Date 19 October 1937
Birth Place Berlin, Germany
Nationality German, American
Height 1.78 m
Weight 76 Kg
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital Status Widower
Wife Elizabeth Ann Nance (m.1963-1976), Mary Balkin (m. 1997-2019)
Children Yes (Adam Cosmo Max, Libra Astro Max)
Dating N/A
Profession Artist
Salary $5 million
Net Worth $65 million
Brands N/A
Hobbies N/A


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