David Choe

David Choe is well known as an American Graffiti artist. He has also served as a journalist and worked as a podcast host in Los Angeles. His work is mainly based on the concept of urban culture. He mainly showcases the art based on desire and presents it fundamentally. He has also shown his work in multiple magazines. He is currently in collaboration with Giant Robot. He looked up the famous Graffiti artist Mear One as his role model.

Well, how well do you know about David Choe? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about David Choe’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about David Choe to date.

Biography and Early Life

David was born on 21st April in 1976. He is of Korean descent, but his parents Jimmy and Jane Choe moved to Los Angeles, California. He was born there and had a sister, Erica Graza. He was a Christian. Right from early childhood, he had a liking for art and especially modern art. He saw things in a different way, and he would often paint something extraordinary than others.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is David Choe in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, David Choe’s age is 45 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 21 April 1976. Though, he is 5′ 10″ in feet and inches and 178 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 165 lbs in Pound and 75 kg in Kilograms.


David went to California College of the Arts to pursue his career in the field of art. He did not complete his graduation, though. He was often seen painting the walls with spray colors in he was in his 20s.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

David has always kept his personal life up to himself. Back in 2008 he dated Mylan. However the couple had a break up. Since then there are not any disclosure or revelation of his dating life. He is currently single now.

He is very humble towards the poor and those who hardly meet the day’s end to talk about his charity work. In 2008, he dedicated most of his graffiti works to those foundations that work for these people.

Is David Choe Gay?

No, David is definitely not gay as we know of now. He has dated one woman in his life. Also, he has never made any revelation about this matter, which no way proves that he is not gay.

Professional Career

After he dropped out of college in two years, he started working with some magazines like Hustler. He was recognized as an artist when he posted some pictures of his artwork on the Facebook platform. Many people showered their love and shared it to the extent that it made it viral. This opened new horizons of opportunity for him and proved to be a life-changer for him, which he did not plan.

He also published his own graphic novel and titled Slow Jams. In 2008, after settling with a partnership with Harry Kim, he published his autobiographical documentary, which was called as Dirty Hands: The Art and Crimes of David Choe. He went to various shows in San Francisco and showed his work at various exhibits.

He got an opportunity to present his artwork in Vice magazine. He also appeared on Thumbs Up!, which was an online series. He also became famous when he showcased his work in Mexico.


David, for his magnificent art and extraordinary expressive paintings, was honored with awards and recognition. He was also honored with the Xeric Grant Award. When he posted his pictures on Facebook, he got a healthy amount of 200 million dollars from Facebook.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of David Choe in 2021

The net worth of David Choe is estimated in 2021 and found to be $330 million. He earned this significant sum of income by being a successful graffiti artist. Apart from being an artist, he also organizes his own podcast, which is listened to all over the world.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • David believes in helping the needy and has contributed many of his artworks to charity.
  • He has also supported some of the foundations in order to extend his help to the needy.
  • He has helped in the fundraising of Hati, which was established by Wyclef Jean.
  • He is also one of the five wealthiest street artists.
  • He also painted the image of Barack Obama, which was highly praised.

One can rightly say that David is really thriving in his career. As a child, he had the potential to work hard and followed his passion. He did what he loved to do. He indeed is an inspiration for all the young artists out there. He would not have given it a thought that he would be able to win 200 million dollars from a single Facebook post, would he?


Facts of David Choe

  • Gender Male
  • full nameDavid Choe
  • birthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States
  • Date of Birth April 21, 1976
  • Age 47 years 1 months
  • Horoscope Taurus
  • Lucky Number 3
  • Lucky Stone Emerald
  • Lucky Color Green
  • Best Match for Marriage Virgo, Cancer, Capricorn
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionChristianity
  • net worth$330 million
  • professionGraffiti Artist, musician, and former journalist and podcast host
  • weightIn Kilograms – 75 Kg, In Pounds – 165 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres –  178 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 10″
  • hair colorBrown
  • eye colorBlack
  • high schoolN/A

Written by Joel S. Elkins

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