Jean-Michel Basquiat

About Jean-Michel Basquiat

Birth Day: December 22, 1960
Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY
Birth Sign: Capricorn

Jean-Michel Basquiat Net Worth

Jean-Michel Basquiat net worth and salary: Jean-Michel Basquiat is a Painter who has a net worth of $10 million. Jean-Michel Basquiat was born in Brooklyn, in December 22, 1960. Neo-Expressionist and Primitivist painter who investigated social and political dichotomies in his work.
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💰 Net worth: $10 million (Updated at 15 March 2019)

About

Neo-Expressionist and Primitivist painter who investigated social and political dichotomies in his work.

Before Fame

He was a precocious child who could read and write by the time he was four years old and was fluent in three languages by the time he was eleven. He began work as a painter through graffiti.

Trivia

He dropped out of high school and became a graffiti artist. Later, he began to paint, and his work was first exhibited at the Annina Nosei gallery in SoHo.

Family Life

He was born in Brooklyn, New York, to a Haitian father and an American-born, Afro-Puerto Rican mother. He was raised mostly by his father. His mother suffered from mental illness and was institutionalized when Basquiat was eleven years old.

Associated With

He fell into a depression following the 1987 death of his friend and artistic mentor Andy Warhol. Sadly, twenty-seven-year-old Basquiat died of a heroin overdose the following year.